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Cat Flap Fitter Callington Cornwall (PL17): Installing a cat flap doesn't only save you the hassle of opening the door every time the cat chooses to stroll in or out, it also gives your cat extra independence and improves it's overall quality of life. Just like humans, when kept inside, cats will likely show signs of frustration and anxiety. Giving your cat easy access to world outside via a cat flap can also help in keeping them mentally and physically fit. So, you're sold on the idea, but exactly what is perfect style of cat flap for your beloved pet?

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The most rudimentry sort of cat flap is basically that. A hole is cut in an exterior door and a flexible material is placed over it to offer protection from the weather. Naturally, this is extremely basic, and won't be sufficient for most cat owners in Callington, who would no doubt favour something a tad more weatherproof and secure for an outside door to their property, although it could be okay for a shed or outhouse door.

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This basic model is still far from ideal since it allows other creatures or cats to enter your house, nonetheless it can be improved on by adding magnetic strips to keep the flap in place.

A step up from the magnetic strip model are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically controlled cat flaps. With this form of cat flap, your cat must wear a collar boasting an RF chip, IR or magnet. This means that any animal without one of these special collars can't leave or get into your property. The downside here is that any other cat in the neighbourhood that's got a similar style of collar may be able to access your house with this type of cat flap fitted. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the preferred version of these devices and can be programmed by the householder to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your pet.

The type of cat flap which is can be triggered by your pet's own microchip, is the next level in feline entry security. The number of your cat's micro-chip is programmed into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries can be made if you've got several cats). The flap is unlocked when your cat is close-by, only allowing exit or entry to pets that are microchipped.

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Whenever you are buying a cat flap, you should make sure it is of a type that can be locked into position. Most cat flaps sold today boast a four way locking system. This means that it's got the capability to enable admittance into your house only, permit exit from your premises only, be locked fully, or be put in 2-way exit and entry mode. This offers full control over the operation of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night. The facility to carry out particular functions in accordance with the time of day, and in line with yours and your cat's needs is also an option with some of the high end brands of cat flap.

If you're fairly decent at do-it-yourself, fitting a cat flap shouldn't be too difficult, if you have a solid wood door on your Callington home. Although, if it has to be installed into a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you shouldn't even attempt to tackle it on your own. These types of fixtures call for a professional installation from a dependable cat flap installer or carpenter with the appropriate skills and equipment.


Double Glazing Installation - If you happen to hire someone who attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed panel to put in your new cat flap, stop them without delay and ask them to leave. New cat flaps cannot be fitted into pre-existing double glazing window or door panels. Cutting into any sort of double glazing will destroy its strength and security, together with its thermal properties. In actual fact, it renders your glazing unsound and it shouldn't ever be attempted.

A reputable Callington cat flap installer will diligently take the measurements of your existing unit and order a ready prepared one from a local glazing supplier. So that the cat flap can be snugly installed into it, this new double glazed pane will arrive with a pre-cut hole as part of its structure. You may have a 1 or 2 week wait for this to be manufactured, however if you want a cat flap installed into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, this is basically the only way to accomplish it. Once you've taken possession of your new adapted pane of glass, the old one can be removed and the new panel fitted. The installation of your cat flap can then be carried out.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Timber door panels are, as I already mentioned, the simplest alternatives for cat flap installation in Callington. If you're a little uncomfortable with making an opening in your door, you might be happier contacting a professional handyman or cat flap fitter instead. A project like this will not be expensive and will provide you with the assurance of knowing that your kitty will be using a professionally installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can normally be fitted into uPVC doors. Nonetheless, some uPVC doors have got a steel lining for extra security, which may cause some problems. The models of door with a one-piece panel are the simplest for installing cat flaps, so if yours has got a slatted style door panel, it may be easier to replace this with a single pane.

Wall Installation - It's also possible to have a cat flap fitted in an outside wall of your house in Callington, if you don't want to have a hole cut in one of your doors, for safety or aesthetic reasons. Needing considerably more skill and equipment, a wall cat flap installation is definitely best left to a professional, if it's to be accomplished successfully. The majority of cat flap installations in walls are a simple straight tunnelled style, however right angle access via a pillar can also be achieved. A neat square shaped hole will need to be cut through your selected wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, square open ended tube. Each end of the hole is then fitted with an appropriate cat flap so your furry pal can get in and out of the house whenever it desires.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Callington - If you already have a cat flat, but it is either damaged or not operating correctly, the current hole in your door, window or wall can be used for a replacement providing the new flap is of a comparable size. Your cat flap fitter will be able to take off the old cat flap, without damaging the surrounding wall, window or door, and fit a new flap in its place for your cat.

If the new cat flap is going to be installed into a pre cut hole in a double glazing panel, you must check that the glass has been cut and installed accurately. If it becomes obvious this isn't the case, and a botch was made of the original installation, the glass pane must be removed and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety problems.


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There are a number of handyman contractors, specialist cat flap installers and even local glazing companies in the Callington area, that offer cat flap installations onto whatever door or fabrication you require. There are several ways of finding a competent cat flap fitter, and few compare with the option of asking for recommendations from neighbours and friends. If they are prepared to recommend somebody who they have used, you can guarantee that you'll be happy too.

If it is not possible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should make an effort to get 2 or 3 different price quotes from local tradespeople before coming to a decision. It is generally wise not to automatically opt for the cheapest estimate. See if you can get written warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that if things do happen to go wrong you have some recourse.

A professional cat flap installation contractor in Callington will provide you with a top quality product, expertly fitted, and which will last you, and your cat, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Callington and also in nearby places like: St Mellion, Pillaton, Kelly Bray, St Anns Chapel, Drakewalls, Sevenstones, Downgate, St Ive, Upton Cross, Crockett, Harrowbarrow, Climsland, Pensilva, and in these postcodes PL17 8EJ, PL17 7BU, PL17 7AR, PL17 7RQ, PL17 7EP, PL17 7EG, PL17 7BY, PL17 7TJ, PL17 7DE, PL17 7QW. Locally based Callington cat flap installers will probably have the phone code 01579 and the postcode PL17. Verifying this can guarantee you access a local cat flat fitter. Callington property owners can benefit from these and lots of other similar services.

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There are a number of different tasks that can be carried out by your local Callington cat flap installer including cheap cat flaps in Callington, small cat flaps, magnetic cat flaps Callington, pet flap installations, the installation of infrared cat flaps into uPVC doors, automatic cat flap installation, cat flaps in patio doors, Catmate cat flap installations, cat flaps in uPVC doors, 2-way cat flap installation, Sureflap cat flap installation, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into double gazing, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into French doors, cat flaps in metal doors, cat flap installation in walls, conservatory cat flap installations Callington, cat flap installation services, the fitting of cat flaps into porches, cat flap installation in glass doors, cat flap upgrades, cat flap repairs in Callington, dog flap installation, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flap removal, cat flap installation rates, and lots more. If there happen to be some other Callington cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you can easily list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just an example of the tasks that are handled by those specialising in cat flaps. Callington specialists will inform you of their full range of services.

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It may not always be possible to uncover somebody suitable in Callington itself when you are on the lookout for a cat flap fitter, however throughout Cornwall there are plenty of companies and individuals supplying such installation services, so uncovering somebody nearby shouldn't be an issue.


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Also find: Kelly Bray cat flap fitters, Upton Cross cat flap fitters, Sevenstones cat flap fitters, St Mellion cat flap fitters, Crockett cat flap fitters, Climsland cat flap fitters, Downgate cat flap fitters, Harrowbarrow cat flap fitters, Pillaton cat flap fitters, St Anns Chapel cat flap fitters, St Ive cat flap fitters, Pensilva cat flap fitters, Drakewalls cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these places are covered by cat flap fitters. Callington residents can get estimates by clicking here.

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Homeowners living in the following streets have just recently enquired about cat flap installation services - Hangmans Lane, Windsor Lane, Southern Road, Maple Close, Lower Coronation Terrace, Glebe Meadow, Tors View Close, Trasdeves Orchard, Chantry Park, Glebelands, Bakehouse Lane, West End Square, Rose Mullion Gardens, Coombe Road, Isacombe Oaks, Valentine Row, Coronation Road, Hockin Close, Tavistock Road, Hazelwood Road, Inney Close, Bryher Close, Redmore Close, Pengelly, Penlee Close, Colmers Lane, Lady Beam Court, Boconnoc Avenue, as well as these local Callington postcodes: PL17 8EJ, PL17 7BU, PL17 7AR, PL17 7RQ, PL17 7EP, PL17 7EG, PL17 7BY, PL17 7TJ, PL17 7DE, PL17 7QW. These places recently saw activity by a specialist cat flap fitter. Callington business and home owners enjoyed competent and high quality cat flap installation services on each occasion.

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(This cat flap fitter Callington information was revised and updated on 28-02-2023)