Cat Flap Fitter Ruddington

Ruddington Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Ruddington Nottinghamshire (NG11): An excellent way to give your cat more independence and boost it's quality of life is to install a cat flap on an exterior wall or door of your home in Ruddington. Cats tend to get irritated and crabby when continuously kept inside, and not able to roam. When your cat is granted easy access to the great outdoors via a cat flap, there is a much better likelihood of it staying both mentally and physically fit and healthy. However, what form of cat flap is the best solution in your case?

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The most fundamental form of cat flap, is just that. A hole is cut into an exterior door and a bendable material is fixed over it to give protection from the elements. Even though this may be appropriate for a garden fence panel or shed door, the majority of Ruddington cat owners would no doubt prefer something a bit more weatherproof and secure for an exterior door to their home.

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This uncomplicated design is still far from ideal as it allows other creatures or cats to enter your property, nonetheless it can be to some degree improved on by adding a magnetic strip to hold the flap in position.

Magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap, are a step up from the basic magnetic strip variation. With this form of cat flap, your cat will have to wear a collar boasting an IR, RF chip or magnet. This means that any animal that doesn't have one of these special collars cannot leave or access your home. The point that any other cat in the neighbourhood who has a similar model of collar will be able to get into your house, is the drawback with this still fairly basic type of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of these devices and can be programmed by the home owner to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your cat.

The next stage in feline entrance security is to install the type of cat flap that recognises your cat's microchip. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip numbers (if you have more than one cat), to provide exclusive access. Entry and exit can only be accomplished by microchipped pets, and the flap is unlocked when you cat is in the vicinity.

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Whenever you are buying a cat flap, you should make certain it is of a design that can be locked into position. For extra flexibility, the majority of cat flaps have a 4-way locking system nowadays. This means that the cat flap can permit only admittance into your home, be locked fully, allow exit only, or be set for two way entry and exit. This will give you options for all times of night and day, to control exactly how your cat flap operates. The facility to carry out specific functions in accordance with the time of day, and in keeping with your pet's and your needs is also a possibility with some of the higher end brands of cat flap.

If you've got a timber door on your house in Ruddington, putting in you own cat flap should not be that hard. But, if you are intending to install it into a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you ought to ask for outside assistance. Such situations require the skills and expertise of a competent cat flap fitter or odd job man, who is certain to have have all the tools and knowledge for this sort of installation project.


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 door or window panel, send them packing immediately. It's just not possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazing window pane or door panel. Any kind of double glazed unit will be ruined by drilling a hole in it, and will diminish its strength, insulating attributes and security. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will make your double glazing unsound.

It will be necessary to obtain a new double glazing panel made specially for this purpose by a glazing supplier, and your local Ruddington cat flap fitter will take the measurements of your existing panel and order the new one. So that the cat flap can be neatly installed into it, this new double glazing panel will arrive with a hole pre-cut as a part of its structure. This could take a week or more to manufacture, however it is the only way to fit a cat flap into an existing patio or double glazed door. Once you have received your new panel of glass, the old one can be removed and the new unit fitted. It will now be possible to install and set up your cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As mentioned previously, wooden doors are the simplest option with regards to cat flap installation on your property in Ruddington. If you're somewhat uncomfortable with creating a sizeable hole in your door, you may be happier getting in touch with a specialist handyman or cat flap fitter instead. This type of task won't be too costly and is well worth doing properly, if getting your cat flap professionally installed gives you that added reassurance.

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uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be sometimes be suitable for a cat flap. You or your installer will have to find out what the internal structure of you door actually is, because for extra security certain uPVC door panels are manufactured with a reinforced steel lining. The models of door with a one piece panel are the best for installing cat flaps, so if yours has a slatted type panel, it may be better to swap this for a single panel.

Wall Installation - If you do not really wish to have a hole cut in your doors, for aesthetic or security reasons, you can always have a cat flap installed on an outside wall. This sort of installment is certainly better left to an expert, because it calls for a lot more equipment and skill to accomplish. You'll find there are a couple of options for this type of installation, including a straightforward version, or a right angle (through pillar) configuration. This installation entails a neat square shaped hole being made through your wall, into which a plastic or metal, open ended square tube is inserted. A cat flap of your choice can then be mounted on either end to allow your cat to come and go as it pleases.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Ruddington - If you've already got a cat flat, but it is either damaged or not working properly, the current hole in your wall, door or window can still be used providing the new cat flap is of a comparable size. An expert Ruddington cat flap fitter will gladly take off your old entry unit and replace it with a brand new cat flap without causing any harm to the door, window or wall on which it's mounted.

Before installing the new cat flap in double glazing which has been previously pre-cut, making sure that the existing glass has been cut and installed in the right way is essential. If you discover that this isn't the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass pane will have to be removed and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security issues.


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There are plenty of handymen, specialist cat flap fitters and even local glazing merchants in the Ruddington area, who offer cat flap fitting thru whatever door or fabrication you need. There are a variety of ways to find a good cat flap installer, and few compare with the option of asking for recommendations from friends and neighbours. If they are willing to recommend an individual who they have used, you can be fairly certain that you'll be pleased also.

If you cannot find a fitter through recommendations, always obtain 2 or 3 different quotes before coming to a final decision, please remember that cheapest may not always be best. Check whether they provide any guarantees or warranties for their standard of workmanship, so that you've got some recourse for compensation if something does happen to go awry when the work is undertaken.

A specialist cat flap installation contractor in Ruddington will supply you with a 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 Ruddington and also in nearby places like: Costock, Bunny, Plumtree, Tollerton, Barton in Fabis, Clifton, Gotham, Wilford, Attenborough, Gamston, Bradmore, Edwalton, together with these postcodes NG11 6AJ, NG11 6AL, NG11 6DU, NG11 6AE, NG11 6GW, NG11 6HA, NG11 6NE, NG11 6DG, NG11 6GN, NG11 6BR. Locally based Ruddington cat flap installers will likely have the postcode NG11 and the dialling code 0115 (921 / 940 / 945 / 984). Checking this can ensure that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Ruddington property owners are able to utilise these and numerous other similar services.

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Recent Nottinghamshire cat flap installation projects: Ronan Mckie was enquiring about a cat flap fitter in Aslockton. Gemma Mcgrath was looking for cat flap installation in New Ollerton. Leela Browning and Eben Browning recently asked for a quotation for installing a microchip cat flap in a patio front door in a terraced house in Rhodesia. Jeremiah Ashby recently enquired about the possibility of installing a locking cat flap in a glass back door in Trowell, Nottinghamshire. Karina Lang in Newstead was interested in having an infrared cat flap installed in a patio door. Kendrick Hudson recently requested a quotation for installing a Sureflap cat flap in a patio back door in Babworth. Emily-Rose and Austin Underwood recently enquired about the possibility of installing a Petsafe cat flap in a glass door in a terraced house in East Markham, Nottinghamshire. Monica Downs in Tollerton was looking for somebody who could install a cat flap in a patio front door in her semi-detached house. Most of these Nottinghamshire householders did a search for "cat flap fitter Nottinghamshire" and came across this web page on Bing, Google or Yahoo.

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Ruddington Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a wide array of tasks that can be conducted by your local Ruddington cat flap installer including the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into metal skinned doors Ruddington, the installation of cat flaps into composite doors, cat flap removal, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into single glazing, cat flap installation in wooden doors Ruddington, conservatory cat flap installations, cat flap installation estimates, Petsafe cat flap installations, Catmate cat flap installations Ruddington, the installation of dog flaps, automatic cat flap installation in Ruddington, cat flap upgrades, pet flap installations, the installation of electronic cat flaps into wooden doors, replacement cat flaps, cat flap installation in doors Ruddington, cat flap installation in walls, cutting out for a cat flap, Sureflap cat flap installations, 2-way cat flap installation Ruddington, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into uPVC doors in Ruddington, cat flap repair Ruddington, small cat flaps, infrared cat flaps Ruddington, cat flap replacement, and lots more. If there are different Ruddington cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a selection of the activities that are accomplished by those specialising in cat flaps. Ruddington professionals will let you know their full range of cat flap installation services.


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Households in Dickson Drive, Bradbury Gardens, Camelot Street, Davidson Gardens, Chapel Street, Blenheim Close, Buttery Gardens, Lyons Close, Bladon Road, Landmere Lane, Jewitt Way, Cumberland Close, Devon Drive, Mere Way, Packman Drive, Carter Avenue, Easthorpe Street, Kirk Lane, Barton Close, Clifton Road, Brettisil Drive, Flawforth Lane, Elms Park, Greenwood Gardens, Loughborough Road, Brookside Road, Abingdon Drive, have needed cat flaps installed recently. Pet flaps have also been repaired in the following Ruddington area postcodes: NG11 6AJ, NG11 6AL, NG11 6DU, NG11 6AE, NG11 6GW, NG11 6HA, NG11 6NE, NG11 6DG, NG11 6GN, NG11 6BR. Work was carried out in these places by an expert cat flap fitter. Ruddington property owners enjoyed the benefits of high quality and dependable cat flap installation services on every occasion.

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