Trailers will often make noise when you are towing them, but it is important to know the difference between ‘normal’ noise levels and levels which could be a cause for concern. With a fairly basic design, highly varied loading, and limited suspension it is not uncommon for your trailer to skip over a bump when it is empty or make the occasional groan when fully loaded, but sometimes those noises are the trailer trying to tell you something is wrong! So join us today as we learn the long-lost language of trailers and become a master of deciphering every clunk, bang, and squeak your trailer might make along your travels!
If you have a car trailer or a boat trailer the chances are you will also have a winch on your trailer, you might even have a winch on a standard flatbed trailer just in case you ever need to load something heavy! Winches can be an extremely handy accessory to have on your trailer, saving you a lot of hard work and making a job that involves shifting a few tonnes as easy as flicking a switch. Today we're talking winches - how they can improve your trailer's usability, and the pros and cons of having one!
So far this year we have seen big changes all over the globe, but 2022 has also been a year for variation when it comes to UK road laws. Staying up to date with the laws surrounding road usage is extremely important and if you aren't aware of the changes that have taken place you could find yourself with some hefty fines or even more.
Owning a trailer can bring with it a huge number of benefits and they can vastly increase the transportation potential of any vehicle, but what costs are associated with trailer ownership? In today's blog, we are going to take a look at how much it really costs to own a trailer and keep it properly maintained.
Keeping your trailer safe can be a worry, especially over the winter when you are not using it so much. Some people may even choose to put their trailer into dedicated trailer storage yards which quite often means you won't see your trailer for months on end - so how can we keep them protected to ensure they are there when we need them? In today's blog, we're going to cover four of our top security devices you can use on your trailer to help deter criminals and stop trailer theft.
When It comes to vehicle accessories there are a few manufacturers with a better reputation than Thule. With nearly 80 years of experience in the automotive accessory industry, Thule has gained an unprecedented reputation for high-quality, long-lasting, and versatile vehicle accessory items. The range of Thule accessories that are available on the market is vast, ranging from simple roof bars to sophisticated multi-bike cycle racks and ultra-large roof boxes. so join us today as we discover the full range of Thule accessories we stock here at TrailerTek.
A selection of different materials and types of metals are used to create trailers, the quality of your trailer is highly dependent on the cost and manufacturer. High-quality (and high-priced) trailers will generally be made of higher-quality materials that do not rust easily or do not rust at all. But what if you have an older, cheaper trailer that is prone to rust? Today we are going to take a look at ways you can protect your trailer from rust, and treat any rust which may have already developed.
With the coldest winter months still ahead of us the decision to store your trailer is looming. Preparing your trailer correctly when putting it into storage can be a massive help when it comes to springtime and getting it back to work. In today's blog, we're going to cover how to get your trailer into the best storage condition, and also how to maintain your trailer if you intend to use it throughout the winter.
With the winter weather taking a firm grip over our country it is hard important we take a moment to think about how to drive and tow safely in challenging conditions. The weather can have a big impact on how your vehicle performs on the road and reacts to your inputs - towing a trailer will only exaggerate the impact on the performance of your vehicle. So, join us today as we take a look at some safe driving and towing techniques you can adopt this winter.
When we think of personalisation’s or modifications, the first thing that springs to mind is not usually trailers – but personalising your trailer is definitely something worth considering. Personalisation doesn’t just mean how your trailer looks but goes for any of the gadgets or accessories you add to your trailer to make it unique to you!