Cat Flap Fitter Biggin Hill

Biggin Hill Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Biggin Hill Kent (TN16): To give your cat the independence and freedom it needs to live a life of contentment, you could fit a cat flap to an outside door or wall in your Biggin Hill home. Cats that are kept indoors, much like people, will show signs of irritability. Giving your cat easy access to world outside by way of a cat flap can help keep them physically and mentally fit. If this sounds like a great idea to you, what style of cat flap should you install?

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The simplest type of cat flap is basically that. A bit of flexible material placed over a hole in a door to allow a cat to pass through it, but keep the elements out. Most cat owners in Biggin Hill would doubtless prefer something a bit more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their home, although this could be acceptable for a shed door or garden fence panel.

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This standard design can be somewhat improved upon with magnetic strips to keep the flap in position, however it's still a long way off being ideal because it enables other creatures or cats a way to enter your property.

Magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip models of cat flap, are a significant step up from the basic magnetic strip version. This requires that your cat wears a collar that's got either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased inside it. Subsequently, any animal that hasn't got one of these special collars can't get into or leave your property. Once again this is a fairly basic form of cat flap, as any other moggy in the neighbourhood that's got a similar model of collar will be able to access your property. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to some degree with an RF cat flap and collar system providing a user programmed unique identifier.

Having a cat flap which can identify your cat's own microchip, is the next step-up in access gadgets for felines. You have to enter the unique number of your cat's microchip into the cat flap's memory (which is powered by batteries), and if you have several cats it will allow multiple entries. The flap is unfastened when your cat is nearby, only allowing exit or entry to animals that are microchipped.

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Being able to lock it in position is vital no matter what cat flap you're purchasing. Nowadays, the majority of cat flaps on the market boast a four way locking system for extra flexibility. Which means that it's got the capability to be locked fully, allow access into your property only, enable exit from your house only, or be put in two-way entry and exit mode. This provides you with a number of solutions on exactly how your cat flap functions at all times of the day and night. The ability to carry out particular functions according to the time of day, and based on yours and your pet's requirements is also a possibility with some of the more expensive models of cat flap.

If you've got a wood door on your house in Biggin Hill, fitting a cat flap yourself should not be that hard. On no account should you attempt to install a cat flap in a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door. These sorts of fittings call for a professional installation by a reputable cat flap fitter or handyman with the necessary equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installations - If you happen to employ somebody who tries to drill a hole in your double glazing to install your new cat flap, stop them immediately and request that they leave. It's just not possible to mount a new cat flap into a double glazing door panel or window pane. Cutting or drilling into any kind of double glazing will ruin its security and strength, as well as its insulating attributes. It should in no circumstances be attempted and renders your double glazing unsafe.

It is necessary to get a new double glazing pane made specially for this purpose by a glazing supplier, and your chosen Biggin Hill cat flap installer will take the measurements of your existing unit and order a brand new one. This new pane will have a pre-cut hole as a part of its structure where the cat flap can be fitted. You might have a 1 or 2 week wait for this pane to be produced, however if it's necessary to have a cat flap fitted into an existing patio or double glazed door, this is the only way to accomplish it. After fabrication, the old glass will be removed, and the brand new one put in its place. The cat flap can then be mounted.

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External Wooden Doors - The simplest option for installing a new cat flap in Biggin Hill, as was stated earlier in this article, are wooden door panels. It is generally better to contact a professional handyman or cat flap fitter, if you're in any way uncomfortable with cutting a big hole in your door. This sort of undertaking won't be too expensive and is worthwhile doing properly, if having your cat flap expertly installed gives you that added peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's perfectly feasible to fit a cat flap into a uPVC door. It pays to know the internal construction, as some uPVC doors incorporate a steel lining for additional security. The designs of door with a one-piece panel are the easiest for installing cat flaps, so if yours has got a slatted style panel, it may be better to replace this with a single panel.

Wall Installation - If, for either aesthetic or security reasons, you don't wish to have a chunk cut out of a door, you could choose to install a cat flap on an external wall of your house. A wall cat flap entrance requires a bit more skill and equipment to fit, so it is certainly best left to an expert. The majority of wall cat flap installations involve a simple straight tunnel style, however right angular access through a pillar is also a possibility. Installation calls for a neat square hole being cut through your wall, into which a plastic or metal, open ended square insert is fitted. Both ends of the hole are then fitted with a cat flap so that your feline friend can get out of and into the house whenever it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Biggin Hill - If you've already got a cat flat, but it is either damaged or not functioning correctly, the existing hole in your wall, door or window can be fitted with a replacement providing that the new flap is of a similar size. A decent cat flap fitter in Biggin Hill will be able to remove your unwanted cat flap, and mount a brand new one as a replacement without damaging the surrounding wall, window or door.

Before installing a new flap in double glazing that's been previously pre-cut, making certain that the existing glass has been cut and installed correctly is essential. If it's discovered that the previous installation was a bodge up, the panel will need to be removed and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety problems with the new flap.


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Whether you need your cat flap mounted on a window, wall or door, you will find that there are a number of different handymen, specialist cat flap fitters and even glazing firms in the Biggin Hill area who'll be glad to oblige. There are various ways of locating a competent cat flap installer, and few come close to the option of asking for recommendations from friends and neighbours. If they've had similar work accomplished by a local Biggin Hill tradesman themselves, and been happy with the end result, you can anticipate that they'll likewise do a quality job for you.

If it isn't possible to get recommendations from acquaintances, you should make an effort to get 2 or 3 different price quotes from local handymen before choosing. It is generally sensible not to always opt for the cheapest offer. Enquire about any warranties or guarantees they may provide for their standard of workmanship and ensure you have it in black and white, just in case something happens to go awry.

If you take care and pick a reliable Biggin Hill cat flap fitter you'll be rewarded with a top quality product, that's professionally installed, and will give good service to you and your furry friend for years to come. And when all is said and done - quality is key.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Biggin Hill and also in nearby places like: Shoreham, New Addington, Green Street Green, Caterham, Keston, Knockholt, Woldingham, Brasted, Westerham, Otford, Warlingham, Dunton Green, Downe, Sundridge, Tatsfield, Halstead, together with these postcodes TN16 2HL, TN16 3HR, TN16 3AY, TN16 3RA, TN16 3FJ, TN16 3FB, TN16 3GA, TN16 3QS, TN16 2ZU, TN16 3HX. Locally based Biggin Hill cat flap fitters will likely have the postcode TN16 and the telephone dialling code 01959. Checking this out should guarantee that you access a local cat flat fitter. Biggin Hill householders can utilise these and countless other related services.

Biggin Hill Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Biggin Hill Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a whole host of tasks that can be undertaken by your local Biggin Hill cat flap installer including magnetic cat flap installation, small cat flaps, the fitting of cat flaps into uPVC doors, automatic cat flap installations in Biggin Hill, cat flap installation in double glazed doors in Biggin Hill, pet flap installations, large cat flaps, cat flap repair, replacement cat flaps, cat flap replacement Biggin Hill, the fitting of cat flaps into metal skinned doors in Biggin Hill, the fitting of cat flaps into French doors Biggin Hill, cat flap installation in walls Biggin Hill, dog flap installations, the fitting of cat flaps into composite doors, Catmate cat flap installation, Staywell cat flap installations in Biggin Hill, cat flaps in uPVC doors, cat flap installation in doors, cat flap installation in patio doors, 4-way cat flap installation Biggin Hill, the fitting of cat flaps into conservatories, electronic cat flap installation, and lots more. If there are some other Biggin Hill cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you can easily list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a small portion of the activities that are conducted by those specialising in cat flaps. Biggin Hill contractors will keep you informed about their full range of cat flap installation services.

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Recent Kent cat flap installation enquiries: Mr and Mrs Pipe recently asked for a quote for installing a Sureflap cat flap in a patio door in a semi-detached house in Bearsted, Kent. Travis Keeling was looking for someone to install a locking cat flap in a patio door in his detached house in Yalding, Kent. Timur and Carolina Snowden recently asked for an estimate for installing an automatic cat flap in a patio front door in New Barn. Laila Farrow and Kylan Farrow recently enquired about installing a manual locking cat flap in a wooden door in Ash. Igor and Harper Lister recently asked for a quote for installing a magnetic cat flap in a glass back door in Sheerness. Bethany Charles recently enquired about the possibility of installing a Catmate cat flap in a wooden door in a terraced house in Newington. Olaf and Hawwa Hewitt recently enquired about installing a cat flap in a hardwood back door in a detached house in Sissinghurst. Josephine Winn recently enquired about the possibility of installing a magnetic cat flap in a glass back door in Goudhurst, Kent. All these Kent property owners did a search for "cat flap fitter Kent" and discovered this web page on Bing, Google or Yahoo.


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Also find: Dunton Green cat flap installers, Shoreham cat flap installers, Downe cat flap installers, Woldingham cat flap installers, Sundridge cat flap installers, Keston cat flap installers, Westerham cat flap installers, Tatsfield cat flap installers, Brasted cat flap installers, Warlingham cat flap installers, Caterham cat flap installers, Otford cat flap installers, New Addington cat flap installers, Green Street Green cat flap installers, Halstead cat flap installers, Knockholt cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these places are serviced by cat flap fitters. Biggin Hill home and business owners can get cat flap installation estimates by going here.

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In Steeple Heights Drive, Lebanon Gardens, Upper Drive, Church Road, Lunar Close, Jail Lane, St Mary's Green, Maitland View, Forgefield, Arthur Road, Mewsend, Sopwith Close, Allenby Road, Churchill Way, Greenoak Rise, Eagles Drive, Sunningvale Close, Dawell Drive, Polesteeple Hill, Camelot Close, Melody Road, Maple Leaf Close, Koonowla Close, Juniper Close, Mornington Close, Blackthorn Road, as well as the following Biggin Hill area postcodes: TN16 2HL, TN16 3HR, TN16 3AY, TN16 3RA, TN16 3FJ, TN16 3FB, TN16 3GA, TN16 3QS, TN16 2ZU, TN16 3HX, householders have recently needed cat flap installation. Work was accomplished in these places by an expert cat flap fitter. Biggin Hill homeowners enjoyed the benefits of dependable and top quality cat flap installation services.

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