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Baldock Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Baldock Hertfordshire (SG7): The installation of a cat flap to an outside door or wall in your home in Baldock, will allow it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own little bit of independence. Cats that are kept inside, as with humans, can show signs of irritability. Allowing your furry friend accessibility to world outside with a cat flap can also help to keep them mentally and physically fit. If this seems like a good option for you, what sort of cat flap should you choose?

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The most basic form of cat flap, is simply that. A hole is cut into an outside door and a bendable material is placed over the gap to offer a bit of protection from the elements. Obviously, this is really basic, and will rarely good enough for most cat owners in Baldock, who would prefer something a tad more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their house, although it may be suitable for an outhouse door or fence panel.

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Because this option permits other creatures or cats to enter your property, it's not at all recommended, though it can be improved on a bit by keeping the flap in position by adding a magnetic strip.

The next step up from the magnetic strip design are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically controlled cat flaps. This requires that your cat wears a collar that's got either a magnet, IR or RF chip encased in it. No animal is going to be able to leave or get into your property unless it's fitted with one of these special collars. The fact that any other cat in the neighbourhood who has a similar style of collar might be able to access your house, is the drawback with this still fairly basic kind of cat flap. An improvement to this equipment is a RF cat flap and collar system which offers a unique identifier that can be programmed by the pet's owner.

The next level in feline access security is to use a cat flap that can be triggered by your pet's micro-chip. The details of your cat's microchip are programmed into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries can be made if you have more than one cat). When your cat comes in the vicinity of the flap, it will unlock and allow only your microchipped pets to use the exit/entrance.

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The ability to lock it in position is important whichever cat flap you are purchasing. Nowadays, the majority of cat flaps on the market feature a four way locking mechanism for extra security. Which means that the cat flap can enable entry into your home only, be fully locked, allow only exit from your home, or be set for two way entry and exit. This gives complete control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night. A few top-end devices can be programmed to carry out different functions in accordance with the time of day, in line with your cat's and your needs.

If you are pretty good at do-it-yourself, putting in your own cat flap should not be too difficult, as long as you have a solid timber door on your home in Baldock. Although, if it is going to be fitted into a double glazed window or in a reinforced uPVC door, you should not even attempt to tackle it yourself. These kinds of fittings require a professional installation by a dependable cat flap fitter or handyman with the appropriate equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installation - If your cat flap has to be mounted on a double glazing panel, and your chosen "tradesman" endeavours to drill a hole in it, stop the work straight away and show them the gate. It is simply not possible to mount a new cat flap into a double glazing window pane or door panel. Any sort of double glazed unit will be ruined by drilling or cutting into it, and will diminish its security, thermal insulation attributes and strength. It should in no circumstances be attempted and will make your double glazing unsound.

It will be necessary to get a new double glazing panel made specially for this purpose by a glazing supplier, and your local Baldock cat flap installer will take the measurements of your current pane and put in an order for a brand new one. This new glazed pane will have a hole cut out as part of its construction where the cat flap can be installed. This may take a week or more to produce, but it is really the only way to fit a cat flap into a pre-existing double glazed or patio door. After construction, the old glass pane can be removed, and the brand new one put in its place. The installing of your cat flap can then be carried out.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The most straightforward alternative for cat flap installations in Baldock, as was previously mentioned, are solid wood doors. It is normally best to bring in a specialist carpenter or cat flap fitter, if you are in any way nervous about creating a hole in your back or front door. This will give you the peace of mind that you will finish up with an expertly installed cat flap, and that the job has been undertaken properly.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be installed with a cat flap. It is necessary to know the interior construction, since some uPVC doors are lined with steel for extra security. The easiest kind of cat flap installation is in doors with one single panel, therefore if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it might be cheaper and easier in the long run to exchange the slatted pane for a one piece panel.

Wall Installation - It is also feasible to have a cat flap fitted into an exterior wall of your property in Baldock, if you don't wish to cut holes in your doors, either for safety or aesthetic reasons. A wall cat flap entrance calls for considerably more skill and equipment to fit, therefore it's certainly best left to a professional. You can pick out a straight-through tunnel design, or even a right angled version that allows access via a pillar. With this type of installation a metal or plastic, square open ended tube is inserted into a square shaped hole neatly cut out of your selected wall. Each end of the hole is then installed with a cat flap so that your furry pal can exit and enter your house whenever it desires.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Baldock - If your door, window or wall already has a cat flap installed, but it's not working, or is damaged, it is possible to fit a replacement into the current cavity. You local cat flap installer should be able to remove the unwanted cat flap, without damaging the surrounding door, window or wall, and install a new flap for your cat.

When the cat flap installation involves a pre-cut hole in double glazing, it is important to check that this was previously done accurately, before attaching the new cat flap. The pane will need to be taken out and exchanged to avoid any safety and security problems, if you discover that this isn't the case and a bodge job was made of the original installation.


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In the Baldock area there are plenty of handymen, professional cat flap installers and even local glazing firms who offer cat flap fitting services in walls, windows or doors. There are various ways of finding a reputable cat flap fitter, and few compare with the option of asking for recommendations from friends and family. If they have had similar work completed by a local Baldock tradesman, and been very satisfied with the outcome, you can consider that they'll likewise do a good job for you.

If it isn't possible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should make an effort to get at least 3 different price quotes from local handymen before making a decision. It is generally sensible not to automatically go for the cheapest estimate. Ask about any warranties or guarantees they might give for their workmanship and ensure you have it in writing, just in case something happens to go wrong.

If you choose a seasoned cat flap installer in Baldock you should wind up with a quality product, which is expertly fitted, and will give good service for years and years.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Baldock and also in: Cumberlow Green, Clothall Common, Weston, Wallington, Bygrave, Caldecote, Astwick, Rushden, Shaw Green, Radwell, Norton, Graveley, Newnham, Pin Green, Letchworth, Damask Green, as well as in these postcodes SG7 6AZ, SG7 6AA, SG7 6AD, SG7 6HS, SG7 5DB, SG7 5BN, SG7 6JL, SG7 6EN, SG7 5AR, SG6 1SP. Locally based Baldock cat flap installers will probably have the phone code 01462 and the postcode SG7. Checking this out should make sure that you're accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Baldock property owners are able to benefit from these and lots of other comparable services.

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There are a whole host of tasks that can be conducted by your local Baldock cat flap fitter including cat flap installation services, replacement cat flaps, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into double gazing, cat flap replacement Baldock, cat flap installation in wooden doors, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into single glazing, infrared cat flaps Baldock, cat flap repairs, pet flap installation in Baldock, 2-way cat flap installation, the installation of infrared cat flaps into metal skinned doors, automatic cat flap installation in Baldock, cat flap installation in glass doors, cat flap removal, magnetic cat flap installation, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into patio doors, Staywell cat flap installation, Catmate cat flap installations Baldock, Sureflap cat flap installations Baldock, cat flap installation in doors, cat flaps in uPVC doors, cat flap installation in metal doors, electronic cat flap installations, cutting out for a cat flap, cat flap installation in walls, and more. If there are different Baldock cat flap requirements that you need but don't see here, you can easily mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a few of the tasks that are conducted by those specialising in cat flaps. Baldock providers will be happy to tell you about their whole range of services.


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Also find: Pin Green cat flap fitters, Clothall Common cat flap fitters, Shaw Green cat flap fitters, Astwick cat flap fitters, Damask Green cat flap fitters, Graveley cat flap fitters, Weston cat flap fitters, Radwell cat flap fitters, Norton cat flap fitters, Cumberlow Green cat flap fitters, Newnham cat flap fitters, Caldecote cat flap fitters, Wallington cat flap fitters, Bygrave cat flap fitters, Letchworth cat flap fitters, Rushden cat flap installation services and more. Most of these towns and villages are covered by cat flap fitters. Baldock home and business owners can get quotations by going here.

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Households in Hillcrest, Coachman's Lane, Butlers Yard, The Rowans, Alder Close, Templar Avenue, Elm Park, Lavender Court, Woodland Way, Whitehorse Street, Chalk Hills, London Road, Bygrave Road, Riddell Gardens, Pepys Way, Providence Way, The Glade, Meeting House Lane, Beechwood Close, Icknield Way, Pembroke Road, Football Close, The Leas, Sun Street, Hopewell Road, have needed cat flaps installed recently. Pet flaps have also been repaired in the following local Baldock postcodes: SG7 6AZ, SG7 6AA, SG7 6AD, SG7 6HS, SG7 5DB, SG7 5BN, SG7 6JL, SG7 6EN, SG7 5AR, SG6 1SP. These areas recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Baldock homeowners benefited from reliable and top quality cat flap installation services on every occasion.

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(This cat flap fitter Baldock information was updated on 16-06-2022)