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Bexleyheath Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Bexleyheath Greater London (DA6): An effective way to give your cat more independence and boost it's quality of life is to install a cat flap on an external wall or door of your house in Bexleyheath. Cats that are kept inside, just like humans, can show signs of irritation. Giving your cat accessibility to outside world by way of a cat flap can help keep them physically and mentally fit. So, you are sold on the idea, but what is perfect kind of cat flap for your pet?

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The simplest type of cat flap is essentially that. A piece of flexible material fixed over a hole in a door to enable a cat to pass through it, but keep the elements out. Obviously, this is really basic, and will rarely adequate for most cat owners in Bexleyheath, who would doubtless favour something a tad more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their property, although it might be okay for an outhouse or shed door.

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This simple model is still a long way from being perfect as it allows other cats or animals a way to enter into your property, but it can be improved on slightly with the addition of a magnetic strip to keep the flap in position.

Magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip models of cat flap, are a step up from the magnetic strip version. With these, either a magnet, RF or IR chip will be sewn into your cat's collar. No animal is going to be able to access or leave your property unless it's equipped with this special collar. Again this is a fairly simple type of cat flap, given that any other moggy in the neighbourhood that's got a similar style of collar might be able to gain access to your property. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the preferred version of these devices as they can be programmed by the home owner to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your cat.

A cat flap which is can be triggered by your pet's microchip, is the next step-up in Bexleyheath feline entry security. The memory of these cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip details (if you've got several cats), to give exclusive access. Entry and exit can only be accomplished by microchipped pets, and the flap is unfastened whenever you cat is nearby.

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Whenever you're purchasing a cat flap, you should make certain it is of a design that can be locked. Most cat flaps sold these days boast a four way locking mechanism. This allows your cat flap to be fully locked, permit exit from your home only, permit entrance into your premises only, or have 2-way exit and entry capability. This gives you a number of choices on exactly how your cat flap operates at all times of the day and night. In keeping with your pet's and your needs, there is even the possibility to carry out different functions in accordance with the time of day, with several of the top-end devices.

If you've got a timber door on your home in Bexleyheath, fitting you own cat flap shouldn't be all that complicated. Although, if it is going to be installed into a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you shouldn't under any circumstances even attempt to tackle it on your own. These types of fittings call for a professional installation by a dependable cat flap fitter or carpenter with the necessary equipment and skills.

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Double Glazing Installation - If you bring in a "tradesman" who, while endeavouring to fit your cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazing door or window panel, immediately send them on their way. New cat flaps cannot be mounted into pre-existing double glazed doors or window panels. Drilling holes in any kind of double glazing will destroy its strength and security, as well as its thermal insulation attributes. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will render your double glazing unsound.

It is necessary to get a new double glazed panel made specially for this purpose by a glazing supplier, and your chosen Bexleyheath cat flap fitter will measure your existing unit and put in an order for the new one. As an integral part of its construction this new pane will have a hole pre-cut, which the cat flap can be installed nicely into. This is the only way to fit a cat flap into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, although it can take a week or more to manufacture. As soon as your new panel of glass is delivered, the installer will take out the old unit, and swap it for the new "cat flap ready" pane. The installation of your cat flap will then be carried out.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The least complicated option for installing a new cat flap in Bexleyheath, as was stated earlier, are solid timber doors. If you are uncertain about making a hole in your door, it's a good move to contact a professional to undertake the project for you. This sort of project will not be expensive and will give you the assurance of knowing that your cat will be climbing through a professionally installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be suitable for installing a cat flap. It is necessary to know the internal construction, because some door panels can have a steel lining for extra security. The designs of door with a one-piece panel are the best for cat flap installation, so if yours has got a slatted style door panel, it may be easier to replace this with a single panel.

Wall Installation - If, for either safety or aesthetic reasons, you don't want to have a hole cut into a door, you could decide to install a cat flap in an exterior wall of your home. A wall cat flap entrance requires a little more equipment and expertise to fit, so it's certainly best left to a specialist. Most wall cat flap installations are a basic straight tunnelled style, but right angle access through a pillar is also a possibility. Installation involves a square hole being made through the wall of your choice, into which a plastic or metal, square open ended insert is fitted. A cat flap of your choice can then be attached at either end to permit your feline friend to exit and enter as it pleases.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Bexleyheath - If your window, wall or door already has a cat flap fitted, but it's not working properly, or is damaged, it is entirely possible to fit a replacement into the current hole. Your cat flap fitter will remove the unwanted cat flap, without damaging the door, window or wall, and install a brand new flap for your cat.

Before fitting a new flap in a double glazing pane which has been previously pre-cut, making certain that the current glass has been cut and installed correctly is vital. If it's found this is not the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass unit will have to be removed and replaced to avoid any safety and security problems.

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There are many professional cat flap fitters, handymen and even double glazing companies in the Bexleyheath area, who offer cat flap installations in whatever door or structure you require. There are various ways to find a competent cat flap installer, and few come close to the option of asking family and friends. If they're prepared to recommend a tradesman who they've used, you can guarantee that you'll be happy too.

If you cannot find a fitter through personal recommendations, always get two or three different quotes before coming to a decision, and keep in mind that cheapest is often not best. Check if they provide any guarantees or warranties for their standard of workmanship, so that you've got some recourse if something goes amiss when the work is carried out.

If you choose a specialist cat flap installer in Bexleyheath you should end up with a good quality product, that's properly fitted, and will give good service for years and years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Bexleyheath and also in: Slade Green, Belvedere, Coldblow, Leyton Cross, Albany Park, North Cray, Northumberland Heath, Chislehurst, Barnehurst, Welling, Blackfen, Crayford, together with these postcodes DA5 1DN, DA5 1ER, DA17 5NY, DA5 1DJ, DA5 1QG, DA16 1RS, DA5 1EZ, DA6 7HP, DA6 7LB, DA17 5NZ. Locally based Bexleyheath cat flap fitters will most likely have the telephone code 020/01322 and the postcode DA6. Verifying this should make sure that you access a local cat flat fitter. Bexleyheath homeowners can utilise these and various other related services.

Cat Flap Positioning

When it comes to installing a cat flap, your cat's convenience and your home's security depend on the position of the flap. A professional cat flap fitter can give expert guidance on where to position your cat flap, taking into account several elements, such as the size and breed of your cat, you home's layout and potential security risks.

They are there to help you choose the most suitable location for the flap, making it easy for your cat to access but difficult for intruders. Advice from them may include discouraging the installation of the flap near a fence or hedge, which could lead to unwanted access to your garden, or recommending a higher position to prevent small animals from entering your house.

As part of their services, they can advise you on the sort of product that would be best suited to your needs, like an electronic or microchip-enabled cat flap. Cat flap positioning advice can aid you in avoiding typical mistakes and guaranteeing that your cat flap is installed in the most appropriate and advantageous spot.

Bexleyheath Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Bexleyheath Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a whole host of tasks that can be conducted by your local Bexleyheath cat flap installer including cat flap installation in walls Bexleyheath, Staywell cat flap installation, the installation of infrared cat flaps into single glazing, the fitting of cat flaps into conservatories, Petsafe cat flap installations in Bexleyheath, Catmate cat flap installation Bexleyheath, the installation of microchip cat flaps into composite doors Bexleyheath, conservatory cat flap installation Bexleyheath, cat flap removal, cat flap positioning advice, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flap security, cat flap weatherproofing, automatic cat flap installations in Bexleyheath, electronic cat flap installations, cat flap installation in metal doors, cat flaps in double glazed doors, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into porches in Bexleyheath, cat flap installation in glass doors, 2-way cat flap installation, cat flap upgrades, cheap cat flaps, the installation of dog flaps Bexleyheath, Sureflap cat flap installations, electronic cat flaps Bexleyheath, cat flap installation rates, and more. If there happen to be some other Bexleyheath cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you can easily list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just an example of the activities that are conducted by those installing cat flaps. Bexleyheath professionals will keep you informed about their entire range of cat flap installation services.

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Also find: Northumberland Heath cat flap fitters, Albany Park cat flap fitters, Coldblow cat flap fitters, Barnehurst cat flap fitters, Crayford cat flap fitters, Belvedere cat flap fitters, Slade Green cat flap fitters, Leyton Cross cat flap fitters, Chislehurst cat flap fitters, Welling cat flap fitters, North Cray cat flap fitters, Blackfen cat flap fitters and more. These and other towns and villages are served by cat flap fitters and similar tradesmen and women. Their know-how and expertise is invaluable when it comes to making certain that your cat flap is securely and properly installed on your home. The assurance that your cat flap meets your furry friend's needs and conforms to your home's safety and aesthetic standards comes with its installation by a professional. If you're a local cat lover looking to obtain competitive and accurate cat flap installation quotes tailored to your particular needs, just click here. Therefore, there's no reason not to get started on your cat flap installation straight away!

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