Cat Flap Fitter Carnoustie Scotland (DD7): Fitting a cat flap to an external door or wall in your Carnoustie home helps to give your cat the freedom and independence that it needs to live a life of contentment. Cats are similar to humans in a lot of ways, and will frequently show signs of anxiety and frustration if kept indoors for significant periods of time without a break. Having accessibility to outside world with a cat flap will help your furry friend to keep fit, both physically and mentally. So, you think it's a good idea, but which is best sort of cat flap for your beloved pet?
The simplest type of cat flap is basically that. A hole is cut in a door and a flexible material is placed over the gap to offer a bit of some protection from the weather. While this might be acceptable in a shed door or garden fence panel, most cat owners in Carnoustie would doubtless prefer something a bit more weatherproof and secure for an external door to their property.
This standard model can be to some degree improved on with magnetic strips to hold the flap in place, however it is still a long way off being ideal as it enables other animals or cats a means by which to enter into your house.
Moving on from a basic magnetic strip are magnetically controlled, infra-red or RF chip models of cat flap. This involves your cat wearing a collar that's got either an RF chip, IR or magnet encased in it. No animal is going to be able to get into or leave your house unless it's fitted with this special collar. The downside here is that any other cat in the area that has a similar model of collar might be able to gain access to your property when using this type of cat flap. An enhancement to this equipment is an RF cat flap/collar system which provides a unique identifier that can be programmed by the home owner.
A cat flap which is able to identify your cat's own microchip, is the next stage in feline entry security. The number of your cat's micro-chip is programmed into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries are possible if you've got more than one cat). Exit and entry can only be accomplished by microchipped animals, and the flap is unlocked when you cat is close by.
Whichever cat flap you purchase, it should be capable of being locked in position. For extra flexibility, the majority of cat flaps feature a 4-way locking system these days. Which means that the cat flap can allow only exit from your home, permit entry into your house only, be locked fully, or be set for 2-way entry and exit. This provides full control over the functioning of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night time. In line with yours and your cat's needs, there is even the possibility to perform specific functions according to the time of day, with a few of the high end devices.
Installing a cat flap yourself can be quite easy if you've got a solid wood door, and respectable DIY capabilities. But, if you're hoping to install it in a reinforced PVC door or in a double glazed window, you must ask for outside assistance. These sorts of fixtures call for a professional installation from a reliable cat flap fitter or odd job man with the appropriate skills and equipment.
INSTALLING A CAT FLAP IN CARNOUSTIE
Double Glazing Installations - If you call in a "tradesman" who, while trying to install your new cat flap, starts to drill a hole in a double glazing panel, send them packing immediately. A new cat flap can't be mounted into an existing double glazed window pane or door panel. Any kind of double glazed unit will be damaged by cutting into it, and will diminish its security, insulating properties and strength. It should under no circumstances be attempted and renders the double glazing unsound.
A specialist cat flap installer will take measurements of the existing double glazing pane and have a glazing company make a new purpose made one. So that the cat flap can be perfectly fitted into it, this new double glazed unit will arrive with a hole pre-cut as part of its structure. This is basically the only way to install a cat flap in an existing patio or double glazed door, even though it might take a week or more to manufacture. Once you've received your new panel of glass, the old one can be removed and the new pane fitted. Your cat flap will then be installed.
Exterior Wooden Doors - The easiest option for new cat flap installations in Carnoustie, as was mentioned earlier in this article, are solid wood doors. If you're nervous about making a hole in your back or front door, it's a good move to call on a specialist to do the work for you. This kind of project should not be expensive and will give you the satisfaction of knowing that your kitty can enjoy a professionally installed flap.
uPVC Door Panels - uPVC doors can be sometimes be suitable for a cat flap. However, some uPVC doors are lined with steel for added security, which can cause some problems. The models of door with a one piece panel are the simplest for cat flap installation, so if yours has got a slatted style panel, it may be easier to replace this with a single panel.
Wall Installation - If, for either security or aesthetic reasons, you do not want to have a chunk cut out of one of your doors, you could choose to install your cat flap into an outside wall of your house. Calling for considerably more expertise and equipment, a wall cat flap installment is undoubtedly better left to a specialist, if it is to be completed correctly. You could go with a straightforward tunnel style, or perhaps a right angle model which allows access via a pillar. A neat square shaped hole will need to be made through your chosen wall, into which is inserted a metal or plastic, square open ended tube. Both ends of the hole are then installed with a cat flap so that your furry pal can get out of and into your house whenever it wants.
Replacing an Existing Cat Flap in Carnoustie - If your wall, window or door is already fitted with a cat flap, but it has stopped working, or is damaged, it's possible to mount a replacement over the current hole. A specialist Carnoustie cat flap fitter will be glad to take out your old entry unit and swap it for a new cat flap without inflicting any damage on the door, window or wall on which it's attached.
If the substitute cat flap is being mounted into a pre-cut hole in a double glazing pane, you must check that the existing glass has been made and installed in the right way. If corners were cut with the previous installation, the glass will need to be taken out and replaced to avoid any safety and security problems with the new flap.
FINDING A CAT FLAP INSTALLER IN CARNOUSTIE
In and around Carnoustie there are a number of professional cat flap fitters, handymen and even double glazing firms who offer cat flap installation services for windows, walls or doors. It may be possible to ask family and friends for referrals with regards to tracking down a first-rate cat flap fitter. If they have had similar work done by a local Carnoustie tradesman, and been very satisfied with the outcome, you can reasonably expect that they will likewise do a first-rate job for you.
If you cannot find an installer through recommendation, always try to obtain three or four different price quotes before coming to a decision, and bear in mind that the cheapest is often not the best. Ask if they provide any warranties or guarantees for the quality of their workmanship, so that you've got some recourse if something unfortunately goes wrong as the work is carried out.
A professional cat flap installation contractor in Carnoustie will provide you with a good quality product, skillfully fitted, and one which will last you, and your furry friend, for many years.
Cat flaps can be installed in Carnoustie and also in: East Haven, Wellbank, Monifieth, Newbigging, Elliot, Monikie, Buddon, Baldovie, Balmimer, Broughty Ferry, Panbride, as well as in these postcodes DD7 7BX, DD7 6AU, DD7 7AX, DD7 6AP, DD7 6EQ, DD7 6GY, DD7 7AG, DD7 7BR, DD7 6DU, DD7 6JN. Locally based Carnoustie cat flap fitters will probably have the postcode DD7 and the telephone dialling code Dialling code 01241. Verifying this can ensure that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Carnoustie homeowners will be able to utilise these and numerous other similar services.
Scotland Cat Flap Enquiries
Recently posted Scotland cat flap installation projects: Zayne Wainwright recently enquired about the possibility of installing an infrared cat flap in a wooden back door in Newmilns, Scotland. Mr and Mrs English recently asked for a price quote for installing a cat flap in a patio back door in Elderslie, Scotland. Mylo Sykes in Ceres, Scotland wanted to get an automatic cat flap installed in a hardwood front door. Noor Stacey in Ballater wanted to get a magnetic cat flap installed in a patio door. Mr and Mrs Leonard recently asked for a quotation for installing a Catmate cat flap in a hardwood door in Cockenzie, Scotland. Harvey Salt in Polmont, Scotland asked "is there a professional cat flap fitter near me?". Cerys Bob in Ullapool, Scotland was looking for somebody who could install an infrared cat flap in a hardwood back door in her detached house. Bear Collins recently asked for a price quote for installing a microchip cat flap in a wooden back door in Invergordon. All these Scotland homeowners searched for "cat flap fitter Scotland" and came across this webpage on either Yahoo, Bing or Google.
Carnoustie Cat Flap Installation Tasks
There are a number of different tasks that can be accomplished by your local Carnoustie cat flap installer including Petsafe cat flap installation, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, 4-way cat flaps Carnoustie, large cat flaps, the installation of 2-way cat flaps into single glazing, cat flap replacement, magnetic cat flap installation, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into double gazing, cat flap removal, automatic cat flap installation Carnoustie, Sureflap cat flap installations in Carnoustie, cat flaps in uPVC doors in Carnoustie, cat flap installation in wooden doors, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into porches in Carnoustie, cat flaps in metal doors, cat flap installation in walls, the fitting of 2-way cat flaps into uPVC doors, the fitting of magnetic cat flaps into patio doors Carnoustie, cat flap installation in doors, cutting out for a cat flap Carnoustie, small cat flaps, cat flap repairs, pet flap installation in Carnoustie, dog flap installation, the fitting of microchip cat flaps into conservatories, and more. If there are other Carnoustie cat flap requirements that you want but don't see here, you can easily list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a selection of the duties that are undertaken by those specialising in cat flaps. Carnoustie providers will keep you informed about their entire range of services.
Cat Flap Fitters Near Carnoustie
Also find: Wellbank cat flap fitters, Newbigging cat flap fitters, Buddon cat flap fitters, Balmimer cat flap fitters, Monifieth cat flap fitters, Monikie cat flap fitters, Elliot cat flap fitters, Baldovie cat flap fitters, Panbride cat flap fitters, Broughty Ferry cat flap fitters, East Haven cat flap installation services and more. Most of these towns and villages are catered for by cat flap fitters. Carnoustie residents can get cat flap installation quotes by clicking here.
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Cat Flap Installation Around Carnoustie
Property owners who live in the following roads and streets have recently inquired about cat flap installation services - Dundee Street, Golf Street, Buddon Drive, Hatton Lodge, Harris Road, North Burnside Street, Links Avenue, Strathlene, Taymouth Street, Burnside Street, Green Lane, Corbie Drive, Thomas Street, Holyrood Street, Craig Place, Silport Place, Lethnot Place, Keith Avenue, Braefoot, Thompson Avenue, Kinloch Park, Caesar Avenue, Panbride Place, William Place, Ravensby Park Gardens, Thistle Street, Primrose Street, Camus Street, Station Road, as well as these Carnoustie area postcodes: DD7 7BX, DD7 6AU, DD7 7AX, DD7 6AP, DD7 6EQ, DD7 6GY, DD7 7AG, DD7 7BR, DD7 6DU, DD7 6JN. These areas recently saw activity by an expert cat flap fitter. Carnoustie home and property owners benefited from high quality and competent cat flap installation services.
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