Cat Flap Fitter Chester-le-Street

Chester-le-Street Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Chester-le-Street County Durham (DH2): To provide your cat with the freedom and independence it needs to live a life of contentment, you could install a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your Chester-le-Street property. Cats kept indoors, much like people, will show signs of irritability. Giving your furry friend access to the outside world by way of a cat flap can also help in keeping them mentally and physically fit. If this sounds like a good option for you, exactly what sort of cat flap should you opt for?

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Essentially, a cat flap at its most fundamental is merely that. A piece of flexible material placed over a hole in a door to allow a cat to pass through, but keep the elements out. The vast majority of cat owners in Chester-le-Street would favour something a tad more secure and weatherproof for a main door to their house, although this may be appropriate for an outhouse or shed door.

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This uncomplicated model is still far from perfect because it allows other cats or creatures a means by which to enter your house, nevertheless it can be marginally improved on with the addition of a magnetic strip to hold the flap in position.

Stepping up from a basic magnetic strip are magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red variations of cat flap. This requires that your cat wears a collar which has either an IR, RF chip or magnet encased inside it. No animal will be able to leave or access your home unless it's equipped with one of these special collars. The drawback here is that any other moggy in the area that has a similar style of collar can gain access to your home with this sort of cat flap. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to a certain extent with an RF cat flap/collar system featuring a user programmed unique identifier.

The kind of cat flap that's able to identify your cat's own micro-chip, is the next step-up in feline entrance security. The number of your cat's micro-chip is programmed into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries can be made if you've got more than one pet). Exit and entry can only be achieved by micro-chipped pets, and the flap is unlocked when you cat is nearby.

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Being able to lock it in place is essential whichever cat flap you are purchasing. These days, the majority of cat flaps available on the market boast a four way locking system for added flexibility. This makes it possible for your cat flap to permit exit only, enable only access into your premises, be fully locked, or have 2-way exit and entry functionality. This gives you a range of options on how your cat flap functions any time of the day and night. A few of the higher end cat flaps can be programmed to carry out specific functions according to the time of day, in line with your pet's and your needs.

Installing a cat flap yourself can be really simple if you've got a solid wood door on your Chester-le-Street house, and reasonable DIY skills. Although, if it needs to be fitted into a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window, you shouldn't even attempt to tackle it on your own. This type of installation calls for the attention of an expert, and there are specialist cat flap installers and talented carpenters who will be delighted to undertake such work.

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Double Glazing Installation - If your cat flap is going to be mounted on a double glazed panel, and your chosen "tradesman" endeavours to drill a hole in it, stop the job immediately and show them the gate. It is simply not possible to fit a new cat flap into a double glazing door panel or window pane. Any sort of double glazing will be damaged by drilling a hole in it, and will diminish its thermal properties, strength and security. In reality, it renders the glazing unsound and it should not ever be done.

A professional cat flap installer will take the measurements of your current double glazed unit and have a local glazing firm make a new purpose made one. So the cat flap can be neatly installed into it, this new glazed unit will arrive with a pre-cut hole as part of its structure. This may take a week or so to produce, but it is the only way to install a cat flap in an existing double glazed or patio door. When your new panel of glass arrives, the fitter will remove the old one, and replace it with the brand new "cat flap ready" one. Your cat flap will then be fitted.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Timber door panels are, as we already stated, the simplest options for installing a new cat flap in Chester-le-Street. If you're somewhat unsure about creating an opening in your door, you may be better off bringing in an experienced cat flap fitter or handyman instead. This kind of undertaking will not be all that expensive and is worth doing correctly, if having your cat flap professionally installed offers you that added peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be mounted into uPVC doors in many cases. It pays to know the internal construction, because some doors have a steel lining for additional security. A one piece door panel enables easier installation, so if you have a uPVC door that is slatted, it may be cheaper to replace the panel with a single panel type.

Wall Installation - It is also feasible to get a cat flap fitted on an exterior wall of your property in Chester-le-Street, if you don't want to have a hole cut in one of your doors, whether for security or aesthetic reasons. A wall cat flap entrance calls for considerably more equipment and skill to fit, therefore it's certainly best left to a professional. You'll find there are a number of choices for this type of installation, including a straight-through tunnel version, or a right angled (through pillar) configuration. Installation entails a square hole being cut through your wall, into which a plastic or metal, open ended square insert is fitted. An appropriate cat flap can then be mounted on each end of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Chester-le-Street - If your door, window or wall is already fitted with a cat flap, but it has stopped working, or is damaged, it's entirely possible to mount a replacement over the current hole. A decent cat flap fitter in Chester-le-Street will efficiently remove your old cat flap, and fit a new one as a replacement without damaging the surrounding wall, window or door.

Before installing the new cat flap in a double glazing pane that has been pre-cut, making certain that the existing glass has been manufactured, cut and installed in the right way is vital. If you discover that this is not the case, and a botch was made of the original installation, the panel will have to be taken out and replaced with a new one to avoid any security and safety issues.

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Whether you need your cat flap installed on a wall, window or door, you will find that there are a number of professional cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even local glazing companies in and around Chester-le-Street who'll be glad to oblige. There are several ways of tracking down a reputable cat flap installer, and few compare with the option of asking friends and relations. You can guarantee that if they've been happy to recommend someone who's completed work for them, you will likely get a similar level of service.

If it is not possible to get personal recommendations from your contacts, you should attempt to get at least 3 different price quotes from local tradespeople before coming to a final decision. It is generally shrewd not to always go with the cheapest offer. Try to get written warranties for the standard of their workmanship, so if things do happen to go wrong you've got some recourse.

A professional cat flap installation contractor in Chester-le-Street will provide you with a top quality product, skillfully fitted, and which will last you, and your cat, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Chester-le-Street and also in nearby places like: Pelton Fell, Leamside, West Rainton, Plawsworth, Kimblesworth, High Flatts, Pelton, Waldridge, Picktree, Great Lumley, Durham, Chester Moor, High Rickleton, Woodstone Village, and in these postcodes DH3 3QH, DH3 3PH, DH3 9BE, DH2 2UE, DH3 3TL, DH3 3BB, DH3 3HN, DH3 3UY, DH3 3DU, DH3 3EB. Local Chester-le-Street cat flap installers will most likely have the postcode DH2 and the dialling code 0191. Checking this should confirm you're accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Chester-le-Street property owners are able to utilise these and lots of other related services.

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There are a wide array of tasks that can be carried out by your local Chester-le-Street cat flap installer including the fitting of electronic cat flaps into single glazing, cat flap installation in uPVC doors, the installation of cat flaps into patio doors, large cat flaps Chester-le-Street, the installation of cat flaps into metal skinned doors, microchip cat flaps Chester-le-Street, 2-way cat flap installation in Chester-le-Street, cat flaps in metal doors, the fitting of cat flaps into double gazing, cat flap removal in Chester-le-Street, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into uPVC doors, cat flaps in patio doors, cat flap services, Staywell cat flap installations, cat flaps in double glazed doors Chester-le-Street, the fitting of cat flaps into wooden doors, replacement cat flaps, small cat flaps Chester-le-Street, Petsafe cat flap installations, cat flap repairs, the installation of dog flaps Chester-le-Street, cat flap installation in walls Chester-le-Street, cheap cat flaps, automatic cat flap installation in Chester-le-Street, microchip cat flap installation, and more. If there happen to be some other Chester-le-Street cat flap requirements that you need but cannot see here, you can easily mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just some of the activities that are conducted by people specialising in cat flaps. Chester-le-Street companies will tell you about their whole range of cat flap installation services.

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Also find: Chester Moor cat flap fitters, Durham cat flap fitters, Plawsworth cat flap fitters, Leamside cat flap fitters, West Rainton cat flap fitters, Kimblesworth cat flap fitters, High Flatts cat flap fitters, Waldridge cat flap fitters, Pelton cat flap fitters, High Rickleton cat flap fitters, Pelton Fell cat flap fitters, Woodstone Village cat flap fitters, Picktree cat flap fitters, Great Lumley cat flap installation services and more. Most of these locations are catered for by cat flap fitters. Chester-le-Street business and home owners can get price quotes by going here.

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In Tuart Street, Crathie, Arthur Street, Scafell, Third Avenue, The Dene, Coronation Terrace, The Crossways, Carrowmore Road, Byron Close, Station Houses, Startforth Close, The Stellas, Thorntons Close, Alnwick Close, Byron Avenue, The Oval, Abington, Sanders Gardens, Baytree Terrace, Church Road, Bellerby Drive, Aged Miners Homes, Cromarty, Cumbrian Avenue, The Parade, Turn Park, Byron Street, as well as these Chester-le-Street area postcodes: DH3 3QH, DH3 3PH, DH3 9BE, DH2 2UE, DH3 3TL, DH3 3BB, DH3 3HN, DH3 3UY, DH3 3DU, DH3 3EB, property owners have just recently needed cat flap installation. These locations recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Chester-le-Street business and home owners received professional and competent cat flap installation services.

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