Cat Flap Fitter Morecambe

Morecambe Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Morecambe Lancashire (LA4): The installation of a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your house in Morecambe, will enable it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own little bit of independence. Exactly like humans, when kept inside, cats will sometimes show signs of frustration and irritability. When your precious cat is permitted easy access to the great outdoors by way of a cat flap, there's a much better chance of it staying both mentally and physically fit and healthy. But what form of cat flap is most suitable for your circumstances?

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The most rudimentry type of cat flap is basically that. A hole is cut into an external door and a bendable material is hung over it to offer a bit of some protection from the weather. Of course, this is really basic, and will rarely adequate for most cat owners in Morecambe, who would prefer something a bit more secure and weatherproof for a main door to their house, although it might be suitable for a fence panel or outhouse door.

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This standard model can be somewhat improved upon with a magnetic strip to hold the flap in place, however it is still a long way off being perfect as it allows other cats or creatures a means by which to get into your house.

Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap, are the next step up from the basic magnetic strip variation. In this case, either an RF chip, IR or magnet will be sewn into your cat's collar. Unless an animal is equipped with this special collar, it won't be able to open the flap and get into or leave your house, therefore preventing some undesirable visitors. The reality that any other cat in the Morecambe area who has a similar collar could perhaps get into your house, is the downside with this still fairly basic kind of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be improved to a certain extent with an RF cat flap/collar system providing a user programmed unique identifier. An added layer of security and control is achieved, guaranteeing that only your feline friend gets access.

Installing a cat flap which can be triggered by your cat's own micro-chip, is the next level in entry devices for felines in Morecambe. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip details (if you've got more than one cat), to give exclusive access. Whenever your cat is in close proximity to the flap, it will unlock and permit solely your micro-chipped pets to enter/exit.

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Regardless which cat flap you purchase, it must have the ability to be locked in place. Most cat flaps sold today feature a 4-way locking mechanism. This means that the cat flap can be fully locked, enable only exit from your home, permit only entrance into your premises, or be set for 2-way exit and entry. This provides you with alternatives for all times of day and night, to control exactly how your cat flap functions. Some of the higher end cat flaps can be programmed to perform different functions according to the time of day, based on yours and your cat's needs.

If you are pretty good at do-it-yourself, fitting a cat flap shouldn't be too much of a challenge, as long as you've got a solid wood door on your property in Morecambe. However, if it needs to be installed into a double glazed window or in a reinforced uPVC door, you should on no account even attempt to tackle it on your own. This sort of installation requires the attention of a pro, and there are specialist cat flap fitters and talented handymen who'll be glad to take on such work.


Double Glazing Installations - If you bring in a "tradesman" who, while trying to install your cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazed window or door panel, send them packing immediately. New cat flaps cannot be mounted into existing double glazed doors or window panels. Cutting into any kind of double glazing will damage its strength and security, together with its thermal insulation properties. In fact, it renders your glazing unsound and it should not ever be done.

A professional cat flap fitter will measure up the existing double glazing pane and have a local glazing firm knock up a new pane. So your cat flap can be perfectly fitted into it, this new double glazed pane will arrive with a pre-cut hole as an integral part of its structure. You may have a 1 or 2 week waiting period for this to be produced, however if you want a cat flap installed in a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, this is basically the only way to do it. Once you have obtained your new modified panel of glass, the old one can be taken out and the new one fitted. The installation of your cat flap can then be concluded.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The most straightforward option for new cat flap installations in Morecambe, as was stated earlier, are wood door panels. If you are somewhat uncertain about creating a sizeable hole in your door, you may be better off bringing in an expert handyman or cat flap fitter instead. This sort of undertaking won't be too expensive and is really worth doing correctly, if having your cat flap expertly installed offers you that added peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can in general be installed into uPVC doors. Having said that, certain uPVC doors have got a steel lining for further security, which might cause problems. The easiest type of cat flap installation is in doors having a single panel, therefore if you have a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it may be easier and cheaper in the long run to exchange the slatted pane for a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If, for safety or aesthetic reasons, you don't want to have a hole cut into your door, you could elect to install a cat flap on an outside wall of your home in Morecambe. This form of installment is undoubtedly best left to a professional, since it calls for much more skill and equipment to execute. Nearly all wall cat flap installations are a simple straight tunnelled style, however right angular access through a pillar is also an option. A square shaped hole will be made through your wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, open ended square tube. A cat flap of your choice is then mounted on either end to allow your cat to enter and exit as it pleases.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Morecambe - If you've already got a cat flap installed on your window, wall or door, but it's damaged or not working correctly, the existing hole can, with a little luck, still be used for the installation of a new one. A professional Morecambe cat flap installer will be glad to remove your old device and replace it with a fresh cat flap without inflicting any damage on the window, wall or door on which it's attached.

If the replacement cat flap is being installed into a pre-cut hole in a double glazing pane, you must check that the glass has been cut and installed correctly. If you discover this isn't the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass unit must be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security issues.


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There are several handymen, specialist cat flap fitters and even double glazing firms in the Morecambe area, who provide cat flap installations through whatever door or construction you need. It may be possible to ask family and friends for recommendations in relation to obtaining an excellent cat flap installer. You can be sure that if they have been willing to recommend somebody who's done work for them, then you'll have a similar experience.

If it is not feasible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should try to get at least 3 different estimates from local cat flap fitters before coming to a decision. It's generally sensible not to automatically go for the cheapest option. Ask about any guarantees they might give for their workmanship and make sure you have it in writing, just in case something should go awry.

An experienced cat flap installation contractor in Morecambe will provide you with a quality product, adeptly fitted, and one which will last you, and your pussy-cat, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Morecambe and also nearby in: White Lund, Sandylands, Scale Hall, West End, Bolton-le-Sands, Torrisholme, Bare, Heaton-With-Oxcliffe, Halton, Great Wood, as well as in these postcodes LA3 3NH, LA3 3PT, LA3 1RE, LA3 1QG, LA3 1QZ, LA3 3PQ, LA3 1SF, LA3 3EJ, LA3 3DT, and LA3 1ST. Local Morecambe cat flap installers will most likely have the telephone dialling code 01524 and the postcode LA4. Checking this should confirm that you access a local cat flat fitter. Householders in the local area can utilise these and lots of other similar services. By clicking on the "Quote" banner you can obtain cat flap installation quotes from local providers.

Automatic Cat Flaps

Automatic cat flaps offer cat owners in Morecambe an easy way to give their furry companions the freedom to come and go. With the aid of advanced technology such as RFID chips and sensors, these flaps can detect when a cat is close by and grant them access, guaranteeing only authorised animals are able to enter the property. Automatic cat flaps with customisable lock and unlock times empower cat owners to monitor their pets' access while enhancing the security of their property. Automatic cat flaps provide the convenience of allowing cats to go in and out of the home without needing manual assistance, even when their owners are out. In addition, automatic cat flaps can serve as a barrier against invasive animals or pests, cultivating a more secure and peaceful environment for both pets and people to enjoy. Ensuring a secure and correct installation, hiring a glazier, carpenter or handyperson to install a cat flap is crucial for maintaining the integrity of your property and minimizing the risk of harm or damage.... READ MORE.

Cat Flap Weatherproofing Morecambe

Vital for the well-being and safety of both indoor and outdoor cats, weatherproofing the cat flap is essential. A warm and dry environment for both the feline and the occupants is achieved by a well-weatherproofed cat flap, preventing cold draughts, rain and wind from seeping into the house. Seeking cat flaps with high-quality seals and insulating materials guarantees a tight barrier against the weather. Installing a weatherproof tunnel extension is an additional consideration to shield the entryway from harsh climatic conditions. Cat owners must prioritize routine maintenance, such as checking seals for deterioration, to keep the cat flap effective in providing a cosy and weather-protected space for your furry companion. (42068)

Morecambe Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Morecambe Cat Flap Installation Tasks

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Also find: White Lund cat flap fitters, Bare cat flap fitters, West End cat flap fitters, Heaton-With-Oxcliffe cat flap fitters, Halton cat flap fitters, Scale Hall cat flap fitters, Great Wood cat flap fitters, Sandylands cat flap fitters, Bolton-le-Sands cat flap fitters, Torrisholme cat flap fitters and more. There are companies who fit cat flaps in practically all of these villages and towns. Making sure that your cat flap is securely and properly installed on your home is where their expertise and skill truly shines. Professional installation of your cat flap guarantees that it will address your pet's needs and seamlessly integrate with your home's aesthetic and safety protocols. If you're a local householder looking to obtain competitive and accurate cat flap installation quotes tailored to your specific needs, you simply have to click here.

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