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Cat Flap Fitter Holmes Chapel Cheshire (CW4): To provide your cat with the freedom and independence it needs to live a life of contentment, you could fit a cat flap to an external door or wall in your Holmes Chapel house. When constantly kept inside, cats much like people, will get irritated and grumpy. Allowing your cat easy access to outside world via a cat flap can also help in keeping them mentally and physically fit. If this sounds like a good option for you, what kind of cat flap should you opt for?

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The most rudimentry kind of cat flap is essentially that. A hole is cut in an exterior door and a flexible material is hung over it to give a bit of protection from the elements. Most cat owners in Holmes Chapel would no doubt favour something a bit more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their house, although this may be suitable for an outhouse door or garden fence panel.

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Since this option can allow other cats or animals to enter your home, it isn't at all recommended, though it can be enhanced a bit by holding the flap in position by adding a magnetic strip.

Stepping up from a basic magnetic strip are magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip models of cat flap. With this kind of cat flap, your cat will need to wear a collar fitted with a magnet, IR or RF chip. Unless an animal is fitted with one of these special collars, it will not be able to trigger the flap and access or leave your home, thus avoiding some undesirable visitors. The point that any other cat in the neighbourhood who has a similar style of collar can access your home, is the drawback with this type of cat flap. An enhancement to this device is an RF cat flap and collar system which provides a unique identifier which can be programmed by the home owner.

A model of cat flap which is can be operated by your pet's own microchip, is the next level in Holmes Chapel feline access security. The micro-chip details are programmed into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries can be made if you have more than one pet). The flap will be unfastened anytime your cat is in close proximity, only allowing entry or exit to animals that are microchipped.

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Whenever you're buying a cat flap, you must make certain that it is of a design that can be locked. For added security, nearly all cat flaps have a four way locking system nowadays. This makes it possible for your cat flap to permit admission into your property only, be locked fully, enable only exit from your home, or have two way entry and exit functionality. This will give you choices for all times of day and night, to control exactly how your cat flap operates. Some more expensive models can be set to carry out particular functions in accordance with the time of day, based on your cat's and your requirements.

If you are pretty good at do-it-yourself, fitting a cat flap shouldn't be too much of a challenge, as long as you've got a wooden door on your Holmes Chapel home. Under no circumstances should you try to fit a cat flap in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window. This type of installation calls for the attention of a professional, and there are dedicated cat flap fitters and skilled handymen who will be glad to take on such a task.


Double Glazing Installation - If you employ somebody who tries to drill a hole in a double glazed panel to put in your cat flap, stop them right away and ask them to leave. New cat flaps can't be installed into existing double glazed window or door panels. Drilling holes in any type of double glazing will ruin its strength and security, together with its thermal insulation properties. It should in no circumstances be attempted and renders your double glazing unsound.

A reliable Holmes Chapel cat flap installer will diligently take the measurements of your existing unit and order a custom-made one from a local glazing firm. So that the cat flap can be snugly fitted into it, this new glazed unit will be provided with a pre-cut hole as an integral part of its structure. This could take a week or so to manufacture, however it's the only way to install a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door. Once you have taken possession of your new modified glass pane, the old unit can be removed and the new panel fitted. The installation of the cat flap can then be concluded.

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External Wooden Doors - The easiest alternative for cat flap installations in Holmes Chapel, as was mentioned previously, are wooden doors. It is generally safer to employ the expert services of a specialist handyman or cat flap fitter, if you're in any way uncertain about cutting a hole in your back or front door. An undertaking like this should not be expensive and will give you peace of mind that your cat has a professionally installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's quite possible to install a cat flap into a uPVC door. It is necessary to know the interior construction, as some door panels are steel lined for extra security. A one-piece door panel allows for easier installation, so if you have a uPVC door that is slatted, it may be more cost effective to exchange this panel for a single pane model.

Wall Installation - If, for security or aesthetic reasons, you do not want to have a chunk cut out of one of your doors, you could choose to install a cat flap in an exterior wall of your house in Holmes Chapel. This type of installment is certainly better left to the pros, because it calls for much more skill and equipment to execute. You'll find there are several possibilities for this installation, including a straight-through tunnel version, or a right angular (through pillar) pattern. A neat square shaped hole will need to be made through your chosen wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, square open ended tube. An appropriate cat flap can then be installed on both ends of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Holmes Chapel - If you already have a cat flat, but it's either damaged or not working correctly, the current hole in your wall, door or window can be fitted with a replacement providing that the new flap is of a comparable size. Your cat flap installer will be able to take off the unwanted cat flap, without harming the window, wall or door, and install a new flap in its place for your cat.

If the new cat flap is to be mounted in a pre cut hole in a double glazing panel, you must make certain that the glass has been made and installed correctly. The glass pane must be removed and substituted to avoid any safety and security issues, if it's found that this isn't the case and corners were cut in the earlier installation.


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There are several handymen, specialist cat flap fitters and even glazing companies in the Holmes Chapel area, who offer cat flap fitting onto whatever door or structure you need. There are several ways of tracking down a trustworthy cat flap fitter, and few come close to the option of asking family and friends. If they are happy to recommend someone who they've used, you can guarantee that you'll be pleased also.

Where acquaintance recommendations are not possible, seek three or four estimates from local Holmes Chapel cat flap installers. Study these closely and never automatically choose the cheapest quote, as this will often not be the best one. See if you can get written guarantees for the standard of their workmanship, so that if things do go awry you have some recourse.

A professional cat flap installer in Holmes Chapel will supply you with a high 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 Holmes Chapel and also nearby in: Cranage, Sandlow Green, Puddinglake, Brereton Green, Bradwall, Lower Withington, Goostrey, Byley, Jodrell Bank, Davenport, Boots Green, Sproston Green, Allostock, Yatehouse Green, Kermincham, Twemlow Green, and in these postcodes CW4 7DR, CW4 7DW, CW4 7BA, CW4 8EB, CW4 7BL, CW4 7NN, CW4 7AZ, CW4 8FS, CW4 8AG, CW4 7HL. Local Holmes Chapel cat flap installers will most likely have the postcode CW4 and the telephone dialling code 01477. Verifying this will guarantee that you access a local cat flat fitter. Holmes Chapel householders will be able to benefit from these and various other related services.

Cat Flap Weatherproofing

Cat flap weatherproofing is essential for maintaining the safety and comfort of both outdoor and indoor cats. With a well-weatherproofed cat flap, the house is protected from wind, rain and draughts, ensuring a dry and warm environment for both the feline and the occupants. For a tight barrier against the elements, choose cat flaps with high-quality insulating materials and seals. Think about, additionally, the installation of a weatherproof tunnel extension to shield the entrance from harsh weather conditions. The cat flap's ability to provide a comfortable and weather-protected space for the cat is upheld through routine maintenance, including checking seals for damage and deterioration. (97531)

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Holmes Chapel Cat Flap Installation Tasks

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Households in Troon Close, Manley Close, Ash Close, Holmes Chapel Road, Chester Road, Stirling Court, Bramhall Drive, Capesthorne Close, London Road, Mill Lane, Cartmel Close, Glencoe Close, Sedbergh Close, Sandiford Road, Aberfeldy Close, Hermitage Drive, Balmoral Drive, Berwick Court, North Way, Oakfield Rise, Grasmere Drive, Gawsworth Close, Dunbar Close, Southlands, Elm Drive, Galloway Close, Cedar Close, have needed cat flaps installed recently. Pet flaps have also been repaired in the following local Holmes Chapel postcodes: CW4 7DR, CW4 7DW, CW4 7BA, CW4 8EB, CW4 7BL, CW4 7NN, CW4 7AZ, CW4 8FS, CW4 8AG, CW4 7HL. These locations recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Holmes Chapel home and property owners benefited from professional and reliable cat flap installation services on each occasion.

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