Cat Flap Fitter Sandwich

Sandwich Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Sandwich Kent (CT13): Fitting a cat flap to an exterior door or wall in your Sandwich house helps to give your cat the independence and freedom that it needs to live a happy life. Cats are similar to people in a lot of ways, and will sometimes start to show signs of frustration and unease if kept indoors for lengthy periods of time without a break. When permitted easy access to the world outside with a cat flap, your precious cat has a much better chance of staying healthy and well. If this sounds like a good option for you, precisely what form of cat flap should you install?

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The most rudimentry type of cat flap is basically that. A bit of bendable material placed over a hole in a doorway to allow a cat to pass through it, but keep the elements out. Most Sandwich cat owners would doubtless favour something a little more secure and weatherproof for an exterior door to their property, although this could be appropriate for a shed door or garden fence panel.

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This standard model is still far from perfect because it allows other animals or cats to enter into your home, nevertheless it can be improved on a little with the addition of a magnetic strip to keep the flap in position.

Moving on from a magnetic strip are magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red variations of cat flap. This involves your cat wearing a collar that has either an IR, RF chip or magnet encased in it. Unless an animal is equipped with one of these special collars, it will be unable to open the flap and leave or access your house, therefore preventing some unwelcome visitors. The downside is that any other cat in the neighbourhood who has a similar collar could possible get into your home when using this sort of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the preferred version of these devices and can be programmed by the user to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your cat.

The next stage in feline access security is to install a cat flap that can be triggered by your pet's micro-chip. You have to enter the unique number of your cat's micro-chip into the memory the cat flap (which is battery powered), and if you have more than one cat it will allow multiple entries. Whenever your cat comes in the vicinity of the flap, it unlocks and allows solely your micro-chipped pets to enter/exit.

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Whenever you're purchasing a cat flap, you must make sure it's of a design that can be locked into position. These days, most cat flaps on the market feature a four way locking mechanism for extra flexibility. This means that it has the capability to be fully locked, enable exit from your house only, enable entrance into your property only, or be put in two-way entry and exit mode. This provides total control over the functioning of your cat flap both throughout the day and during the night time. The wherewithal to carry out different functions according to the time of day, and based on yours and your pet's needs is also a possibility with some of the higher end models of cat flap.

If you are fairly decent at DIY, fitting your own cat flap shouldn't be that difficult, if you've got a solid wood door on your Sandwich home. But, if you're intending to install it in a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you must ask for outside help. These sorts of fixtures call for a professional installation from a trustworthy cat flap installer or carpenter with the appropriate skills and equipment.


Double Glazing Installations - If your cat flap has to be mounted on a double glazing panel, and your hired "tradesman" tries to drill a hole in it, stop the job straight away and show them the gate. It isn't possible to mount a new cat flap into a double glazed door panel or window pane. Cutting or drilling into any kind of double glazing will destroy its security and strength, as well as its thermal properties. The truth is, it makes your glazing unsafe and it should never be done.

It is necessary to obtain a new double glazing panel made specially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your chosen Sandwich cat flap installer will take the measurements of your existing panel and put in an order for the new one. To ensure that your cat flap can be perfectly installed into it, this new double glazing pane will be provided with a hole pre-cut as a part of its structure. You may have a one or two week waiting period for this to be manufactured, but if you want a cat flap installed into an existing double glazed or patio door, this is basically the only way to accomplish it. Once you have obtained your new panel of glass, the old one can be taken out and the new unit installed. It's now possible to install and set up your new cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The simplest alternative for new cat flap installations in Sandwich, as was previously mentioned, are solid timber doors. If you're dubious about making a hole in your door, it's a good move to call a specialist to complete the task for you. This type of project will not be too costly and is worth doing correctly, if getting your cat flap expertly installed gives you that added reassurance.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can in general be installed into uPVC doors. It pays to know the interior construction, because some uPVC doors are lined with steel for extra security. The simplest type of cat flap installation is in doors having one single panel, therefore if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it may be cheaper and easier overall to exchange the slatted pane for a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If, for either security or aesthetic reasons, you don't want to have a chunk cut out of a door, you could elect to install your cat flap on an external wall of your property in Sandwich. Calling for much more equipment and skill, a wall cat flap install is undoubtedly better left to the pros, if it is to be completed successfully. You'll find there are several possibilities for this kind of installation, including a straight through tunnel version, or a right angular (through pillar) configuration. With this kind of installation a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted into a square hole neatly cut into your selected wall. A suitable cat flap is then mounted on both ends of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Sandwich - If your door, wall or window already has a cat flap fitted, but it has stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it is possible to mount a replacement over the current hole. A specialist Sandwich cat flap fitter will gladly remove your old entry unit and replace it with a new cat flap without inflicting any damage on the door, window or wall on which it's secured.

When the cat flap installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazing panel, it is essential to make sure that this was previously done accurately, before attaching the new cat flap. If you discover this isn't the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the pane will need to be removed and replaced to avoid any security and safety issues.


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In the Sandwich area there are many specialist cat flap installers, handyman contractors and even double glazing firms who provide cat flap fitting services in walls, doors or windows. There are several ways of tracking down a competent cat flap installer, and few are more effective than asking for recommendations from neighbours and friends. If they're happy to recommend someone who they have used, you can be sure that you'll be happy as well.

If you can't find an installation specialist through personal recommendations, always try to obtain 2 or 3 different quotations before making your choice, and remember that the cheapest is often not the best. Ask about any warranties or guarantees they may give for their workmanship and make sure you have it in writing, just in case something happens to go wrong.

If you take your time and pick a trustworthy Sandwich cat flap specialist you will be rewarded with a superior quality product, that's professionally installed, and will give excellent service to yourself and your pussy-cat for years to come. And after all is said and done - quality is key.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Sandwich and also in: Wingham, Goodnestone, Upstreet, Eastry, Sarre, Minster, Shatterling, Great Mongeham, Betteshanger, Worth, Tilmanstone, Cliffs End, Monkton, together with these postcodes CT13 9FX, CT13 9JR, CT13 0AQ, CT13 0RE, CT13 9FJ, CT13 9AB, CT13 9BA, CT13 9HJ, CT13 0GB, CT13 9BB. Locally based Sandwich cat flap installers will probably have the postcode CT13 and the dialling code 01304. Verifying this will make certain that you access a local cat flat fitter. Sandwich homeowners will be able to utilise these and numerous other related services.

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Sandwich Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Sandwich Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a number of different tasks that can be carried out by your local Sandwich cat flap installer including magnetic cat flap installation, cat flaps in patio doors, cat flaps in metal doors, cat flap installation in walls Sandwich, Sureflap cat flap installation, cheap cat flaps, cat flap installation in uPVC doors Sandwich, cutting out for a cat flap, the installation of microchip cat flaps into metal skinned doors, cat flap removal, electronic cat flap installations, 4-way cat flap installation, cat flap repair, cat flap installation in wooden doors, 2-way cat flap installation, large cat flaps Sandwich, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into single glazing, cat flap upgrades, pet flap installation, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into conservatories in Sandwich, infrared cat flap installation, the installation of magnetic cat flaps into wooden doors, conservatory cat flap installations Sandwich, automatic cat flap installations in Sandwich, microchip cat flap installation, and more. If there are additional Sandwich cat flap requirements that you want but cannot see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just an example of the activities that are handled by those installing cat flaps. Sandwich specialists will be happy to tell you about their full range of cat flap installation services.


Cat Flap Fitters Near Sandwich

Also find: Monkton cat flap fitters, Goodnestone cat flap fitters, Minster cat flap fitters, Worth cat flap fitters, Tilmanstone cat flap fitters, Sarre cat flap fitters, Eastry cat flap fitters, Betteshanger cat flap fitters, Shatterling cat flap fitters, Upstreet cat flap fitters, Wingham cat flap fitters, Great Mongeham cat flap fitters, Cliffs End cat flap installation services and more. All of these towns and villages are serviced by cat flap fitters. Sandwich property owners can get price quotes by going here.

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Cat Flap Installation Around Sandwich

In the previous 12 months cat flaps have been installed in these Sandwich streets: Foster's Court, St Clements, Dover Road, Ash Road, Church Street, Potter Street, Sandwood Road, Sandown Lees, Delf Street, Bell Lane, Loop Street, Manwood Road, St Mary's, Poulders Road, Hythe Place, Mill Close, Chippie's Way, The Butts, Coventon Lane, Bloody Point Road, Delfside, Stonar Gardens, Sarre Place, Laburnum Avenue, Sandwich Road, Deal Road, St Georges Place, Ramsgate Road, and in these Kent postcodes: CT13 9FX, CT13 9JR, CT13 0AQ, CT13 0RE, CT13 9FJ, CT13 9AB, CT13 9BA, CT13 9HJ, CT13 0GB, CT13 9BB. Work was completed in these places by an expert cat flap fitter. Sandwich residents enjoyed dependable and professional cat flap installation services in all cases.

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(This cat flap fitter Sandwich content was updated on 28-02-2023)