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Colney Heath Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Colney Heath Hertfordshire (AL4): The installation of a cat flap to an exterior wall or door in your home in Colney Heath, will enable it to live a life of contentment and enjoy it's own bit of freedom and independence. Cats kept indoors, just like people, will often show signs of frustration. Having a cat that is both mentally and physically fit, is one of the main benefits of giving your cat easy access to outside world via a cat flap. If this sounds like a great idea to you, what type of cat flap should you install?

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The simplest type of cat flap is essentially that. A hole cut in a door with a flexible piece of material fixed over it, to keep out the elements, but let the cat move through. Naturally, this is really basic, and will not be good enough for most Colney Heath cat owners, who would prefer something a bit more weatherproof and secure for an exterior door to their house, although it may be appropriate for an outhouse door or fence panel.

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This standard design is still a long way from being ideal since it allows other creatures or cats to enter your property, however it can be improved on slightly with the addition of magnetic strips to keep the flap in place.

Magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip styles of cat flap, are a step up from the basic magnetic strip variation. With this form of cat flap, your cat will have to wear a collar boasting a magnet, IR or RF chip. No animal is going to be able to access or leave your house unless it's fitted with one of these special collars. The downside is that any other cat in the area that's got a similar style of collar could perchance access your home when using this sort of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of these devices because they can be programmed by the home owner to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your pet.

A model of cat flap that's capable of identifying your cat's own micro-chip, is the next level in feline entry security. The details of your cat's microchip are entered into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries can be made if you've got more than one pet). The flap will be unlocked when your cat is close-by, only permitting exit or entry to animals that have a microchip.

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Whichever cat flap you buy, it should have the ability to be locked in place. The majority of cat flaps sold nowadays have a four way locking mechanism. This allows your cat flap to enable only exit from your home, enable access into your house only, be fully locked, or have 2-way entry and exit functionality. This will provide you with a number of alternatives on how your cat flap functions any time of the day and night. The wherewithal to carry out particular functions in accordance with the time of day, and based on your cat's and your needs is also an option with some of the more advanced brands of cat flap.

Putting in a cat flap by yourself can be fairly straightforward if you have a solid wood door on your Colney Heath house, and reasonable DIY capabilities. However, if it has to be installed in a double glazed window or in a reinforced uPVC door, you should not even attempt to tackle it on your own. These sorts of fixtures call for a professional installation by a reputable cat flap installer or odd job man with the appropriate equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installations - If you employ somebody who endeavours to drill a hole in your double glazing to put in your cat flap, stop them immediately and request that they leave. New cat flaps cannot be installed into existing double glazed window or door panels. Any sort of double glazed unit will be damaged by drilling or cutting into it, and will damage its thermal properties, security and strength. The double glazing will be made unsound, and it should never be attempted under any circumstances whatsoever.

A specialist cat flap installer will take measurements of your current double glazing unit and have a local Colney Heath glazing company make a new one. So the cat flap can be nicely fitted into it, this new glazed pane will arrive with a pre-cut hole as part of its structure. This can take a week or two to produce, however it is really the only way to install a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door. Once you have taken possession of your new modified panel of glass, the old one can be taken out and the new pane installed. The cat flap can then be installed.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The simplest alternative for new cat flap installations in Colney Heath, as was stated earlier in this article, are solid timber doors. If you are hesitant about cutting a hole in your back or front door, it's it may be better to call in a specialist to complete the task for you. This sort of undertaking will not be all that expensive and is worthwhile doing correctly, if having your cat flap professionally installed provides you with that additional reassurance.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be often be fitted with a cat flap. You or your fitter will need to verify what the interior construction of you door actually is, because for additional security some uPVC door panels are made with a steel lining. The designs of door with a one piece panel are the simplest for installing cat flaps, so if yours has a slatted type door panel, it may be advisable to replace this with a single panel.

Wall Installation - If, for either aesthetic or security reasons, you don't wish to have a chunk cut out of a door, you could always choose to install the cat flap in an outside wall of your house in Colney Heath. A cat flap entrance in a wall calls for a bit more expertise and equipment to install, so it's definitely better left to a professional. You will find there are several options for this installation, including a straightforward version, or a right angular (through pillar) pattern. A neat square hole will be made through your wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, open ended square tube. Both ends of the hole are then fitted with a cat flap so your cat can get out of and into your home whenever it wants.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Colney Heath - If you already have a cat flap fitted on a door, wall or window, but it's broken or not functioning correctly, the current hole can, with a little luck, still be used for installing a replacement. A reliable cat flap installer in Colney Heath will be capable of removing the old cat flap, and mount a brand new one as a replacement without harming the surrounding door, wall or window.

If the substitute cat flap is going to be installed in a pre-cut hole in a double glazed pane, you must check that the existing glass has been manufactured and installed accurately. If it becomes obvious this isn't the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass panel will need to be taken out and replaced to avoid any security and safety issues.


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In and around Colney Heath there are many different handymen, specialist cat flap installers and even local glazing suppliers who provide cat flap fitting services for walls, windows or doors. It may be possible to ask relatives and friends for referrals in relation to locating a good cat flap fitter. If they've had comparable work completed by a local Colney Heath tradesman themselves, and been very happy with the outcome, you can reasonably expect that they'll likewise do a first-rate job for you.

If it is not possible to get recommendations from acquaintances, you should try to get at least 3 different estimates from local handymen before coming to a decision. It's generally sensible not to always go with the cheapest quote. Ask about any warranties they may give for their workmanship and make certain you have it written down in black and white, just in case something happens to go wrong.

A specialist cat flap installer in Colney Heath will supply you with a quality product, expertly fitted, and that will last you, and your furry friend, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Colney Heath and also in: Smallford, London Colney, Marshmoor, Welham Green, Bullen's Green, Fleetville, Colney Street, Ellenbrook, Sleapshyde, Hatfield, Napsbury, St Albans, Oaklands, Water End, Oxlease, The Camp, as well as in these postcodes AL4 0GF, AL4 0ER, AL4 0LH, AL4 0JH, AL4 0DL, AL4 0BB, AL4 0DP, AL4 0DA, AL4 0DY, AL4 0JJ. Locally based Colney Heath cat flap fitters will likely have the telephone code 01727 and the postcode AL4. Verifying this can guarantee you're accessing a local cat flat fitter. Colney Heath homeowners will be able to benefit from these and numerous other related services.

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There is a wide range of work that can be conducted by your local Colney Heath cat flap fitter including Staywell cat flap installation, cat flap removal, electronic cat flap installation, 2-way cat flaps Colney Heath, automatic cat flap installations, infrared cat flaps Colney Heath, infrared cat flap installation Colney Heath, the fitting of cat flaps into French doors Colney Heath, cat flaps in uPVC doors, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into single glazing, the installation of cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap installation in glass doors Colney Heath, small cat flaps, the installation of electronic cat flaps into conservatories, Catmate cat flap installation, pet flap installation Colney Heath, cat flap installation in walls, magnetic cat flap installation, 2-way cat flap installation, conservatory cat flap installation, cat flaps in double glazed doors, cat flap installation in doors, microchip cat flap installation, cutting out for a cat flap in Colney Heath, replacement cat flaps, and more. If there happen to be different Colney Heath cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just some of the tasks that are carried out by people specialising in cat flaps. Colney Heath companies will be happy to inform you of their full range of services.


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Also find: The Camp cat flap fitters, Smallford cat flap fitters, Bullen's Green cat flap fitters, London Colney cat flap fitters, Hatfield cat flap fitters, St Albans cat flap fitters, Napsbury cat flap fitters, Sleapshyde cat flap fitters, Welham Green cat flap fitters, Fleetville cat flap fitters, Oxlease cat flap fitters, Oaklands cat flap fitters, Ellenbrook cat flap fitters, Water End cat flap fitters, Colney Street cat flap fitters, Marshmoor cat flap installation services and more. Most of these places are covered by cat flap fitters. Colney Heath property owners can get cat flap installation quotations by going here.

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Some Colney Heath roads and streets where cat flaps have recently been installed - Sovereign Park, Cranbrook Drive, Smallford Lane, Church Lane, Hill End Lane, Greensleeves Close, Hall Gardens, Colney Heath Lane, Wilkin's Green Lane, Grenadier Close, Redhall End, Heathside, Swans Close, Meadway, South Drive, St Marks Close, Russet Drive, Princess Diana Drive, Roestock Lane, Coopers Gate, Tollgate Road, Grafton Close, Hobbs Close, Park Lane, Tyttenhanger Green, Corry's End, as well as the following local Colney Heath postcodes: AL4 0GF, AL4 0ER, AL4 0LH, AL4 0JH, AL4 0DL, AL4 0BB, AL4 0DP, AL4 0DA, AL4 0DY, AL4 0JJ. These places recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Colney Heath home and business owners received professional and competent cat flap installation services in every case.

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(This cat flap fitter Colney Heath information was revised and updated on 10-08-2022)