Cat Flap Fitter Newton Mearns

Newton Mearns Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Newton Mearns Scotland (G77): Fitting a cat flap to an external wall or door in your property in Newton Mearns, will allow it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own bit of independence and freedom. When kept indoors, cats much like humans, will get irritated and grouchy. Giving your pet easy access to world outside by way of a cat flap can also help in keeping them physically and mentally fit. So, you think it's a great idea, but which is perfect style of cat flap for your beloved pet?

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The most fundamental kind of cat flap, is just that. A piece of bendable material placed over a hole in a door to enable a cat to pass through it, but keep out the elements. Naturally, this is extremely basic, and will rarely sufficient for most cat owners in Newton Mearns, who would doubtless prefer something a tad more weatherproof and secure for an exterior door to their house, although it may be appropriate for a fence panel or outhouse door.

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Because this option can allow other cats or animals to enter your property, it's not at all recommended, although it can be improved on somewhat by holding the flap in position with the addition of magnetic strips.

Stepping up from a basic magnetic strip are magnetically operated, RF chip or infra-red styles of cat flap. In this case, either an RF chip, IR or magnet will be fitted into your cat's collar. No animal will be able to leave or get into your property unless it is equipped with this special collar. Once again this is a relatively basic type of cat flap, as any other cat in the area who has a similar style of collar could perhaps gain access to your home. Even these cat flaps can be enhanced to some degree with an RF cat flap and collar system providing a user programmed unique identifier.

Having a cat flap that can be operated by your cat's micro-chip, is the next step-up in entrance devices for felines in Newton Mearns. 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). Whenever your cat comes into close vicinity of the flap, it unlocks and allows only your micro-chipped pets to use the entrance/exit.

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Whatever cat flap you buy, it should be capable of being locked in position. Most cat flaps sold these days boast a four way locking mechanism. This allows your cat flap to be locked fully, permit exit only, enable access into your home only, or have 2-way exit and entrance capability. This provides you with a variety of options on exactly how your cat flap operates at all times of the day and night time. A few more advanced devices can be programmed to carry out particular functions in accordance with the time of day, based on your cat's and your requirements.

If you have a timber door in your home in Newton Mearns, installing a cat flap yourself shouldn't be that hard. Under no circumstances should you attempt to install a cat flap in a double glazed window or in a reinforced uPVC door. This sort of installation calls for the attention of an expert, and there are dedicated cat flap fitters and skilled carpenters who will be happy to undertake such a task.


Double Glazing Installations - If your new cat flap needs to be installed in a double glazed window or door panel, and your hired "tradesman" tries to drill a hole in it, stop the job immediately and show them the gate. New cat flaps cannot be fitted into pre-existing double glazing window or door panels. Making holes in your double glazing destroys not only the security and strength of the glazing, but it compromises the insulation properties too. It should in no circumstances be attempted and will render your double glazing unsound.

It will be necessary to obtain a new double glazed unit made specially for this purpose by a glazing company, and your local Newton Mearns cat flap fitter will measure your existing pane and put in an order for a brand new one. This new glazed pane will have a hole pre-cut as an integral part of its structure where your cat flap will be installed. This could take a week or two to produce, but it's the only way to install a cat flap into a pre-existing patio or double glazed door. After construction, your old glass pane will be taken out, and the brand new one put in. It will now be possible to install the cat flap.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - The easiest option for installing a new cat flap in Newton Mearns, as was mentioned previously, are solid wooden door panels. If you are nervous about making a hole in your back or front door, it's wise to contact an expert to do the job for you. This should provide you with the satisfaction of knowing that you are going to end up with a professionally fitted cat friendly flap, and that the project has been accomplished correctly.

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uPVC Door Panels - It's quite feasible to fit a cat flap into most uPVC doors. It pays to know the internal construction, as some door panels are lined with steel for further security. The simplest type of installation is in doors with a single panel, consequently if you have a uPVC door with vertical slatted panels, it may be cheaper and easier overall to replace the slatted panel with a one-piece panel.

Wall Installation - If you do not wish to have a hole cut into your doors, either for aesthetic or safety reasons, you could have a cat flap installed on an outside wall. A cat flap entrance in a wall requires a little more skill and equipment to fit, so it is certainly better left to a specialist. There are a couple of possibilities for this type of installation, including a straight-through tunnel version, or a right angled (through pillar) adaption. Installation entails a square shaped hole being made through your wall, into which a metal or plastic, open ended square insert is fitted. A suitable cat flap is then mounted on each side of the hole.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Newton Mearns - If your door, wall or window is already fitted with a cat flap, but it has stopped working effectively, or is damaged, it is quite possible to mount a replacement over the current cavity. An expert Newton Mearns cat flap fitter will be happy to take out your old entry device and swap it for a new cat flap without causing any damage to the door, wall or window on which it is secured.

Before installing a new flap in a double glazed pane that has been pre-cut, making certain that the current glass has been cut and installed correctly is crucial. If it's found that corners were cut with the previous installation, the panel must be removed and exchanged to avoid any safety and security problems with the new cat flap.


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Whether you would like your cat flap mounted on a door, window or wall, you'll find that there are specialist cat flap fitters, handyman contractors and even double glazing suppliers in the Newton Mearns area who'll be delighted to oblige. It may be possible to ask friends and family for recommendations in relation to obtaining an excellent cat flap installer. If they're confident enough to recommend someone who they've used themselves, you can be sure that you will be pleased also.

If it isn't possible to get personal recommendations from your contacts, you should try to get at least three different quotations from local handymen before coming to a decision. It is generally advisable not to automatically go for the cheapest quote. Ask about any warranties they might offer for their workmanship and make sure that it's backed up in writing, in case something should go amiss.

If you take care and pick a trustworthy Newton Mearns cat flap specialist you will be repaid with a top quality product, which is professionally installed, and will give excellent service to you and your pussy-cat for years to come. And when all is said and done - quality is the most important thing.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Newton Mearns and also in nearby places like: East Kilbride, Giffnock, Thornliebank, Waterfoot, Eaglesham, Kelvin, Fenwick, Uplawnmoor, Barrhead, Howwood, Elderslie, Kilmarnock, Thorntonhall, Lugton, Strathaven, Neilston, Johnstone, together with these postcodes G77 5BX, G46 6TS, G77 5LS, G77 5PB, G77 5DF, G77 5NE, G77 5DY, G77 5JJ, G77 5FR, G46 6TN. Locally based Newton Mearns cat flap fitters will most likely have the postcode G77 and the phone code Dialling code 0141. Checking this will guarantee you access a local cat flat fitter. Newton Mearns home and business owners will be able to utilise these and various other similar services.

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There is a wide range of work that can be completed by your local Newton Mearns cat flap fitter including dog flap installations, conservatory cat flap installation in Newton Mearns, Catmate cat flap installation Newton Mearns, cat flap installation services Newton Mearns, the fitting of cat flaps into conservatories in Newton Mearns, replacement cat flaps, cat flap replacement in Newton Mearns, cat flap installation in doors Newton Mearns, the fitting of cat flaps into patio doors in Newton Mearns, 4-way cat flap installation, 2-way cat flap installation in Newton Mearns, Petsafe cat flap installations Newton Mearns, the fitting of cat flaps into uPVC doors, the fitting of cat flaps into French doors, large cat flaps, cat flap installation price quotes, Staywell cat flap installations in Newton Mearns, magnetic cat flap installation, Sureflap cat flap installations in Newton Mearns, microchip cat flap installation, the fitting of cat flaps into composite doors, cat flap installation in glass doors Newton Mearns, the fitting of cat flaps into double gazing in Newton Mearns, and lots more. If there happen to be different Newton Mearns cat flap requirements that you want but can't see here, you should list them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a handful of the duties that are performed by people specialising in cat flaps. Newton Mearns professionals will be happy to inform you of their full range of services.


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Also find: Giffnock cat flap installers, Neilston cat flap installers, Thornliebank cat flap installers, Strathaven cat flap installers, Uplawnmoor cat flap installers, Johnstone cat flap installers, Kilmarnock cat flap installers, Lugton cat flap installers, Eaglesham cat flap installers, Kelvin cat flap installers, Elderslie cat flap installers, Thorntonhall cat flap installers, Howwood cat flap installers, Barrhead cat flap installers, Waterfoot cat flap installers, East Kilbride cat flap installers, Fenwick cat flap installation services and more. Most of these locations are serviced by cat flap fitters. Newton Mearns business and home owners can get cat flap installation quotations by going here.

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Over the past twelve months cat flaps were professionally installed in the following Newton Mearns streets: North Greenlaw Way, Wemyss Avenue, Ryat Lynn, Ryat Green, Humbie Road, Townhead Of Floak Farm, Drummond Way, Townhead Of Floak Bungalow, Harris Close, North Walton Farm, Mey Court, Larchfield Court, Mearnskirk Road, Rozelle Drive, Ashtree Grove, Dunglass Place, Colonsay Drive, Kirklands Road, Craig Place, Shieldhill, Craigton Road, Ballantrae Drive, Barcapel Holm Farm, Clover Place, Naproch Place, Malleny Grove, Windsor Avenue, Kiloran Place, Newtonlea Avenue, Moorhill Road, and in these Scotland postcodes: G77 5BX, G46 6TS, G77 5LS, G77 5PB, G77 5DF, G77 5NE, G77 5DY, G77 5JJ, G77 5FR, G46 6TN. Work was executed in these places by an expert cat flap fitter. Newton Mearns property owners enjoyed the benefits of reliable and high quality cat flap installation services in every case.

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(This cat flap fitter Newton Mearns page was edited and updated on 27-04-2022)