Cat Flap Fitter Poulton-le-Fylde

Poulton-le-Fylde Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Poulton-le-Fylde Lancashire (FY6): Installing a cat flap to an outside door or wall in your Poulton-le-Fylde property allows your cat the freedom and independence it needs to live a life of contentment. Cats that are kept indoors, much like people, will show signs of irritation. Allowing your cat access to the outside world by means of a cat flap can also help keep them physically and mentally fit. If this seems like a great idea to you, exactly what sort of cat flap should you opt for?

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The most rudimentry kind of cat flap is essentially that. A bit of flexible material placed over a hole in a doorway to enable a cat to climb through, but keep out the elements. Naturally, this is really basic, and will not be adequate for most cat owners in Poulton-le-Fylde, who would favour something a little more secure and weatherproof for a main door to their property, although it could be appropriate for an outhouse door or garden fence panel.

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This uncomplicated model is still a long way off being ideal as it allows other animals or cats to enter into your home, but it can be improved on to some degree by adding a magnetic strip to hold the flap in position.

A step up from the magnetic strip style are infra-red or RF chip, magnetically operated cat flaps. This involves your cat wearing a collar which has either an IR, RF chip or magnet encased within it. Therefore any animal that does not have a special collar can't leave or get into your home. Again this is a relatively simple form of cat flap, because any other moggy in the Poulton-le-Fylde area that's got a similar style of collar will be able to get into your property. Even these cat flaps can be upgraded to a certain extent with an RF cat flap and collar system providing an owner programmed unique identifier. Your furry companion is the sole one to get access, offering an additional layer of control and security.

The next step-up in feline access security is to use the type of cat flap that recognises your cat's microchip. The memory of these cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip numbers (if you have several cats), to give exclusive access. Whenever your cat passes close to the flap, it unlocks and allows just your micro-chipped pets to enter/exit.

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When you're buying a cat flap, you should make sure that it is of a type that can be locked into position. For extra security, most cat flaps have a four way locking system nowadays. Which means that it's got the capability to be fully locked, permit access into your house only, permit exit only, or be put in two-way exit and entry mode. This offers total control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night. In line with your pet's and your needs, there is even the possibility to carry out specific functions according to the time of day, with a number of the more expensive devices.

If you are pretty good at DIY, fitting a cat flap shouldn't be all that difficult, if you've got a timber door on your Poulton-le-Fylde home. Although, if it needs to be installed into a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you should on no account even attempt it by yourself. These kinds of fixtures call for a professional installation by a reputable cat flap fitter or odd job man with the necessary equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installation - If you happen to hire somebody who attempts to drill a hole in your double glazing to put in your new cat flap, stop them immediately and ask them to leave. A new cat flap cannot be installed into an existing double glazing door panel or window pane. Cutting or drilling into any type of double glazing will destroy its security and strength, together with its thermal insulation properties. In actual fact, it makes the glazing unsafe and it should not ever be done.

A dependable Poulton-le-Fylde cat flap installer will diligently take the measurements of your current panel and order a ready prepared one from a local glazing company. This new pane will arrive with a pre-cut hole as an integral part of its structure where the cat flap will be installed. This might take two weeks or so to produce, however it is really the only way to fit a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door. When your new panel of glass shows up, the fitter will take out the old one, and replace it with the brand new "cat flap ready" one. Your cat flap can then be installed.

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External Wooden Doors - The most straightforward option for cat flap installations in Poulton-le-Fylde, as was stated earlier in this article, are timber doors. It is normally safer to contact a professional cat flap fitter or carpenter, if you are in any way hesitant about making a hole in your front door. This kind of project will not be all that expensive and is really worth doing correctly, if having your cat flap installed by a professional gives you that added peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be fitted into uPVC doors in most instances. Nonetheless, some uPVC doors have got a steel lining for further security, which could cause problems. The simplest kind of cat flap installation is in doors having one single panel, therefore if you've got a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it might be easier and cheaper in the long run to exchange the slatted panel for a one piece panel.

Wall Installation - It's also a possibility to get a cat flap installed into an external wall of your home in Poulton-le-Fylde, if you don't want to cut holes in your doors, for security or aesthetic reasons. This type of installment is definitely best left to the pros, because it requires much more skill and equipment to accomplish. You could go for a straightforward tunnel style, or even a right angle model which permits entry via a pillar. A square hole will need to be cut through your selected wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, open ended square tube. The cat flap you have chosen can then be mounted on either end to allow your furry pal to exit and enter as it wishes.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Poulton-le-Fylde - If your wall, window or door already has a cat flap fitted, but it's stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it's quite possible to mount a replacement over the current hole. You local cat flap installer will remove the unwanted cat flap, without causing damage to the wall, window or door, and install a new flap for your cat.

When the cat flap installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazed panel, it will be necessary to confirm that this was previously done correctly, before fitting the new flap. The pane must be removed and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety issues, if you discover this is not the case and a bodge job was made of the previous installation.


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There are a number of handyman contractors, professional cat flap fitters and even glazing suppliers in the Poulton-le-Fylde area, that offer cat flap installation through whatever door or fabrication you require. There are several ways to track down a reputable cat flap installer, and few come close to the option of asking for recommendations from friends and family. If they're willing to recommend somebody who they've used, you can be certain that you'll be happy too.

If it is not possible to get recommendations from acquaintances, you should make an effort to get at least three different estimates from local cat flap installers before coming to a final decision. It is generally advisable not to always opt for the cheapest option. Ask about any warranties or guarantees they might give for their standard of workmanship and ensure it's backed up in writing, just in case something happens to go awry.

A professional cat flap installer in Poulton-le-Fylde will provide you with a quality product, expertly fitted, and one which will last you, and your pussy-cat, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Poulton-le-Fylde and also in nearby places like: Blackpool, Knott End-on-Sea, Thornton, Singleton, Greenhaigh, Thornton-Cleveleys, Elswick, Cleveleys, Out Rawcliffe, Hambleton, Great Eccleston, Staining, Weeton, together with these postcodes FY6 7HL, FY6 6SB, FY6 6EA, FY6 6SU, FY6 7FS, FY6 7EN, FY6 7LR, FY6 6TD, FY6 7JW, FY6 7BZ. Locally based Poulton-le-Fylde cat flap installers will likely have the phone code 01253 and the postcode FY6. Checking this out can make sure that you're accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Poulton-le-Fylde property owners will be able to benefit from these and lots of other related services.

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There are a whole host of tasks that can be completed by your local Poulton-le-Fylde cat flap installer including cat flap installation in wooden doors Poulton-le-Fylde, small cat flaps, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into French doors Poulton-le-Fylde, cat flap installation in metal doors, magnetic cat flap installation, automatic cat flap installation, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into uPVC doors Poulton-le-Fylde, Sureflap cat flap installation, cutting out for a cat flap Poulton-le-Fylde, dog flap installations, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into double gazing, cat flap installation in uPVC doors Poulton-le-Fylde, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into metal skinned doors, 2-way cat flap installation in Poulton-le-Fylde, electronic cat flap installations in Poulton-le-Fylde, magnetic cat flaps Poulton-le-Fylde, cat flaps in patio doors, Staywell cat flap installations in Poulton-le-Fylde, the installation of microchip cat flaps into wooden doors in Poulton-le-Fylde, the installation of electronic cat flaps into composite doors, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, cat flap installation in doors, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into patio doors, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into conservatories, cat flap installation services, and lots more. If there happen to be other Poulton-le-Fylde cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a handful of the duties that are conducted by people specialising in cat flaps. Poulton-le-Fylde professionals will let you know their whole range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Staining cat flap fitters, Greenhaigh cat flap fitters, Elswick cat flap fitters, Hambleton cat flap fitters, Knott End-on-Sea cat flap fitters, Weeton cat flap fitters, Thornton cat flap fitters, Singleton cat flap fitters, Out Rawcliffe cat flap fitters and more. It is possible to get cat flaps fitted in almost all of these locations. Their expertise and skill becomes priceless in ensuring the secure and correct installation of your cat flap on your home. With a cat flap installed professionally, you can be sure that it serves your pet's needs and is in keeping with your home's design and safety considerations. Local cat owners can get price quotes by simply clicking here. Today is the ideal time to begin your cat flap installation.

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