Cat Flap Fitter Liverpool Merseyside (L1): The installation of a cat flap to an external wall or door in your property in Liverpool, will allow it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own bit of independence and freedom. When kept inside, cats much like humans, will get crabby and irritated. Having a cat that's both physically and mentally fit, is one of the main positive aspects of allowing your pet accessibility to outside world by way of a cat flap. If this sounds like a good option for you, what form of cat flap should you go with?
The simplest sort of cat flap is basically that. A piece of bendable material placed over a hole in a doorway to permit a cat to climb through, but keep out the elements. Most cat owners in Liverpool would prefer something a bit more secure and weatherproof for an outside door to their house, although this could be appropriate for an outhouse door or garden fence panel.
This basic design is still a long way off being perfect as it allows other cats or creatures a means by which to get into your house, nonetheless it can be marginally improved on with the addition of a magnetic strip to keep the flap in position.
The next step up from the magnetic strip pattern are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically controlled cat flaps. With this kind of cat flap, your cat must wear a collar boasting an RF chip, IR or magnet. What this means is that any animal without one of these special collars cannot access or leave your property. Again this is a relatively simple form of cat flap, as any other cat in the Liverpool area who has a similar style of collar might be able to access your home. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to a certain extent with an RF cat flap/collar system featuring an owner programmed unique identifier.
The kind of cat flap which is can be operated by your cat's micro-chip, is the next step-up in feline entrance security. The details of your cat's micro-chip are entered into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries can be made if you've got several cats). When your cat is close to the flap, it unlocks and allows just your microchipped pets to enter or exit.
The ability to lock it in place is vital whichever cat flap you're buying. For extra flexibility, nearly all cat flaps boast a four way locking system these days. This makes it possible for your cat flap to enable only access into your house, permit only exit from your home, be fully locked, or have 2-way exit and entrance capability. This offers complete control over the operation of your cat flap both throughout the day and during the night time. A few top-end cat flaps can be programmed to perform different functions in accordance with the time of day, in line with your pet's and your needs.
Installing a cat flap yourself can be pretty easy if you have a solid timber door on your Liverpool house, and reasonable do-it-yourself skills. Not in any circumstances should you try and install a cat flap in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced PVC door. This type of installation requires the attention of a pro, and there are dedicated cat flap installers and talented odd job men who are happy to accept such a task.
INSTALLING CAT FLAPS IN LIVERPOOL
Double Glazing Installations - If you employ somebody who attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel to install your cat flap, stop them at once and request that they leave. A new cat flap cannot be fitted into a pre-existing double glazed window pane or door panel. Making a hole in your double glazing destroys not simply the strength and security of the panel, but it takes away the insulating attributes as well. It should under no circumstances be attempted and renders your double glazing unsafe.
It is necessary to get a new double glazed pane made especially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your chosen Liverpool cat flap installer will measure your current unit and put in an order for the new one. As an integral part of its structure this new pane will have a pre-cut hole, which the cat flap can be fitted snugly into. You might have a one or two week wait for this pane to be produced, however if you want a cat flap fitted into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, this is the only way to do it. Once you've obtained your new pane of glass, the old unit can be taken out and the new one fitted. It's now possible to install and set up the new cat flap.
External Wooden Doors - As mentioned previously, wood door panels are the least complicated alternative when it comes to cat flap installation on your property in Liverpool. If you're unsure of creating a hole in your back or front door, it's it may be better to call in a specialist to undertake the project for you. This will give you the satisfaction of knowing that you'll end up with an expertly fitted cat flap, and that the job has been completed in the right and proper way.
uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be mounted into uPVC doors in most cases. You or your fitter will have to find out what the interior construction of you door actually is, since for additional security some uPVC door panels are made with a galvanised steel lining. A one-piece door panel allows for easier installation, so if you have a uPVC door that is slatted, it might be cheaper to exchange this panel for a single panel style.
Wall Installation - If, for either aesthetic or safety reasons, you do not want to have a hole cut into a door, you could decide to install the cat flap on an outside wall of your home in Liverpool. A cat flap entrance in a wall calls for considerably more expertise and equipment to install, therefore it's definitely best left to a professional. You'll find there are a number of possibilities for this sort of installation, including a straightforward design, or a right angle (through pillar) model. A square hole will be made through your wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, square open ended tube. An appropriate cat flap is then attached to both ends of the hole.
Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Liverpool - If you already have a cat flap installed on your window, door or wall, but it is damaged or not working correctly, the current hole can, with luck, still be used for installing a replacement. You local cat flap fitter will be able to remove the old cat flap, without damaging the window, wall or door, and fit a new flap for your cat.
If the replacement cat flap is going to be installed in a pre-cut hole in a double glazing pane, you must check that the existing glass has been made and installed in the right way. The panel must be removed and substituted to avoid any security and safety problems, if it is found this isn't the case and a bodge job was made of the earlier installation.
FINDING A CAT FLAP INSTALLER IN LIVERPOOL
There are many professional cat flap fitters, handymen and even glazing suppliers in the Liverpool area, who offer cat flap installation in whatever door or fabrication you require. There is no better method of locating a reliable cat flap fitter than asking relatives and friends for recommendations. If they have had similar work carried out by a local Liverpool tradesman themselves, and been very happy with the outcome, you can reasonably expect that they will likewise do an excellent job for you.
If you cannot find a fitter through personal recommendations, always obtain at least 3 different price quotes before making a decision, and bear in mind that cheapest is often not best. Check if they provide any warranties or guarantees for the quality of their workmanship, so that you have some recourse for compensation if something goes amiss when the work is undertaken.
If you take your time and pick a reliable Liverpool cat flap fitter you'll be repaid with a good quality product, which is installed professionally, and will give excellent service to you and your pet for years and years. And all things considered - quality is the most important thing.
Cat flaps can be fitted in Liverpool and also in nearby places like: Kensington, Huyton, Edge Hill, Fairfield, Everton, Kirkdale, Prescot, West Derby, Toxteth, Garston, Orrell Park, Wavertree, Tarbock, Bankhall, Otterspool, Childwall, Bootle, Vauxhall, Knowsley, and in these postcodes L1 1QE, L1 1HQ, L1 2TE, L1 1HU, L1 4AR, L1 3HJ, L1 4BE, L1 4AW, L1 1LH, L1 1DG. Local Liverpool cat flap fitters will most likely have the postcode L1 and the dialling code 0151.
Liverpool Cat Flap Installation Tasks
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Cat Flap Enquiries Merseyside
Latest Merseyside cat flap installation enquiries: Aran and Ayva Cochrane recently asked for a price quote for installing a manual locking cat flap in a hardwood door in Hillside. Neo Farrell was looking for someone to install a cat flap in a patio front door in his cottage in Huyton. Anwen Mcneil and Esa Mcneil recently enquired about the possibility of installing a microchip cat flap in a hardwood door in New Brighton, Merseyside. Kacper and Serenity Rush recently asked for an estimate for installing an infrared cat flap in a glass door in a detached house in Eccleston, Merseyside. Martin Rowlinson and Megan Rowlinson recently asked for an estimate for installing a 4-way cat flap in a glass back door in a bungalow in Aintree, Merseyside. Mr and Mrs Chappell recently requested a quotation for installing an infrared cat flap in a glass front door in a semi-detached house in Rainford. Amelia-Rose and Ivan Daniel recently requested a quote for installing a manual locking cat flap in a wooden back door in a terraced house in Hoylake. Georgiana Aitken and Donnie Aitken recently asked for a price quote for installing a Catmate cat flap in a glass back door in a bungalow in Rainhill.
Cat Flap Fitters Merseyside
Around Merseyside you can likewise get: Woodchurch cat flap installers, Whiston cat flap installers, Tarbock cat flap installers, Huyton cat flap fitters, Haydock cat flap installation, Woodchurch cat flap installation, Lydiate cat flap fitters, Haydock cat flap installers, Hoylake cat flap fitters, Tarbock cat flap installation, Hillside cat flap installers, Greasby cat flap installation, Windle cat flap installation, Litherland cat flap fitters, Sefton cat flap fitters, New Brighton cat flap installers, Sefton cat flap installers, Aintree cat flap installation, Tarbock cat flap fitters, Bold cat flap installers, Halewood cat flap installers, Hightown cat flap installation, Greasby cat flap installers, Thornton cat flap fitters, Knowsley cat flap fitters, Thornton cat flap installers.
All throughout Merseyside you should be able to find cat flap fitters who will offer various services for your pet's needs. If you can't find a satisfactory cat flap fitter in Liverpool itself then you should be able to uncover one nearby.
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Cat flaps have recently been installed in the following Liverpool streets and roads - The Oaks, Acuba Road, Abbey View, Cecil Road, Barton Road, Seafield Cottages, Almondtree Close, Danube Street, Thingwall Road, Selwyn Street, Carstairs Road, Carnation Road, Catkin Road, Darley Drive, Dearne Close, Three Butt Lane, Tanhouse Road, Allington Street, Teasville Road, Dee Close, Dene Court, Carkington Road, Altcross Way, Callander Road, Callow Road, Central Buildings, Canon Road, Seathwaite Close, Beechfield Road, as well as these local Liverpool postcodes: L1 1QE, L1 1HQ, L1 2TE, L1 1HU, L1 4AR, L1 3HJ, L1 4BE, L1 4AW, L1 1LH, L1 1DG.
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