Cat Flap Fitter Eastbourne

Eastbourne Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Eastbourne East Sussex (BN20): Fitting a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your property in Eastbourne, will allow it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own bit of independence and freedom. Cats are inclined to get irritated and grumpy when kept indoors, and not able to roam free. Having access to the world outside by means of a cat flap will help your cat to remain fit, both mentally and physically. If this sounds like a good idea to you, exactly what type of cat flap should you go with?

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The simplest type of cat flap is essentially that. A hole in a door with a flexible piece of material hung over it, to keep out the elements, but allow the cat pass through. Of course, this is very basic, and will rarely good enough for most cat owners in Eastbourne, who would favour something a little more secure and weatherproof for a main door to their property, although it could be appropriate for an outhouse or shed door.

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As this option permits other cats or creatures to enter your house, it isn't at all ideal, though it can be enhanced a bit by holding the flap in position by adding magnetic strips.

Magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip models of cat flap, are a significant step up from the magnetic strip variation. With this form of cat flap, your cat must wear a collar featuring a magnet, IR or RF chip. Unless an animal is fitted with this special collar, it won't be able to open the flap and leave or get into your home, thus keeping out some undesirable visitors. The downside here is that any other moggy in the area that's got a similar style of collar will be able to gain access to your house when using this kind of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to some extent with an RF cat flap and collar system containing an owner programmed unique identifier. Only your furry companion gains access, thus adding an additional layer of control and security.

A cat flap which is can be recognised by your cat's microchip, is the next step-up in Eastbourne feline entry security. The details of your cat's microchip are programmed into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries are possible if you've got more than one pet). Entry and exit can only be achieved by microchipped animals, and the flap is unfastened whenever you cat is close by.

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No matter which cat flap you purchase, it should be capable of being locked in position. For added flexibility, the majority of cat flaps feature a 4-way locking system these days. This means that it has the capability to enable only entry into your premises, allow exit only, be locked fully, or be put in two-way entry and exit mode. This will provide you with a number of options on precisely how your cat flap operates any time of the day and night time. In line with yours and your pet's requirements, there is even the option to perform different functions according to the time of day, with some of the top-end models.

If you are pretty good at DIY, fitting your own cat flap shouldn't be too much of a challenge, if you have a solid wood door on your property in Eastbourne. But, if you're hoping to install it in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you ought to ask for outside assistance. These sorts of fixtures require a professional installation by a reputable cat flap installer or carpenter with the necessary skills and equipment.


Double Glazing Installations - If your new cat flap needs to be fitted into a double glazing door or window panel, and your chosen "tradesman" attempts to drill a hole in it, stop the work immediately and give them the boot. A new cat flap can not be installed into an existing double glazing door panel or window pane. Cutting into any kind of double glazing will damage its security and strength, together with its insulation attributes. In fact, it makes your glazing unsound and it shouldn't ever be attempted.

It will be necessary to get a new double glazed pane made especially for this purpose by a glazing supplier, and your local Eastbourne cat flap fitter will measure your current unit and order the new one. So that your cat flap can be snugly fitted into it, this new glazed pane will arrive with a pre-cut hole as a part of its structure. You might have a one or two week wait for this pane to be manufactured, but if you need a cat flap installed in an existing patio or double glazed door, this is really the only way to accomplish it. Once you have obtained your new adapted glass pane, the old one can be removed and the new one installed. The cat flap can then be put in.

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External Wooden Doors - The most straightforward option for new cat flap installations in Eastbourne, as was mentioned earlier in this article, are solid wood doors. If you're hesitant about creating a hole in your front or back door, it's probably a good idea to call in a specialist to undertake the project for you. This should provide you with the satisfaction of knowing that you'll finish up with a professionally installed cat flap, and that the job has been undertaken properly.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can generally be installed into uPVC doors. You or your fitter will have to find out what the internal structure of you door is, since for extra security some uPVC door panels are made with a reinforced steel lining. The simplest kind of cat flap installation is in doors having a single panel, subsequently if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it might be cheaper and easier in the long run to replace the slatted panel with a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - It's also a possibility to have a cat flap installed in an external wall of your home in Eastbourne, if you do not wish to have a hole cut in one of your doors, either for aesthetic or safety reasons. A cat flap entrance in a wall requires a little more skill and equipment to install, so it is definitely best left to the pros. You can opt for a straight-through tunnel design, or maybe a right angled version that enables entry through a pillar. With this type of installation a metal or plastic, square open ended tube is inserted into a square shaped hole neatly cut out of your specified wall. Each end of the hole is then fitted with an appropriate cat flap so that your cat can get out of and into your home whenever it wants.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Eastbourne - If your window, door or wall is already fitted with a cat flap, but it is not working, or is damaged, it is possible to fit a replacement into the existing cavity. Your cat flap installer will 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 substitute cat flap is going to be fitted into a pre cut hole in a double glazing pane, you must ensure that the glass has been fabricated, cut and installed accurately. If it's found that corners were cut with the previous installation, the panel will need to be taken out and replaced to avoid any safety and security problems with the new cat flap.


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In and around Eastbourne there are several handymen, professional cat flap installers and even glazing merchants who provide cat flap installation services in doors, walls or windows. It may be possible to ask friends and neighbours for referrals with regards to locating a first-rate cat flap installer. If they have had similar work accomplished by a local Eastbourne tradesman themselves, and been pleased with the end result, you can anticipate that they'll likewise do a good job for you.

Where personal recommendations are not feasible, get at least three estimates from local Eastbourne cat flap installers. Study these closely and do not always choose the cheapest offer, as this will not necessarily be the best of the bunch. Check if they supply any warranties or guarantees for the quality of their workmanship, so you've got some recourse for compensation if something unfortunately goes amiss as the work is carried out.

A professional cat flap installer in Eastbourne will supply you with a good quality product, skillfully 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 Eastbourne and also in nearby places like: Ratton, Pevensey Bay, St Anthonys Hill, Filching, Hampden Park, Friday Street, Roselands, Foulride Green, Old Town, Wannock, Holywell, Langney, together with these postcodes BN20 7AB, BN20 7GD, BN20 7RL, BN20 7RF, BN20 7RS, BN20 7EB, BN20 7QB, BN20 7DT, BN20 7DH, and BN20 7PS. Locally based Eastbourne cat flap installers will most likely have the dialling code 01323 and the postcode BN20. Checking this out will confirm you're accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Residents in the surrounding areas are able to benefit from these and numerous other similar services. To get cat flap installation quotations, you can click on the "Quote" banner.

Eastbourne Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Eastbourne Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a number of different tasks that can be accomplished by your local Eastbourne cat flap installer including the installation of electronic cat flaps into porches, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into uPVC doors, replacement cat flaps, cat flap installation in wooden doors, cat flap security, 2-way cat flap installation, cat flap installation prices, electronic cat flap installations in Eastbourne, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into patio doors, magnetic cat flap installation in Eastbourne, Sureflap cat flap installations, cat flap accessories, 4-way cat flap installation, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into composite doors, cat flaps in patio doors, automatic cat flap installations, cat flap installation in walls, cat flap weatherproofing, cat flap installation in uPVC doors, small cat flaps, cat flap upgrades, Catmate cat flap installation, cat flap positioning advice, conservatory cat flap installations, cat flap installation in doors, cat flap services, cat flap maintenance & cleaning, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into single glazing, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into double gazing, microchip cat flap installation, and lots more. If there are other Eastbourne cat flap requirements that you need but can't see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a few of the tasks that are handled by people specialising in cat flaps. Eastbourne professionals will keep you informed about their full range of services.


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Also find: Roselands cat flap fitters, Holywell cat flap fitters, Old Town cat flap fitters, Langney cat flap fitters, Wannock cat flap fitters, Pevensey Bay cat flap fitters, St Anthonys Hill cat flap fitters, Friday Street cat flap fitters, Foulride Green cat flap fitters, Hampden Park cat flap fitters, Ratton cat flap fitters, Filching cat flap fitters and more. These and other locations are served by cat flap fitters and related tradesmen. Their expertise and skill is of great worth in guaranteeing the correct and secure fitting of your cat flap on your home. A cat flap installed by a professional will not only fulfil your pet's needs but also suit the safety and aesthetic specifications of your home. To get cat flap installation price quotes, local property owners can simply click here.

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