Cat Flap Fitter Drayton

Drayton Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Drayton Norfolk (NR8): The installation of a cat flap to an external door or wall in your house in Drayton, will enable it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own bit of independence. Cats are like humans in a lot of ways, and will frequently show signs of frustration and irritability if kept indoors for significant periods of time without a break. When granted quick access to the great outdoors with a cat flap, your cat has a better chance of staying healthy and fit. Of course, that's not the end of the story, as there are numerous sorts of cat flaps, and deciding which one is best for you and your cat might not be so straightforward.

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A cat flap at its most basic is merely that. A hole is cut into a door and a flexible material is fixed over the gap to offer a bit of protection from the weather. Most Drayton cat owners would doubtless favour something a little more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their property, although this might be acceptable for a garden fence panel or outhouse door.

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This basic model is still a long way from being perfect because it allows other cats or creatures a means by which to enter your property, but it can be improved on a little by adding a magnetic strip to keep the flap in position.

Stepping up from a magnetic strip are magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap. With this form of cat flap, your cat will have to wear a collar boasting an RF chip, IR or magnet. No animal is going to be able to access or leave your home unless it's fitted with this special collar. The downside is that any other cat in the Drayton area that's got a similar collar may be able to get into your house with this kind of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the upgraded version of these devices as they can be programmed by the pet's owner to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your pet.

Having a cat flap that can be triggered by your cat's microchip, is the next step-up in access gadgets for felines in Drayton. You need to enter the number of your cat's microchip into the cat flap's memory (which is battery powered), and if you've got more than one cat it will accept multiple entries. When your cat comes in the vicinity of the flap, it will unlock and allow solely your microchipped pets to exit or enter.

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Whenever you are buying a cat flap, you should make sure that it's of a design that can be locked into position. The majority of cat flaps sold nowadays have a 4-way locking system. This means that it's got the capability to be fully locked, allow only access into your premises, permit exit only, or be put in two way entry and exit mode. This will provide you with a number of alternatives on precisely how your cat flap operates any time of the day and night. Some top-end devices can be programmed to perform particular functions in accordance with the time of day, in keeping with your cat's and your requirements.

Putting in a cat flap by yourself can be fairly easy if you have a solid wood door on your Drayton house, and respectable do-it-yourself skills. But, if you are looking to install it into a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window, you need to seek outside help. These situations call for the skills and expertise of a reputable cat flap fitter or odd job man, who will have the knowledge and equipment for this kind of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If you hire someone who attempts to drill a hole in your double glazing to install your new cat flap, stop them immediately and ask them to leave. It isn't possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazing door panel or window pane. Making holes in the double glazing damages not just the security and strength of the glazing, but it takes away the insulation properties too. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will render the double glazing unsound.

It will be necessary to get a new double glazing panel made especially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your chosen Drayton cat flap fitter will measure your current unit and order the new one. So your cat flap can be perfectly installed into it, this new double glazed pane will be provided with a hole pre-cut as a part of its structure. This could take a couple of weeks to manufacture, however it's really the only way to install a cat flap into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door. After fabrication, your old glass unit will be taken out, and the brand new one put in its place. The installing of the cat flap will then be carried out.

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External Wooden Doors - Solid wood doors are, as we already stated, the simplest alternatives for installing a new cat flap in Drayton. If you're unsure about making a hole in your door, it's probably a good idea to call on a professional to undertake the project for you. This sort of project won't be too expensive and is well worth doing properly, if getting your cat flap installed by a professional gives you that added peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be installed with a cat flap. You or your fitter will need to verify what the internal structure of you door actually is, because for additional security certain uPVC doors are made with a reinforced steel lining. The designs of door with a one-piece panel are the easiest for installing cat flaps, so if yours has got a slatted type door panel, it may be better to replace this with a single panel.

Wall Installation - If you do not wish to cut holes in your doors, for aesthetic or security reasons, you can have a cat flap installed on an outside wall. This sort of installation is undoubtedly best left to the pros, since it calls for much more equipment and skill to execute. You can opt for a straightforward tunnel style, or perhaps a right angle model which enables access through a pillar. A neat square shaped hole will be cut through your wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, open ended square tube. Each end of the hole is then fitted with an appropriate cat flap so that your cat can get in and out of your house whenever it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Drayton - If you've already got a cat flap fitted on your door, window or wall, but it is damaged or not functioning correctly, the current hole can, with a little luck, be re-used for the installation of a replacement. You local cat flap installer should be able to take off the old cat flap, without causing damage to the surrounding door, wall or window, and fit a brand new flap in its place for your cat.

If the replacement cat flap is going to be fitted into a pre cut hole in double glazing, you must make certain that the existing glass has been cut and installed in the right way. If it is found this is not the case, and corners were cut in the original installation, the glass pane will need to be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security problems.


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In the Drayton area there are plenty of specialist cat flap installers, handymen and even glazing suppliers who offer cat flap fitting services in windows, doors or walls. It might be possible to ask relatives and friends for recommendations in relation to obtaining a decent cat flap installer. You can be sure that if they have been confident enough to recommend somebody who has done work for them, then you'll likely get a much similar level of service.

If you cannot find an installation specialist through recommendations, always try to get at least three different estimates before making your choice, and bear in mind that cheapest may not always be best. Ask about any guarantees they might offer for their standard of workmanship and make sure that it's backed up in writing, just in case something should go amiss.

A specialist cat flap installation contractor in Drayton will provide you with a top quality product, adeptly fitted, and one which will last you, and your furry friend, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Drayton and also in nearby places like: Hockering, Attlebridge, Catton, Hockering Heath, Heliesdon, Ringland, Easton, Colton, Weston Green, East Tuddenham, Horsford, Honingham, Horsham St Faith, Weston Longville, New Sprowston, Upper Hellesdon, Felthorpe, as well as in these postcodes NR8 6DB, NR8 6ET, NR8 6RT, NR8 6BH, NR8 6UX, NR6 5AQ, NR8 6AT, NR8 6FZ, NR8 6DR, NR8 6AE. Locally based Drayton cat flap installers will probably have the postcode NR8 and the telephone code 01603. Checking this out can guarantee you access a local cat flat fitter. Drayton home and business owners are able to benefit from these and countless other similar services.

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Drayton Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Drayton Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a number of different tasks that can be conducted by your local Drayton cat flap installer including cat flap replacement Drayton, the installation of microchip cat flaps into patio doors in Drayton, 2-way cat flap installation in Drayton, the fitting of cat flaps into conservatories in Drayton, cat flap services, cheap cat flaps, the fitting of cat flaps into single glazing, cat flaps in uPVC doors, conservatory cat flap installations, infrared cat flap installation, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into metal skinned doors, the installation of electronic cat flaps into porches, dog flap installations, microchip cat flap installation, Catmate cat flap installation in Drayton, replacement cat flaps, Staywell cat flap installation, cat flap installation in wooden doors, cat flap installation quotes, cat flap removal, large cat flaps, Petsafe cat flap installation, cat flap installation in glass doors, the installation of cat flaps into French doors, cat flap installation in metal doors in Drayton, and lots more. If there happen to be other Drayton cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you should mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just an example of the tasks that are undertaken by people specialising in cat flaps. Drayton professionals will be delighted to keep you abreast of their entire range of cat flap installation services.

Cat Flap Enquiries Norfolk

Cat Flap Enquiries Norfolk

Latest Norfolk cat flap installation enquiries: Megan Jeffries was enquiring about a cat flap fitter near Methwold. Issac Oleary in Roughton, Norfolk was interested in having a magnetic cat flap installed in a glass door. Mr and Mrs Prescott recently asked for a price quote for installing an infrared cat flap in a patio back door in Old Buckenham, Norfolk. Roscoe Sadiq was looking for someone to install a locking cat flap in a glass door in his cottage in Pulham St Mary. Leonidas Batty and Bethany Batty recently enquired about the possibility of installing a Catmate cat flap in a wooden front door in a semi-detached house in East Winch, Norfolk. Akira Atkins in Dickleburgh wanted to get an infrared cat flap installed in a wooden back door. Aniya Begum in Sporle was looking for somebody who could install an automatic cat flap in a glass back door in her semi-detached house. Orion Said was searching for cat flap installation in Overstrand. All these local people searched for "cat flap fitter Norfolk" and found this page on either Google, Bing or Yahoo.


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Also find: Attlebridge cat flap fitters, Weston Green cat flap fitters, Easton cat flap fitters, Weston Longville cat flap fitters, Horsford cat flap fitters, East Tuddenham cat flap fitters, Horsham St Faith cat flap fitters, Hockering Heath cat flap fitters, Colton cat flap fitters, Felthorpe cat flap fitters, Honingham cat flap fitters, New Sprowston cat flap fitters, Catton cat flap fitters, Heliesdon cat flap fitters, Upper Hellesdon cat flap fitters, Hockering cat flap fitters, Ringland cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these locations are catered for by cat flap fitters. Drayton property owners can get cat flap installation quotes by clicking here.

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Cat Flap Installation Around Drayton

Cat flaps were recently installed for homeowners living in Steeple Chase, Freshwater Way, Fakenham Road, Winners Walk, St. Margarets Close, Brancaster Close, Beverley Way, Pond Lane, School Road, Carter Road, Wensum Walk, Delane Road, George Drive, Vawdrey Road, Fairview Close, Century Way, The Square, Drayton Hall Park, Cator Road, John Gale Court, Ashgrove, Acres Way and these Drayton postcodes: NR8 6DB, NR8 6ET, NR8 6RT, NR8 6BH, NR8 6UX, NR6 5AQ, NR8 6AT, NR8 6FZ, NR8 6DR, NR8 6AE. Work was done in these areas by a specialist cat flap fitter. Drayton home and property owners were given dependable and top quality cat flap installation services in every case.

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(This cat flap fitter Drayton page was last updated on 04-02-2023)