Cat Flap Fitter Paddock Wood

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Cat Flap Fitter Paddock Wood Kent (TN12): Fitting a cat flap to an external door or wall in your Paddock Wood property helps to give your cat the independence and freedom it needs to live a happy life. When continuously kept inside, cats just like people, will get irritated and grouchy. Allowing your cat easy access to world outside via a cat flap can also help in keeping them mentally and physically fit. If this sounds like a good option for you, what form of cat flap should you go with?

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The most straightforward kind of cat flap, is just that. A sheet of bendable material fixed over a hole in a doorway to allow a cat to climb through, but keep out the elements. Obviously, this is really basic, and will rarely good enough for most cat owners in Paddock Wood, who would doubtless favour something a tad more secure and weatherproof for an outside door to their home, although it could be suitable for a shed door or fence panel.

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Since this option allows other creatures or cats to enter your home, it is not at all recommended, although it can be improved on to some extent by keeping the flap in position with the addition of a magnetic strip.

Magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip designs of cat flap, are the next step up from the basic magnetic strip version. With this kind of cat flap, your cat will have to wear a collar boasting a magnet, IR or RF chip. No animal is going to be able to leave or access your home unless it's equipped with one of these special collars. Again this is a pretty simple type of cat flap, given that any other moggy in the neighbourhood that has a similar style of collar can access your house. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to a certain degree with an RF cat flap/collar system offering a user programmed unique identifier.

Choosing a cat flap which can identify your cat's micro-chip, is the next step-up in access gadgets for felines in Paddock Wood. You need to enter the number of your cat's micro-chip into the memory the cat flap (which is battery powered), and if you've got more than one pet it will take multiple entries. Whenever your cat comes into close vicinity of the flap, it unlocks and permits solely your micro-chipped pets to enter or exit.

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The ability to lock it in place is vital no matter what cat flap you're purchasing. Currently, the majority of cat flaps on the market feature a four way locking system for extra flexibility. This allows your cat flap to be fully locked, permit exit only, enable admittance into your house only, or have two-way exit and entrance capability. This will give you a range of choices on precisely how your cat flap operates at all times of the day and night time. A few of the more advanced cat flaps can be set to perform specific functions in accordance with the time of day, in keeping with yours and your pet's needs.

If you are pretty decent at DIY, installing your own cat flap shouldn't be too difficult, if you've got a solid timber door on your house in Paddock Wood. However, if it is going to be installed in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced PVC door, you should not even attempt to tackle it on your own. These situations require the expertise and skills of a competent cat flap fitter or handyman, who is sure to have have all the knowledge and tools for this kind of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If your cat flap needs to be installed in a double glazed panel, and your hired "tradesman" endeavours to drill a hole in it, stop the work immediately and give them the boot. New cat flaps can't be fitted into existing double glazed doors or window panels. Cutting into any sort of double glazing will destroy its security and strength, together with its thermal properties. The truth is, it renders your glazing unsafe and it should never be attempted.

It will be necessary to get a new double glazing unit made specially for this purpose by a glazing company, and your local Paddock Wood cat flap fitter will measure your existing pane and order the new one. So that your cat flap can be perfectly installed into it, this new double glazed pane will arrive with a hole pre-cut as a part of its construction. You may have a one or two week wait for this pane to be manufactured, but if you want a cat flap installed into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, this is basically the only way to accomplish it. Once your new panel of glass is delivered, the fitter will remove the old one, and replace it with the new "cat flap ready" one. It will now be possible to install the cat flap.

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External Wooden Doors - As stated earlier in this article, timber doors are the simplest alternative with regards to installing a new cat flap on your home in Paddock Wood. It is often safer to hire the services of an experienced cat flap fitter or handyman, if you're at all dubious about cutting a big hole in your back or front door. This will give you the reassurance that you will end up with a professionally installed cat friendly flap, and that the project has been done correctly.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be used for installing a cat flap. You will need to ascertain what the interior construction of you door actually is, because for extra security some uPVC doors are manufactured with a steel lining. The simplest type of installation is in doors having a single panel, subsequently if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it may be cheaper and easier overall to replace the slatted panel with a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If you do not want to have a hole cut into your doors, whether for aesthetic or safety reasons, you can always have a cat flap installed within an external wall. A cat flap entrance in a wall requires considerably more skill and equipment to install, so it's certainly better left to a professional. There are several possibilities for this installation, including a straight-through tunnel design, or a right angled (through pillar) configuration. This installation involves a square shaped hole being made through your wall, into which a plastic or metal, open ended square insert is fitted. Both ends of the hole are then installed with a cat flap so that your feline friend can get in and out of your home whenever it wants.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Paddock Wood - If you already have a cat flat, but it's either broken or not working correctly, the current hole in your door, window or wall can be fitted with a replacement providing the new cat flap is of an equivalent size. A professional Paddock Wood cat flap fitter will gladly remove your old entry device and swap it for a new cat flap without inflicting any damage on the window, wall or door on which it's mounted.

Before fitting the new cat flap in a double glazing pane that has been pre-cut, confirming that the current glass has been made and installed accurately is vital. If you discover this isn't the case, and a botch was made of the original installation, the glass panel must be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety issues.


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There are several professional cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even glazing merchants in the Paddock Wood area, that provide cat flap installations in whatever door or construction you require. It may be possible to ask family and friends for referrals with regards to tracking down a reliable cat flap specialist. If they've had comparable work completed by a local Paddock Wood tradesman, and been delighted with the outcome, you can anticipate that they will likewise do a quality job for you.

If you can't find an installation specialist through recommendations, always acquire three or four different quotations before making a decision, and keep in mind that the cheapest may not always be the best. Enquire about any warranties they might offer for their workmanship and ensure that it is backed up in writing, in case something should go wrong.

A specialist cat flap installation contractor in Paddock Wood will supply you with a top quality product, skillfully fitted, and which will last you, and your pussy-cat, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Paddock Wood and also nearby in: West Farleigh, East Peckham, Nettlestead, Mile Oak, Queen Street, Marden, Golden Green, Hadlow, Brenchley, Laddingford, Five Oak Green, Tudeley, Hunton, Beltring, Horsmonden, as well as in these postcodes TN12 6PA, TN12 6XJ, TN12 6LW, TN12 6NB, TN12 6BS, TN12 6AW, TN12 6ND, TN12 6LN, TN12 6YD, TN12 6UU. Local Paddock Wood cat flap installers will probably have the phone code 01892 and the postcode TN12. Checking this will confirm you are accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Paddock Wood homeowners will be able to utilise these and various other similar services.

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There is a range of work that can be completed by your local Paddock Wood cat flap fitter including the fitting of cat flaps into patio doors Paddock Wood, the fitting of cat flaps into uPVC doors in Paddock Wood, the fitting of cat flaps into single glazing, the fitting of cat flaps into conservatories in Paddock Wood, cat flap removal, electronic cat flap installation, 4-way cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into double gazing, cat flaps in uPVC doors in Paddock Wood, cat flap replacement, the fitting of cat flaps into metal skinned doors, Catmate cat flap installation, Staywell cat flap installation in Paddock Wood, cat flap services in Paddock Wood, Sureflap cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into wooden doors, conservatory cat flap installation in Paddock Wood, dog flap installations Paddock Wood, replacement cat flaps Paddock Wood, cheap cat flaps, cat flaps in double glazed doors, cat flap installation prices Paddock Wood, microchip cat flap installation Paddock Wood, and more. If there happen to be different Paddock Wood cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you can easily mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just some of the activities that are undertaken by people specialising in cat flaps. Paddock Wood companies will be happy to tell you about their whole range of services.

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In the Kent area you can additionally find: Bethersden cat flap installation, Dymchurch cat flap installers, Hartley cat flap installation, Egerton cat flap fitters, Bobbing cat flap installers, Bapchild cat flap fitters, New Ash Green cat flap fitters, Boughton Aluph cat flap installation, Lympne cat flap installation, Grain cat flap installers, Eccles cat flap installation, Egerton cat flap installers, Culverstone Green cat flap installation, Northfleet cat flap installation, Istead Rise cat flap fitters, Cuxton cat flap fitters, Bridge cat flap installers, Pluckley cat flap installers, New Romney cat flap installers, Singleton cat flap installers, Lamberhurst cat flap installers, Cobham cat flap installation, Elham cat flap installers, Halstead cat flap fitters, Brabourne Lees cat flap installers, Stanhope cat flap installers, Challock cat flap installation, Lyminge cat flap installation, Lynsted cat flap installation.

All throughout Kent you should be able to find cat flap fitters who will provide various services for your pet's needs. If you can't find the right cat flap fitter in Paddock Wood itself then you should be able to uncover one nearby.


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Also find: Five Oak Green cat flap installers, Marden cat flap installers, Laddingford cat flap installers, Tudeley cat flap installers, East Peckham cat flap installers, Hunton cat flap installers, Mile Oak cat flap installers, Beltring cat flap installers, Queen Street cat flap installers, West Farleigh cat flap installers, Hadlow cat flap installers, Horsmonden cat flap installers, Brenchley cat flap installers, Golden Green cat flap installers, Nettlestead cat flap installation services and more. All of these towns and villages are catered for by cat flap fitters. Paddock Wood householders can get estimates by going here.

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Households in Newbridge Park, Maidstone Road, The Shires, Cobbs Close, Fuggles Close, The Cedars, Kent Close, Concord Close, Forge Way, Ribston Gardens, Dimmock Close, Mount Pleasant, Le Temple Road, Mascalls Park, Laxton Gardens, Pearsons Green Road, Clover Way, Bluebell Walks, Apple Court, Transfesa Road, The Greenways, Mercers Close, Eastwell Close, have needed cat flaps installed just recently. Pet flaps have also been repaired in these Paddock Wood area postcodes: TN12 6PA, TN12 6XJ, TN12 6LW, TN12 6NB, TN12 6BS, TN12 6AW, TN12 6ND, TN12 6LN, TN12 6YD, TN12 6UU. Work was carried out in these areas by an expert cat flap fitter. Paddock Wood business and home owners were given professional and competent cat flap installation services in all cases.

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(This cat flap fitter Paddock Wood page was updated on 27-04-2022)