Cat Flap Fitter Bexhill-on-Sea

Bexhill-on-Sea Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Bexhill-on-Sea East Sussex (TN39): To give your cat the independence and freedom it needs to live a life of contentment, you could install a cat flap to an external wall or door in your Bexhill-on-Sea property. Cats kept inside, just like people, can often show signs of frustration. Giving your cat access to the outside world via a cat flap can also help in keeping them physically and mentally fit. If this sounds like a great idea to you, what style of cat flap should you opt for?

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The simplest style of cat flap is essentially that. A hole in a door with a flexible bit of material fixed over it, to keep the weather out, but allow the cat pass through it. Obviously, this is very basic, and won't be adequate for most Bexhill-on-Sea cat owners, who would no doubt favour something a little more weatherproof and secure for an exterior door to their home, although it could be acceptable for an outhouse or shed door.

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This basic model is still far from ideal since it allows other cats or creatures a way to enter into your house, nevertheless it can be improved on a little with the addition of magnetic strips to keep the flap in position.

Stepping up from a magnetic strip are magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red variations of cat flap. This involves your cat wearing a collar which has either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased in it. Subsequently, any animal that doesn't have one of these special collars cannot leave or access your home. The fact that any other cat in the neighbourhood that's got a similar style of collar can get into your property, is the drawback with this sort of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be improved to a certain degree with an RF cat flap/collar system containing a user programmed unique identifier.

The next level in feline entrance security is to install the kind of cat flap that can be triggered by your pet's own micro-chip. The memory of these cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip numbers (if you have more than one cat), to provide exclusive access. The flap is unlocked anytime your cat is in close proximity, only permitting entry or exit to animals that are microchipped.

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Regardless which cat flap you buy, it should be capable of being locked in position. For extra security, the majority of cat flaps have a 4-way locking system these days. This means that it has the capability to permit only entry into your home, be locked fully, permit exit only, or be put in 2-way exit and entry mode. This gives you solutions for all times of day and night, to control how your cat flap works. Some of the more advanced models can be programmed to perform particular functions according to the time of day, in line with your pet's and your needs.

If you are pretty good at DIY, putting in your own cat flap shouldn't be too difficult, if you have a solid wood door on your house in Bexhill-on-Sea. Under no circumstances should you try to fit a cat flap in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window. These types of fittings require a professional installation from a trustworthy cat flap fitter or carpenter with the appropriate equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installation - If you happen to employ somebody who attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel to install your new cat flap, stop them right away and request that they leave. New cat flaps cannot be fitted into existing double glazed doors or window panels. Any sort of double glazing will be damaged by cutting or drilling into it, and will damage its strength, thermal properties and security. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will make the double glazing unsound.

It is necessary to get a new double glazing panel made specially for this purpose by a glazing supplier, and your chosen Bexhill-on-Sea cat flap fitter will measure your current panel and order the new one. This new panel will be delivered with a pre-cut hole as part of its structure where the cat flap will be installed. This might take one or two weeks to manufacture, but it's basically the only way to install a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door. Once you've acquired your new modified pane of glass, the old unit can be taken out and the new panel installed. Your cat flap will then be installed.

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External Wooden Doors - As mentioned earlier in this article, timber door panels are the simplest alternative when it comes to installing a new cat flap on your home in Bexhill-on-Sea. It is usually advisable to bring in a competent carpenter or cat flap fitter, if you're in any way unsure about making a hole in your front or back door. This sort of project will not be too costly and is worth doing properly, if having your cat flap expertly installed provides you with that additional reassurance.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's perfectly possible to fit a cat flap into most uPVC doors. You or your installer will need to find out what the internal structure of you door actually is, because for extra security some uPVC doors are made with a galvanised steel lining. The simplest type of cat flap installation is in doors having one single panel, subsequently if you have a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it might be easier and cheaper in the long run to exchange the slatted panel for a one piece panel.

Wall Installation - It's also feasible to have a cat flap installed on an external wall of your house in Bexhill-on-Sea, if you don't wish to cut holes in your doors, for aesthetic or safety reasons. Calling for considerably more skill and equipment, a wall cat flap install is definitely best left to a specialist, if it's to be executed correctly. You could go for a straight through tunnel style, or perhaps a right angled version that permits entry via a pillar. A square hole will need to be cut through your wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, square open ended tube. Each end of the hole is then fitted with a cat flap so your furry friend can enter and exit the house whenever it wants.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Bexhill-on-Sea - If you already have a cat flat, but it's either damaged or not working properly, the existing hole in your wall, door or window can be fitted with a replacement provided that the new cat flap is of a similar size. Your cat flap installer should be able to remove the old cat flap, without damaging the surrounding window, wall or door, and fit a new flap in its place for your cat.

If the replacement cat flap is being fitted in a pre cut hole in double glazing, you must double check that the existing glass has been made, cut and installed accurately. If the previous installation was bodged, the glass must be taken out and exchanged to avoid any safety and security problems with the new cat flap.


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There are many handymen, professional cat flap fitters and even local glazing merchants in the Bexhill-on-Sea area, who provide cat flap fitting thru whatever door or structure you require. It may be possible to ask friends and family for recommendations with regards to tracking down an excellent cat flap specialist. You can guarantee that if they have been happy to recommend someone who's completed work for them, you'll likely get a very similar service.

If you cannot find a fitter through recommendations, always acquire at least 3 different price quotes before coming to a final decision, please remember that cheapest may not always be best. Enquire about any guarantees or warranties they may provide for their workmanship and ensure it is backed up in writing, in case something happens to go awry.

If you take care and pick a trustworthy Bexhill-on-Sea cat flap specialist you'll be repaid with a high quality product, that is professionally installed, and will serve yourself and your cat for years to come. And when push comes to shove - quality is important.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Bexhill-on-Sea and also in: Stone Cross, Hooe, Magham Down, Wartling, Cooden, Ninfield, Pevensey Bay, Hankham, Crowhurst, Pevensey, Little Common, Herstmonceux, and in these postcodes TN39 3LN, TN39 3QA, TN39 3NJ, TN39 3HS, TN39 3NU, TN39 3AW, TN39 3PX, TN39 3DL, TN39 3LX, TN39 3AD. Local Bexhill-on-Sea cat flap fitters will most likely have the dialling code 01424 and the postcode TN39. Checking this can guarantee that you're accessing a local cat flat fitter. Bexhill-on-Sea property owners will be able to utilise these and countless other related services.

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There are a number of different tasks that can be accomplished by your local Bexhill-on-Sea cat flap fitter including 2-way cat flaps Bexhill-on-Sea, the installation of infrared cat flaps into composite doors, cat flap installation in walls Bexhill-on-Sea, cat flaps in uPVC doors in Bexhill-on-Sea, Catmate cat flap installations, electronic cat flap installations, cat flap replacement Bexhill-on-Sea, cat flap installation in glass doors, the fitting of cat flaps into uPVC doors, replacement cat flaps, small cat flaps, cat flap installation prices, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into conservatories, the installation of cat flaps into metal skinned doors in Bexhill-on-Sea, cat flaps in double glazed doors, Staywell cat flap installations Bexhill-on-Sea, 2-way cat flap installation Bexhill-on-Sea, the installation of infrared cat flaps into single glazing, cat flap upgrades, the installation of electronic cat flaps into double gazing, cat flap installation services in Bexhill-on-Sea, large cat flaps in Bexhill-on-Sea, Petsafe cat flap installation Bexhill-on-Sea, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into patio doors, cheap cat flaps, and more. If there happen to be some other Bexhill-on-Sea cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a small portion of the tasks that are conducted by those installing cat flaps. Bexhill-on-Sea contractors will be happy to tell you about their entire range of services.


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Also find: Ninfield cat flap fitters, Hooe cat flap fitters, Magham Down cat flap fitters, Pevensey Bay cat flap fitters, Herstmonceux cat flap fitters, Hankham cat flap fitters, Cooden cat flap fitters, Wartling cat flap fitters, Little Common cat flap fitters, Pevensey cat flap fitters, Crowhurst cat flap fitters, Stone Cross cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these areas are covered by cat flap fitters. Bexhill-on-Sea homeowners can get cat flap installation estimates by going here.

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Cat Flap Installation Around Bexhill-on-Sea

In the last year cat flaps were installed in the following Bexhill-on-Sea streets: Suffolk Road, The Byeway, Alfriston Close, Crowmere Terrace, Sedgewick Road, St Georges Road, Coverdale Avenue, De La Warr Court, St Margarets Crescent, Concorde Close, St Marks Close, Thornbank Crescent, The Highlands, The Ridings, Bargate Close, Cardinals Close, Cuckfield Close, Saltdean Way, Sussex Close, Duke Street, The Finches, Allan Way, Bedford Avenue, Cantelupe Court, South Cliff, Cambridge Road, South Cliff Avenue, De La Warr Parade, and in these East Sussex postcodes: TN39 3LN, TN39 3QA, TN39 3NJ, TN39 3HS, TN39 3NU, TN39 3AW, TN39 3PX, TN39 3DL, TN39 3LX, TN39 3AD. These places recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Bexhill-on-Sea property owners enjoyed the benefits of trusted and competent cat flap installation services in every case.

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