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Cat Flap Fitter Torquay Devon (TQ1): Putting in a cat flap doesn't just save you the inconvenience of having to open the door every time the cat wants to stroll out or in, it also affords your cat more independence and improves it's quality of life. Cats tend to get grumpy and irritated when constantly kept inside, and not allowed to roam free. When permitted instant access to the world outside with a cat flap, your precious cat has a much better chance of staying fit and healthy. So, you think it's a good idea, but precisely what is best form of cat flap for your beloved pet?

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The most straightforward style of cat flap, is simply that. A hole in a door with a bendable piece of material hung over it, to give protection from the elements, but permit the cat climb through. Of course, this is extremely basic, and will not be adequate for most Torquay cat owners, who would no doubt favour something a tad more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their house, although it might be appropriate for a fence panel or outhouse door.

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This standard design can be marginally improved on with magnetic strips to keep the flap in place, however it's still far from ideal since it allows other creatures or cats to enter into your home.

Moving on from a basic magnetic strip are magnetically operated, infra-red or RF chip models of cat flap. This requires that your cat wears a collar which has either an RF chip, IR or magnet encased within it. No animal is going to be able to leave or get into your house unless it is fitted with this special collar. The downside is that any other cat in the area who's got a similar style of collar could perchance access your home with this type of cat flap. An improvement to this product is an RF cat flap/collar system which has a unique identifier that can be programmed by the user.

Picking a cat flap that can be operated by your pet's own micro-chip, is the next level in entrance devices for felines in Torquay. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or even multiple microchip numbers (if you've got more than one cat), to provide exclusive access. The flap is unlocked when your cat is in the vicinity, only permitting exit or entry to pets that are microchipped.

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When you're buying a cat flap, you must make certain it's of a design that can be locked. For extra security, nearly all cat flaps boast a four way locking system these days. This allows your cat flap to permit exit only, be locked fully, enable entry into your premises only, or have two way exit and entrance capability. This offers total control over how your cat flap works both during the day and throughout the night time. The ability to carry out particular functions according to the time of day, and in line with your pet's and your needs is also a possibility with some of the higher end models of cat flap.

Installing a cat flap by yourself can be pretty simple if you have a solid timber door on your Torquay house, and reasonable DIY abilities. Under no circumstances should you attempt to install a cat flap in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window. These kinds of fittings call for a professional installation by a reliable cat flap installer or odd job man with the appropriate skills and equipment.


Double Glazing Installations - If you call in a "tradesman" who, while endeavouring to install your cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazing panel, send them on their way immediately. New cat flaps cannot be mounted into pre-existing double glazing window or door panels. Cutting into any type of double glazing will ruin its security and strength, as well as its insulating properties. The double glazing will be rendered unsound, and it should never be done under any circumstances whatsoever.

It is necessary to obtain a new double glazing panel made especially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your local Torquay cat flap installer will measure your existing unit and put in an order for a brand new one. As part of its construction this new pane will have a hole pre-cut, which your cat flap can be fitted nicely into. This could take a week or so to manufacture, however it's the only way to fit a cat flap into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door. After construction, the old glass panel can be taken out, and the new one put in its place. Your cat flap will then be mounted.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As mentioned previously, solid wooden doors are the least complicated option when it comes to installing a new cat flap on your house in Torquay. It's usually better to call on an experienced handyman or cat flap fitter, if you're at all unsure about making a big hole in your front door. This type of project will not be expensive and will provide you with the assurance of knowing that your cat has a professionally installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's quite feasible to fit a cat flap into most uPVC doors. It is necessary to know the interior construction, because some doors incorporate a steel lining for extra security. A one piece panel enables easier installation, so if you've got a uPVC door that is slatted, it might be cheaper to exchange this panel for a single panel style.

Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or security reasons, you don't wish to have a hole cut into your door, you could always opt to install a cat flap on an external wall of your property. This sort of installation is definitely better left to a specialist, because it requires much more equipment and skill to execute. You could opt for a straight-through tunnel design, or maybe a right angled model which enables entry via a pillar. This installation involves a square shaped hole being made through your wall, into which a plastic or metal, open ended square insert is fitted. A suitable cat flap can then be installed on both sides of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Torquay - If you already have a cat flat, but it's either broken or not working properly, the existing hole in your door, wall or window can still be used providing that the new cat flap is of a similar size. A reputable cat flap fitter in Torquay will be able to remove the old cat flap, and fix a new one in its place without damaging the door, window or wall.

Before fitting a new flap in a double glazed panel that's been pre-cut, checking that the existing glass has been made, cut and installed accurately is vital. If it becomes obvious this is not the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass panel will have to be removed and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety problems.


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In the Torquay area there are many different handyman contractors, specialist cat flap fitters and even local glazing suppliers who offer cat flap installation services in windows, walls or doors. It may be possible to ask friends and neighbours for referrals in relation to obtaining an excellent cat flap specialist. If they have had comparable work done by a local Torquay tradesman themselves, and been satisfied with the outcome, you can anticipate that they will do a high quality job for you too.

If you can't find an installation specialist through recommendation, always get at least three different quotes before making your final choice, and remember that cheapest may not always be best. Check whether they offer any guarantees for the quality of their workmanship, so that you've got some recourse if something goes amiss when the work is carried out.

If you take your time and choose a dependable Torquay cat flap fitter you will be repaid with a quality product, that is professionally installed, and will give good service to you and your pussy-cat for many years to come. And all things considered - quality is important.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Torquay and also nearby in: Hollicombe, Combe Pafford, Hele Cross, Maidencombe, Babbacombe, Edginswell, Marldon, Torre, Cockington Village, Tweenaway, St Marychurch, Barton, Shaldon, Shiphay, Watcombe, and in these postcodes TQ1 1JR, TQ1 1PS, TQ1 1AN, TQ1 1QG, TQ1 1JU, TQ1 1NN, TQ1 1RR, TQ1 1HF, TQ1 1NG, TQ1 1NE. Local Torquay cat flap fitters will probably have the phone code 01803 and the postcode TQ1. Checking this out will confirm that you are accessing a local cat flat fitter. Torquay home and business owners will be able to benefit from these and numerous other related services.

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With automatic cat flaps, cat owners in Torquay can enjoy the reassurance of knowing their furry companions can exit and enter as they wish without compromising their security. These flaps are fitted with sophisticated technology, such as RFID sensors and chips, which can identify the presence of a cat and grant them access, thus restricting unauthorized entry. Automatic cat flaps with customisable unlock and lock times empower pet owners to monitor their pets' access while at the same time enhancing the security of their home. The beauty of automatic cat flaps is that they provide cats with unfettered access to the outside world, even when their owners aren't present, thereby removing the need for manual intervention. Also, automatic cat flaps can act as a barrier against invasive creatures or animals, cultivating a more secure and peaceful environment for both pets and people to enjoy.

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Also find: Combe Pafford cat flap fitters, Maidencombe cat flap fitters, Babbacombe cat flap fitters, Cockington Village cat flap fitters, Edginswell cat flap fitters, Hele Cross cat flap fitters, Hollicombe cat flap fitters, St Marychurch cat flap fitters, Barton cat flap fitters, Tweenaway cat flap fitters, Torre cat flap fitters, Marldon cat flap fitters, Shaldon cat flap fitters, Watcombe cat flap fitters, Shiphay cat flap installation services and more. All these places are covered by cat flap fitters. Torquay property owners can get cat flap installation quotes by clicking here.

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