Cat Flap Fitter Cambridge

Cambridge Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Cambridge Cambridgeshire (CB1): Fitting a cat flap doesn't only save you the bother of having to open the door every time your cat decides to stroll out or in, it also gives your cat extra independence and improves it's quality of life. Cats are just like people in many ways, and will sometimes start to show signs of irritability and frustration if kept inside for long periods of time without a break. When permitted instant access to the great outdoors with a cat flap, your cat has a much better chance of staying healthy and fit. If you choose to go down the cat flap route, your next decision will be what sort of cat flap would be best for you.

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The simplest style of cat flap is basically that. A hole cut in a door with a flexible bit of material hung over it, to keep out the elements, but permit the cat pass through. The majority of Cambridge cat owners would prefer something a little more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their home, although this might be suitable for an outhouse door or fence panel.

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This uncomplicated design can be improved on to some degree with a magnetic strip to hold the flap in place, however it is still a long way from being ideal because it allows other cats or animals a way to get into your house.

Moving on from a magnetic strip are magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red designs of cat flap. With these, either a magnet, IR or RF chip will be fitted into your cat's collar. What this means is that any animal that hasn't got one of these special collars cannot get into or leave your home. Once again this is a pretty simple kind of cat flap, as any other cat in the area who's got a similar style of collar can get into your property. Even these cat flaps can be improved to some extent with an RF cat flap and collar system providing a user programmed unique identifier. Providing an extra layer of security and control, this ensures that only your furry friend gains access.

Having a cat flap that can be operated by your cat's microchip, is the next level in entrance gadgets for felines in Cambridge. The memory of these cat flaps can be programmed with one or even multiple microchip details (if you've got several cats), to provide exclusive access. Exit and entry can only be accomplished by micro-chipped pets, and the flap is unlocked when you cat is in the vicinity.

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Being able to lock it in place is essential whichever cat flap you are buying. For extra security, nearly all cat flaps have a 4-way locking mechanism nowadays. This makes it possible for your cat flap to enable admission into your property only, permit exit from your premises only, be fully locked, or have two way exit and entry capability. This will provide you with solutions for all times of night and day, to control exactly how your cat flap operates. In keeping with yours and your cat's requirements, there is even the option to carry out different functions in accordance with the time of day, with a few of the more expensive devices.

If you are fairly good at DIY, installing a cat flap should not be that difficult, if you have a solid timber door on your Cambridge home. But, if you are planning to fit it into a double glazed window or in a reinforced uPVC door, you ought to seek outside assistance. This kind of installation requires the attention of a pro, and there are specialist cat flap fitters and talented handymen who'll be ready to accept such a task.


Double Glazing Installation - If you bring in a "tradesman" who, while endeavouring to install your cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazing panel, send them packing immediately. New cat flaps cannot be installed into pre-existing double glazed window or door panels. Cutting into any kind of double glazing will damage its security and strength, together with its insulation attributes. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will render your double glazing unsound.

A reliable Cambridge cat flap fitter will carefully measure up your existing panel and order a ready prepared one from a local glazing company. This new panel will be delivered with a pre-cut hole as part of its construction where the cat flap will be fitted. You might have a 1 or 2 week waiting period for this pane to be manufactured, but if it's necessary to have a cat flap installed in a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, this is basically the only way to do it. When your new panel of glass arrives, the fitter will remove the old unit, and replace it with the new "cat flap ready" one. It will now be possible to install your new cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As mentioned earlier in this article, solid wood door panels are the least complicated option with regards to cat flap installation on your house in Cambridge. It's normally better to employ the expert services of a specialist handyman or cat flap fitter, if you're at all unsure of making a big hole in your back or front door. This will give you the peace of mind that you are going to finish up with an expertly fitted cat flap, and that the job has been completed correctly and without causing damage to your door.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can generally be fitted into uPVC doors. It pays to know the internal construction, since some doors have a steel lining for extra security. The models of door with a one-piece panel are the easiest for cat flap installation, so if yours has got a slatted style panel, it might be better to replace this with a single panel.

Wall Installation - It is also possible to get a cat flap mounted into an outside wall of your home in Cambridge, if you don't wish to have a hole cut in one of your doors, either for safety or aesthetic reasons. A wall cat flap entrance requires considerably more equipment and expertise to install, so it's certainly best left to a professional. The majority of cat flap installations in walls involve a simple straight tunnel style, however right angle 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 cut into your wall. Both ends of the hole are then fitted with a cat flap so your furry friend can get out of and into your home whenever it desires.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Cambridge - If you've already got a cat flap fitted on your wall, door or window, but it is broken or not working correctly, the existing hole can, with luck, still be used for installing a new one. Your cat flap fitter will take off the old cat flap, without damaging the surrounding door, window or wall, and fit a new flap in its place for your cat.

If the new cat flap is to be fitted in a pre-cut hole in a double glazing pane, you must make sure that the existing glass has been cut and installed correctly. The panel will need to be taken out and exchanged to avoid any security and safety problems, if it's found that this isn't the case and corners were cut in the original installation.


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In the Cambridge area there are plenty of professional cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even local glazing companies who provide cat flap installation services for doors, walls or windows. It might be possible to ask relatives and friends for referrals when it comes to obtaining a decent cat flap installer. If they've had comparable work completed by a local Cambridge tradesman, and been very satisfied with the end result, you can anticipate that they'll do a decent job for you as well.

Where personal recommendations are not possible, seek 2 or 3 price quotes from local Cambridge tradesmen. Study these price quotes carefully and never always go with the cheapest offer, as this will often not be the best one. Check whether they offer any guarantees or warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that you've got some recourse for compensation if something goes amiss when the work is undertaken.

If you pick a seasoned cat flap installer in Cambridge you will end up with a good quality product, that's properly fitted, and that will give good service for many years to come.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Cambridge and also in: Harston, Horningsea, Comberton, Trumpington, Chesterton, Little Shelford, Girton, Lode, Teversham, Bottisham, Harlton, Fen Ditton, Grantchester Meadows, Little Eversden, Fulbourn, Madingley, Great Shelford, Oakington, Impington, Milton, Haslingfield, Hauxton, Grantchester, Great Wilbraham, and in these postcodes CB1 0NR, CB1 0PS, CB1 0NH, CB1 1AH, CB1 0QT, CB1 0GT, CB1 0SA, CB1 0DA, CB1 0NN, and CB1 1AZ. Locally based Cambridge cat flap installers will most likely have the telephone dialling code 01223 and the postcode CB1. Verifying this will guarantee that you're accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Homeowners in the surrounding areas are able to benefit from these and many other related services. Do you need a cat flap? Simply click on the "Quote" banner and find reliable tradespeople to provide free cat flap installation quotations.

Automatic Cat Flaps Cambridge

For those people living in Cambridge, automatic cat flaps provide a clever solution to the problem of giving pets the freedom they seek while still maintaining some control of their movements. Utilising state-of-the-art technology like RFID sensors and chips, these flaps can detect when a cat is close and permit access, ensuring only authorised animals can enter. Cat owners can use certain sorts of automatic cat flaps to program unlock and lock times, enhancing control over their pets' movements and increasing security. With automatic cat flaps, cats can come and go as they wish, without requiring the assistance of their owners, making it easier for pets to enjoy the outside world. Also, automatic cat flaps can prevent undesirable pests or animals from entering the house, promoting a more secure and pleasant atmosphere for pets and humans alike.... READ MORE.

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Cambridge Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There is a variety of work that can be conducted by your local Cambridge cat flap fitter including cat flap weatherproofing, cat flap installation quotations in Cambridge, automatic cat flap installations, 4-way cat flap installation, electronic cat flaps Cambridge, large cat flaps, cat flap upgrades, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into double gazing in Cambridge, cat flap installation in doors, cat flap draughtproofing, microchip cat flap installation, cat flap installation in double glazed doors Cambridge, the installation of electronic cat flaps into wooden doors, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into patio doors in Cambridge, cutting out for a cat flap, the installation of microchip cat flaps into French doors, dog flap installations Cambridge, the installation of electronic cat flaps into uPVC doors Cambridge, cat flap installation services, Sureflap cat flap installations, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into conservatories Cambridge, cat flap removal Cambridge, cat flap installation in walls, cat flaps in metal doors, cat flap installation in patio doors, and more. If there happen to be other Cambridge cat flap requirements that you need but can't see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a small portion of the tasks that are accomplished by people specialising in cat flaps. Cambridge specialists will tell you about their whole range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Great Wilbraham cat flap fitters, Little Eversden cat flap fitters, Girton cat flap fitters, Harlton cat flap fitters, Haslingfield cat flap fitters, Fen Ditton cat flap fitters, Comberton cat flap fitters, Grantchester cat flap fitters, Teversham cat flap fitters, Milton cat flap fitters, Harston cat flap fitters, Great Shelford cat flap fitters, Trumpington cat flap fitters, Oakington cat flap fitters, Fulbourn cat flap fitters, Grantchester Meadows cat flap fitters, Impington cat flap fitters, Chesterton cat flap fitters, Little Shelford cat flap fitters, Hauxton cat flap fitters, Horningsea cat flap fitters, Madingley cat flap fitters, Bottisham cat flap fitters, Lode cat flap fitters and more. There are companies who fit cat flaps in most of these places. When it comes to making sure that your cat flap is securely and properly fitted on your home, their know-how and expertise is invaluable. Relying on professional installation, you can be assured that your cat flap will meet your pet's requirements and also match your home's safety and aesthetic criteria. If you're a local cat lover looking to obtain accurate and competitive cat flap installation quotes tailored to your particular needs, simply click here. Does your house need a cat flap? Get a quote today!

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(This cat flap fitter Cambridge information was last updated on 13-06-2024)