Cat Flap Fitter Fort William

Fort William Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Fort William Scotland (PH33): Fitting a cat flap to an external door or wall in your Fort William home gives your cat the independence that it needs to live a happy life. Cats which are kept indoors, much like people, can often show signs of irritability. Having access to the outside world by way of a cat flap will help your pet to keep fit, both physically and mentally. But, what type of cat flap is most suitable for your circumstances?

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The most fundamental form of cat flap, is merely that. A sheet of bendable material placed over a hole in a door to allow a cat to climb through, but keep out the elements. The vast majority of Fort William cat owners would prefer something a tad more secure and weatherproof for an external door to their property, although this may be okay for an outhouse door or fence panel.

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This simple model is still a long way off being perfect since it allows other creatures or cats a way to get into your property, however it can be improved on slightly with the addition of a magnetic strip to keep the flap in place.

Magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red styles of cat flap, are a significant step up from the basic magnetic strip version. This requires your cat to wear a collar that's got either a magnet, RF or IR chip encased within it. Therefore any animal without one of these special collars can't get into or leave your property. Again this is a relatively simple form of cat flap, given that any other moggy in the neighbourhood that has a similar style of collar could perchance access your house. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the upgraded version of these devices because they can be programmed by the user to recognise a unique identifier, distinct to your cat.

Having a cat flap which can be triggered by your cat's micro-chip, is the next step-up in entrance devices for felines. The details of your cat's micro-chip are programmed into the cat flap's memory (multiple entries are possible if you have several cats). Exit and entry are only possible for microchipped animals, and the flap will be unlocked whenever you cat is close by.

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No matter what cat flap you purchase, it must have the ability to be locked in position. For extra security, most cat flaps have a four way locking mechanism these days. This makes it possible for your cat flap to be fully locked, enable only admittance into your home, permit exit from your home only, or have two-way exit and entry functionality. This provides you with solutions for all times of day and night, to have control over how your cat flap operates. The wherewithal to perform different functions according to the time of day, and in line with yours and your pet's needs is also an option with some of the higher end models of cat flap.

If you have a timber door on your property in Fort William, installing a cat flap yourself shouldn't be too difficult. On no account should you try to install a cat flap in a double glazed window panel or in a reinforced PVC door. This kind of installation requires the attention of a professional, and there are dedicated cat flap fitters and skilled carpenters who are delighted to undertake such a task.


Double Glazing Installation - If your cat flap needs to be fitted into a double glazing panel, and your hired "tradesman" endeavours to drill a hole in it, stop the work immediately and show them the gate. New cat flaps cannot be installed into pre-existing double glazing doors or window panels. Any kind of double glazed unit will be ruined by drilling a hole in it, and will diminish its thermal insulation attributes, security and strength. The truth is, it makes your glazing unsound and it should not ever be attempted.

It will be necessary to obtain a new double glazing panel made specially for this purpose by a glazing firm, and your local Fort William cat flap fitter will take the measurements of your existing panel and put in an order for the new one. This new panel will be delivered with a hole pre-cut as part of its construction where the cat flap can be installed. You may have a 1 or 2 week wait for this special pane to be made, but if you want a cat flap installed in an existing patio or double glazed door, this is basically the only way to accomplish it. Once you've acquired your new panel of glass, the old one can be removed and the new unit fitted. The fitting of your cat flap will then be undertaken.

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External Wooden Doors - Solid wood doors are, as stated earlier, the simplest alternatives for installing a new cat flap in Fort William. It is normally wise to employ the expert services of an experienced carpenter or cat flap fitter, if you are dubious about cutting a hole in your door. This sort of project should not be expensive and will give you peace of mind that your pet has a professionally fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be fitted into uPVC doors in most cases. You will have to find out what the internal structure of you door actually is, because for extra security some uPVC doors are manufactured with a galvanised steel lining. The easiest kind of cat flap installation is in doors having one single panel, subsequently if you've got a uPVC door with slatted vertical panels, it may be easier and cheaper in the long run to replace the slatted panel with a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If, for aesthetic or safety reasons, you don't want to have a hole cut into a door, you could always choose to install your cat flap into an external wall of your property in Fort William. This form of installation is definitely best left to an expert, as it requires a lot more equipment and skill to accomplish. Nearly all cat flap installations in walls are a basic straight tunnel style, however right angled access through a pillar is also a possibility. A neat square hole will be made through your chosen wall, into which is inserted a plastic or metal, open ended square tube. A cat flap can then be fitted to each side of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Fort William - If your door, window or wall already has a cat flap installed, but it has stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it's perfectly possible to fit a replacement into the existing hole. You local cat flap installer will be able to remove the old cat flap, without causing damage to the wall, door or window, and install a new flap in its place for your cat.

Before fitting a new flap in a double glazed pane that has been previously pre-cut, checking that the current glass has been manufactured and installed accurately is vital. If it's found that the previous installation was bodged, the glass will have to be taken out and exchanged to avoid any security and safety issues with the new flap.


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There are several professional cat flap installers, handymen and even double glazing firms in the Fort William area, who provide cat flap installation through whatever door or construction you need. It may be possible to ask relatives and friends for referrals when it comes to locating a decent cat flap installer. If they're confident enough to recommend an individual who they have used themselves, you can be certain that you'll be pleased too.

If it isn't possible to get personal recommendations from acquaintances, you should attempt to get at least 3 different price quotes from local tradespeople before choosing. It is generally shrewd not to always opt for the cheapest quote. See if you can get written warranties for the quality of their workmanship, so that if things do go awry you've got some recourse.

A professional cat flap installation contractor in Fort William will provide you with a high quality product, expertly fitted, and one that will last you, and your pussy-cat, for many years.

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Cat flaps can be installed in Fort William and also in nearby places like: Onich, Caol, Glencoe, Corpach, Spean Bridge, Lochyside, Druimarbin, Inverlochy, Killin, Fort Augustus, Kinlochleven, Mallaig, Torlundy, Banavie, and in these postcodes PH33 6QB, PH33 6AG, PH33 6QD, PH33 6BL, PH33 6TP, PH33 6TN, PH33 6JD, PH33 6HA, PH33 6BQ, PH33 6LW. Local Fort William cat flap fitters will probably have the postcode PH33 and the telephone dialling code 01397. Checking this out should make sure that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Fort William property owners are able to benefit from these and countless other similar services.

Fort William Cat Flap Installation Tasks

Fort William Cat Flap Installation Tasks

There is a wide range of work that can be conducted by your local Fort William cat flap fitter including cat flaps in uPVC doors, large cat flaps, the fitting of cat flaps into double gazing Fort William, cat flap removal, cat flap installation in wooden doors, cat flap installation in patio doors Fort William, cat flap repairs, Petsafe cat flap installation Fort William, pet flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into metal skinned doors in Fort William, the fitting of cat flaps into conservatories in Fort William, electronic cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into single glazing in Fort William, cat flaps in metal doors, small cat flaps in Fort William, conservatory cat flap installations, the installation of dog flaps, cat flap installation in glass doors, the fitting of cat flaps into patio doors, microchip cat flap installation, cat flap installation in walls, magnetic cat flap installation, 4-way cat flap installation, and lots more. If there happen to be some other Fort William 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 activities that are accomplished by those installing cat flaps. Fort William providers will inform you of their entire range of services.

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All throughout Scotland you will be able to find cat flap fitters who'll provide various services for your pet's needs. If you're unable to find the ideal cat flap fitter in Fort William itself then you should be able to uncover one close by.


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Also find: Spean Bridge cat flap installers, Druimarbin cat flap installers, Torlundy cat flap installers, Lochyside cat flap installers, Mallaig cat flap installers, Killin cat flap installers, Inverlochy cat flap installers, Fort Augustus cat flap installers, Corpach cat flap installers, Kinlochleven cat flap installers, Banavie cat flap installers, Onich cat flap installers, Caol cat flap installers, Glencoe cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these places are served by cat flap fitters. Fort William residents can get cat flap installation quotes by going here.

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Cat Flap Installation Around Fort William

Cat flaps have recently been fitted in these Fort William roads - Connochie Road, Fassifern Road, Macfarlane Way, Achintore Road, Glasdrum Road, Hillside Estate, Benlochy 76 Camaghael, Gordon Square, Glasdrum Avenue, Wallace Place, Argyll Road, Polmona, Lanark Place, Heathercroft Drive, Lochyside, Grange Terrace, North Road, Glasdrum Lane, Annat Point, Coire Leis, Blarmacfoldach, Middle Street, Braemore Place, Bute Place, Inverness Road, Glengour, as well as the following local Fort William postcodes: PH33 6QB, PH33 6AG, PH33 6QD, PH33 6BL, PH33 6TP, PH33 6TN, PH33 6JD, PH33 6HA, PH33 6BQ, PH33 6LW. Work was achieved in these locations by a specialist cat flap fitter. Fort William home and business owners enjoyed competent and top quality cat flap installation services in every case.

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(This cat flap fitter Fort William page was last updated on 27-04-2022)