Cat Flap Fitter Chester-le-Street

Chester-le-Street Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Chester-le-Street County Durham (DH2): Fitting a cat flap doesn't just save you the headache of having to open the door every time the cat needs to go out or in, it also gives your cat extra independence and boosts it's all round quality of life. Cats are quite like people in a lot of ways, and will often start to show signs of irritability and frustration if kept indoors for lengthy periods of time. Giving your cat easy access to world outside with a cat flap can also help in keeping them mentally and physically fit. So, you're sold on the idea, but exactly what is best style of cat flap for your precious pet?

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The most basic type of cat flap, is simply that. A hole is cut into a door and a bendable material is fixed over it to give a bit of protection from the weather. Though this may be acceptable in a fence panel or shed door, the majority of cat owners in Chester-le-Street would favour something a bit more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their property.

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Since this solution allows other cats or creatures to enter your property, it's not at all ideal, though it can be enhanced a little by holding the flap in place by adding a magnetic strip.

Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red designs of cat flap, are a step up from the basic magnetic strip version. With this kind of cat flap, your cat will have to wear a collar featuring a magnet, RF or IR chip. This means that any animal that hasn't got a special collar cannot leave or get into your property. The drawback here is that any other cat in the neighbourhood who has a similar style of collar could perhaps get into your property with this kind of cat flap installed. An upgrade to this device is a RF cat flap and collar system which includes a unique identifier which can be programmed by the home owner.

Having a cat flap which can be operated by your pet's microchip, is the next step-up in entrance gadgets for felines in Chester-le-Street. The microchip number is programmed into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries are possible if you've got more than one cat). Exit and entry can only be achieved by microchipped pets, and the flap is unlocked whenever you cat is nearby.

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When you are buying a cat flap, you should make certain it's of a type that can be locked. Most cat flaps sold these days boast a 4-way locking system. Which means it has the capability to permit entrance into your premises only, allow exit from your property only, be fully locked, or be put in 2-way exit and entry mode. This gives you choices for all times of night and day, to control precisely how your cat flap works. Some of the top-end models can be set to carry out particular functions according to the time of day, in line with yours and your pet's requirements.

If you are fairly good at DIY, putting in a cat flap should not be too difficult, if you've got a solid wood door on your Chester-le-Street home. Although, if it is going to be installed into a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you should under no circumstances even attempt to tackle it on your own. This kind of installation requires the attention of a professional, and there are specialist cat flap fitters and talented carpenters who will be delighted to undertake such a task.


Double Glazing Installation - If you employ somebody who endeavours to drill a hole in your double glazing to put in your cat flap, stop them at once and request that they leave. New cat flaps can not be mounted into existing double glazed doors or window panels. Drilling holes in any kind of double glazing will damage its security and strength, together with its insulating properties. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will make the double glazing unsafe.

It will be necessary to get a new double glazing panel made specially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your chosen Chester-le-Street cat flap fitter will measure your current pane and order a brand new one. So the cat flap can be snugly fitted into it, this new double glazed pane will be provided with a pre-cut hole as part of its construction. You may have to wait one or two weeks for this pane to be produced, but if it's necessary to have a cat flap installed into a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, this is really the only way to do it. After construction, your old glass can be taken out, and the new one put in its place. It's now possible to fit the new cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Solid wooden door panels are, as stated earlier, the simplest options for new cat flap installation in Chester-le-Street. If you are uncomfortable with cutting a hole in your front door, it's a good move to contact a specialist to undertake the project for you. This sort of project will not be expensive and will provide you with the satisfaction of knowing that your cat will be using a professionally fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can generally speaking be installed into uPVC doors. Having said that, certain uPVC doors are steel lined for additional security, which might cause problems. A one-piece panel enables easier installation, so if you've got a uPVC door that is slatted, it may be cheaper to swap the panel for a single pane type.

Wall Installation - If you don't wish to cut a hole in your doors, for aesthetic or security reasons, you can have a cat flap installed on an outside wall. A cat flap entrance in a wall calls for a bit more expertise and equipment to fit, so it's definitely best left to a professional. The majority of cat flap installations in walls involve a simple straight tunnelled style, but right angle access via a pillar is also a possibility. With this sort of installation a plastic or metal, open ended square tube is inserted into a square hole cut into your specified wall. A cat flap of your choice is then mounted on both ends to permit your feline friend to come in and out as it wishes.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Chester-le-Street - If your door, wall or window already has a cat flap installed, but it's not working properly, or is damaged, it is quite possible to mount a replacement over the existing hole. You local cat flap fitter will be able to take off the unwanted cat flap, without causing damage to the window, wall or door, and fit a new flap for your cat.

If the replacement cat flap is going to be mounted into a pre cut hole in a double glazed pane, you must make sure that the glass has been cut and installed correctly. If it's found that this isn't the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the pane will have to be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security issues.


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There are many handyman contractors, professional cat flap fitters and even local glazing suppliers in the Chester-le-Street area, that provide cat flap installations through whatever door or construction you need. There are various ways of finding a trustworthy cat flap fitter, and few are more reliable than asking for recommendations from neighbours and friends. If they have had comparable work completed by a local Chester-le-Street tradesman, and been very pleased with the result, you can anticipate that they will do a decent job for you too.

If you cannot find a cat flap fitter through recommendations, always try to get three or four different quotes before making a decision, and remember that the cheapest may not always be the best. Check whether they supply any guarantees or warranties for their standard of workmanship, so that you have some recourse for compensation if something unfortunately goes wrong when the work is carried out.

If you take your time and pick a trustworthy Chester-le-Street cat flap fitter you will be repaid with a good quality product, which is installed professionally, and will serve you and your furry friend for many years to come. And after all is said and done - quality is the most important thing.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Chester-le-Street and also in nearby places like: Kimblesworth, Chester Moor, Woodstone Village, West Rainton, Leamside, Plawsworth, Pelton Fell, Waldridge, High Flatts, High Rickleton, Picktree, and in these postcodes DH3 3BH, DH3 2SX, DH3 3QN, DH3 3SD, DH3 3UY, DH3 3DY, DH3 3PJ, DH2 1ZZ, DH2 1YE, DH3 3HY. Local Chester-le-Street cat flap fitters will likely have the telephone dialling code 0191 and the postcode DH2. Checking this out will ensure you access a local cat flat fitter. Chester-le-Street homeowners can utilise these and many other related services.

Chester-le-Street Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Chester-le-Street Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a whole host of tasks that can be carried out by your local Chester-le-Street cat flap fitter including the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into French doors in Chester-le-Street, large cat flaps Chester-le-Street, cat flap replacement, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, replacement cat flaps, cat flap installation in uPVC doors, cheap cat flaps, pet flap installation, Sureflap cat flap installation, the installation of cat flaps into porches, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into conservatories, electronic cat flap installations, cat flap upgrades, conservatory cat flap installations, automatic cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into composite doors, 4-way cat flap installation, infrared cat flap installation, cat flap installation in glass doors, Petsafe cat flap installation, cutting out for a cat flap, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into single glazing in Chester-le-Street, cat flap installation services in Chester-le-Street, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into wooden doors in Chester-le-Street, magnetic cat flap installation, and more. If there happen to be additional Chester-le-Street cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a few of the tasks that are conducted by people specialising in cat flaps. Chester-le-Street specialists will be happy to tell you about their whole range of cat flap installation services.

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There are lots of companies and individuals in the County Durham area who will be pleased to help you with your cat flap installation, and if you are unable to find somebody suitable in Chester-le-Street itself, you should be able to track down a specialist close by.


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Also find: Chester Moor cat flap fitters, West Rainton cat flap fitters, Kimblesworth cat flap fitters, Picktree cat flap fitters, Woodstone Village cat flap fitters, High Flatts cat flap fitters, Leamside cat flap fitters, Plawsworth cat flap fitters, Waldridge cat flap fitters, Pelton Fell cat flap fitters, High Rickleton cat flap installation services and more. Most of these villages and towns are serviced by cat flap fitters. Chester-le-Street home and business owners can get cat flap installation quotes by clicking here.

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Some Chester-le-Street roads where cat flaps have recently been fitted - Sandbach, Arcadia Avenue, Baden Street, Dorset Avenue, Turn Park, Cambridge Drive, Carlton Close, The Drive, Dene Court, Suffolk Place, Cranleigh, South Burns, Birtley Villas, Crichton Avenue, Broadmires Terrace, Conyers Avenue, Beadnell Close, The Anchorage, Bewick Close, The Stellas, Bertram Street, The Brooms, Birtley Lane, Shelley Court, Shields Road, Ashgrove Terrace, Craig Street, Bernard Terrace, as well as the following local Chester-le-Street postcodes: DH3 3BH, DH3 2SX, DH3 3QN, DH3 3SD, DH3 3UY, DH3 3DY, DH3 3PJ, DH2 1ZZ, DH2 1YE, DH3 3HY. Work was achieved in these locations by a specialist cat flap fitter. Chester-le-Street property owners benefited from trusted and reliable cat flap installation services.

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