Cat Flap Fitter Lincoln

Lincoln Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Lincoln Lincolnshire (LN1): Installing a cat flap doesn't only save you the hassle of opening the door every time the cat needs to stroll in or out, it also gives your cat extra independence and boosts it's quality of life. In a similar vein to humans, when kept inside, cats will frequently start to show signs of irritability and frustration. Giving your cat easy access to outside world via a cat flap can also help in keeping them mentally and physically fit. If you choose to go down the cat flap route, your next decision will be what is the best type of cat flap for you.

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A cat flap at its most fundamental is just that. A sheet of flexible material placed over a hole in a door to permit a cat to climb through, but keep the elements out. Even though this might be suitable for a shed or outhouse door, the majority of Lincoln cat owners would favour something a tad more secure and weatherproof for an outside door to their property.

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This basic design is still far from ideal as it allows other cats or animals a means by which to enter into your home, nonetheless it can be to some degree improved on by adding a magnetic strip to keep the flap in position.

Magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip designs of cat flap, are a significant step up from the basic magnetic strip version. With this form of cat flap, your cat will have to wear a collar fitted with an IR, RF chip or magnet. What this means is that any animal that hasn't got one of these special collars can't leave or get into your home. Again this is a pretty simple kind of cat flap, since any other cat in the neighbourhood that has a similar style of collar might be able to get into your home. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of these devices because they can be programmed by the user to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your pet.

The next level in feline entrance security is to choose the kind of cat flap which identifies your pet's micro-chip. The number of your cat's micro-chip is entered into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries are possible if you have more than one pet). Exit and entry can only be achieved by microchipped animals, and the flap will be unlocked whenever you cat is close by.

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The ability to lock it in position is important no matter which cat flap you're purchasing. For added flexibility, nearly all cat flaps feature a 4-way locking mechanism these days. This makes it possible for your cat flap to enable exit only, be fully locked, permit entrance into your property only, or have 2-way exit and entry functionality. This gives full control over how your cat flap operates both throughout the day and during the night. A few of the higher end devices can be set to carry out different functions in accordance with the time of day, based on yours and your cat's needs.

If you are fairly good at do-it-yourself, installing your own cat flap shouldn't be too much of a challenge, as long as you have a solid wood door on your Lincoln home. But, if you're intending to fit it into a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced uPVC door, you ought to seek outside assistance. This type of installation will require the attention of a professional, and there are specialist cat flap installers and talented handymen who will be glad to accept such a task.


Double Glazing Installation - If you call in a so-called "tradesman" who, while trying to install your cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazed panel, immediately send them packing. It isn't possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazed window pane or door panel. Cutting or drilling into any type of double glazing will damage its security and strength, together with its insulation properties. In actual fact, it renders the glazing unsafe and it should not ever be attempted.

An experienced cat flap fitter will measure the existing double glazing pane and have a local Lincoln glazing firm make a new pane. As part of its construction this new pane will have a hole pre-cut, which your cat flap can be fitted snugly into. This might take one or two weeks to produce, but it is really the only way to install a cat flap in an existing patio or double glazed door. Once you've obtained your new modified glass panel, the old one can be removed and the new one installed. It will now be possible to install your cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Wooden doors are, as already mentioned, the simplest options for installing a new cat flap in Lincoln. It is usually safer to bring in a competent carpenter or cat flap fitter, if you are uncomfortable with creating a big hole in your door. This will give you the satisfaction of knowing that you'll finish up with a professionally installed cat friendly flap, and that the project has been accomplished correctly.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be suitable for installing a cat flap. It pays to know the internal construction, as some doors can have a steel lining for extra security. The easiest type of installation is in doors with a single panel, consequently if you've got a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it might be easier and cheaper overall to exchange the slatted panel for a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If you do not want to have a hole cut into your doors, whether for safety or aesthetic reasons, you can opt for a cat flap to be installed on an external wall. This type of installment is certainly better left to an expert, since it requires far more skill and equipment to accomplish. You can go with a straight-through tunnel design, or perhaps a right angled version which permits entry through a pillar. 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. Both ends of the hole are then fitted with an appropriate cat flap so that your cat can enter and exit the house whenever it wishes.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Lincoln - If you've already got a cat flap fitted on your wall, door or window, but it is broken or not working properly, the existing hole can hopefully be re-used for installing a new one. A good cat flap fitter in Lincoln will efficiently remove your old cat flap, and mount a new one as a replacement without damaging the wall, door or window.

Before fitting the new cat flap in a double glazed pane which has been previously pre-cut, confirming that the existing glass has been made and installed correctly is crucial. If you discover that this isn't the case, and a botch was made of the original installation, the panel will need to be taken out and replaced to avoid any safety and security problems.


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Whether you would like your cat flap fitted in a window, door or wall, you will find that there are handyman contractors, specialist cat flap fitters and even glazing firms in the Lincoln area who will be delighted to help. There's no better procedure for tracking down a reliable cat flap installer than by asking friends and neighbours for referrals. If they have had comparable work accomplished by a local Lincoln tradesman, and been pleased with the result, you can anticipate that they'll do an excellent job for you as well.

If you cannot find a fitter through recommendation, always try to get three or four different estimates before coming to a final decision, and keep in mind that the cheapest may not always be the best. Ask if they supply any warranties for their standard of workmanship, so that you have some recourse for compensation if something unfortunately goes amiss as the work is undertaken.

An experienced cat flap installer in Lincoln will provide you with a high quality product, skillfully fitted, and which will last you, and your cat, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Lincoln and also nearby in: Heighington, Swanpool, New Boultham, Ermine, Boultham Moor, Newland, Greetwell, Canwick Hill, Canwick, Burton, Washingborough, Bracebridge, St Giles, North Greetwell, as well as in these postcodes LN1 1QX, LN1 1PB, LN1 1EE, LN1 1NH, LN1, LN1 1RP, LN1 1QU, LN1 1HR, LN1 1QF, LN1 1ST. Locally based Lincoln cat flap fitters will most likely have the postcode LN1 and the telephone code 01522. Verifying this will ensure you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Lincoln home and business owners can utilise these and countless other related services.

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There is a variety of work that can be carried out by your local Lincoln cat flap installer including replacement cat flaps, Staywell cat flap installations, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into patio doors, cutting out for a cat flap in Lincoln, Catmate cat flap installations Lincoln, cat flaps in double glazed doors, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into metal skinned doors in Lincoln, cat flaps in metal doors, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into French doors, cheap cat flaps, microchip cat flaps Lincoln, cat flap installation in walls Lincoln, cat flaps in uPVC doors, cat flap installation in wooden doors Lincoln, infrared cat flap installation, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into uPVC doors, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flap upgrades in Lincoln, cat flap installation in doors, microchip cat flap installation, automatic cat flap installation, cat flap repair Lincoln, Petsafe cat flap installations, 4-way cat flaps Lincoln, cat flap replacement in Lincoln, and lots more. If there happen to be additional Lincoln cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a few of the activities that are handled by people specialising in cat flaps. Lincoln providers will keep you informed about their full range of services.


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Also find: Newland cat flap fitters, North Greetwell cat flap fitters, Canwick Hill cat flap fitters, Boultham Moor cat flap fitters, Heighington cat flap fitters, Washingborough cat flap fitters, Canwick cat flap fitters, Burton cat flap fitters, Greetwell cat flap fitters, Swanpool cat flap fitters, Ermine cat flap fitters, New Boultham cat flap fitters, St Giles cat flap fitters, Bracebridge cat flap installation services and more. Most of these locations are catered for by cat flap fitters. Lincoln householders can get quotations by clicking here.

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Property owners who live in the following areas and streets have just recently inquired about cat flap installation services - Tedder Drive, Turner Court, Deane Walk, Trenchard Square, Birds Holt Close, Chelmsford Street, Bridge Lane, Constable Close, Torrington Road, The Bungalows, Sprite Lane, Trent View, Cheriton Close, Spalford Road, Turnbury Close, The Orchard, Aldermans Walk, Thackers Lane, Ashby Close, Blacksmith Court, Coleridge Green, Collingwood, Thurlby Moor, Saxon Close, Cherry Tree Close, Church Drive, Canberra Square, South Parade, Tempest Street, Broom Hills, as well as the following local Lincoln postcodes: LN1 1QX, LN1 1PB, LN1 1EE, LN1 1NH, LN1, LN1 1RP, LN1 1QU, LN1 1HR, LN1 1QF, LN1 1ST. These locations recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Lincoln householders were given competent and professional cat flap installation services on each occasion.

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