Cat Flap Fitter Ballingry

Ballingry Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Ballingry Scotland (KY5): The installation of a cat flap to an outside wall or door in your home in Ballingry, will enable it to live a life of contentment and enjoy it's own little bit of independence. When constantly kept indoors, cats as with people, will get crabby and irritated. Having a cat that's both mentally and physically fit, is just one of the positive aspects of giving your cat accessibility to world outside by means of a cat flap. But, what style of cat flap is the best solution for your situation?

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A cat flap at its most basic is just that. A hole is cut in an outside door and a flexible material is hung over it to offer protection from the elements. Whilst this could be appropriate for an outhouse door or fence panel, most cat owners in Ballingry would doubtless prefer something a little more secure and weatherproof for an outside door to their home.

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This simple model is still far from perfect since it allows other animals or cats to enter into your property, nevertheless it can be improved on to some degree with the addition of a magnetic strip to hold the flap in position.

A step up from the magnetic strip style are infra-red or RF chip, magnetically operated cat flaps. This requires your cat to have a collar that has either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased in it. Unless an animal is fitted with one of these special collars, it will be unable to trigger the flap and leave or get into your house, therefore preventing some undesirable visitors. The point that any other moggy in the neighbourhood that's got a similar model of collar could perchance gain access to your home, is the drawback with this still fairly basic type of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the preferred version of these devices as they can be programmed by the pet's owner to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your cat.

Fitting a cat flap that can identify your cat's micro-chip, is the next step-up in entrance security for felines in Ballingry. The number of your cat's microchip is entered into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries can be made if you have more than one pet). Entry and exit are only possible for microchipped pets, and the flap will be unlocked whenever you cat is close by.

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The ability to lock it in place is important regardless which cat flap you are purchasing. Currently, most cat flaps on the market have a 4-way locking system for added security. Which means that the cat flap can allow exit from your house only, allow only admittance into your house, be fully locked, or be set for two way entry and exit. This offers full control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night time. The facility to perform particular functions in accordance with the time of day, and based on yours and your cat's requirements is also a possibility with some of the high end brands of cat flap.

If you've got a wood door on your home in Ballingry, installing you own cat flap shouldn't be all that complicated. But, if you are looking to fit it in a reinforced uPVC door or in a double glazed window panel, you must ask for outside help. These sorts of fixtures require a professional installation from a dependable cat flap fitter or handyman with the necessary equipment and skills.

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Double Glazing Installations - If your cat flap is going to be installed in a double glazed door or window panel, and your appointed "tradesman" attempts to drill a hole in it, stop the work 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. Making a hole in the double glazing damages not only the security and strength of the panel, but it removes the thermal insulation attributes as well. It should under no circumstances be attempted and will make your double glazing unsound.

A trustworthy Ballingry cat flap fitter will carefully take the precise measurements of your current unit and order a custom-made one from a local glazing company. As an integral part of its construction this new double glazing unit will have a pre-cut hole, which your cat flap can be installed nicely into. This can take one or two weeks to produce, however it is basically the only way to install a cat flap in an existing double glazed or patio door. When your new glass panel is delivered, the installer will take out the old unit, and swap it for the brand new "cat flap ready" one. The fitting of the cat flap can then be completed.

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External Wooden Doors - As mentioned previously, solid timber door panels are the easiest option with regards to installing a new cat flap on your house in Ballingry. If you're dubious about creating a hole in your back or front door, it's advisable to call in an expert to complete the task for you. This sort of project will not be too expensive and is well worth doing properly, if getting your cat flap professionally installed provides you with that additional peace of mind.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's quite possible to fit a cat flap into most uPVC doors. Having said that, some uPVC doors have got a steel lining for extra security, which could cause problems. A one-piece door panel enables easier installation, so if you've got a slatted uPVC door, it may be more cost effective to replace the panel with a single pane style.

Wall Installation - It's also possible to get a cat flap fitted in an exterior wall of your home in Ballingry, if you do not wish to have a hole cut in one of your doors, for aesthetic or safety reasons. This kind of installment is definitely best left to a professional, because it calls for considerably more equipment and skill to accomplish. You could choose a straight through tunnel style, or even a right angle model which enables access via a pillar. With this sort of installation a plastic or metal, square open ended insert is fitted into a square hole neatly cut into your wall. The cat flap you have chosen can then be mounted on either end to enable your furry friend to come in and out as it wishes.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Ballingry - If you've already got a cat flat, but it's either damaged or not functioning properly, the existing hole in your window, wall or door can still be used providing the new cat flap is of an equivalent size. A trusted cat flap installer in Ballingry will efficiently remove the unwanted cat flap, and fix a new one in its place without damaging the surrounding wall, window or door.

If the replacement cat flap is going to be fitted in a pre cut hole in a double glazed panel, you must ensure that the glass has been made and installed accurately. If you discover that this is not the case, and the previous owners have cut corners to install their cat flap, the glass unit will need to be removed and replaced with a new one to avoid any safety and security issues.

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There are many different handyman contractors, specialist cat flap installers and even local glazing merchants in the Ballingry area, who provide cat flap installation thru whatever door or structure you require. There are a variety of ways to locate a decent cat flap installer, and few are more reliable than asking relatives and friends. If they have had similar work completed by a local Ballingry tradesman, and been over the moon with the end result, you can anticipate that they will likewise do a quality job for you.

If it is not feasible to get recommendations from acquaintances, you should make an effort to get three or four different estimates from local handymen before deciding. It's generally advisable not to automatically go with the cheapest quotation. Check whether they provide any warranties or guarantees for their standard of workmanship, so that you have some recourse for compensation if something unfortunately goes awry as the work is undertaken.

An experienced cat flap installation contractor in Ballingry will provide you with a good quality product, expertly fitted, and that will last you, and your pussy-cat, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Ballingry and also in nearby places like: Lochore, Glenrothes, Lochgelly, Kinglassie, Cowdenbeath, Kelty, Leslie, Glencraig, Cardenden, Crosshill, Kinross, Kinnesswood, Auchertool, Kingseat, together with these postcodes KY5 8NJ, KY5 8NY, KY5 8NT, KY5 8NH, KY5 0HH, KY5 8PY, KY5 8JQ, KY5 8QE, KY5 8JP, KY5 8JG. Local Ballingry cat flap installers will likely have the postcode KY5 and the dialling code 01592. Checking this out will guarantee that you're accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Ballingry home and business owners are able to utilise these and many other similar services.

Ballingry Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Ballingry Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a wide array of tasks that can be carried out by your local Ballingry cat flap installer including the fitting of cat flaps into conservatories in Ballingry, microchip cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into wooden doors in Ballingry, large cat flaps, cat flap installation in glass doors Ballingry, cat flap installation in walls, Catmate cat flap installations in Ballingry, the fitting of cat flaps into French doors Ballingry, cat flaps in patio doors, replacement cat flaps, cat flap installation in wooden doors, 4-way cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into composite doors in Ballingry, cat flap installation in doors Ballingry, cat flap removal, the fitting of cat flaps into single glazing, small cat flaps, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flap installation in uPVC doors in Ballingry, the installation of dog flaps, the fitting of cat flaps into patio doors in Ballingry, Sureflap cat flap installations in Ballingry, pet flap installation, and more. If there happen to be other Ballingry cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a small portion of the tasks that are conducted by those specialising in cat flaps. Ballingry companies will be happy to inform you of their whole range of services.

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Also find: Kinglassie cat flap installers, Kinross cat flap installers, Crosshill cat flap installers, Leslie cat flap installers, Glencraig cat flap installers, Lochgelly cat flap installers, Cowdenbeath cat flap installers, Auchertool cat flap installers, Kelty cat flap installers, Kingseat cat flap installers, Lochore cat flap installers, Kinnesswood cat flap installers, Cardenden cat flap installers, Glenrothes cat flap installation services and more. All these towns and villages are covered by cat flap fitters. Ballingry business and home owners can get cat flap installation quotes by clicking here.

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Over the last twelve months cat flaps were professionally installed in these Ballingry streets: Kirkland Park, Craigie Street, Craigiemalcolm Path, Kirktoun Park, Dunmore Place, Westwood Crescent, Southfield Avenue, Kildownie Crescent, Malcolm Street, Kirktoun Street, Cleikimin Crescent, Capledrae Court, Elders Knowe, Fairnsdale Terrace, Martin Crescent, Collwood House, and in these Scotland postcodes: KY5 8NJ, KY5 8NY, KY5 8NT, KY5 8NH, KY5 0HH, KY5 8PY, KY5 8JQ, KY5 8QE, KY5 8JP, KY5 8JG. These places recently saw activity by a specialist cat flap fitter. Ballingry property owners received reliable and top notch cat flap installation services on every occasion.

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