FAQ

What material do you use to make your hvac cages?

We use 1 1/2″ angle iron, 1 1/4″ angle iron for superior strength in our cages. For our bar cages we use 1” x 14 gauge square tube.  All our commercial HVAC cages are built using 3/4″ #9 expanded metal.

Are the cages accessible for maintenance?

Accessibility is very important to consider when choosing the right security cage for you. Many HVAC contractors are fans of how easy it is to service cageitup cages. The cage easily opens for service and can be relocked once the service call is complete.

How does the protective cage work?

A protective cage provides a visual and a physical deterrent to a metal thief. Once a thief sees your cage, they are going to focus their attention an on easier target.

What type of maintenance goes along with a cage?

Maintenance is minimum with our cages but the main thing to watch out for is rust. If you see your cage beginning to rust; simply apply a little bit of paint to the area. Spray paint works well, (we recommend Rust-o-leum).

What is the price of the cage?

Cageitup has cages to fit within your budget. We have very affordable cages starting from $200.00 for average single units and go up into the thousands for large commercial applications. The size and location of your unit, along with the degree of security you require, will determine the cost.

Do you also install your cages?

We offer installation within the metro Atlanta areas.

How long does it take to recieve the cage once the order is placed?

For a residential cage, the normal lead time is 3-4 business days. Expedited services are available.  For custom commercial cages, the normal lead time is 5-7 business days.

Why has copper theft become a problem recently?

There are many factors that play into the rise in metal theft.

  • High scrap metal prices
  • High unemployment rates
  • Availability of scrap metal
  • High demand for scrap metals due the number of people purchasing cheap metal
  • Robust growth of China and India which have created high demand for scrap metals
  • And the list goes on and on…

How much is the cost for shipping?

Shipping cost varies widely and is driven by where the cage is being shipped and the size of the cage.