Cat Flap Fitter Halesworth

Halesworth Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Halesworth Suffolk (IP19): Installing a cat flap doesn't only save you the trouble of opening the door every time your cat wishes to stroll in or out, it also affords your cat more independence and boosts it's quality of life. When kept indoors, cats just like humans, will get irritated and grumpy. Allowing your furry friend easy access to outside world by means of a cat flap can also help keep them mentally and physically fit. If you opt to go down the cat flap route, you will then have to determine what is the best type of cat flap for you.

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The most rudimentry type of cat flap is basically that. A hole cut in a door with a flexible bit of material hung over it, to give protection from the elements, but permit the cat go through. The majority of cat owners in Halesworth would no doubt prefer something a bit more weatherproof and secure for an outside door to their property, although this may be acceptable for a garden fence panel or shed door.

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This basic design is still a long way from being ideal since it allows other cats or animals to enter your property, nevertheless it can be improved upon with the addition of magnetic strips to hold the flap in place.

A step up from the magnetic strip pattern are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically operated cat flaps. This requires your cat to wear a collar that's got either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased inside it. Unless an animal is fitted with this special collar, it won't be able to open the flap and access or leave your property, thus preventing some unwanted visitors. Again this is a pretty simple form of cat flap, as any other moggy in the area that's got a similar style of collar will be able to get into your property. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to a certain degree with an RF cat flap and collar system containing a user programmed unique identifier.

The next stage in feline access security is to install the kind of cat flap which recognises your pet's microchip. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or even multiple microchip details (if you have several cats), to provide exclusive access. When your cat comes in the vicinity of the flap, it will unlock and allow only your micro-chipped pets to use the entrance/exit.

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When you are buying a cat flap, you should ensure that it's of a type that can be locked into position. These days, the majority of cat flaps available on the market boast a four way locking mechanism for added flexibility. Which means that it has the capability to enable only access into your home, be fully locked, allow exit only, or be put in 2-way entry and exit mode. This provides you with a number of options on exactly how your cat flap operates at all times of the day and night time. A few of the top-end devices can be programmed to perform particular functions in accordance with the time of day, in line with your pet's and your needs.

Fitting a cat flap by yourself can be pretty straightforward if you have a solid wood door, and decent DIY capabilities. But, if you are looking to fit it in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced PVC door, you need to ask for outside assistance. Such situations require the expertise and skills of an experienced cat flap fitter or odd job man, who is sure to have have all the equipment and knowledge for this kind of installation project.


Double Glazing Installations - If you employ somebody who tries to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel to put in 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 window pane or door panel. Making holes in the double glazing destroys not only the security and strength of the glazing, but it removes the insulating attributes as well. In actual fact, it renders the glazing unsafe and it should not ever be attempted.

It is necessary to obtain a new double glazing panel made specially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your local Halesworth cat flap installer will take the measurements of your existing pane and order a brand new one. As part of its construction this new double glazed pane will have a hole pre-cut, which your cat flap can be installed perfectly into. This is basically the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, even though it might take a week or two to produce. When your new glass panel arrives, the fitter will take out the old unit, and exchange it for the new "cat flap ready" pane. The cat flap will then be installed.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The easiest alternative for installing a new cat flap in Halesworth, as was mentioned earlier in this article, are wooden door panels. It's generally best to hire the services of an experienced handyman or cat flap fitter, if you are in any way unsure about creating a hole in your front door. This will give you the reassurance that you are going to end up with a professionally fitted cat flap, and that the project has been accomplished in the right and proper way.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can in general be fitted into uPVC doors. You or your installer will need to ascertain what the interior construction of you door is, because for additional security some uPVC door panels are made with a galvanised steel lining. A one piece panel enables easier installation, so if you have a uPVC door that is slatted, it may be cheaper to exchange this panel for a single pane type.

Wall Installation - It is also a possibility to get a cat flap installed into an exterior wall of your home in Halesworth, if you do not wish to cut holes in your doors, for aesthetic or safety reasons. This form of installation is undoubtedly best left to the pros, as it requires far more equipment and skill to execute. Most cat flap installations in walls involve a basic straight tunnelled style, but right angle access via a pillar is also an option. This installation involves a square hole being made through the wall of your choice, into which a plastic or metal, square open ended insert is fitted. Each end of the hole is then installed with a cat flap so that your furry friend can enter and exit the house whenever it desires.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Halesworth - If you already have a cat flat, but it's either damaged or not functioning correctly, the existing hole in your door, window or wall can still be used as long as the new flap is of a similar size. Your cat flap fitter will remove the old cat flap, without damaging the window, wall or door, and install a new flap for your cat.

Before attaching a new flap in a double glazed pane that's been pre-cut, making certain that the current glass has been manufactured and installed accurately is crucial. If it's found that this isn't the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass panel will need to be removed and replaced to avoid any safety and security issues.


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Whether you want your cat flap mounted on a door, window or wall, you'll find that there are specialist cat flap installers, handymen and even glazing merchants in the Halesworth area who'll be willing to help. It might be possible to ask friends and relations for recommendations with regards to finding a good cat flap fitter. You can be fairly certain that if they have been happy to recommend somebody who has done work for them, you will get a similar level of service.

Where a personal recommendation isn't feasible, get three or four quotes from local Halesworth handymen. Study these price quotes carefully and do not always opt for the cheapest offer, as this will often not be the best one. Ask about any guarantees they may give for their standard of workmanship and make certain that it is backed up in writing, in case something should go wrong.

An experienced cat flap installer in Halesworth will provide you with a top quality product, skillfully fitted, and that will last you, and your cat, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Halesworth and also in: Walpole, Chediston, Sibton, Bramfield, Westleton, Peasenhall, Wissett, Yoxford, Rumburgh, Westhall, Spexhall, Holton, Thorington, Wangford, Wenhaston, Cookley, Linstead Parva, Darsham, and in these postcodes IP19 8JP, IP19 8PZ, IP19 8DF, IP19 8LW, IP19 8LS, IP19 8AJ, IP19 8PR, IP19 8SP, IP19 8AP, IP19 8JE. Local Halesworth cat flap installers will likely have the phone code 01986 and the postcode IP19. Verifying this will guarantee that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Halesworth householders are able to benefit from these and numerous other comparable services.

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There is a wide range of work that can be carried out by your local Halesworth cat flap installer including cheap cat flaps Halesworth, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into double gazing, cat flap installation in glass doors Halesworth, cat flap installation in wooden doors, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into porches in Halesworth, the installation of electronic cat flaps into metal skinned doors in Halesworth, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into patio doors in Halesworth, 2-way cat flap installation, cat flap replacement, cat flap repair in Halesworth, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into French doors, magnetic cat flap installation, automatic cat flap installations Halesworth, Staywell cat flap installations, cat flap installation estimates, pet flap installations in Halesworth, microchip cat flap installation Halesworth, small cat flaps, the installation of electronic cat flaps into composite doors in Halesworth, 4-way cat flaps Halesworth, cat flap installation in uPVC doors Halesworth, cat flap removal Halesworth, cat flap services, cat flaps in metal doors in Halesworth, and more. If there are different Halesworth cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a small portion of the duties that are handled by those specialising in cat flaps. Halesworth specialists will be delighted to keep you abreast of their full range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Westleton cat flap fitters, Westhall cat flap fitters, Cookley cat flap fitters, Wangford cat flap fitters, Sibton cat flap fitters, Yoxford cat flap fitters, Darsham cat flap fitters, Rumburgh cat flap fitters, Linstead Parva cat flap fitters, Wenhaston cat flap fitters, Chediston cat flap fitters, Walpole cat flap fitters, Peasenhall cat flap fitters, Bramfield cat flap fitters, Holton cat flap fitters, Wissett cat flap fitters, Spexhall cat flap fitters, Thorington cat flap installation services and more. All these villages and towns are catered for by cat flap fitters. Halesworth householders can get estimates by clicking here.

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Cat flaps have recently been fitted in the following Halesworth streets and areas - Rectory Street, Fair View Road, Maltings Close, Market Place, Thoroughfare, New Cut, Allington Road, Wissett Close, Steeple End, Bedingfield Crescent, Nightingale Close, Earl's Close, Broadway Drive, School Lane, Hanbury Close, London Road, Crabtree Close, Mount Pleasant, Gainsborough Drive, Briar Close, Chediston Street, Walpole Road, Bridge Street, Pound Close, Harrisons Lane, as well as these Halesworth area postcodes: IP19 8JP, IP19 8PZ, IP19 8DF, IP19 8LW, IP19 8LS, IP19 8AJ, IP19 8PR, IP19 8SP, IP19 8AP, IP19 8JE. These areas recently saw activity by a specialist cat flap fitter. Halesworth householders enjoyed trusted and competent cat flap installation services in every case.

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(This cat flap fitter Halesworth article was revised and updated on 10-08-2022)