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Waltham Abbey Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Waltham Abbey Essex (EN9): An effective way to enhance your cat's independence and enrich it's quality of life is to install a cat flap on an external wall or door of your home in Waltham Abbey. Cats that are kept inside, just like people, can show signs of irritation. Allowing your pet easy access to outside world by means of a cat flap can also help to keep them mentally and physically fit. So, you think it's a good idea, but which is best kind of cat flap for your pet?

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The simplest style of cat flap is essentially that. A piece of bendable material placed over a hole in a doorway to allow a cat to climb through, but keep out the elements. Even though this may be suitable for an outhouse or shed door, most cat owners in Waltham Abbey would no doubt favour something a little more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their home.

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This basic design is still a long way off being ideal since it allows other creatures or cats a way to enter into your home, nevertheless it can be to some degree improved on with the addition of magnetic strips to keep the flap in position.

The next step up from the magnetic strip version are RF chip or infra-red, magnetically operated cat flaps. This requires that your cat wears a collar that's got either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased in it. Unless an animal is fitted with this special collar, it will be unable to open the flap and access or leave your home, therefore avoiding some unwelcome visitors. Once again this is a relatively basic form of cat flap, given that any other moggy in the neighbourhood that's got a similar model of collar will be able to gain access to your house. An improvement to this device is a RF cat flap and collar system which provides a unique identifier which can be programmed by the user.

A model of cat flap that's can be triggered by your cat's own micro-chip, is the next step-up in feline entry security. The memory of these battery powered cat flaps can be programmed with one or more microchip numbers (if you've got more than one cat), to provide exclusive access. The flap is unlocked whenever your cat is nearby, only allowing access to pets that are microchipped.

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Regardless which cat flap you buy, it should be capable of being locked in position. For extra flexibility, most cat flaps feature a four way locking mechanism these days. Which means that the cat flap can be fully locked, enable only exit from your home, allow only entrance into your home, or be set for two way entry and exit. This will provide you with a variety of choices on how your cat flap operates any time of the day and night. Based on yours and your pet's needs, there's even the possibility to carry out different functions according to the time of day, with several of the top-end devices.

If you're pretty good at do-it-yourself, fitting a cat flap shouldn't be too much of a challenge, if you have a solid wood door on your property in Waltham Abbey. Not in any circumstances should you attempt to install a cat flap in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced PVC door. These situations require the skills and expertise of a competent cat flap fitter or carpenter, who is certain to have have all the knowledge and tools for this kind of installation.


Double Glazing Installation - If you call in a "tradesman" who, while endeavouring to fit your new cat flap, attempts to drill a hole in a double glazing door or window panel, immediately send them packing. A new cat flap can not be fitted into an existing double glazing door panel or window pane. Any kind of double glazed unit will be damaged by cutting or drilling into it, and will take away its strength, insulating properties and security. The truth is, it renders your glazing unsafe and it should never be attempted.

A professional cat flap fitter will measure your current double glazed pane and have a glazing company make a new purpose made one. So that the cat flap can be snugly fitted into it, this new double glazed panel will be provided with a hole pre-cut as part of its structure. This can take a week or more to manufacture, however it is basically the only way to install a cat flap into an existing double glazed or patio door. Once you've taken possession of your new modified pane of glass, the old unit can be removed and the new one fitted. The fitting of the cat flap will then be completed.

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External Wooden Doors - The easiest option for new cat flap installations in Waltham Abbey, as was stated earlier, are wood door panels. It is often advisable to call on a competent carpenter or cat flap fitter, if you're at all uncomfortable with cutting a big hole in your front door. This will give you the peace of mind that you will wind up with an expertly installed cat flap, and that the project has been carried out in the right and proper way.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can generally speaking be fitted into uPVC doors. You or your installer will need to ascertain what the interior construction of you door actually is, because for added security some uPVC doors are made with a steel lining. The designs of door with a one-piece panel are the easiest for installing cat flaps, so if yours has a slatted style door panel, it might be better to replace this with a single pane.

Wall Installation - It is also possible to have a cat flap installed on an external wall of your home in Waltham Abbey, if you don't want to cut chunks out of your doors, for aesthetic or security reasons. This kind of installment is undoubtedly best left to an expert, as it calls for a lot more skill and equipment to accomplish. There are a number of possibilities for this type of installation, including a straight through tunnel version, or a right angle (through pillar) model. With this sort of installation a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted into a square shaped hole neatly cut out of your specified wall. Both ends of the hole are then installed with an appropriate cat flap so that your furry friend can get in and out of your home whenever it desires.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Waltham Abbey - If you already have a cat flap installed on a wall, door or window, but it's broken or not functioning correctly, the existing hole can, with luck, be re-used for the installation of a replacement. You local cat flap installer should be able to take off the unwanted cat flap, without harming the wall, door or window, and install a brand new flap for your cat.

If the new cat flap is being fitted into a pre cut hole in a double glazing pane, you must double check that the glass has been made and installed correctly. If it is found this isn't 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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Whether you'd like your cat flap fitted in a window, door or wall, you'll find that there are professional cat flap fitters, handymen and even local glazing merchants in the Waltham Abbey area who'll be delighted to oblige. There's no better technique for finding a decent cat flap installer than asking friends and relations for recommendations. You can be sure that if they've been willing to recommend someone who's completed work for them, then you'll get a similar level of service.

If you can't find a cat flap installer through personal recommendation, always acquire at least three different quotations before coming to a decision, and don't forget that the cheapest may not always be the best. Ask if they provide any guarantees for the quality of their workmanship, so you have some recourse if something unfortunately goes awry as the work is undertaken.

If you take your time and choose a reliable Waltham Abbey cat flap fitter you will be rewarded with a good quality product, which is professionally installed, and will serve you and your cat for many years to come. And at the end of the day - quality is key.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Waltham Abbey and also in nearby places like: Loughton, Cheshunt, Chingford Green, Goffs Oak, Wormley, Enfield Lock, Waltham Cross, Sewardstone, Nazeing, Theydon Bois, Brimsdown, Enfield, Cuffley, Ponders End, High Beach, Gilwell Hill, Epping Green, and in these postcodes E4 7RT, EN9 1NA, E4 7QN, E4 7UH, EN9 1LP, EN3, EN9 1BU, EN9 1FG, EN9 1LB, EN9 1BX. Locally based Waltham Abbey cat flap fitters will likely have the telephone code 01992 and the postcode EN9. Checking this out can ensure that you access a local cat flat fitter. Waltham Abbey homeowners will be able to utilise these and many other related services.

Waltham Abbey Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Waltham Abbey Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There is a range of work that can be completed by your local Waltham Abbey cat flap fitter including the fitting of electronic cat flaps into double gazing in Waltham Abbey, 2-way cat flap installation, Catmate cat flap installation, large cat flaps, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, cat flap installation in wooden doors, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into single glazing, the installation of electronic cat flaps into composite doors Waltham Abbey, microchip cat flaps Waltham Abbey, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into uPVC doors, replacement cat flaps, cat flap services, the installation of dog flaps Waltham Abbey, cat flaps in uPVC doors, cutting out for a cat flap, 4-way cat flaps Waltham Abbey, cat flap installation in glass doors, cat flap installation in patio doors Waltham Abbey, the installation of infrared cat flaps into patio doors, electronic cat flap installations, automatic cat flap installations, cat flap installation in walls Waltham Abbey, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into porches, Petsafe cat flap installations, and more. If there are additional Waltham Abbey cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just an example of the tasks that are handled by those specialising in cat flaps. Waltham Abbey providers will let you know their whole range of services.


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Also find: Wormley cat flap fitters, Waltham Cross cat flap fitters, Gilwell Hill cat flap fitters, Cuffley cat flap fitters, Ponders End cat flap fitters, High Beach cat flap fitters, Loughton cat flap fitters, Sewardstone cat flap fitters, Enfield cat flap fitters, Brimsdown cat flap fitters, Cheshunt cat flap fitters, Theydon Bois cat flap fitters, Nazeing cat flap fitters, Goffs Oak cat flap fitters, Enfield Lock cat flap fitters, Chingford Green cat flap fitters, Epping Green cat flap installation services and more. Most of these towns and villages are covered by cat flap fitters. Waltham Abbey householders can get cat flap installation estimates by clicking here.

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Cat flaps were recently fitted for people living in Grove Court, Church Lane, Merlin Close, Leaview, Blackmore Court, Hoppit Road, Heather Gardens, Mile Close, Flagstaff Road, Conybury Close, Tillingham Court, Old Oaks, Berthold Mews, Mason Close, Margherita Road, Honey Brook, Geisthorp Court, Princesfield Road, Wormyngford Court, Quinton Way, Patrick Grove, Ruskin Avenue, Beech Hill Gardens, Harveyfields, Godwin Close, Cadmore Lane, Rush Drive, Mayer Road, Meadowcross, Oxleys Road and these Waltham Abbey postcodes: E4 7RT, EN9 1NA, E4 7QN, E4 7UH, EN9 1LP, EN3, EN9 1BU, EN9 1FG, EN9 1LB, EN9 1BX. Work was performed in these places by a specialist cat flap fitter. Waltham Abbey home and property owners enjoyed trusted and competent cat flap installation services on each occasion.

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