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Cat Flap Fitter Bodmin Cornwall (PL31): Installing a cat flap to an outside door or wall in your Bodmin home provides your cat with the freedom and independence that it needs to live a life of contentment. Cats kept indoors, as with humans, can show signs of irritability. Having a cat that's both physically and mentally fit, is just one of the benefits of giving your cat easy access to outside world by way of a cat flap. If this seems like a great idea to you, what sort of cat flap should you go with?

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A cat flap at its most fundamental is simply that. A hole is cut in an exterior door and a bendable material is hung over the gap to give some protection from the elements. While this might be suitable for a shed door or fence panel, most cat owners in Bodmin would no doubt prefer something a bit more secure and weatherproof for an outside door to their house.

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This simple design is still far from ideal as it allows other animals or cats a means by which to get into your home, but it can be marginally improved on with the addition of magnetic strips to keep the flap in position.

Stepping up from a magnetic strip are magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip styles of cat flap. With these, either a magnet, IR or RF chip will be fitted into your cat's collar. Unless an animal is equipped with this special collar, it won't be able to open the flap and access or leave your property, hence preventing some unwelcome visitors. Once again this is a relatively simple form of cat flap, because any other cat in the Bodmin area who has a similar collar will be able to gain access to your home. Even these cat flaps can be upgraded to some extent with an RF cat flap and collar system containing a user programmed unique identifier. Your furry companion is the sole one to gain access, offering an added layer of control and security.

The next stage in feline access security is to consider a model of cat flap which recognises your cat's own microchip. The memory of these cat flaps can be programmed with one or even multiple microchip numbers (if you've got several cats), to provide exclusive access. The flap will be unlocked when your cat is in the vicinity, only permitting exit or entry to pets that are microchipped.

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The ability to lock it in position is vital regardless which cat flap you're purchasing. Most cat flaps sold today boast a 4-way locking mechanism. This makes it possible for your cat flap to enable only access into your home, enable exit from your house only, be locked fully, or have two-way entry and exit capability. This will provide you with alternatives for all times of night and day, to control precisely how your cat flap functions. Some of the more advanced models can be set to carry out specific functions according to the time of day, based on your pet's and your requirements.

If you have a timber door on your property in Bodmin, fitting you own cat flap should not be all that complicated. However, if it needs to be installed into a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you should on no account even attempt to tackle it by yourself. These kinds of fittings call for a professional installation from a dependable cat flap installer or odd job man with the appropriate equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installations - If you happen to employ someone who tries to drill a hole in a double glazed panel to put in your cat flap, stop them without delay and ask them to leave. A new cat flap can't be installed into a pre-existing double glazed window pane or door panel. Making a hole in your double glazing damages not just the security and strength of the glazing, but it takes away the insulation attributes as well. Your double glazing will be made unsafe, and it should never be done under any circumstances.

A specialist cat flap fitter will measure the existing double glazed unit and have a local glazing company knock up a new purpose made pane. So that your cat flap can be perfectly installed into it, this new double glazing panel will be provided with a hole pre-cut as part of its construction. This is the only way to install a cat flap in an existing double glazed or patio door, although it can take a week or so to produce. Once you've obtained your new modified pane of glass, the old one can be removed and the new panel installed. The installation of the cat flap can then be completed.

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External Wooden Doors - As stated earlier in this article, wood door panels are the least complicated alternative with regards to installing a new cat flap on your house in Bodmin. If you're unsure of creating a hole in your front door, it's it may be better to contact an expert to undertake the project for you. An undertaking like this is comparatively inexpensive and will provide you with peace of mind that your kitty has an expertly installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can in general be installed into uPVC doors. You'll have to determine what the internal structure of you door is, since for additional security some uPVC doors are made with a galvanised steel lining. The models of door with a one-piece panel are the easiest for installing cat flaps, so if yours has a slatted style panel, it might be better to replace this with a single pane.

Wall Installation - If, for either safety or aesthetic reasons, you don't want to have a chunk cut out of your door, you could elect to install a cat flap on an exterior wall of your home. Calling for considerably more expertise and equipment, a wall cat flap installment is certainly best left to the pros, if it is to be executed successfully. You will find there are several options for this installation, including a straight-through tunnel version, or a right angle (through pillar) adaption. With this kind of installation a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted into a square shaped hole neatly cut out of your selected wall. A cat flap of your choice is then attached at either end to enable your furry pal to enter and exit as it pleases.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Bodmin - If your door, window or wall already has a cat flap fitted, but it is not working properly, or is damaged, it is quite possible to mount a replacement over the existing hole. A professional Bodmin cat flap installer will be glad to take out your old unit and swap it for a fresh cat flap without inflicting any damage on the window, door or wall on which it is secured.

If the replacement cat flap is going to be fitted in a pre-cut hole in double glazing, you must check that the glass has been cut and installed in the right way. If it's found that this is not the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass pane will need to be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety problems.


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In and around Bodmin there are a number of specialist cat flap installers, handymen and even glazing suppliers who offer cat flap fitting services for windows, walls or doors. It may be possible to ask neighbours and friends for recommendations with regards to tracking down a good cat flap installer. You can be sure that if they have been willing to recommend somebody who's carried out work for them, you will get a similar level of service.

Where personal recommendations are not feasible, get two or three estimates from local Bodmin handymen. Study these quotes closely and do not automatically go with the cheapest offer, as this will often not be the best of the bunch. See if you can get written warranties for the standard of their workmanship, so that if things do happen to go awry you have some recourse for compensation.

A specialist cat flap installation contractor in Bodmin will supply you with a high quality product, skillfully fitted, and that will last you, and your cat, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Bodmin and also in: Boscarne, St Lawrence, Washaway, Carminnow Cross, Helland, Tregullon, Blisland, Kirland, Dunmere, Fletchersbridge, Roche, Clerkenwater, Nanstallon, as well as in these postcodes PL31 1BL, PL31 1AB, PL31 1DS, PL31 1JE, PL31 1AA, PL31 1PN, PL31 1LH, PL31 1DG, PL31 1AL, and PL30 5AB. Locally based Bodmin cat flap fitters will likely have the telephone dialling code 01208 and the postcode PL31. Checking this out will confirm you access a local cat flat fitter. Homeowners in the surrounding areas are able to benefit from these and many other similar services. To make enquiries and get cat flap installation price quotes, you can click on the "Quote" banner.

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Cat flap weatherproofing is indispensable in upholding the comfort and safety of indoor and outdoor cats. A correctly weatherproofed cat flap prevents wind, rain and draughts from seeping into the house, ensuring a warm and dry environment for both the feline and the occupants. Cat flaps with high-quality seals and insulating materials form a tight barrier against the weather. To shield the entrance from harsh climatic conditions, additionally think about installing a weatherproof tunnel extension. Ensuring the cat flap remains effective in providing a weather-protected and cozy space for your cat requires regular maintenance, including checking seals for wear and tear. (51847 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Bodmin)

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Also find: Fletchersbridge cat flap fitters, Blisland cat flap fitters, Washaway cat flap fitters, Clerkenwater cat flap fitters, Kirland cat flap fitters, St Lawrence cat flap fitters, Helland cat flap fitters, Boscarne cat flap fitters, Carminnow Cross cat flap fitters, Nanstallon cat flap fitters, Roche cat flap fitters, Tregullon cat flap fitters, Dunmere cat flap fitters and more. People who install cat flaps can be found in pretty much all of these locations. Ensuring that your cat flap is securely and properly installed on your property is where their expertise and know-how truly shines. Professional installation of your cat flap guarantees that it will address your pet's needs and seamlessly harmonise with your home's safety and aesthetic protocols. Local property owners can obtain cat flap installation quotes by going here. So, why not get cracking with your cat flap installation today!

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