How does the door latch work? Ours is a rotary style latch that works just like your car door. These are the safest design.
Are there sharp edges inside that could hurt my dog? We design our crates from the beginning to make sure there is nothing inside that can hurt your dog.
How is the door attached? Will it stand up to daily use over the years? We use a heavy duty stainless steel piano hinge that will last a lifetime.
Is this crate going to be easy to clean? Our crates come standard with a metal slide out pan that is sprayed with bedliner.
How noisy is my crate setup going to be? Our crates are dead silent. We use heavy gauge aluminum that is completely TIG welded to create the safest crates out there.
The adage that you get what you pay for
is in force at Kustom Krates. What you get with Kustom Krates is superior
quality and durability that looks fantastic. We sell to a lot of police
departments that use and abuse these crates on a daily basis. We have
crates still in use from over 15 years ago.
Our crates are designed to fit in the vehicle you choose.
However, these are our customers' favorite dog cars and SUV's.
Chevy Tahoe/Yukon, Ford Expedition, Ford Explorer, Toyota and Honda Mini Vans, Chrysler Town & Country, Honda Pilot, just to name a few.
If you're in the market for a new car, give us a call and let us help you get a great dog car.
A 50% deposit is collected at the time
of the order and is non-refundable if the order is cancelled before
production begins. Cancellations after production begins are not allowed.
These crates are designed around the premise that we want to offer you the safest crate you can buy for your dog. They are computer designed and completely welded using a process called Tungsten Inert Gas welding. This is a more expensive welding process and is used on race cars
and anywhere safety is a concern. There are no sharp edges inside our crates and every effort is made to make sure the dog is safe and secure.
A single Kustom Krate weighs approximately 50lbs.
Don't let that discourage you though, due to our modular design, you
can easily move your crate in and out of your vehicle.
The best answer is yes. We offer lots of options depending on the setup and vehicle.
We went to great lengths to find a non skid surface that would take the abuse.
Some cargo floors are not level with the hatch opening and our custom fit platforms provide a flat level surface.
Lead times vary, generally 1-3 weeks for single crates,
and 6-8 weeks for multi dog set ups.
There is a 50% deposit required at time of order placement,
with the balance due at the start of the build.
Yes, our latch system and modular design make our crates easy to remove.
We take care of that for you. One of the main services that you get with a
Kustom Krate is the confidence/guarantee that your set up WILL fit in your
vehicle. We use computer aided design software and real cars to design
our crates and get the most possible use of available space.
That is a tough question. Cars keep getting smaller.
Most full size SUV's will stay 48" wide for the foreseeable future.
But definitely not something we can guarantee.
This is the hardest question of all. One
thing we have learned over the years is that everyone is different.
One person wants their dogs in the Taj Mahal, and the next person
will put three dogs in that same crate. We can give you an approximate
size, but we haven't seen your dog, might not know you so well, and
can't guarantee you will be happy with a size we suggest. Measure
the inside of a current crate if possible. Or wall off a small corner
of a room and throw a cookie in that area to see how your dog goes
in and turns around. Keep in mind, your dog is safer in a crate that
they are touching three sides.