Cat Flap Fitter Haslingden Lancashire (BB4): Fitting a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your house in Haslingden, will allow it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own little bit of independence and freedom. When kept inside, cats just like people, will get grumpy and irritated. Having accessibility to outside world via a cat flap will help your cat to remain fit, both physically and mentally. But, what form of cat flap is best for your situation?
The most rudimentry sort of cat flap is essentially that. A bit of bendable material placed over a hole in a doorway to enable a cat to pass through it, but keep the elements out. Most Haslingden cat owners would doubtless favour something a little more weatherproof and secure for an exterior door to their house, although this may be suitable for a garden fence panel or outhouse door.
This simple model is still a long way from being ideal since it allows other animals or cats a means by which to get into your house, nonetheless it can be marginally improved on with the addition of magnetic strips to keep the flap in place.
Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red styles of cat flap, are a significant step up from the magnetic strip variation. With these, either an RF chip, IR or magnet will be sewn into your cat's collar. No animal will be able to leave or access your property unless it is equipped with one of these special collars. Once again this is a fairly basic form of cat flap, given that any other cat in the Haslingden area that has a similar model of collar might be able to gain access to your property. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to some degree with an RF cat flap/collar system offering an owner programmed unique identifier.
Having a cat flap which can identify your cat's microchip, is the next step-up in entrance devices for felines. The number of your cat's micro-chip is entered into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries are possible if you've got several cats). Entry and exit can only be accomplished by micro-chipped animals, and the flap is unfastened whenever you cat is nearby.
When you are purchasing a cat flap, you must make sure that it's of a design that can be locked. The majority of cat flaps sold nowadays boast a 4-way locking system. This means that the cat flap can allow only admittance into your premises, permit exit only, be fully locked, or be set for 2-way entry and exit. This offers total control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night. The facility to carry out specific functions according to the time of day, and in line with yours and your cat's needs is also a possibility with some of the more advanced models of cat flap.
If you have a timber door on your home in Haslingden, putting in you own cat flap should not be too difficult. However, if it has to be installed into a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced uPVC door, you shouldn't even attempt it by yourself. Such situations require the skills and expertise of an experienced cat flap fitter or handyman, who will have the knowledge and tools for this sort of installation project.
INSTALLING A CAT FLAP IN HASLINGDEN
Double Glazing Installations - If you happen to employ someone 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 request that they leave. It isn't possible to mount a new cat flap into a double glazed door panel or window pane. Cutting or drilling into any kind of double glazing will damage its strength and security, as well as its thermal attributes. Actually, it renders your glazing unsafe and it should never be done.
It will be necessary to obtain a new double glazing unit made specially for this purpose by a glazing company, and your chosen Haslingden cat flap installer will take the measurements of your current unit and order the new one. As a part of its construction this new double glazing pane will have a hole pre-cut, which the cat flap can be installed perfectly into. This can take a week or so to manufacture, however it's the only way to fit a cat flap into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door. Once you have obtained your new adapted glass pane, the old one can be removed and the new panel fitted. The fitting of the cat flap can then be concluded.
Exterior Wooden Doors - As stated earlier in this article, solid timber doors are the easiest option with regards to cat flap installation on your house in Haslingden. If you are somewhat uncertain about cutting a hole in your door, you might be happier contacting a professional cat flap fitter or carpenter instead. This kind of project should not be expensive and will give you the assurance of knowing that your kitty has a professionally fitted flap.
uPVC Door Panels - It is quite possible to fit a cat flap into most uPVC doors. It pays to know the interior construction, since some doors have a steel lining for further security. A one-piece door panel enables simpler installation, so if you have a slatted uPVC door, it might be less expensive to exchange this panel for a single pane type.
Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or safety reasons, you do not wish to have a chunk cut out of a door, you could always decide to install the cat flap in an outside wall of your house in Haslingden. This sort of installation is definitely best left to the pros, as it calls for considerably more equipment and skill to execute. There are a number of options for this kind of installation, including a straightforward version, or a right angular (through pillar) adaption. A neat square shaped hole will need to be cut through your wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, open ended square tube. An appropriate cat flap is then installed on each side of the hole.
Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Haslingden - If your door, wall or window is already fitted with a cat flap, but it's stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it is quite possible to mount a replacement over the current hole. You local cat flap installer will remove the old cat flap, without damaging the surrounding window, wall or door, and fit a new flap in its place for your cat.
When your cat flap installation involves a pre-cut hole in a double glazed pane, it is important to make sure that this was previously done in the right way, before fixing the new cat flap. The glass will need to be removed and exchanged to avoid any safety and security problems, if you discover this is not the case and corners were cut in the previous installation.
FINDING A CAT FLAP INSTALLER IN HASLINGDEN
In and around Haslingden there are plenty of handyman contractors, professional cat flap fitters and even local glazing suppliers who offer cat flap fitting services for windows, doors or walls. It might be possible to ask relatives and friends for referrals when it comes to finding a first-rate cat flap specialist. You can be certain that if they have been willing to recommend somebody who's done work for them, you'll likely have a much similar experience.
Where a personal recommendation isn't possible, seek at least 3 quotations from local Haslingden tradesmen. Study these price quotes carefully and never always go with the cheapest offer, as this won't necessarily be the best of the bunch. Check whether they provide any warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that you've got some recourse if something goes amiss when the work is undertaken.
If you take care and choose a dependable Haslingden cat flap fitter you will be repaid with a good quality product, that's installed professionally, and will serve you and your furry friend for years to come. And when push comes to shove - quality is important.
Cat flaps can be installed in Haslingden and also in nearby places like: Waterfoot, Crawshawbooth, Hoddlesden, Rossendale, Newchurch, Baxenden, Helmshore, Rising Bridge, Bacup, Townsend Fold, Oswaldtwistle, Darwen, Weir, Reedsholme, Rawtenstall, Cowpe, Edenfield, together with these postcodes BB4 5NB, BB4 4DR, BB4 4RX, BB4 4DZ, BB4 4JE, BB4 4RR, BB4 4PU, BB4 4HQ, BB4 5LL, BB4 4BG. Locally based Haslingden cat flap installers will most likely have the postcode BB4 and the phone code 01706.
Haslingden Cat Flap Installation Tasks
There are a whole host of tasks that can be conducted by your local Haslingden cat flap installer including large cat flaps, Catmate cat flap installations in Haslingden, electronic cat flap installations, Sureflap cat flap installation, cat flap installation in doors Haslingden, dog flap installation in Haslingden, 2-way cat flap installation, cat flaps in uPVC doors, microchip cat flap installation, cat flap removal, replacement cat flaps, cat flap replacement in Haslingden, cat flap repair in Haslingden, cat flap installation in glass doors Haslingden, infrared cat flap installation in Haslingden, magnetic cat flap installation, Staywell cat flap installations, and more. If there happen to be different Haslingden cat flap requirements that you need but can't see here, you can easily list them on the QUOTE FORM provided.
Cat Flap Enquiries Lancashire
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Cat Flap Installation Around Haslingden
Homeowners living in the following roads have recently enquired about cat flap installation services - John Street, Wilkinson Street, Crocus Close, Bent Street, Smithy Brow Court, Charles Lane, Grasmere Road, Elm Street, Buckingham Close, Moorland Rise, Hudrake, East Bank Avenue, Kirk Hill Road, Moor Lane, Horncliffe View, Lyndale Avenue, Whitecroft Close, Bentgate Close, Brendon House, Highfield Court, Hilltop Drive, Cross Street North, Holden Place, Narcissus Avenue, Pentland House, Manchester Road, Park Street, Leicester Walk, Mendip House, Colldale Terrace, as well as these local Haslingden postcodes: BB4 5NB, BB4 4DR, BB4 4RX, BB4 4DZ, BB4 4JE, BB4 4RR, BB4 4PU, BB4 4HQ, BB4 5LL, BB4 4BG.
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