Cat Flap Fitter Broxburn

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Cat Flap Fitter Broxburn Scotland (EH52): To allow your cat the independence and freedom it needs to live a life of contentment, you could fit a cat flap to an outside door or wall in your Broxburn home. Cats tend to get irritated and crabby when continuously kept indoors, and not allowed to roam. Having a cat that's both physically and mentally fit, is one of the main positive aspects of giving your pet access to the outside world via a cat flap. If this seems like a good idea to you, exactly what form of cat flap should you go with?

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The most basic type of cat flap, is simply that. A piece of bendable material hung over a hole in a doorway to enable a cat to pass through, but keep the elements out. Naturally, this is very basic, and will rarely adequate for most Broxburn cat owners, who would no doubt favour something a bit more weatherproof and secure for an outside door to their house, although it may be suitable for a garden fence panel or shed door.

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This basic design is still a long way off being perfect since it allows other animals or cats to get into your house, nonetheless it can be improved upon with the addition of magnetic strips to keep the flap in place.

The next step up from the magnetic strip pattern are infra-red or RF chip, magnetically operated cat flaps. In this case, either a magnet, IR or RF chip will be fitted into your cat's collar. No animal will be able to leave or get into your house unless it is equipped with one of these special collars. Once again this is a pretty basic form of cat flap, as any other moggy in the area who's got a similar model of collar may be able to access your property. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of this equipment as they can be programmed by the owner of the cat to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your cat.

Choosing a cat flap that can be operated by your cat's micro-chip, is the next step-up in entry devices for felines in Broxburn. The number of your cat's micro-chip is programmed into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries can be made if you have more than one pet). Exit and entry can only be accomplished by micro-chipped pets, and the flap will be unlocked when you cat is in the vicinity.

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When you're buying a cat flap, you must make certain it's of a design that can be locked. For added security, the majority of cat flaps have a 4-way locking system nowadays. Which means that the cat flap can allow exit only, be fully locked, allow only admittance into your house, or be set for two-way exit and entry. This offers you choices for all times of night and day, to have control over exactly how your cat flap works. In keeping with your pet's and your requirements, there is even the option to perform different functions in accordance with the time of day, with some of the higher end devices.

Putting in a cat flap yourself can be pretty straightforward if you have a solid wood door, and decent do-it-yourself skills. But, if you are planning to install it into a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced PVC door, you ought to ask for outside help. This kind of installation requires the attention of a professional, and there are dedicated cat flap installers and skilled carpenters who are happy to accept such work.


Double Glazing Installation - If your new cat flap is going to be installed in a double glazing panel, and your chosen "tradesman" attempts to drill a hole in it, stop them straight away and give them their walking orders. New cat flaps can't be installed into existing double glazing doors or window panels. Any type of double glazing will be ruined by cutting into it, and will diminish its strength, thermal attributes and security. Actually, it makes the glazing unsound and it shouldn't ever be attempted.

It will be necessary to get a new double glazed pane made especially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your local Broxburn cat flap installer will take the measurements of your existing panel and order a brand new one. This new pane will arrive with a hole cut out as part of its structure where the cat flap can be installed. This is basically the only way to fit a cat flap in a pre-existing double glazed or patio door, even though it may take a week or two to produce. Once your new glass pane arrives, the installer will remove the old one, and exchange it for the new "cat flap ready" panel. The fitting of the cat flap can then be carried out.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - Timber door panels are, as we already mentioned, the simplest alternatives for cat flap installation in Broxburn. It is often advisable to get in touch with an experienced carpenter or cat flap fitter, if you're in any way uncertain about cutting a hole in your door. This sort of project will not be too expensive and is worthwhile doing properly, if getting your cat flap installed by a professional gives you that added reassurance.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can normally be installed into uPVC doors. You or your fitter will have to ascertain what the interior structure of you door actually is, because for additional security some uPVC doors are manufactured with a galvanised steel lining. The simplest kind of cat flap installation is in doors having a single panel, consequently if you have a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it might be easier and cheaper in the long run to exchange the slatted panel for a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If you do not really wish to have a hole cut into your doors, for aesthetic or security reasons, you can have a cat flap installed in an external wall. A wall cat flap entrance calls for a bit more equipment and expertise to install, so it is certainly better left to the pros. You'll find there are a number of choices for this sort of installation, including a straight-through tunnel version, or a right angled (through pillar) configuration. With this sort of installation a metal or plastic, open ended square tube is inserted into a square hole neatly made into your wall. An appropriate cat flap can then be fitted to both sides of the hole.

Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Broxburn - If your door, wall or window already has a cat flap installed, but it has stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it is entirely possible to mount a replacement over the current hole. A reputable cat flap fitter in Broxburn will be capable of removing the old cat flap, and fix a brand new one in its place without harming the wall, window or door.

When the cat flap installation involves insertion into a pre-cut hole in a double glazed pane, it is important to check that this was previously done accurately, before attaching the new cat flap. The glass will have to be removed and exchanged to avoid any safety and security issues, if you discover this is not the case and a bodge job was made of the previous installation.


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In and around Broxburn there are many different professional cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even local glazing merchants who offer cat flap installation services for walls, doors or windows. It might be possible to ask neighbours and friends for recommendations with regards to finding a decent cat flap installer. If they have had comparable work accomplished by a local Broxburn tradesman themselves, and been very pleased with the result, you can consider that they will do a first-rate job for you too.

If you can't find an installation specialist through recommendation, always get at least 3 different estimates before making your choice, and bear in mind that the cheapest is often not the best. See if you can get written guarantees for the quality of their workmanship, so that if things do go wrong you have some recourse for compensation.

A professional cat flap installation contractor in Broxburn will supply you with a top quality product, skillfully fitted, and which will last you, and your cat, for a good few years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Broxburn and also nearby in: Pumpherston, Dechmont, Burnside, Uphall Station, Uphall, Wester Dechmont, Bridgend, Livingston, Kirkliston, Winchburgh, Newbridge, Boghall, Deans, together with these postcodes EH52 5NN, EH52 5BQ, EH52 5QB, EH52 5JP, EH52 6AB, EH28 8LA, EH52 5HW, EH52 5HT, EH52 5BW, EH52 5QU. Locally based Broxburn cat flap fitters will probably have the postcode EH52 and the phone code Dialling code 01506. Checking this out can guarantee you're accessing a locally based cat flat fitter. Broxburn property owners will be able to utilise these and many other similar services.

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In the Scotland area you can also get: Kilmacolm cat flap installation, Dalkeith cat flap installers, Newburgh cat flap fitters, Redding cat flap installation, Larkhall cat flap fitters, Fort William cat flap installers, Locharbriggs cat flap fitters, Killearn cat flap installation, Haddington cat flap fitters, Beith cat flap installers, Auchterarder cat flap installation, Busby cat flap fitters, Dunkeld cat flap installation, Maryburgh cat flap fitters, Auchtermuchty cat flap installation, Bishopbriggs cat flap installation, Wigtown cat flap installation, Polmont cat flap installation, Inverurie cat flap installers, Stonehouse cat flap fitters, Dunoon cat flap installation, Annan cat flap installers, Monifieth cat flap fitters, Avoch cat flap fitters, Kingussie cat flap fitters, Milnathort cat flap installers, Springside cat flap installers, Annan cat flap installation, Forres cat flap installers, Gullane cat flap installation.

Throughout Scotland you should be able to find cat flap fitters who will provide various services for your pet's needs. If you cannot find a suitable cat flap fitter in Broxburn itself then you will surely be able to find one close by.

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Broxburn Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There are a wide array of tasks that can be completed by your local Broxburn cat flap installer including cat flaps in double glazed doors, cat flap repair, automatic cat flap installation, cat flap installation in patio doors in Broxburn, cat flap installation in walls, infrared cat flap installation, cat flap installation quotations in Broxburn, microchip cat flap installation, magnetic cat flap installation Broxburn, cat flap installation in metal doors, the fitting of cat flaps into conservatories, cat flap replacement in Broxburn, cat flap installation services in Broxburn, large cat flaps, cat flap removal, replacement cat flaps, cat flap installation in uPVC doors, the fitting of cat flaps into wooden doors in Broxburn, Catmate cat flap installation, 2-way cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into patio doors in Broxburn, pet flap installation in Broxburn, Petsafe cat flap installations Broxburn, and more. If there are some other Broxburn cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you can mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. Listed are just a selection of the activities that are accomplished by those specialising in cat flaps. Broxburn providers will inform you of their whole range of services.


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Also find: Burnside cat flap installers, Deans cat flap installers, Uphall Station cat flap installers, Pumpherston cat flap installers, Boghall cat flap installers, Winchburgh cat flap installers, Wester Dechmont cat flap installers, Newbridge cat flap installers, Uphall cat flap installers, Bridgend cat flap installers, Kirkliston cat flap installers, Livingston cat flap installers, Dechmont cat flap installation services and more. Most of these places are served by cat flap fitters. Broxburn homeowners can get cat flap installation quotes by going here.

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Cat flaps were recently installed for homeowners living in Goschen Terrace, Illieston Castle Steadings, Fivestanks Place, Brackensbrae, North Greendykes, Holmes Holdings, Kilpunt House, Long Byres, Pyothall Court, Houston Mains Holdings, Shields Court, Kilpunt, Fairinsfell, Badger Court, a Kilpunt Steadings, Albyn Terrace, Lookabootye, Almond Lodge, Kilpunt Steadings, Stewartfield Road, Cunningham Crescent, West Holmes Place, Almondell Road, Saughbank, Woodville Court, Primrose Court, Fergusson Road, School Road and these Broxburn postcodes: EH52 5NN, EH52 5BQ, EH52 5QB, EH52 5JP, EH52 6AB, EH28 8LA, EH52 5HW, EH52 5HT, EH52 5BW, EH52 5QU. Work was undertaken in these places by a specialist cat flap fitter. Broxburn property owners received reliable and top quality cat flap installation services on each occasion.

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(This cat flap fitter Broxburn article was updated on 27-04-2022)