Cat Flap Fitter Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Kirkby-in-Ashfield Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Kirkby-in-Ashfield Nottinghamshire (NG17): Fitting a cat flap to an exterior door or wall in your Kirkby-in-Ashfield house allows your cat the independence it needs to live a happy life. When constantly kept indoors, cats as with humans, will get irritated and grouchy. Having access to the world outside via a cat flap will help your furry friend to stay fit, both physically and mentally. So, you think it's a great idea, but precisely what is best kind of cat flap for your pet?

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Essentially, a cat flap at its most basic is simply that. A hole cut in a door with a bendable sheet of material placed over it, to provide protection from the weather, but let the cat pass through. Obviously, this is very basic, and won't be sufficient for most cat owners in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, who would no doubt prefer something a bit more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their home, although it might be acceptable for a garden fence panel or shed door.

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This simple design is still far from perfect as it allows other creatures or cats to enter into your property, nevertheless it can be marginally improved on with the addition of magnetic strips to keep the flap in place.

The next step up from the magnetic strip style are infra-red or RF chip, magnetically operated cat flaps. With this kind of cat flap, your cat will need to wear a collar featuring an RF chip, IR or magnet. Therefore any animal without a special collar can't access or leave your home. The downside here is that any other cat in the Kirkby-in-Ashfield area who has a similar style of collar could perhaps gain access to your home when using this type of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of these devices as they can be programmed by the user to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your pet.

The type of cat flap that's can be triggered by your pet's own micro-chip, is the next step-up in Kirkby-in-Ashfield feline access security. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip numbers (if you have more than one cat), to give exclusive access. Whenever your cat passes close to the flap, it unlocks and permits only your microchipped pets to exit/enter.

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The ability to lock it in place is vital no matter which cat flap you're buying. The majority of cat flaps sold today feature a 4-way locking mechanism. Which means that the cat flap can enable only admittance into your property, be fully locked, allow only exit from your home, or be set for 2-way exit and entry. This gives you a range of choices on how your cat flap functions at all times of the day and night time. Some more advanced devices can be programmed to perform particular functions in accordance with the time of day, in line with your pet's and your needs.

If you've got a timber door on your property in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, fitting you own cat flap should not be all that complicated. But, if you're hoping to fit it into a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced PVC door, you should seek outside help. This sort of installation will require the attention of an expert, and there are dedicated cat flap fitters and skilled carpenters who are ready to undertake such a task.


Double Glazing Installations - If your cat flap is going to be installed in a double glazing panel, and your chosen "tradesman" tries to drill a hole in it, stop the job immediately and show them the gate. New cat flaps cannot be fitted into pre-existing double glazing doors or window panels. Making holes in your double glazing destroys not only the security and strength of the glazing, but it compromises the thermal insulation attributes as well. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will render your double glazing unsafe.

It will be necessary to obtain a new double glazed pane made specially for this purpose by a glazing supplier, and your local Kirkby-in-Ashfield cat flap installer will take the measurements of your existing panel and order a brand new one. As part of its structure this new double glazing panel will have a pre-cut hole, which the cat flap can be installed snugly into. This can take a couple of weeks to produce, however it is the only way to fit a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door. Once you have received your new modified panel of glass, the old one can be removed and the new pane fitted. It will now be possible to install and set up your cat flap.

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External Wooden Doors - Wooden door panels are, as mentioned above, the easiest alternatives for installing a new cat flap in Kirkby-in-Ashfield. It is often best to bring in a specialist carpenter or cat flap fitter, if you're at all uncertain about creating a big hole in your back or front door. An undertaking like this will not be expensive and will provide you with peace of mind that your cat will be using a professionally installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be suitable for installing a cat flap. You will need to ascertain what the interior structure of you door is, since for additional security some uPVC door panels are made with a steel lining. The models of door with a one piece panel are the best for installing cat flaps, so if yours has a slatted type panel, it might be better to replace this with a single panel.

Wall Installation - It is also a possibility to get a cat flap fitted on an external wall of your house in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, if you do not want to cut holes in your doors, for aesthetic or safety reasons. This kind of installment is certainly best left to an expert, as it requires far more equipment and skill to execute. You can decide on a straight-through tunnel design, or even a right angled version which enables access via a pillar. A neat square hole will need to be made through your selected wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, open ended square tube. Each end of the hole is then fitted with a cat flap so your furry friend can get out of and into the house whenever it wants.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Kirkby-in-Ashfield - If you already have a cat flat, but it is either broken or not working properly, the current hole in your wall, window or door can be fitted with a replacement providing the new flap is of a comparable size. A competent cat flap installer in Kirkby-in-Ashfield will efficiently remove your unwanted cat flap, and mount a brand new one in its place without damaging the window, door or wall.

When your installation involves a pre-cut hole in a double glazing panel, it will be necessary to confirm that this was previously done accurately, before fitting the new cat flap. The glass will have to be removed and exchanged to avoid any security and safety problems, if it becomes obvious that this isn't the case and corners were cut during the previous installation.


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In the Kirkby-in-Ashfield area there are a number of different handyman contractors, specialist cat flap fitters and even local glazing suppliers who provide cat flap fitting services for walls, doors or windows. It might be possible to ask friends and family for recommendations when it comes to obtaining a first-rate cat flap specialist. You can be fairly certain that if they've been willing to recommend someone who's done work for them, you will likely have a similar experience.

If it's not possible to get personal recommendations from your contacts, you should make an effort to get 2 or 3 different price quotes from local tradespeople before choosing. It's generally advisable not to automatically opt for the cheapest offer. Enquire about any guarantees or warranties they may provide for their standard of workmanship and make certain you have it in black and white, in case something happens to go amiss.

If you take your time and pick a reputable Kirkby-in-Ashfield cat flap specialist you will be rewarded with a top quality product, which is installed professionally, and will give excellent service to yourself and your cat for many years to come. And at the end of the day - quality is important.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Kirkby-in-Ashfield and also nearby in: Ravenshead, Newstead Village, Linby, Selston, Hethwaite, Nuncargate, Skegby, Underwood, Kirkby Woodhouse, Annesley, Berry Hill, Pinxton, Blackwell, Broadmeadows, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Pye Bridge, as well as in these postcodes NG15 0AZ, NG17 7LH, NG17 7DP, NG17 5ER, NG17 7BQ, NG17 7NR, NG17 7PB, NG17 7EF, NG17 7BG, NG17 7GR. Local Kirkby-in-Ashfield cat flap installers will probably have the dialling code 01623 and the postcode NG17. Checking this out should ensure that you are accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Kirkby-in-Ashfield property owners will be able to benefit from these and many other related services.

Kirkby-in-Ashfield Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Kirkby-in-Ashfield Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a wide range of tasks that can be undertaken by your local Kirkby-in-Ashfield cat flap installer including cat flap installation prices, cat flap installation in wooden doors, cutting out for a cat flap, the installation of cat flaps into French doors in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, microchip cat flap installation, infrared cat flaps Kirkby-in-Ashfield, the installation of microchip cat flaps into patio doors, 2-way cat flap installation, Sureflap cat flap installation, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into conservatories, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flap services in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, pet flap installations in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, cat flap removal, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into double gazing, cat flaps in patio doors in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, cat flap replacement, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into wooden doors, cat flap installation in walls Kirkby-in-Ashfield, infrared cat flap installation, Petsafe cat flap installations, cat flap installation in metal doors Kirkby-in-Ashfield, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into porches, the installation of electronic cat flaps into uPVC doors Kirkby-in-Ashfield, and lots more. If there happen to be additional Kirkby-in-Ashfield cat flap requirements that you need but can't see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a selection of the duties that are accomplished by people specialising in cat flaps. Kirkby-in-Ashfield specialists will tell you about their full range of cat flap installation services.

Nottinghamshire Cat Flap Enquiries

Nottinghamshire Cat Flap Enquiries

The latest Nottinghamshire cat flap installation projects: Pedro Hinde in East Markham asked about getting a magnetic cat flap installed in a glass door. Zakaria Kaur and Aila Kaur recently asked for a quotation for installing a magnetic cat flap in a patio back door in Rampton. Aurelia Austin and Darren Austin recently enquired about installing a microchip cat flap in a patio back door in Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire. Camilla Burns in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire was looking for someone who could install a Sureflap cat flap in a patio front door in her terraced house. Sana Bethell recently enquired about installing a manual locking cat flap in a patio front door in Bingham. Euan Griffiths and Anaiya Griffiths recently asked for a quotation for installing a cat flap in a glass back door in Misterton, Nottinghamshire. Mr and Mrs Bethell recently requested a price quote for installing a microchip cat flap in a hardwood back door in a semi-detached house in Hodsock, Nottinghamshire. Rafe Mccann recently enquired about the possibility of installing a cat flap in a wooden door in Tollerton. All these householders did a search for "cat flap fitter Nottinghamshire" and located this web page on Google, Yahoo or Bing.


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Also find: Blackwell cat flap fitters, Broadmeadows cat flap fitters, Annesley cat flap fitters, Newstead Village cat flap fitters, Pye Bridge cat flap fitters, Hethwaite cat flap fitters, Underwood cat flap fitters, Linby cat flap fitters, Ravenshead cat flap fitters, Berry Hill cat flap fitters, Sutton-in-Ashfield cat flap fitters, Nuncargate cat flap fitters, Skegby cat flap fitters, Selston cat flap fitters, Pinxton cat flap fitters, Kirkby Woodhouse cat flap installation services and more. All of these places are served by cat flap fitters. Kirkby-in-Ashfield homeowners can get cat flap installation quotations by clicking here.

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In the last year cat flaps were professionally installed in these Kirkby-in-Ashfield streets: Victoria Road, Pinxton Green, Springmeadow, Crocus Street, Spring Close, Old Chapel Close, Urban Road, Lime Street, Kingsley Street, Festus Street, Ascot Close, Church Hill, Oxford Street, George Street, Lilac Grove, Station Street, Wheatley Avenue, Nest Crescent, Mawkin Lane, Nest Avenue, Park Lane, Lindley's Lane, Beech Avenue, Quarry Drive, Linnet Close, and in these Nottinghamshire postcodes: NG15 0AZ, NG17 7LH, NG17 7DP, NG17 5ER, NG17 7BQ, NG17 7NR, NG17 7PB, NG17 7EF, NG17 7BG, NG17 7GR. Work was done in these locations by a specialist cat flap fitter. Kirkby-in-Ashfield householders were given competent and high quality cat flap installation services in all cases.

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(This cat flap fitter Kirkby-in-Ashfield article was revised and updated on 16-06-2022)