Cat Flap Fitter Holbeach

Holbeach Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Holbeach Lincolnshire (PE12): The installation of a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your house in Holbeach, will enable it to live a life of contentment and enjoy it's own bit of freedom and independence. Cats tend to get irritated and grumpy when kept inside, and not able to roam. Having a cat that's both mentally and physically fit, is one of the main benefits of giving your cat easy access to world outside by means of a cat flap. Obviously, that's not the whole story, since there are numerous sorts of cat flaps, and determining which design is best for your pet isn't always simple.

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The simplest sort of cat flap is essentially that. A hole in a door with a flexible sheet of material fixed over it, to provide protection from the weather, but allow the cat pass through it. Most Holbeach cat owners would no doubt prefer something a little more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their house, although this may be appropriate for a fence panel or shed door.

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This uncomplicated model is still far from ideal since it allows other cats or creatures a means by which to enter your house, nevertheless it can be improved on by adding magnetic strips to hold the flap in place.

Magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap, are a step up from the basic magnetic strip variation. This requires your cat to have a collar which has either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased within it. No animal will be able to leave or get into your house unless it is fitted with this special collar. The point that any other cat in the neighbourhood who has a similar model of collar will be able to access your home, is the downside with this sort of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of these products because they can be programmed by the user to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your pet. Only your furry companion gains access, thus adding an extra layer of control and security.

The next level in feline entry security is to fit a model of cat flap that recognises your pet's own microchip. The microchip details are entered into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries can be made if you have several cats). Entry and exit can only be achieved by microchipped animals, and the flap is unlocked when you cat is nearby.

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Whichever cat flap you buy, it must be capable of being locked in place. Most cat flaps sold today have a four way locking mechanism. Which means it has the capability to allow only exit from your home, enable only entrance into your premises, be locked fully, or be put in two way exit and entry mode. This offers complete control over the functioning of your cat flap both throughout the day and during the night. In keeping with yours and your pet's needs, there is even the possibility to perform specific functions according to the time of day, with a few of the high end models.

Installing a cat flap on your own can be really straightforward if you have a solid wood door on your Holbeach property, and respectable DIY skills. But, if you are hoping to install it in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced uPVC door, you must ask for outside assistance. These sorts of fixtures require a professional installation by a dependable cat flap fitter or handyman with the appropriate skills and equipment.


Double Glazing Installations - If you call in a so-called "tradesman" who, while endeavouring to install your new cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazed window or door panel, send them on their way immediately. New cat flaps can not be installed into existing double glazed doors or window panels. Any kind of double glazing will be damaged by drilling a hole in it, and will damage its strength, thermal insulation properties and security. The truth is, it renders your glazing unsafe and it shouldn't ever be attempted.

An experienced cat flap fitter will take the measurements of the existing double glazing pane and have a glazing firm knock up a new purpose made pane. So that your cat flap can be neatly installed into it, this new glazed unit will be provided with a hole pre-cut as part of its structure. This could take two weeks or so to produce, however it is really the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing double glazed or patio door. Once you have acquired your new pane of glass, the old one can be taken out and the new panel installed. Your cat flap can then be put in.

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External Wooden Doors - Timber door panels are, as already mentioned, the easiest alternatives for cat flap installation in Holbeach. If you're a little unsure about making a hole in your back or front door, you might be happier bringing in an experienced handyman or cat flap fitter instead. This kind of project will not be expensive and will provide you with peace of mind that your cat will be climbing through an expertly fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be mounted into uPVC doors in many cases. However, some uPVC doors have a steel lining for additional security, which might cause problems. The simplest type of cat flap installation is in doors with one single panel, consequently if you have a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it might be cheaper and easier in the long run to exchange the slatted panel for a one piece panel.

Wall Installation - If you do not really wish to cut holes in your doors, either for safety or aesthetic reasons, you can get a cat flap installed in an exterior wall. This kind of installation is certainly best left to a professional, since it calls for a lot more equipment and skill to accomplish. Almost all cat flap installations in walls are a simple straight tunnel style, however right angled access through a pillar can also be achieved. Installation calls for a neat square shaped hole being made through your wall, into which a metal or plastic, square open ended tube is inserted. An appropriate cat flap is then fitted to each end of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Holbeach - If you've already got a cat flap fitted on a wall, window or door, but it is damaged or not operating correctly, the current hole can hopefully be re-used for the installation of a replacement. A trustworthy cat flap installer in Holbeach will be capable of removing the old,unwanted cat flap, and mount a new one in its place without harming the surrounding window, wall or door.

Before attaching the new cat flap in double glazing which has been pre-cut, making certain that the current glass has been cut and installed correctly is vital. If it becomes obvious that this is not the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the panel 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 Holbeach area there are many different handyman contractors, specialist cat flap fitters and even glazing merchants who provide cat flap installation services in doors, windows or walls. There's no better approach to finding an excellent cat flap fitter than asking family and friends for referrals. If they're happy to recommend somebody who they have used themselves, you can be certain that you will be pleased too.

If it isn't feasible to get recommendations from acquaintances, you should try to get 2 or 3 different quotes from local handymen before choosing. It is generally sensible not to always go for the cheapest option. Ask about any guarantees they might give for their workmanship and ensure you have it in black and white, in case something should go wrong.

If you choose a seasoned cat flap installer in Holbeach you should wind up with a top quality product, that's properly fitted, and will give good service for years to come.


Cat flaps offer a number of advantages for both owners and their cats:

  1. Reduced Stress: Cat flaps remove the necessity of continual supervision and door operation for your cat, thereby diminishing stress for both you and your feline companion, who can come and go without requiring your help.
  2. Better Control: For enhanced control, some advanced cat flaps can be programmed and synchronised with your cat's microchip or a special collar tag, ensuring that only your cat has the ability to use the flap, thereby regulating their comings and goings.
  3. Independence for Cats: Cat flaps offer cats, inherently independent, the opportunity to explore, exercise, and satisfy their curiosity as they wish, which can result in increased health and happiness.
  4. Convenience for Owners: Owners no longer find it necessary to break their regular daily patterns to let their cats out or in. This ease is especially pertinent for those juggling busy schedules or who have uneven work hours.
  5. Enhanced Security: Equipped with locking mechanisms, many cat flaps can be adjusted to permit only particular cats entry, while keeping out undesired visitors. This functionality boosts home security by obstructing the ingress of strays and potential threats.
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Cat flaps can be fitted in Holbeach and also nearby in: Holbeach St Matthew, Weston, Weston Hills, Lutton, Holbeach Fen, Gedney, Gedney Dyke, Holbeach Drove, Holbeach St Johns, Low Fulney, Holbeach Hurn, Holbeach St James, Holbeach St Marks, Moulton, Fosdyke, and in these postcodes PE12 7PE, PE12 7JW, PE12 7NP, PE12 7NX, PE12 7NG, PE12 7BF, PE12 7ES, PE12 7DE, PE12 7DD, and PE12 7BN. Local Holbeach cat flap installers will most likely have the postcode PE12 and the telephone code 01406. Checking this will confirm you access a local cat flat fitter. Holbeach householders will be able to benefit from these and many other related services. To make enquiries and get estimates for cat flaps, click on the "Quote" banner.

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Cat flap weatherproofing is essential for maintaining the comfort and safety of both outdoor and indoor cats. A cat flap that is well-weatherproofed prevents wind, rain and draughts from seeping into the house, ensuring a dry and warm environment for both the feline and the occupants. To create a tight barrier against the elements, search for cat flaps designed with superior quality insulating materials and seals. Also, consider installing a weatherproof tunnel extension to shield the entryway from harsh climatic conditions. Routine maintenance, such as the inspection of seals for deterioration, is vital to ensure the cat flap remains effective in offering a comfortable and weather-protected space for your furry companion. (66884 - Cat Flap Weatherproofing Holbeach)

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Holbeach Cat Flap Installation Tasks

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Also find: Holbeach Drove cat flap fitters, Holbeach St Matthew cat flap fitters, Fosdyke cat flap fitters, Holbeach St James cat flap fitters, Low Fulney cat flap fitters, Weston Hills cat flap fitters, Gedney Dyke cat flap fitters, Holbeach Hurn cat flap fitters, Holbeach St Marks cat flap fitters, Holbeach St Johns cat flap fitters, Holbeach Fen cat flap fitters, Moulton cat flap fitters, Weston cat flap fitters, Lutton cat flap fitters, Gedney cat flap fitters and more. It is possible to get cat flaps fitted in the majority of these localities. When it comes to installing your cat flap correctly and securely on your property, their know-how and expertise is invaluable. A cat flap installed by a professional will not only fulfil your pet's needs but also suit the aesthetic and safety specifications of your home. To obtain price quotes for cat flap installation, local cat owners can simply click here.

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