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Reepham Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Reepham Norfolk (NR10): Fitting a cat flap to an outside door or wall in your Reepham home provides your cat with the independence and freedom that it needs to live a life of contentment. Just like people, when kept inside, cats will likely start to show signs of anxiety and frustration. When your cat is permitted instant access to the great outdoors via a cat flap, there is a better chance of it staying both mentally and physically healthy. If this sounds like a good idea to you, exactly what type of cat flap should you choose?

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Essentially, a cat flap at its most fundamental is merely that. A hole is cut into a door and a flexible material is placed over the gap to offer a bit of protection from the weather. Of course, this is extremely basic, and won't be good enough for most cat owners in Reepham, who would doubtless favour something a tad more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their property, although it could be appropriate for a garden fence panel or shed door.

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Since this solution permits other creatures or cats to enter your house, it is not at all ideal, though it can be improved on to some extent by keeping the flap in position with the addition of magnetic strips.

Magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip styles of cat flap, are the next step up from the basic magnetic strip version. With these, either an RF chip, IR or magnet will be encased in your cat's collar. Unless an animal is fitted with one of these special collars, it will not be able to open the flap and access or leave your home, therefore keeping out some unwelcome visitors. The reality that any other moggy in the area who's got a similar collar could possible access your property, is the downside with this sort of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be upgraded to some degree with an RF cat flap and collar system providing a user programmed unique identifier.

The next level in feline entry security is to install a cat flap that recognises your cat's microchip. The micro-chip number is entered into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries can be made if you've got several cats). The flap will be unlocked whenever your cat is in the vicinity, only permitting entry or exit to animals that have a microchip.

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The ability to lock it in position is essential whichever cat flap you are buying. Currently, most cat flaps available on the market boast a 4-way locking system for added security. Which means that it has the capability to be fully locked, allow only entry into your house, permit exit only, or be put in 2-way exit and entry mode. This offers total control over the operation of your cat flap both throughout the day and during the night time. The wherewithal to perform particular functions according to the time of day, and in keeping with yours and your cat's requirements is also an option with some of the higher end models of cat flap.

If you've got a wood door on your property in Reepham, installing a cat flap yourself should not be all that complicated. But, if you are hoping to install it into a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you must ask for outside assistance. This type of installation requires the attention of an expert, and there are specialist cat flap fitters and skilled odd job men who'll be delighted to accept such a task.


Double Glazing Installation - If you hire somebody who attempts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel to put in your new cat flap, stop them immediately and request that they leave. It isn't possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazed window pane or door panel. Any sort of double glazing will be ruined by cutting or drilling into it, and will take away its security, thermal insulation properties and strength. In reality, it makes your glazing unsound and it should never be attempted.

A trustworthy Reepham cat flap installer will meticulously measure up your current pane and order a purpose made one from a local glazing firm. So that your cat flap can be nicely installed into it, this new double glazed unit will arrive with a hole pre-cut as a part of its structure. This can take two weeks or so to manufacture, however it is the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing patio or double glazed door. Once your new pane of glass arrives, the installer will remove the old one, and replace it with the new "cat flap ready" one. It will now be possible to install and set up your cat flap.

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External Wooden Doors - Solid wood door panels are, as I mentioned above, the simplest alternatives for cat flap installation in Reepham. If you are nervous about cutting a hole in your front or back door, it's it may be better to call in a specialist to undertake the project for you. This kind of project won't be all that expensive and is worth doing properly, if getting your cat flap professionally installed gives you that additional peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - It is perfectly possible to fit a cat flap into a uPVC door. It pays to know the internal construction, since some door panels are lined with steel for added security. The easiest kind of installation is in doors having one single panel, therefore if you have a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it may be easier and cheaper overall to exchange the slatted panel for a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If you don't really wish to have a hole cut in your doors, either for aesthetic or security reasons, you can have a cat flap installed in an outside wall. This type of installment is definitely best left to a professional, because it requires considerably more equipment and skill to execute. You can choose a straight through tunnel style, or perhaps a right angled version that allows access via a pillar. This installation involves a neat square shaped hole being cut through the wall of your choice, into which a plastic or metal, square open ended tube is inserted. A cat flap of your choice can then be attached at both ends to enable your furry friend to come and go as it wishes.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Reepham - If you already have a cat flap fitted on a window, door or wall, but it is damaged or not working properly, the current hole can, with a little luck, be re-used for the installation of a new one. An expert Reepham cat flap installer will be glad to take out your old unit and swap it for a new cat flap without inflicting any damage on the door, wall or window on which it is secured.

Before attaching a new flap in double glazing which has been previously pre-cut, confirming that the current glass has been cut and installed accurately is crucial. If it is found this isn't the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass will have 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 door, wall or window, you'll find that there are several professional cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even double glazing suppliers in and around Reepham who will be ready to oblige. It might be possible to ask friends and relations for referrals with regards to finding a decent cat flap specialist. You can be fairly certain that if they have been confident enough to recommend somebody who has done work for them, you will likely get a very similar level of service.

If you cannot find a cat flap installer through personal recommendations, always try to get three or four different quotes before making your choice, please remember that the cheapest is often not the best. Try to get written warranties or guarantees for the standard of their workmanship, so if things do go amiss you have some recourse.

If you pick a professional cat flap installer in Reepham you will end up with a quality product, which is skillfully fitted, and that will give reliable service for years and years.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Reepham and also in: Prettywell, Kerdiston, Bawdeswell, Brandiston, Themelthorpe, Cawston, Salle, Swannington, Booton, Jordan Street, Whitwell Street, Sparham, Wood Dalling, Alderford, as well as in these postcodes NR10 4NU, NR10 4JF, NR10, NR10 4JY, NR10 4SW, NR10 4RX, NR20 4RX, NR10 4QZ, NR10 4LU, NR10 4NS. Locally based Reepham cat flap installers will most likely have the phone code 01603 and the postcode NR10. Checking this should guarantee that you are accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Reepham householders can benefit from these and many other comparable services.

Automatic Cat Flap Installation

Automatic cat flaps are a nifty solution for cat owners in Reepham who need to give their furry friends the ability to exit and enter as they wish. These flaps are equipped with sophisticated technology, such as RFID chips and sensors, which can identify the presence of a cat and grant them access, thus restricting unauthorized entry. By utilizing programmable lock and unlock settings, certain automatic cat flaps offer pet owners the ability to maintain greater control over their pets' comings and goings, whilst also enhancing the security aspect. By automating the process of entry and exit, automatic cat flaps offer the benefit of providing pets with constant access to the outdoors, enabling them to move unhampered, whether their owners are in the house or not. In addition, automatic cat flaps can serve as a deterrent against unwanted creatures or animals, fostering a safer and more comfortable living space for both pets and people. By enlisting the expertise of a competent handyman, carpenter or window fitter, you can make sure that your automatic cat flap is installed securely and professionally, reducing the risk of damage to your home and injury to pets or people.

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Reepham Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Reepham Cat Flap Installation Tasks

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Also find: Kerdiston cat flap fitters, Salle cat flap fitters, Cawston cat flap fitters, Wood Dalling cat flap fitters, Sparham cat flap fitters, Jordan Street cat flap fitters, Brandiston cat flap fitters, Alderford cat flap fitters, Swannington cat flap fitters, Themelthorpe cat flap fitters, Booton cat flap fitters, Bawdeswell cat flap fitters, Prettywell cat flap fitters, Whitwell Street cat flap installation services and more. Most of these areas are catered for by cat flap fitters. Reepham property owners can get cat flap installation estimates by going here.

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Cat Flap Installation Around Reepham Some Reepham areas where cat flaps have recently been fitted - Ollands Road, Church Hill, Old Lane, New Road, Back Street, Moorhouse Close, Lawns Loke, Pightle Way, Ash Close, Chapel Close, Kerdiston Road, The Street, Keepham Road, Robins Lane, Silver End, Bartle Court, Sun Barn Road, Norwich Road, Church Street, Park Lane, Collers Way, Coles Way, Station Road, School Road, Market Place, as well as these local Reepham postcodes: NR10 4NU, NR10 4JF, NR10, NR10 4JY, NR10 4SW, NR10 4RX, NR20 4RX, NR10 4QZ, NR10 4LU, NR10 4NS. These places recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Reepham householders received professional and reliable cat flap installation services.

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