Cat Flap Fitter Ardrossan

Ardrossan Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Ardrossan Scotland (KA22): To allow your cat the independence it needs to live a life of contentment, you could fit a cat flap to an exterior door or wall in your Ardrossan house. When kept inside, cats just like humans, will get irritated and crabby. Having a cat that's both mentally and physically fit, is one of the main positive aspects of allowing your pet accessibility to outside world via a cat flap. However, what kind of cat flap is most suitable for your circumstances?

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The simplest style of cat flap is basically that. A hole cut in a door with a flexible sheet of material fixed over it, to keep the elements out, but allow the cat go through. Obviously, this is very basic, and will not be sufficient for most cat owners in Ardrossan, who would doubtless prefer something a tad more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their property, although it might be suitable for a shed or outhouse door.

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This simple design is still a long way off being ideal since it allows other cats or animals a way to enter into your property, nonetheless it can be slightly improved upon by adding magnetic strips to keep the flap in position.

Magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red models of cat flap, are a significant step up from the magnetic strip version. In this case, either a magnet, RF or IR chip will be sewn into your cat's collar. No animal will be able to access or leave your home unless it's equipped with one of these special collars. The drawback here is that any other cat in the Ardrossan area who's got a similar style of collar can get into your home when using this type of cat flap. An enhancement to this device is a RF cat flap/collar system which has a unique identifier that can be programmed by the cat owner.

Fitting a cat flap which can be triggered by your pet's own micro-chip, is the next level in entrance security for felines in Ardrossan. The memory of these cat flaps can be programmed with one or even multiple microchip numbers (if you've got several cats), to give exclusive access. Whenever your cat comes into close vicinity of the flap, it will unlock and allow just your micro-chipped pets to use the exit/entrance.

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Being able to lock it in position is important regardless which cat flap you are purchasing. Nowadays, most cat flaps on the market feature a four way locking mechanism for added flexibility. Which means that the cat flap can permit only entrance into your home, be fully locked, enable only exit from your home, or be set for two way exit and entry. This will give you options for all times of night and day, to have control over how your cat flap functions. Some of the top-end models can be set to carry out particular functions according to the time of day, in keeping with your cat's and your needs.

If you've got a wood door on your property in Ardrossan, putting in a cat flap yourself shouldn't be that hard. Although, if it has to be installed in a double glazed window or in a reinforced PVC door, you shouldn't under any circumstances even attempt it by yourself. These sorts of fittings call for a professional installation by a trustworthy cat flap fitter or handyman with the appropriate skills and equipment.


Double Glazing Installations - If you hire somebody who tries to drill a hole in your double glazing to install your new cat flap, stop them at once and ask them to leave. New cat flaps cannot be mounted into existing double glazed doors or window panels. Any kind of double glazing will be ruined by cutting into it, and will take away its security, strength and thermal properties. Your double glazing will be made unsound, and it should not be done in any circumstances.

A trustworthy Ardrossan cat flap installer will carefully take the precise measurements of your current panel and order a ready prepared one from a local glazing supplier. This new glazed pane will be delivered with a pre-cut hole as a part of its structure where your cat flap can be installed. You may have a 1 or 2 week waiting period for this special pane to be made, however if you want a cat flap installed in a pre-existing patio or double glazed door, this is basically the only way to accomplish it. Once you have taken possession of your new glass panel, the old one can be taken out and the new one fitted. The cat flap can then be mounted.

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External Wooden Doors - The simplest alternative for installing a new cat flap in Ardrossan, as was stated earlier, are timber doors. If you're a bit unsure of cutting a sizeable hole in your back or front door, you might be happier contacting an experienced cat flap fitter or handyman instead. This kind of undertaking won't be too expensive and is worthwhile doing correctly, if getting your cat flap professionally installed gives you that additional reassurance.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be installed into uPVC doors in many cases. Nevertheless, certain uPVC door panels are steel lined for added security, which might cause problems. The simplest kind of cat flap installation is in doors having a single panel, consequently if you've got a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it might be easier and cheaper in the long run to exchange the slatted pane for a one piece panel.

Wall Installation - It's also possible to have a cat flap mounted on an outside wall of your home in Ardrossan, if you do not wish to have a hole cut in one of your doors, whether for safety or aesthetic reasons. A wall cat flap entrance calls for a bit more equipment and expertise to fit, therefore it's definitely better left to a specialist. The majority of cat flap installations in walls involve a basic straight tunnel style, but right angular access through a pillar is also possible. With this sort of installation a plastic or metal, open ended square tube is inserted into a square hole cut into your selected wall. An appropriate cat flap can then be fitted to each side of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Ardrossan - If you already have a cat flap fitted on a window, door or wall, but it's damaged or not functioning correctly, the existing hole can, with a little luck, still be used for the installation of a replacement. You local cat flap installer should be able to remove the unwanted cat flap, without causing damage to the window, door or wall, and fit a brand new flap in its place for your cat.

Before attaching the new cat flap in a double glazing panel that has been previously pre-cut, confirming that the existing glass has been cut and installed correctly is crucial. If it's found this isn't the case, and corners were cut in the original installation, the glass will need to be removed and replaced to avoid any safety and security issues.


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Whether you want your cat flap mounted on a window, door or wall, you'll find that there are plenty of handymen, specialist cat flap installers and even double glazing companies in the Ardrossan area who will be ready to oblige. There are various ways to track down a decent cat flap installer, and few come close to the option of asking for recommendations from friends and relations. You can be sure that if they've been happy to recommend someone who's completed work for them, then you will have a much similar experience.

If it is not possible to get personal recommendations from acquaintances, you should try to get three or four different quotes from local tradespeople before coming to a decision. It is generally advisable not to always go with the cheapest quotation. See if you can get written guarantees or warranties for the standard of their workmanship, so that if things do happen to go amiss you have some recourse to compensation.

If you take care and pick a trustworthy Ardrossan cat flap fitter you'll be repaid with a high quality product, which is professionally installed, and will serve you and your pet for years to come. And when all is said and done - quality is important.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Ardrossan and also in nearby places like: Seamill, Kilwinning, Kilbirnie, Hunterston, Fairlie, Stevenston, Millport, Saltcoats, Irvine, Largs, Dalry, West Kilbride, Glengarnock, Dreghorn, together with these postcodes KA22 7JJ, KA22 7PR, KA22 7EL, KA22 7HG, KA22 7HL, KA22 7AF, KA22 7LJ, KA21 5AW, KA21 6DT, KA22 7PJ. Local Ardrossan cat flap fitters will likely have the postcode KA22 and the telephone code Dialling code 01294. Verifying this can confirm you access a local cat flat fitter. Ardrossan homeowners can benefit from these and various other comparable services.

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Also find: Dreghorn cat flap installers, Irvine cat flap installers, Seamill cat flap installers, Fairlie cat flap installers, Glengarnock cat flap installers, Dalry cat flap installers, West Kilbride cat flap installers, Kilwinning cat flap installers, Kilbirnie cat flap installers, Millport cat flap installers, Stevenston cat flap installers, Largs cat flap installers, Saltcoats cat flap installers, Hunterston cat flap installation services and more. All of these villages and towns are catered for by cat flap fitters. Ardrossan property owners can get cat flap installation quotes by clicking here.

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Cat flaps were recently fitted for people living in Young Street, Park View, Elm Park, Dawnlight Circle, Parkhouse Road, Woodland Place, Boydston Road, Rowanside Terrace, Mossgiel Road, Stanley Avenue, Shellbridge Way, Paisley Street, Island View, Queens Drive, Bridgepark, Firthview Terrace, South Crescent Road, St. Ninians Drive, Busbie Lane, Caledonia Crescent, Barony Court, Dock Road, South Isle Road, School Place, Bath Square, Princes Street, Bath Villas and these Ardrossan postcodes: KA22 7JJ, KA22 7PR, KA22 7EL, KA22 7HG, KA22 7HL, KA22 7AF, KA22 7LJ, KA21 5AW, KA21 6DT, KA22 7PJ. These areas recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Ardrossan home and property owners were given competent and professional cat flap installation services.

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(This cat flap fitter Ardrossan page was revised and updated on 27-04-2022)