Utility trailers provide you with unmatched convenience for a variety of tasks that may need brute strength. They are especially useful for people who are always hauling items such as livestock, recreational vehicles, boats and supplies on a regular basis. These vehicles, however, have a reputation for costing an arm and a leg. Because of this, renting one is a much better idea in the long run since you only use them when you need them, and won’t have to shell out a large amount of money to do so. In this post, we’ll take a look at the different types of trailers as well as what type of activities they are best suited for in an average setting.
If you’ve always wanted to have the freedom to travel wherever with a small fortune in the form of your worldly belongings in the back and perhaps camping gear, opt for a small utility trailer. These tend to have a low center of gravity, are lightweight and streamlined for better fuel efficiency and reliability. Small utility trailers may be made from light material such as aluminum which reduce the drag on your car, helping save on fuel costs in the end. Your typical small utility trailer usually weighs in at around 300 to 400 pounds, and it can be ideal for individuals who have SUV’s, small vans, sedans or compact cars.
One great thing about small utility trailers is that they don’t obstruct your view when driving since they don’t have raised sections. In addition, they make it possible for you to have extra space in your car, space that may enable you carry more people or just have extra leg-room, something that’s very important during long drives.
Your typical small utility trailer is waterproof and lockable, preventing the elements from getting to your items as well as thieving people making away with your loot. You may also get some which have drain plugs which make them easy to both clean as well as haul stuff in rainy environments. Lastly, a small utility trailer can typically haul a bit over 1000 pounds of items.
If you’re a car enthusiast or simply are looking to move vehicles as a car dealer from one point to the other, investing in a car hauler rental is a great idea for reasons we’ll take a look at shortly. Before we get started, it’s important to note that there are different kinds of car haulers, and the amount of cars they can haul as well as maximum load varies. That being said, car haulers are simply enclosed trailers that can be attached to the back of a vehicle and towed, with cars in their interior. There are some haulers that are open and lightweight, but these are usually used for smaller cars of bikes since they may not be able to support the weight of a couple of cars or even something as heavy as an SUV.
When choosing a car hauler to rent, pay attention to the chassis material. If you’re looking to regularly transport cars and other cargo in humid environments or those that are near large bodies of water, opt for aluminum body car haulers. This is because aluminum doesn’t rust. If, on the other hand, you are looking for something sturdy that will hold its own in areas with rough roads, go for a steel body car hauler. In addition, choose a car hauler with a metal deck for added stability as well as something that has a low fender height to make it easy to load and offload cars. Lastly, make sure that your car hauler hardware is either made from galvanized or stainless steel since this will stop contact corrosion that’s so common in materials such as zinc.
Enclosed trailers can be extremely useful for many different reasons. They can Fit many different items for hauling , larger enclosed trailers can be car haulers, snow mobile , atv’s , Business uses ,and many other items. Its extremely good in cold weather climates. Box trailers can also be a great storage while not on the road .Typical sizes are 6 feet , 8 feet , 10 and 12 footers up to 20 feet long. Many have back doors that drop down to double as a ramp which is great for loading and unloading items. Some have been set up for camping needs and can have lights and windows , shelving and cabinets.
If you do a lot of work that involves transporting and offloading material such as sand, cement, grass, agricultural produce that’s unpacked and water, you may want to consider renting a dump trailer. These are simply open trailers that have been rigged with a hydraulic system that lets you push a button and offload material slowly as the trailer surface slowly rises to a certain angle. These are ideal for individuals in the agricultural as well as building and construction industries.
Dump trailer rental have a box structure on them that can haul up to 5,000 pounds of weight. Given their use, these trailers have a deep cubic height which allows them to carry even more material at one time. A good Tilt trailer tends to have a low profile which makes it easy to load things on them without having to worry about getting an extra set of hands for assistance. In addition, you don’t have to tow your dump trailer out with you everywhere you go. If you’d like to head over your local dive for lunch, simply unhook the bad boy and you’re good to go in a few minutes.
These types of trailers function like car trailers with the added benefit of being able to carry more than just cars. A lot of people use enclosed trailers when wanting to move household items, or simply carrying their bikes with them on their way to the local biking range. Enclosed trailers can also act as marketing tools; simply stick advertising on all exposed sides if you’re running a business and get all the free exposure you need without having to commit to expensive and sometimes ineffective ad campaigns on traditional media. For enclosed trailers, choose something that has a tandem instead of a single axel for added stability especially if you’re going to be carrying heavy items for long periods of times as well as over large distances. If you want a mobile office, consider adding air conditioning, lighting, custom walls, ceilings and floors and turn your trailer into a something you can work in as you travel across country.
The type of trailer you choose will be largely based on the kind of work you’ll be expecting to carry out with it, your budget, the environment as well as your personal esthetic preference. Please get in touch with us by calling [insert number here] if you’re looking to rent a trailer. Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you!