Cat Flap Fitter Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Bury St Edmunds Suffolk (IP28): Fitting a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your Bury St Edmunds property provides your cat with the freedom and independence that it needs to live a happy life. When kept inside, cats much like people, will get grumpy and irritated. When your cat is allowed easy access to the world outside by means of a cat flap, there is a far better chance of it staying both mentally and physically fit and healthy. If this seems like a good idea to you, what kind of cat flap should you choose?

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The simplest type of cat flap is essentially that. A hole is cut into a door and a flexible material is hung over the gap to give a bit of some protection from the weather. While this might be acceptable in an outhouse door or fence panel, most Bury St Edmunds cat owners would no doubt prefer something a bit more weatherproof and secure for a main door to their house.

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This basic model is still a long way from being ideal because it allows other animals or cats to enter your house, nonetheless it can be to some degree improved on by adding magnetic strips to keep the flap in position.

Magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap, are a significant step up from the magnetic strip version. This requires your cat to use a collar that's got either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased inside it. Unless an animal is fitted with one of these special collars, it won't be able to open the flap and leave or get into your home, hence keeping out some unwelcome visitors. The drawback is that any other cat in the Bury St Edmunds area who has a similar model of collar can still get into your property when using this sort of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of these devices as they can be programmed by the user to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your pet.

Installing a cat flap which can identify your pet's microchip, is the next level in access gadgets for felines. The micro-chip number is entered into the memory of the battery powered cat flap (multiple entries are possible if you have more than one cat). Entry and exit are only possible for microchipped pets, and the flap is unlocked whenever you cat is in the vicinity.

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No matter what cat flap you purchase, it should have the ability to be locked in place. Currently, almost all cat flaps on the market have a 4-way locking mechanism for extra security. This allows your cat flap to enable admission into your house only, be locked fully, enable exit only, or have 2-way exit and entrance functionality. This will give you solutions for all times of night and day, to have control over how your cat flap operates. The wherewithal to perform different functions according to the time of day, and in line with yours and your cat's requirements is also an option with some of the top-end brands of cat flap.

If you are pretty decent at do-it-yourself, installing a cat flap should not be too difficult, if you have a wooden door on your Bury St Edmunds home. But, if you're hoping to fit it into a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you need to seek outside assistance. This kind of installation requires the attention of an expert, and there are dedicated cat flap fitters and talented odd job men who'll be glad to accept such work.


Double Glazing Installations - If you bring in a "tradesman" who, while trying to install your new cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazed door or window panel, immediately send them on their way. New cat flaps can't be fitted into pre-existing double glazed window or door panels. Making holes in the double glazing destroys not only the strength and security of the glazing, but it removes the thermal insulation attributes as well. It should in no circumstances be attempted and will render your double glazing unsound.

A reputable Bury St Edmunds cat flap installer will diligently get the dimensions of your existing panel and order a tailor-made one from a local glazing supplier. This new pane will have a pre-cut hole as part of its structure where your cat flap can be fitted. You might have a one or two week waiting period for this to be made, however if you want a cat flap fitted into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, this is basically the only way to accomplish it. When your new glass panel arrives, the installer will remove the old one, and replace it with the brand new "cat flap ready" one. The installation of the cat flap can then be concluded.

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External Wooden Doors - As stated earlier in this article, timber door panels are the easiest option in relation to cat flap installation on your house in Bury St Edmunds. If you're a little uncomfortable with making a sizeable hole in your door, you may be happier contacting a specialist cat flap fitter or handyman instead. This should give you the satisfaction of knowing that you will end up with a professionally installed cat flap, and that the project has been completed properly.

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uPVC Door Panels - It is quite possible to fit a cat flap into a uPVC door. Nevertheless, certain uPVC door panels are lined with steel for further security, which could cause issues. A one piece panel enables easier installation, so if you've got a uPVC door that is slatted, it may be more cost effective to replace the panel with a single pane type.

Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or security reasons, you do not want to have a chunk cut out of one of your doors, you could choose to install a cat flap in an external wall of your house in Bury St Edmunds. This type of installation is definitely best left to a specialist, because it requires a lot more equipment and skill to execute. Most wall cat flap installations are a basic straight tunnelled style, however right angle access through a pillar is also an option. With this sort of installation a metal or plastic, square open ended insert is fitted into a square shaped hole neatly made into your selected wall. A cat flap of your choice can then be attached at either end to permit your cat to exit and enter as it pleases.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Bury St Edmunds - If your wall, door or window already has a cat flap installed, but it's stopped working, or is damaged, it is possible to fit a replacement into the current cavity. A competent cat flap installer in Bury St Edmunds will efficiently remove your old,unwanted cat flap, and fix a brand new one in its place without causing damage to the surrounding door, window or wall.

When your installation involves a pre-cut hole in a double glazed panel, it is necessary to check that this was previously done in the right way, before attaching the new cat flap. The glass pane must be taken out and substituted to avoid any safety and security issues, if it is found that this is not the case and corners were cut in the previous installation.


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Whether you would like your cat flap installed on a door, wall or window, you'll find that there are handymen, specialist cat flap fitters and even double glazing firms in the Bury St Edmunds area who will be ready to oblige. There are several ways of finding a decent cat flap installer, and few are more reliable than asking relatives and friends. If they've had comparable work completed by a local Bury St Edmunds tradesman themselves, and been pleased with the end result, you can reasonably expect that they'll likewise do a decent job for you.

If you cannot find an installer through personal recommendations, always acquire at least 3 different estimates before making your final choice, and keep in mind that cheapest is often not best. Try to get written warranties for the standard of their workmanship, so if things do go wrong you have some recourse.

If you choose a seasoned cat flap installer in Bury St Edmunds you should finish up with a quality product, that is skillfully fitted, and that will give reliable service for years and years.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Bury St Edmunds and also nearby in: Culford, Blackthorpe, Little Saxham, Horringer, Battlies Green, Cattishall, Great Barton, Sicklesmere, Nowton, Rushbrooke, Little Welnetham, Fornham Saint Martin, Great Whelnetham, Thurston, and in these postcodes IP32 7BL, IP32 7AL, IP32 7ES, IP31 2SJ, IP32 7DP, IP32 7GN, IP32 7HG, IP32 6BP, IP28 6XD, IP32 7HH. Local Bury St Edmunds cat flap installers will likely have the dialling code 01284 and the postcode IP28. Checking this out can ensure that you are accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Bury St Edmunds householders will be able to utilise these and numerous other similar services.

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There are a wide range of tasks that can be accomplished by your local Bury St Edmunds cat flap fitter including cheap cat flaps, conservatory cat flap installation Bury St Edmunds, the installation of cat flaps into composite doors, cat flaps in double glazed doors in Bury St Edmunds, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into wooden doors, 2-way cat flaps Bury St Edmunds, cat flap removal in Bury St Edmunds, large cat flaps, cat flap repair, the installation of infrared cat flaps into single glazing, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into double gazing Bury St Edmunds, cat flap installation in glass doors, Staywell cat flap installations, cat flap services Bury St Edmunds, microchip cat flaps Bury St Edmunds, dog flap installation, magnetic cat flap installation in Bury St Edmunds, Catmate cat flap installations, cat flaps in patio doors, cat flap installation quotations, the installation of infrared cat flaps into uPVC doors, infrared cat flap installation, cat flap installation in wooden doors, pet flap installations, and lots more. If there are other Bury St Edmunds cat flap requirements that you need but don't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a handful of the duties that are handled by people specialising in cat flaps. Bury St Edmunds professionals will be happy to tell you about their entire range of cat flap installation services.


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Some Bury St Edmunds roads and streets where cat flaps have recently been fitted - Abbot Road, The Common, St Edmunds Place, Chalk Lane, Bridgeman Walk, The Knowle, Daveys Lane, St Thomas's Way, Crown Crescent, Seven Hills, Darbys Court, The Gardens, Saxon Crescent, Canberra Close, Station Hill, Church Close, Broadmere Cottages, School Hall Lane, Colethorpe Lane, School Lane, Cannon Fields, The Coppice, Chantry Court, St Catherines Close, Collins Avenue, Bunting Road, Calthorpe Close, Darby Close, Crabtree Meadow, Chapel Road, as well as the following local Bury St Edmunds postcodes: IP32 7BL, IP32 7AL, IP32 7ES, IP31 2SJ, IP32 7DP, IP32 7GN, IP32 7HG, IP32 6BP, IP28 6XD, IP32 7HH. Work was undertaken in these locations by an expert cat flap fitter. Bury St Edmunds home and property owners were given trusted and dependable cat flap installation services in all cases.

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