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Whickham Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Whickham Tyne and Wear (NE16): Fitting a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your Whickham home allows your cat the independence and freedom it needs to live a happy life. When kept indoors, cats much like people, will get crabby and irritated. Allowing your pet accessibility to outside world by means of a cat flap can help to keep them physically and mentally fit. Of course, that's not the whole story, because there are several kinds of cat flaps, and figuring out which design is best for your pet is not always easy.

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The most rudimentry kind of cat flap is essentially that. A hole cut in a door with a bendable bit of material fixed over it, to provide protection from the elements, but permit the cat go through. Most Whickham cat owners would favour something a little more secure and weatherproof for an exterior door to their home, although this could be suitable for a shed door or garden fence panel.

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As this option will allow other creatures or cats to enter your property, it's not at all ideal, though it can be enhanced to some extent by holding the flap in position with the addition of a magnetic strip.

A step up from the magnetic strip version are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically controlled cat flaps. In this case, either a magnet, IR or RF chip will be enclosed in your cat's collar. Therefore any animal that does not have one of these special collars can't get into or leave your house. The reality that any other cat in the Whickham area who has a similar collar could perhaps gain access to your home, is the downside with this still fairly basic sort of cat flap. An improvement to this product is an RF cat flap/collar system which includes a unique identifier that can be programmed by the cat's owner.

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

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The ability to lock it in position is essential regardless of what cat flap you're purchasing. Currently, nearly all cat flaps available on the market feature a 4-way locking system for extra flexibility. Which means that it has the capability to enable only admittance into your house, be locked fully, enable only exit from your home, or be put in 2-way exit and entry mode. This gives total control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night time. In keeping with your pet's and your requirements, there is even the option to perform different functions in accordance with the time of day, with a few of the more expensive devices.

If you've got a wooden door on your home in Whickham, putting in you own cat flap should not be too difficult. Under no circumstances should you try and fit a cat flap in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window panel. Such situations call for the skills and expertise of a specialist cat flap fitter or handyman, who will have all the knowledge and tools for this sort of installation project.


Double Glazing Installation - If you employ someone who endeavours to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel to put in your new cat flap, stop them at once and ask them to leave. It isn't possible to install a new cat flap into a double glazing door panel or window pane. Any kind of double glazing will be damaged by drilling or cutting into it, and will diminish its strength, security and thermal attributes. Your double glazing will be made unsafe, and it shouldn't be done in any circumstances whatsoever.

It is necessary to obtain a new double glazed pane made especially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your local Whickham cat flap installer will take the measurements of your existing panel and order a brand new one. So that your cat flap can be neatly installed into it, this new double glazing panel will arrive with a hole pre-cut as part of its construction. This might take one or two weeks to produce, however it's basically the only way to install a cat flap in an existing double glazed or patio door. Once you've acquired your new modified glass panel, the old one can be taken out and the new pane installed. The fitting of the cat flap will then be completed.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As mentioned previously, solid wood doors are the simplest alternative when it comes to installing a new cat flap on your home in Whickham. If you're a little uncertain about cutting an opening in your front or back door, you might be better off contacting a specialist handyman or cat flap fitter instead. This kind of project won't be too costly and is worthwhile doing properly, if getting your cat flap expertly installed gives you that added peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can usually be fitted into uPVC doors. You'll have to determine what the interior construction of you door is, because for added security certain uPVC door panels are made with a steel lining. The designs of door with a one-piece panel are the simplest for installing cat flaps, so if yours has got a slatted style panel, it might be easier to swap this for a single pane.

Wall Installation - It is also feasible to get a cat flap fitted in an outside wall of your home in Whickham, if you don't wish to cut chunks out of your doors, for security or aesthetic reasons. This form of installation is definitely best left to a specialist, as it calls for considerably more skill and equipment to accomplish. The majority of wall cat flap installations are a simple straight tunnelled style, however right angular access via a pillar is also possible. With this type of installation a metal or plastic, square open ended tube is inserted into a square hole neatly made into your selected wall. A cat flap can then be mounted on each side of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Whickham - If your door, wall or window already has a cat flap installed, but it's stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it's entirely possible to fit a replacement into the current hole. A specialist Whickham cat flap fitter will be happy to take off your old entry device and swap it for a fresh cat flap without inflicting any damage on the wall, window or door on which it's secured.

Before fitting a new flap in a double glazing pane that's been pre-cut, checking that the existing glass has been manufactured, cut and installed in the right way is vital. If it's found that this isn't the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass panel will have to be taken out and replaced to avoid any security and safety problems.


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There are several specialist cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even double glazing merchants in the Whickham area, who provide cat flap installations in whatever door or fabrication you need. There are several ways of finding a reliable cat flap installer, and few compare with the option of asking for recommendations from friends and neighbours. If they have had comparable work accomplished by a local Whickham tradesman themselves, and been pleased with the end result, you can anticipate that they will do an excellent job for you as well.

If it's not possible to get personal recommendations from acquaintances, you should attempt to get three or four different quotations from local tradesmen before deciding. It's generally shrewd not to automatically opt for the cheapest offer. Check if they supply any warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that you've got some recourse for compensation if something does happen to go wrong when the work is undertaken.

If you take your time and choose a reliable Whickham cat flap specialist you will be repaid with a high quality product, that's professionally installed, and will serve you and your pussy-cat for years and years. And when all is said and done - quality is important.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Whickham and also in: Axwell Park, Shalwell, Sunniside, Team Valley, Street Gate, Fenham, Elswick, Greenside, Swalwell, Lemington, Bladen, Winlayton, Dunston Hill, as well as in these postcodes NE16 4TA, NE16 3ES, NE16 4PN, NE16 4BF, NE16 4SX, NE16 4RE, NE16 4EL, NE16 4BB, NE16 4TE, NE16 4LQ. Locally based Whickham cat flap fitters will most likely have the telephone code 0191 and the postcode NE16. Checking this can ensure you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Whickham householders are able to utilise these and many other related services.

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Whickham cat owners can rely on the innovative technology of automatic cat flaps to provide their furry friends with a trouble-free way to enter and exit their homes. Using sophisticated technology, including RFID chips and sensors, these flaps are capable of recognising when a cat is nearby and unlocking the door for them, guaranteeing that only authorized pets can gain entry to the house. By utilizing programmable lock and unlock settings, some automatic cat flaps offer pet owners the ability to maintain an advance level of control over their pets' comings and goings, whilst also improving the security aspect. By automating the process of exit and entry, automatic cat flaps offer the advantage of providing cats with constant access to the outside world, enabling them to move freely, whether their owners are in the property or not. In addition, automatic cat flaps have the added advantage of keeping out unwelcome creatures or animals, enhancing the safety and comfort of both pets and owners in the home. It is of course important to get a window fitter, handyman or carpenter to install an automatic cat flap to ensure safe and correct installation that will retain the structural integrity of your property and minimise the risk of damage or injury.

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There is a variety of work that can be accomplished by your local Whickham cat flap installer including cat flaps in metal doors, cat flap installation estimates, cat flap upgrades, the installation of infrared cat flaps into wooden doors, cheap cat flaps Whickham, the fitting of cat flaps into composite doors Whickham, cat flap repairs, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap removal Whickham, the fitting of cat flaps into French doors Whickham, replacement cat flaps, conservatory cat flap installation, magnetic cat flap installation in Whickham, Catmate cat flap installations, the installation of cat flaps into conservatories in Whickham, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into porches, cat flap weatherproofing, the fitting of electronic cat flaps into double gazing in Whickham, cat flaps in double glazed doors Whickham, cat flap services, Petsafe cat flap installations, the installation of electronic cat flaps into metal skinned doors in Whickham, cat flap positioning advice, cat flaps Whickham, cat flap draughtproofing, and more. If there happen to be additional Whickham cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just some of the activities that are accomplished by people specialising in cat flaps. Whickham providers will be happy to inform you of their whole range of cat flap installation services.


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Also find: Elswick cat flap fitters, Fenham cat flap fitters, Swalwell cat flap fitters, Greenside cat flap fitters, Lemington cat flap fitters, Bladen cat flap fitters, Street Gate cat flap fitters, Winlayton cat flap fitters, Dunston Hill cat flap fitters, Axwell Park cat flap fitters, Shalwell cat flap fitters, Team Valley cat flap fitters, Sunniside cat flap installation services and more. All these locations are catered for by cat flap fitters. Whickham home and business owners can get price quotes by going here.

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