Cat Flap Fitter Stepps

Stepps Cat Flap Installation & Repair

Cat Flap Fitter Stepps Scotland (G33): Fitting a cat flap to an external wall or door in your property in Stepps, will allow it to live a happy life and enjoy it's own bit of freedom and independence. Cats are inclined to get irritated and grouchy when continuously kept indoors, and not allowed to roam free. When permitted instant access to the outside world with a cat flap, your precious cat has a better chance of staying fit and healthy. So, you're sold on the idea, but exactly what is best type of cat flap for your beloved pet?

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The most basic style of cat flap, is just that. A hole is cut in an exterior door and a bendable material is placed over the gap to offer a bit of some protection from the weather. Of course, this is really basic, and will not be adequate for most Stepps cat owners, who would favour something a little more weatherproof and secure for an exterior door to their house, although it may be okay for a garden fence panel or outhouse door.

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This uncomplicated model can be improved on a little with a magnetic strip to keep the flap in position, but it's still a long way from being perfect as it allows other cats or creatures a way to enter your house.

Moving on from a basic magnetic strip are magnetically controlled, RF chip or infra-red designs of cat flap. This involves your cat wearing a collar which has either a magnet, IR or RF chip encased within it. No animal will be able to leave or access your property unless it is fitted with one of these special collars. The fact that any other cat in the Stepps area who's got a similar model of collar can easily access your house, is the drawback with this still fairly basic type of cat flap. RF cat flaps and collar systems are the best version of these devices because they can be programmed by the user to recognise a unique identifier, specific to your pet.

The next stage in feline entrance security is to choose a cat flap that recognises your cat's micro-chip. You have to enter the unique number of your cat's microchip into the memory the cat flap (which is powered by batteries), and if you've got more than one cat it will take multiple entries. When your cat comes in the vicinity of the flap, it will unlock and permit solely your microchipped pets to use the entrance/exit.

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Regardless of what cat flap you buy, it must be capable of being locked in position. The majority of cat flaps sold nowadays have a 4-way locking mechanism. Which means it's got the capability to permit only exit from your home, be locked fully, allow access into your property only, or be put in 2-way exit and entry mode. This gives complete control over the operation of your cat flap both during the day and throughout the night. A few of the more advanced cat flaps can be programmed to perform specific functions according to the time of day, in keeping with your cat's and your requirements.

If you have a timber door in your house in Stepps, installing a cat flap yourself shouldn't be too difficult. Not in any circumstances should you attempt to fit a cat flap in a double glazed window or in a reinforced uPVC door. These kinds of fittings require a professional installation from a reliable cat flap installer or odd job man with the appropriate equipment and skills.


Double Glazing Installation - If your new cat flap needs to be installed in a double glazed door or window panel, and your hired "tradesman" endeavours to drill a hole in it, stop the work immediately and show them the gate. A new cat flap can't be mounted into a pre-existing double glazing window pane or door panel. Any kind of double glazed unit will be ruined by drilling or cutting into it, and will damage its security, thermal insulation attributes and strength. In fact, it makes the glazing unsafe and it shouldn't ever be done.

An experienced cat flap fitter will take the measurements of the existing double glazing unit and have a glazing company knock up a new one. As an integral part of its structure this new double glazing unit will have a hole pre-cut, which the cat flap can be fitted snugly into. This may take one or two weeks to manufacture, but it's really the only way to install a cat flap into an existing patio or double glazed door. When your new glass panel is delivered, the fitter will remove the old one, and replace it with the new "cat flap ready" one. The installing of your cat flap will then be completed.

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Exterior Wooden Doors - As stated earlier in this article, wood doors are the easiest option when it comes to installing a new cat flap on your house in Stepps. If you are nervous about creating a hole in your back or front door, it's advisable to call a professional to do the job for you. A project like this should not be expensive and will provide you with the satisfaction of knowing that your pet will have the use of a professionally fitted flap.

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uPVC Door Panels - Cat flaps can be installed into uPVC doors in many cases. However, certain uPVC doors are lined with steel for further security, which could cause issues. A one-piece door panel enables easier installation, so if you have a uPVC door that is slatted, it might be less expensive to swap the panel for a single panel type.

Wall Installation - It's also possible to have a cat flap mounted on an outside wall of your home in Stepps, if you don't wish to have a hole cut in one of your doors, whether for aesthetic or safety reasons. This kind of installation is certainly best left to a professional, since it requires considerably more equipment and skill to execute. You'll find there are a number of choices for this type of installation, including a straight through tunnel version, or a right angled (through pillar) configuration. With this sort of installation a metal or plastic, square open ended insert is fitted into a square shaped hole neatly cut into your selected wall. Each end of the hole is then installed with an appropriate cat flap so that your cat can get out of and into your home whenever it desires.

Replacing Your Existing Cat Flap in Stepps - If you've already got a cat flap fitted on a wall, window or door, but it's damaged or not working correctly, the existing hole can hopefully still be used for the installation of a new one. Your cat flap fitter will remove the old cat flap, without causing damage to the window, wall or door, and fit a brand new flap in its place for your cat.

Before installing a new flap in a double glazed panel that's been pre-cut, checking that the current glass has been made and installed correctly is vital. The pane must be removed and substituted to avoid any safety and security problems, if it is found this is not the case and corners were cut during the previous installation.


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In the Stepps area there are several handyman contractors, specialist cat flap installers and even local glazing companies who offer cat flap installation services for windows, doors or walls. It may be possible to ask friends and family for referrals in relation to locating an excellent cat flap specialist. If they have had comparable work completed by a local Stepps tradesman themselves, and been delighted with the end result, you can consider that they will likewise do a good job for you.

If it isn't feasible to get recommendations from your contacts, you should make an effort to get at least 3 different quotes from local tradesmen before coming to a final decision. It is generally sensible not to automatically go for the cheapest quote. Enquire about any warranties they may give for their workmanship and make certain you have it in writing, just in case something happens to go awry.

If you take care and pick a competent Stepps cat flap fitter you'll be repaid with a quality product, that is installed professionally, and will give good service to yourself and your pet for years to come. And when push comes to shove - quality is the most important thing.

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Cat flaps can be fitted in Stepps and also nearby in: Queenslie, Moodiesburn, Glendale, Robroyston, Cardowen, Easterhouse, Brookfield, Gartcosh, Springhill, Chryston, Carntyne, Ruchazie, Muirhead, Briarcroft, Blackhill, Millerston, Garnkirk, Cranhill, together with these postcodes G33 6EZ, G33, G33 6DH, G33 6FF, G33 6BN, G33 6HR, G33 6BP, G33 6HB, G33 6HP, G33 6DW. Local Stepps cat flap installers will likely have the telephone dialling code Dialling code 0141 and the postcode G33. Checking this out will guarantee that you access a locally based cat flat fitter. Stepps householders will be able to utilise these and numerous other comparable services.

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There are a wide array of tasks that can be carried out by your local Stepps cat flap fitter including 4-way cat flap installation Stepps, dog flap installations, cat flap installation in wooden doors, cat flap draughtproofing, cat flap installation quotes, the fitting of infrared cat flaps into composite doors, magnetic cat flap installation, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, cat flap installation in doors, cat flap repairs Stepps, cat flaps in metal doors, the installation of microchip cat flaps into wooden doors in Stepps, conservatory cat flap installation in Stepps, cat flap upgrades, cutting out for a cat flap, cat flap removal Stepps, the installation of infrared cat flaps into patio doors, Staywell cat flap installation in Stepps, pet flap installation in Stepps, Catmate cat flap installations, microchip cat flap installation, cat flap replacement Stepps, the installation of cat flaps into conservatories in Stepps, cheap cat flaps, cat flap installation in glass doors, and lots more. If there happen to be other Stepps cat flap requirements that you need but can't see here, you can easily mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided. These are just a handful of the duties that are undertaken by those specialising in cat flaps. Stepps providers will be delighted to keep you abreast of their entire range of cat flap installation services.

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It may not always be possible to find someone suitable in Stepps itself when you're searching for a cat flap fitter, however over the length and breadth of Scotland there are plenty of individuals and companies offering such installation services, so uncovering someone nearby shouldn't be an issue.


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Also find: Millerston cat flap fitters, Queenslie cat flap fitters, Moodiesburn cat flap fitters, Garnkirk cat flap fitters, Glendale cat flap fitters, Gartcosh cat flap fitters, Easterhouse cat flap fitters, Robroyston cat flap fitters, Chryston cat flap fitters, Ruchazie cat flap fitters, Briarcroft cat flap fitters, Springhill cat flap fitters, Muirhead cat flap fitters, Blackhill cat flap fitters, Brookfield cat flap fitters, Cranhill cat flap fitters, Cardowen cat flap fitters, Carntyne cat flap installation services and more. The majority of these areas are serviced by cat flap fitters. Stepps home and property owners can get quotations by clicking here.

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(This cat flap fitter Stepps content was last updated on 12-05-2023)