Cat Flap Fitter Aberdeen

Aberdeen Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Aberdeen Scotland (AB10): Fitting a cat flap to an external wall or door in your Aberdeen home gives your cat the independence that it needs to live a life of contentment. Cats kept indoors, just like people, can show signs of irritability. Having a cat that's both physically and mentally fit, is just one of the benefits of allowing your pet easy access to outside world by way of a cat flap. So, you are sold on the idea, but precisely what is best style of cat flap for your pet?

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The most rudimentry kind of cat flap is essentially that. A piece of bendable material hung over a hole in a doorway to permit a cat to pass through, but keep out the elements. Obviously, this is very basic, and will rarely adequate for most cat owners in Aberdeen, who would no doubt favour something a little more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their house, although it might be suitable for an outhouse door or garden fence panel.

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This basic model is still far from perfect because it allows other cats or creatures a way to enter your house, nonetheless it can be improved on by adding a magnetic strip to keep the flap in position.

Moving on from a basic magnetic strip are magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap. With these, either an IR, RF chip or magnet will be fitted into your cat's collar. Unless an animal is equipped with this special collar, it won't be able to open the flap and leave or access your home, thus preventing some unwelcome visitors. The downside is that any other moggy in the Aberdeen area who has a similar collar may be able to gain access to your property with this sort of cat flap installed. An improvement to this equipment is an RF cat flap/collar system which provides a unique identifier that can be programmed by the home owner. Access is limited to your furry companion alone, delivering an additional layer of security and control.

A cat flap that's can be operated by your cat's microchip, is the next stage in Aberdeen feline entrance security. You have to enter the number of your cat's microchip into the memory the cat flap (which is battery powered), and if you've got more than one pet it will take multiple entries. Entry and exit can only be accomplished by micro-chipped pets, and the flap is unlocked when you cat is in close proximity.

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No matter what cat flap you buy, it must be capable of being locked in place. Most cat flaps sold these days feature a 4-way locking mechanism. This means that it's got the capability to be fully locked, enable access into your premises only, allow exit only, or be put in two way entry and exit mode. This offers you options for all times of day and night, to have control over how your cat flap functions. In line with yours and your cat's requirements, there's even the possibility to perform different functions in accordance with the time of day, with some of the top-end devices.

If you have a wooden door on your property in Aberdeen, fitting you own cat flap should not be too difficult. On no account should you attempt to install a cat flap in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced PVC door. These types of fixtures require a professional installation by a trustworthy cat flap fitter or carpenter with the appropriate equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installations - If you employ someone who endeavours to drill a hole in your double glazing to install your new cat flap, stop them right away and request that they leave. New cat flaps can't be fitted into pre-existing double glazed window or door panels. Any sort of double glazed unit will be ruined by drilling a hole in it, and will diminish its strength, thermal insulation properties and security. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will render the double glazing unsafe.

An experienced cat flap installer will measure the existing double glazing unit and have a glazing company knock up a new one. So that the cat flap can be perfectly installed into it, this new glazed panel will be provided with a hole pre-cut as part of its structure. You might have a one or two week wait for this special pane to be produced, however if it's necessary to have a cat flap installed into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, this is basically the only way to accomplish it. Once you have received your new modified pane of glass, the old one can be removed and the new panel installed. The installation of your cat flap can then be carried out.

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External Wooden Doors - The simplest alternative for new cat flap installations in Aberdeen, as was previously mentioned, are solid timber door panels. If you're somewhat uncomfortable with making an opening in your back or front door, you may be better off hiring an expert cat flap fitter or carpenter instead. An undertaking like this is comparatively inexpensive and will give you the assurance of knowing that your cat will be using a professionally installed flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be fitted into uPVC doors in most instances. You will need to determine what the internal construction of you door is, because for additional security certain uPVC doors are made with a reinforced steel lining. The designs of door with a one piece panel are the best for cat flap installation, so if yours has a slatted type door panel, it might be better to replace this with a single panel.

Wall Installation - It is also possible to have a cat flap mounted into an exterior wall of your house in Aberdeen, if you do not wish to have a hole cut in one of your doors, whether for aesthetic or safety reasons. Requiring much more equipment and skill, a wall cat flap installment is undoubtedly best left to a professional, if it is to be executed correctly. The majority of wall cat flap installations involve a simple straight tunnelled style, however right angular access via a pillar is also a possibility. With this kind of installation a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted into a square hole cut into your specified wall. A cat flap of your choice can then be mounted on both ends to allow your feline friend to enter and exit as it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Aberdeen - If you already have a cat flat, but it's either broken or not operating correctly, the current hole in your door, wall or window can be used for a replacement providing that the new cat flap is of a comparable size. You local cat flap fitter will remove the old cat flap, without causing damage to the window, door or wall, and install a new flap in its place for your cat.

Before fitting the new cat flap in double glazing which has been pre-cut, making sure that the current glass has been made, cut and installed in the right way is crucial. If it's found that corners were cut with the previous installation, the glass will need to be removed and replaced to avoid any security and safety issues with the new flap.


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Whether you would like your cat flap installed on a door, window or wall, you will find that there are specialist cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even double glazing suppliers in and around Aberdeen who'll be delighted to oblige. There are various ways to locate a reputable cat flap fitter, and few are more effective than asking neighbours and friends. You can be sure that if they've been prepared to recommend someone who's carried out work for them, you will probably get a very similar level of service.

If it isn't feasible to get personal recommendations from acquaintances, you should attempt to get at least 3 different price quotes from local cat flap installers before making a decision. It's generally advisable not to automatically go for the cheapest offer. Check whether they provide any warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that you have some recourse if something unfortunately goes amiss when the work is undertaken.

A specialist cat flap installation contractor in Aberdeen will provide you with a top quality product, expertly fitted, and which will last you, and your cat, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Aberdeen and also in: Kairnhill, Altens, Nigg, Mastrick, Kittybrewster, Woodside, Torry, Hayton, Milltimber, Northfield, Ruthrieston, Old Aberdeen, Persley, Kingswells, Danestone, Dyce, Kincorth, Mannofield, and in these postcodes AB10 1QD, AB10 1UH, AB10 1PF, AB10 1SU, AB10 1RB, AB10 1HF, AB10, AB10 1SL, AB10 1UF, and AB10 1TA. Locally based Aberdeen cat flap fitters will most likely have the postcode AB10 and the dialling code 01224. Checking this can confirm that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Residents in the surrounding areas can utilise these and lots of other related services. In need of a cat flap? Simply click the "Quote" banner and find reputable tradespeople to provide you with free cat flap installation estimates.

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There is a range of work that can be undertaken by your local Aberdeen cat flap installer including the installation of microchip cat flaps into wooden doors, cat flap accessories, Catmate cat flap installations, glazing services, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into double gazing, the installation of cat flaps into patio doors, cat flap upgrades, 2-way cat flap installation, cat flaps in double glazed doors, 4-way cat flap installation, cat flap security, infrared cat flaps in Aberdeen, infrared cat flap installation, cat flap removal, Staywell cat flap installations in Aberdeen, microchip cat flap installation, large cat flaps, cat flap installation in glass doors, the installation of cat flaps into uPVC doors, cat flap installation in walls, Sureflap cat flap installation, small cat flaps, cutting out for a cat flap, cat flap installation in wooden doors, cat flap training advice, the fitting of cat flaps into single glazing, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into conservatories, cat flaps in metal doors, replacement cat flaps, conservatory cat flap installations, and more. If there are other Aberdeen cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you can list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a few of the activities that are accomplished by people specialising in cat flaps. Aberdeen companies will be delighted to keep you abreast of their entire range of services.


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Also find: Woodside cat flap fitters, Old Aberdeen cat flap fitters, Kittybrewster cat flap fitters, Ruthrieston cat flap fitters, Persley cat flap fitters, Kairnhill cat flap fitters, Milltimber cat flap fitters, Nigg cat flap fitters, Mastrick cat flap fitters, Hayton cat flap fitters, Northfield cat flap fitters, Kingswells cat flap fitters, Danestone cat flap fitters, Mannofield cat flap fitters, Torry cat flap fitters, Altens cat flap fitters, Dyce cat flap fitters, Kincorth cat flap fitters and more. Most of these areas are catered for by companies who fit cat flaps. Their expertise and skill is of great worth in guaranteeing the secure and correct fitting of your cat flap on your property. By going with professional installation, you can rest assured that your cat flap will meet your furry friend's requirements and also match your home's safety and aesthetic criteria. By clicking here, local home and property owners can get cat flap installation quotations.

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