Cat Flap Fitter Hornchurch

Hornchurch Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Hornchurch Essex (RM11): Installing a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your Hornchurch home helps to give your cat the independence and freedom it needs to live a happy life. Cats kept indoors, as with humans, can often show signs of frustration. Giving your furry friend access to the outside world with a cat flap can also help keep them mentally and physically fit. So, you are sold on the idea, but precisely what is best style of cat flap for your beloved pet?

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The most fundamental type of cat flap, is merely that. A hole is cut in an exterior door and a bendable material is fixed over the gap to offer some protection from the weather. Although this could be suitable in a garden fence panel or shed door, most Hornchurch cat owners would doubtless favour something a bit more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their house.

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This basic model is still a long way off being perfect as it allows other cats or creatures to get into your home, nonetheless it can be improved on slightly with the addition of a magnetic strip to keep the flap in place.

The next step up from the magnetic strip design are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically operated cat flaps. This requires that your cat wears a collar that's got either an IR, RF chip or magnet encased inside it. No animal is going to be able to get into or leave your house unless it's equipped with this special collar. The drawback is that any other cat in the neighbourhood who's got a similar style of collar might be able to get into your home when using this sort of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of these products and can be programmed by the home owner to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your cat.

Choosing a cat flap which can identify your pet's micro-chip, is the next level in entry gadgets for felines in Hornchurch. The microchip details are entered into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries can be made if you've got more than one pet). The flap will be unlocked anytime your cat is in close proximity, only permitting access to animals that have a micro-chip.

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The ability to lock it in place is vital no matter which cat flap you are purchasing. Most cat flaps sold nowadays have a four way locking mechanism. Which means that the cat flap can be locked fully, permit only entrance into your premises, enable exit only, or be set for two-way exit and entry. This gives you choices for all times of day and night, to control how your cat flap operates. Some of the high end cat flaps can be set to perform different functions according to the time of day, in line with your pet's and your needs.

If you have a wooden door in your house in Hornchurch, installing you own cat flap shouldn't be all that complicated. Not in any circumstances should you try and install a cat flap in a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door. This type of installation requires the attention of a professional, and there are specialist cat flap fitters and skilled carpenters who are ready to accept such a task.


Double Glazing Installation - 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 glazing panel, send them packing immediately. It's simply not possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazed window pane or door panel. Cutting or drilling into any kind of double glazing will ruin its security and strength, as well as its insulation attributes. The double glazing will be made unsound, and it should never be done in any circumstances.

A trustworthy Hornchurch cat flap installer will carefully measure up your existing unit and order a tailor-made one from a local glazing firm. To ensure that the cat flap can be neatly fitted into it, this new double glazing pane will arrive with a hole pre-cut as a part of its construction. This can take a week or two to manufacture, but it is basically the only way to install a cat flap in a pre-existing double glazed or patio door. As soon as your new glass pane arrives, the installer will take out the old unit, and replace it with the brand new "cat flap ready" panel. Your cat flap will then be mounted.

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External Wooden Doors - The easiest alternative for cat flap installations in Hornchurch, as was stated earlier in this article, are wooden door panels. If you are nervous about making a hole in your front or back door, it's wise to contact a professional to do the work for you. A project like this should not be expensive and will give you the assurance of knowing that your pet has a professionally fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be often be fitted with a cat flap. You or your fitter will have to ascertain what the interior construction of you door is, because for extra security some uPVC doors are made with a galvanised steel lining. The simplest kind of installation is in doors having one single panel, consequently if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it might be cheaper and easier overall to exchange the slats for a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - It is also possible to have a cat flap installed on an outside wall of your property in Hornchurch, if you do not want to cut chunks out of your doors, for aesthetic or safety reasons. Needing considerably more equipment and skill, a wall cat flap install is definitely best left to a professional, if it is to be accomplished correctly. You could choose a straightforward tunnel style, or perhaps a right angled version that permits entry via a pillar. With this type of installation a plastic or metal, open ended square tube is inserted into a square hole cut out of your specified wall. A cat flap of your choice can then be attached at both ends to permit your feline friend to enter and exit as it pleases.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Hornchurch - If you already have a cat flat, but it's either broken or not operating correctly, the current hole in your wall, door or window can still be used providing that the new cat flap is of a comparable size. You local cat flap installer should be able to remove the unwanted cat flap, without damaging the surrounding wall, door or window, and install a brand new flap in its place for your cat.

When the installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazing pane, it will be necessary to check that this was previously done in the right way, before attaching the new flap. The glass pane will have to be removed and replaced to avoid any safety and security problems, if it's found this isn't the case and corners were cut in the previous installation.


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In and around Hornchurch there are a number of specialist cat flap fitters, handymen and even glazing firms who offer cat flap installation services for doors, walls or windows. There is no better approach to locating a reliable cat flap installer than asking relatives and friends for referrals. If they are confident enough to recommend an individual who they have used themselves, you can be fairly certain that you'll be happy as well.

If you cannot find an installation specialist through recommendations, always try to obtain at least 3 different estimates before coming to a decision, and keep in mind that cheapest is often not best. See if you can get written warranties for the standard of their workmanship, so if things do happen to go awry you have some recourse to compensation.

If you pick a professional cat flap installer in Hornchurch you will end up with a high quality product, that's expertly fitted, and will give good service for many years to come.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Hornchurch and also in nearby places like: Warley, Rainham, Rush Green, Romford, Chigwell, Elm Park, Gidea Park, Cranham, Aveley, Ingrave, Heath Park, West Horndon, Rigg Park, Dagenham, Upminster, Hacton, Emerson Park, Harold Wood, as well as in these postcodes RM1 2AR, RM11 1DX, RM11 1FE, RM1 2AW, RM11 1DL, RM11 1BJ, RM11 1EL, RM11 1HJ, RM11 1JP, RM11 1FT. Locally based Hornchurch cat flap fitters will most likely have the postcode RM11 and the phone code 01708. Checking this out will make certain that you access a local cat flat fitter. Hornchurch householders are able to benefit from these and many other similar services.

Hornchurch Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Hornchurch Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a wide array of tasks that can be accomplished by your local Hornchurch cat flap installer including the fitting of cat flaps into uPVC doors, the fitting of cat flaps into double gazing, the fitting of cat flaps into metal skinned doors, cheap cat flaps, cat flap repairs, the fitting of cat flaps into wooden doors Hornchurch, electronic cat flap installation, small cat flaps, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, cat flap services, cat flap installation in doors, infrared cat flap installation, replacement cat flaps, the fitting of cat flaps into single glazing Hornchurch, 4-way cat flap installation, Catmate cat flap installations, Staywell cat flap installation, cat flap installation in glass doors, the fitting of cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap installation quotations, cat flap removal, dog flap installations, cat flaps in patio doors, and more. If there are different Hornchurch cat flap requirements that you need but can't see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just an example of the tasks that are accomplished by those specialising in cat flaps. Hornchurch companies will be delighted to keep you abreast of their full range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Cranham cat flap installers, Hacton cat flap installers, Rigg Park cat flap installers, Heath Park cat flap installers, Ingrave cat flap installers, Warley cat flap installers, Upminster cat flap installers, Elm Park cat flap installers, Romford cat flap installers, Dagenham cat flap installers, Harold Wood cat flap installers, Emerson Park cat flap installers, Rush Green cat flap installers, Gidea Park cat flap installers, West Horndon cat flap installers, Rainham cat flap installers, Chigwell cat flap installers, Aveley cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these areas are catered for by cat flap fitters. Hornchurch home and business owners can get estimates by clicking here.

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Households in Lower Mardyke Avenue, Cortina Drive, Avelon Road, Courtyard Mews, Fyfield Road, Canfield Road, Guysfield Close, Dagenham Road, Auckland Avenue, Kingaby Gardens, Victory Road, Marsh Way, Knightswood Road, Lynbrook Close, Rainham Road, Walden Avenue, Spinney Close, Whybridge Close, Hubert Road, Neptune Close, South End Road, Spencer Road, Queens Gardens, Gerard Gardens, have needed cat flaps installed just recently. Pet flaps have also been repaired in the following Hornchurch area postcodes: RM1 2AR, RM11 1DX, RM11 1FE, RM1 2AW, RM11 1DL, RM11 1BJ, RM11 1EL, RM11 1HJ, RM11 1JP, RM11 1FT. These locations recently saw activity by a specialist cat flap fitter. Hornchurch home and property owners enjoyed high quality and reliable cat flap installation services in every case.

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(This cat flap fitter Hornchurch information was edited and updated on 27-04-2022)