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Cromer Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Cromer Norfolk (NR27): A great way to give your cat more independence and improve it's quality of life is to fit a cat flap on an external wall or door of your house in Cromer. In a similar vein to people, when kept indoors for long periods of time, cats will likely show signs of anxiety and frustration. When permitted easy access to the great outdoors with a cat flap, your pet has a better chance of staying healthy and strong. So, you think it's a good idea, but what is best sort of cat flap for your pet?

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The most rudimentry sort of cat flap is basically that. A piece of bendable material hung over a hole in a door to permit a cat to pass through it, but keep the elements out. Naturally, this is extremely basic, and won't be good enough for most Cromer cat owners, who would no doubt prefer something a tad more secure and weatherproof for a main door to their house, although it could be okay for an outhouse or shed door.

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This basic model is still far from ideal since it allows other cats or animals a means by which to enter into your house, nonetheless it can be improved on to some degree by adding magnetic strips to hold the flap in position.

The next step up from the magnetic strip design are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically controlled cat flaps. In this case, either an IR, RF chip or magnet will be fitted into your cat's collar. Subsequently, any animal without one of these special collars cannot leave or get into your home. The reality that any other cat in the area who's got a similar model of collar could perchance access your home, is the downside with this still fairly basic kind of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to some degree with an RF cat flap/collar system offering an owner programmed unique identifier.

The type of cat flap that is can be recognised by your cat's own micro-chip, is the next stage in feline entry security. 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 pet it will take multiple entries. Exit and entry can only be achieved by microchipped animals, and the flap will be unfastened whenever you cat is in close proximity.

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The ability to lock it in place is important no matter which cat flap you're purchasing. The majority of cat flaps sold these days have a four way locking system. This makes it possible for your cat flap to permit admission into your premises only, be fully locked, enable exit from your house only, or have 2-way exit and entrance functionality. This will give you options for all times of night and day, to control how your cat flap functions. Based on your pet's and your needs, there's even the option to perform different functions according to the time of day, with some of the high end models.

Fitting a cat flap by yourself can be pretty easy if you've got a solid wood door on your Cromer property, and respectable DIY skills. But, if you're planning to fit it into a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window, you must ask for outside assistance. These kinds of fixtures call for a professional installation from a reputable cat flap fitter or carpenter with the appropriate equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installations - If you employ somebody who attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel to install your new cat flap, stop them without delay and ask them to leave. It is simply not possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazing door panel or window pane. Making holes in the double glazing destroys not simply the strength and security of the panel, but it compromises the insulation properties too. In actual fact, it makes the glazing unsafe and it should never be done.

A trustworthy Cromer cat flap fitter will carefully get the dimensions of your existing unit and order a purpose made one from a local glazing firm. This new pane will arrive with a hole cut out as an integral part of its construction where the cat flap can be installed. This is the only way to install a cat flap in an existing double glazed or patio door, although it can take a week or more to manufacture. After fabrication, the old glass can be taken out, and the new one put in. Your cat flap will then be mounted.

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External Wooden Doors - As previously mentioned, timber doors are the easiest option in relation to cat flap installation on your home in Cromer. If you're nervous about making a hole in your front or back door, it's a good move to call a professional to do the work for you. This will give you the reassurance that you are going to end up with a professionally fitted cat friendly flap, and that the job has been completed properly.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be mounted into uPVC doors in many cases. You'll need to ascertain what the interior construction of you door actually is, because for added security some uPVC door panels are made with a galvanised steel lining. A one piece door panel allows for easier installation, so if you've got a slatted uPVC door, it might be cheaper to swap the panel for a single panel type.

Wall Installation - If, for security or aesthetic reasons, you don't want to have a hole cut into one of your doors, you could always decide to install a cat flap in an outside wall of your home. A cat flap entrance in a wall calls for considerably more equipment and skill to fit, so it's certainly better left to an expert. Nearly all wall cat flap installations involve a basic straight tunnel style, however right angled access via a pillar is also an option. With this kind of installation a metal or plastic, square open ended tube is inserted into a square shaped hole made into your wall. An appropriate cat flap is then installed on both sides of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Cromer - If your door, wall or window already has a cat flap installed, but it's stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it's possible to fit a replacement into the current hole. You local cat flap fitter will be able to take off the old cat flap, without causing damage to the door, window or wall, and fit a brand new flap in its place for your cat.

When your cat flap installation involves a pre-cut hole in a double glazed pane, it will be necessary to make certain that this was previously done correctly, before fixing the new flap. If corners were cut with the previous installation, the pane must be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security issues with the new cat flap.


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In and around Cromer there are several handyman contractors, specialist cat flap installers and even glazing firms who offer cat flap installation services in walls, doors or windows. It may be possible to ask friends and relations for referrals when it comes to locating an excellent cat flap installer. If they are prepared to recommend an individual who they have used themselves, you can be certain that you will be happy also.

If it isn't feasible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should make an effort to get three or four different quotations from local tradesmen before coming to a decision. It is generally advisable not to automatically go for the cheapest estimate. Enquire about any warranties or guarantees they may give for their standard of workmanship and make certain you have it in black and white, in case something should go wrong.

If you take your time and choose a trustworthy Cromer cat flap specialist you will be repaid with a high quality product, which is professionally installed, and will serve yourself and your pussy-cat for years to come. And all things considered - quality is key.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Cromer and also in: Weybourne, Felbrigg, Overstrand, West Runton, Lower Gresham, Bessingham, Aylmerton, Northrepps, East Runton, Sidestrand, Gimingham, Southrepps, Beeston Regis, Sheringham, Trimingham, as well as in these postcodes NR27 9AX, NR27 0HF, NR27 0BY, NR27 9DA, NR27 0DH, NR27 9DS, NR27 0PZ, NR27 0EN, NR27 0FN, NR27 9DG. Locally based Cromer cat flap installers will probably have the postcode NR27 and the telephone code 01263. Checking this should ensure that you access a local cat flat fitter. Cromer home and business owners will be able to utilise these and numerous other similar services.

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There are a wide range of tasks that can be completed by your local Cromer cat flap installer including the installation of electronic cat flaps into composite doors, replacement cat flaps, 2-way cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into metal skinned doors Cromer, electronic cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into wooden doors, small cat flaps, Petsafe cat flap installation, cat flaps in patio doors Cromer, cat flaps Cromer, cheap cat flaps, automatic cat flap installations, 4-way cat flap installation, cat flap installation in glass doors, conservatory cat flap installations Cromer, Catmate cat flap installations Cromer, pet flap installation, infrared cat flap installation, cat flap replacement, the installation of cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap installation in double glazed doors in Cromer, cat flap removal, cat flap installation in wooden doors, magnetic cat flap installation, and more. If there are some other Cromer cat flap requirements that you need but don't see here, you should mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just an example of the activities that are conducted by those installing cat flaps. Cromer specialists will keep you informed about their whole range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Trimingham cat flap fitters, Beeston Regis cat flap fitters, Southrepps cat flap fitters, East Runton cat flap fitters, Sidestrand cat flap fitters, Northrepps cat flap fitters, Weybourne cat flap fitters, Sheringham cat flap fitters, Lower Gresham cat flap fitters, Aylmerton cat flap fitters, Felbrigg cat flap fitters, Overstrand cat flap fitters, Gimingham cat flap fitters, West Runton cat flap fitters, Bessingham cat flap installation services and more. All these locations are covered by cat flap fitters. Cromer property owners can get cat flap installation price quotes by clicking here.

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Households in Corner Street, Roughton Road, Garden Street, Runton Road, Park Road, Sandy Lane, Middlebrook Way, St Margaret's Lane, Ashdown Court, Furze Hill, Howards Hill Close, Barclay Close, Connaught Road, Louden Road, Fearn's Close, Colne Road, Surrey Street, White House Estate, Overstrand Road, New Street, Brownshill, The Gangway, Queens Road, Howard's Hill, Meadow Close, Oliver Court, Fulcher Avenue, have needed cat flaps installed recently. Pet flaps have also been repaired in the following Cromer area postcodes: NR27 9AX, NR27 0HF, NR27 0BY, NR27 9DA, NR27 0DH, NR27 9DS, NR27 0PZ, NR27 0EN, NR27 0FN, NR27 9DG. Work was completed in these areas by an expert cat flap fitter. Cromer householders received high quality and reliable cat flap installation services in every case.

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(This cat flap fitter Cromer article was edited and updated on 10-08-2022)