Cat Flap Fitter Braintree

Braintree Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Braintree Essex (CM7): Installing a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your Braintree home gives your cat the independence and freedom it needs to live a life of contentment. Cats are just like people in many ways, and will typically start to show signs of frustration and unease if kept inside for long periods of time. When your cat is allowed easy access to the outside world via a cat flap, there is a better likelihood of it staying both mentally and physically healthy. So, you think it's a great idea, but precisely what is perfect sort of cat flap for your precious pet?

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The most fundamental sort of cat flap, is just that. A hole is cut in an external door and a flexible material is hung over the gap to offer a bit of some protection from the elements. Naturally, this is really basic, and will not be good enough for most cat owners in Braintree, who would doubtless prefer something a little more weatherproof and secure for an exterior door to their house, although it could be acceptable for a garden fence panel or outhouse door.

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Since this option allows other cats or animals to enter your property, it isn't at all recommended, although it can be improved on to some extent by keeping the flap in position with the addition of magnetic strips.

The next step up from the magnetic strip design are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically operated cat flaps. This involves your cat wearing a collar which has either a magnet, IR or RF chip encased within it. No animal will be able to access or leave your house unless it's equipped with one of these special collars. Again this is a relatively simple form of cat flap, since any other cat in the Braintree area who's got a similar collar will be able to get into your property. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of this equipment as they can be programmed by the cat's owner to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your cat. Access is restricted to only your purrfect companion, resulting in an additional layer of security and control.

Having a cat flap that can identify your pet's microchip, is the next level in entry security for felines in Braintree. You have to enter the details of your cat's microchip into the memory the cat flap (which is battery powered), and if you've got more than one cat it will take multiple entries. Whenever your cat comes into close vicinity of the flap, it unlocks and permits only your micro-chipped pets to use the entrance/exit.

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Being able to lock it in place is vital no matter what cat flap you're purchasing. The majority of cat flaps sold nowadays boast a four way locking mechanism. Which means that it's got the capability to be fully locked, allow exit only, allow access into your premises only, or be put in two way exit and entry mode. This provides you with a range of alternatives on exactly how your cat flap works any time of the day and night time. Some higher end models can be set to perform specific functions according to the time of day, based on yours and your cat's needs.

Installing a cat flap yourself can be pretty easy if you have a solid wood door on your Braintree house, and respectable DIY abilities. However, if it needs to be fitted in a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you shouldn't under any circumstances even attempt it yourself. These types of fittings require a professional installation from a trustworthy cat flap fitter or handyman with the appropriate equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installations - If you bring in a so-called "tradesman" who, while endeavouring to install your new cat flap, attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel, send them on their way immediately. New cat flaps can't be mounted into pre-existing double glazed window or door panels. Drilling holes in any type of double glazing will ruin its security and strength, as well as its thermal insulation properties. Your double glazing will be made unsafe, and it should never be done under any circumstances whatsoever.

It will be necessary to get a new double glazed panel made specially for this purpose by a glazing company, and your chosen Braintree cat flap fitter will take the measurements of your existing panel and put in an order for the new one. This new glazed pane will arrive with a pre-cut hole as part of its construction where your cat flap can be fitted. This is really the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, even though it can take a week or more to produce. Once you've obtained your new glass panel, the old one can be removed and the new one fitted. It's now possible to install your cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Wooden door panels are, as we previously mentioned, the simplest options for new cat flap installation in Braintree. It is often better to hire the services of an experienced cat flap fitter or carpenter, if you are hesitant about creating a big hole in your door. A project of this type will not be expensive and will provide you with the satisfaction of knowing that your pet will be using an expertly installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's perfectly feasible to install a cat flap into most uPVC doors. Nonetheless, some uPVC doors have a steel lining for extra security, which may cause some issues. A one piece door panel enables easier installation, so if you have a uPVC door that is slatted, it may be more economical to exchange this panel for a single panel style.

Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or safety reasons, you do not want to have a hole cut into one of your doors, you could choose to install your cat flap on an outside wall of your property. Calling for considerably more skill and equipment, a wall cat flap installation is definitely better left to a professional, if it is to be accomplished correctly. Nearly all cat flap installations in walls involve a simple straight tunnelled style, however right angular access via a pillar is also an option. With this kind of installation a plastic or metal, open ended square insert is fitted into a square shaped hole neatly cut into your wall. A cat flap can then be fitted to both sides of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Braintree - If your wall, door or window is already fitted with a cat flap, but it's not working, or is damaged, it's entirely possible to mount a replacement over the current hole. A good cat flap fitter in Braintree will be capable of removing your old,unwanted cat flap, and mount a new one in its place without causing damage to the surrounding window, door or wall.

If the substitute cat flap is being mounted into a pre cut hole in a double glazing pane, you must make sure that the glass has been cut and installed correctly. If you discover that this is not the case, and a botch was made of the original installation, the glass panel must be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security problems.


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Whether you'd like your cat flap fitted in a window, door or wall, you will find that there are a number of different handymen, specialist cat flap installers and even glazing merchants in the Braintree area who'll be ready to oblige. It might be possible to ask friends and neighbours for recommendations with regards to finding a first-rate cat flap installer. If they have had similar work carried out by a local Braintree tradesman, and been pleased with the end result, you can anticipate that they will likewise do a first-rate job for you.

If it isn't feasible to get recommendations from acquaintances, you should attempt to get two or three different quotes from local tradesmen before choosing. It is generally sensible not to always go for the cheapest quotation. See if you can get written guarantees for the quality of their workmanship, so that if things do happen to go awry you have some recourse.

If you take your time and choose a competent Braintree cat flap specialist you'll be rewarded with a superior quality product, that is installed professionally, and will serve yourself and your cat for years and years. And after all is said and done - quality is key.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Braintree and also in nearby places like: Cressing, Bocking, Panfield, Silver End, Stisted, Great Leighs, Gosfield, Black Notley, Finchingfield, Rayne, together with these postcodes CM7 1GB, CM7 1BT, CM7 0HL, CM7 0SL, CM7 1BP, CM7 1AR, CM7 0EP, CM7 0GG, CM7 0SG, and CM7 1BJ. Local Braintree cat flap installers will likely have the phone code 01376 and the postcode CM7. Verifying this can ensure that you're accessing a local cat flat fitter. Local property owners will be able to utilise these and numerous other related services. By clicking on the "Quote" banner you can obtain cat flap installation estimates from nearby providers.

Braintree Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Braintree Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There is a wide range of work that can be carried out by your local Braintree cat flap installer including the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into porches, cat flap removal, the installation of microchip cat flaps into single glazing Braintree, cutting out for a cat flap, cat flap repair in Braintree, small cat flaps in Braintree, electronic cat flap installation Braintree, cat flap installation in patio doors, the fitting of cat flaps into wooden doors in Braintree, dog flap installation, Sureflap cat flap installations, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into French doors Braintree, microchip cat flap installation, cat flap installation in walls Braintree, cat flap replacement, cat flap positioning advice, cat flap installation quotes Braintree, the installation of electronic cat flaps into patio doors, conservatory cat flap installations, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into composite doors Braintree, Petsafe cat flap installations, infrared cat flap installation, 2-way cat flap installation, the installation of cat flaps into metal skinned doors, and lots more. If there are different Braintree cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a handful of the duties that are conducted by those installing cat flaps. Braintree professionals will keep you informed about their whole range of services.


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Also find: Great Leighs cat flap fitters, Finchingfield cat flap fitters, Stisted cat flap fitters, Gosfield cat flap fitters, Silver End cat flap fitters, Panfield cat flap fitters, Bocking cat flap fitters, Rayne cat flap fitters, Black Notley cat flap fitters, Cressing cat flap fitters and more. There are professionals who install cat flaps in almost all of these localities. Their expertise is of great worth in guaranteeing the secure and proper installation of your cat flap on your property. With a cat flap installed professionally, you can be certain that it serves your pet's needs and is in harmony with your home's design and safety considerations. If you're a local cat lover looking to obtain accurate and competitive cat flap installation quotes tailored to your particular needs, just click here. Why not get started with your cat flap installation right away?

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