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Cat Flap Fitter Huntingdon Cambridgeshire (PE29): A simple way to enhance your cat's independence and improve it's quality of life is to install a cat flap on an exterior door or wall of your house in Huntingdon. Cats are like people in many ways, and will frequently show signs of frustration and anxiety if kept indoors for long periods of time without a break. Having access to the outside world via a cat flap will help your furry friend to keep fit, both physically and mentally. However, what style of cat flap is the best solution for your situation?

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Essentially, a cat flap at its most fundamental is merely that. A hole cut in a door with a flexible piece of material hung over it, to keep the elements out, but permit the cat pass through it. The vast majority of cat owners in Huntingdon would doubtless prefer something a little more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their house, although this may be acceptable for a shed or outhouse door.

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This standard model can be improved on a little with magnetic strips to hold the flap in place, but it's still far from perfect as it allows other creatures or cats to get into your house.

Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red styles of cat flap, are a step up from the magnetic strip version. With this kind of cat flap, your cat must wear a collar featuring an IR, RF chip or magnet. No animal will be able to access or leave your home unless it's equipped with one of these special collars. The downside is that any other moggy in the area who's got a similar style of collar could perchance get into your home with this type of cat flap installed. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of these products as they can be programmed by the cat's owner to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your pet. Access is limited to your feline friend alone, delivering an additional layer of control and security.

Fitting a cat flap which can identify your cat's own microchip, is the next step-up in access devices for felines. You need to enter the number of your cat's micro-chip into the memory the cat flap (which is powered by batteries), and if you have more than one pet it will accept multiple entries. Whenever your cat is close to the flap, it unlocks and permits just your microchipped pets to use the exit/entrance.

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Being able to lock it in position is important regardless which cat flap you are purchasing. For extra flexibility, almost all cat flaps boast a 4-way locking mechanism nowadays. Which means that the cat flap can allow access into your house only, be fully locked, permit only exit from your home, or be set for two-way entry and exit. This gives you solutions for all times of day and night, to control exactly how your cat flap functions. Some of the higher end devices can be programmed to carry out particular functions according to the time of day, based on yours and your cat's requirements.

If you have a wooden door in your home in Huntingdon, putting in a cat flap yourself shouldn't be too difficult. Not in any circumstances should you try and install a cat flap in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window panel. This sort of installation calls for the attention of a professional, and there are dedicated cat flap installers and skilled odd job men who'll be delighted to accept such a task.


Double Glazing Installations - If you hire someone who attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed panel to put in your cat flap, stop them without delay and request that they leave. New cat flaps can't be installed into existing double glazing doors or window panels. Making a hole in your double glazing damages not simply the strength and security of the panel, but it compromises the thermal insulation properties too. Your double glazing will be made unsafe, and it shouldn't be done in any circumstances.

It will be necessary to obtain a new double glazed unit made especially for this purpose by a glazing company, and your chosen Huntingdon cat flap installer will take the measurements of your existing unit and order the new one. This new glazed pane will be delivered with a hole cut out as part of its construction where the cat flap can be installed. This is the only way to fit a cat flap into an existing patio or double glazed door, even though it might take two weeks or so to manufacture. After construction, your old glass pane will be removed, and the new adapted one put in its place. The fitting of the cat flap will then be carried out.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Wooden door panels are, as stated earlier, the simplest options for installing a new cat flap in Huntingdon. If you are nervous about creating a hole in your back or front door, it's advisable to call on a specialist to complete the task for you. This should provide you with the reassurance that you'll finish up with a professionally fitted cat flap, and that the project has been done in the right and proper way.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be used for installing a cat flap. You or your installer will need to establish what the internal construction of you door is, since for additional security certain uPVC doors are manufactured with a steel lining. A one-piece door panel enables simpler installation, so if you have a slatted type uPVC door panel, it may be more cost effective to replace the panel with a single panel model.

Wall Installation - It's also a possibility to have a cat flap installed on an external wall of your house in Huntingdon, if you don't wish to cut holes in your doors, for safety or aesthetic reasons. A wall cat flap entrance calls for a little more equipment and skill to fit, therefore it's certainly best left to a professional. You will find there are a number of options for this installation, including a straight-through tunnel version, or a right angular (through pillar) style. Installation entails a neat square hole being made through the wall of your choice, into which a metal or plastic, open ended square insert is fitted. An appropriate cat flap can then be attached to both sides of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Huntingdon - If your door, window or wall is already fitted with a cat flap, but it's not working, or is damaged, it's perfectly possible to mount a replacement over the current cavity. A reliable cat flap installer in Huntingdon will be capable of removing your unwanted cat flap, and fit a brand new one as a replacement without causing damage to the surrounding door, window or wall.

Before fitting the new cat flap in a double glazing panel which has been previously pre-cut, checking that the current glass has been cut and installed in the right way is essential. If it's discovered that corners were cut with the previous installation, the pane will have to be taken out and replaced to avoid any security and safety problems with the new cat flap.


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There are plenty of specialist cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even local glazing firms in the Huntingdon area, that provide cat flap installation thru whatever door or construction you need. There are a variety of ways to track down a reliable cat flap installer, and few compare with the option of asking family and friends. You can be certain that if they have been happy to recommend somebody who's done work for them, you will probably have a much similar experience.

If you cannot find a cat flap fitter through recommendation, always acquire three or four different estimates before making a decision, and don't forget that cheapest may not always be best. Try to get written warranties or guarantees for the standard of their workmanship, so that if things do happen to go amiss you have some recourse for compensation.

If you take care and choose a reputable Huntingdon cat flap specialist you will be rewarded with a top quality product, that is installed professionally, and will give great service to you and your pussy-cat for years and years. And when push comes to shove - quality is key.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Huntingdon and also in: Stukeley Meadows, Sapley, Wyton, Little Stukeley, Ellington, Houghton, Hemingford Abbots, Alconbury, Great Stukeley, Green End, Alconbury Weston, Offord Cluny, together with these postcodes PE28 2GE, PE29 1GJ, PE29 1TH, PE29 1HS, PE29 1AA, PE29 1LZ, PE29 1AP, PE28 0YB, PE29 1SD, and PE29 1DH. Local Huntingdon cat flap fitters will likely have the telephone code 01480 and the postcode PE29. Checking this out can confirm that you're accessing a local cat flat fitter. Huntingdon homeowners are able to utilise these and various other similar services. Need a cat flap? Click on the "Quote" banner and find reliable tradespeople to provide you with free quotations for cat flap installation.

Huntingdon Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Huntingdon Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a whole host of tasks that can be completed by your local Huntingdon cat flap installer including the fitting of cat flaps into double gazing, cat flap removal, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into metal skinned doors Huntingdon, cat flap installation in glass doors, 2-way cat flap installation, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into uPVC doors, cat flap installation in doors, Staywell cat flap installations, Petsafe cat flap installation in Huntingdon, cat flap installation in wooden doors Huntingdon, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flaps Huntingdon, cat flap installation in walls, cat flaps in uPVC doors, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into patio doors Huntingdon, cat flap positioning advice, cutting out for a cat flap, small cat flaps, Catmate cat flap installations, Sureflap cat flap installations, the installation of infrared cat flaps into French doors in Huntingdon, cat flap upgrades, 4-way cat flaps Huntingdon, cat flaps in patio doors Huntingdon, cat flap draughtproofing, and lots more. If there happen to be other Huntingdon cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a selection of the tasks that are undertaken by those specialising in cat flaps. Huntingdon companies will be delighted to keep you abreast of their entire range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Little Stukeley cat flap fitters, Great Stukeley cat flap fitters, Stukeley Meadows cat flap fitters, Hemingford Abbots cat flap fitters, Houghton cat flap fitters, Alconbury cat flap fitters, Ellington cat flap fitters, Sapley cat flap fitters, Green End cat flap fitters, Alconbury Weston cat flap fitters, Wyton cat flap fitters, Offord Cluny cat flap fitters and more. It is possible to get cat flaps fitted in all these villages and towns. Their expertise and know-how is of great worth in guaranteeing the secure and correct fitting of your cat flap on your property. By going with professional installation, you can rest assured that your cat flap will meet your pet's requirements and also match your home's aesthetic and safety criteria. To obtain price quotes for cat flaps, local property owners can simply click here. Commence your cat flap installation today, without delay!

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Huntingdon Cambridgeshire (Cambs): The ancient and attractive market town of Huntingdon can be found in the Eastern district of England in the traditional county of Cambridgeshire (Cambs). Huntingdon is roughly 20 miles from Cambridge and 10 miles from St Neots, towns and villages nearby include Great Stukeley, Little Stukeley, Green End, Offord Cluny, Sapley, Wyton, Alconbury Weston and Hemingford Abbots. Huntingdon is in the postcode district PE 26, PE28 and PR29, has the area dialling code 01480 and has a population of approximately 24,000. Huntingdon was previously in Huntingdonshire, it was given its charter by King John in 1205. For the latest local Huntingdon information go here. (Tags: Huntingdon England, Huntingdon Cambs, Huntingdon Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon UK)

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