Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Featured Product: 8.5 x 24 Enclosed Economy Series Car Trailer


This month our featured cargo trailer is the 8.5 x 24 Enclosed Economy Series Car Hauler, available in two axle sizes with a variety of custom options to ensure your trailer is exactly what you want and need for your car hauling excursions. Read on to learn more about this popular trailer model, standard features, pricing and special discounts.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Tips for Hauling a Trailer in Higher Elevations


The biggest benefit of having a cargo trailer is that you can take your precious cargo with you wherever you choose to roam. Whether you're relocating, going on an extended road trip or simply making a trip from point A to point B, if your plans include traveling through elevated terrains, be sure to take a few extra precautions.

Tips for Hauling Your Trailer Through Mountains

  • Take it slow. Go down the mountain NO faster than you went up. Since your trailer load will be pushing you along, maintaining a slow and steady speed is critical for maintaining control of the towing vehicle. Use a low gear and keep your speed around 25 to 30 mph whenever possible.
  • Don't ride the brakes. This is especially important when you're traveling from a high elevation to a lower one. Keeping continued pressure on your brakes can actually cause them to fail. Instead, simply slow down to a safe speed and ease off. Allow your brakes to cool and repeat this process until you've made it safely down the incline.
  • Find out if your vehicle is equipped with a Tow/Haul feature. This feature can come in handy during long hauls through elevated environments.
  • Keep your distance. Always try to maintain a safe distance from any vehicles in front of you. 
  • Slow and steady. It's always better to be safe than sorry. Sometimes doing the right thing will mean that a convoy of irritated drivers forms behind you. Take this in stride, be patient and stick to your guns. Mindful driving will keep you safe, as well as those with whom you're sharing the road.
  • Be weather aware. Weather conditions can change very quickly in the mountains. High elevations can mean excellent visibility one moment and thick fog, or wet or icy conditions the next. Check the forecast before you begin your journey and stay tuned to the latest info via radio or weather alert app.
Remember, mountain driving can put extra wear and tear on vehicles. Therefore it's important that each component is in the best working order possible. Before settling in behind the wheel, do a safety check and focus on these points:

  • All mirrors 
  • All lights
  • All systems synced: brakes and lights
  • Horn works
  • Radio works
  • Hitches secure
  • Tires in excellent shape, including spares
  • Coolants and fluids full and have extras on hand-including wiper fluid
  • Cloths for wiping away moisture and an ice scraper


Ready to learn more? 

If you have any questions about our trailer products or want to learn about any of our custom options that could improve your haul through the mountains, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

Give us a call at 1-877-458-7245 (1-877-45TRAILER) or connect with us via our contact page. Be sure to ask about our current discounts and specials!


Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Featured Product - Wood Deck Car Hauler


Our next featured trailer model is the Tandem Axle Wood Deck Car Hauler, available in a variety of sizes and ideal for hauling one or two cars. As always, our trailers are manufactured with high-quality materials right here in the USA and are priced very reasonably. Why pay more at a lot when you can custom order your wood deck car trailer and pay for the features and options you need?

Here's a quick overview of Wood Deck Car Haulers from The Trailer Showroom:


  • Choose from three different lengths for one or two cars
  • Weight capacities from 7,000 lb. GVW to 14,000 lb. GVW
  • 2-5 weeks for delivery/pickup
  • Standard color is black - other colors available
  • Pricing starts at $2,385 for 82" x 16' 7k GVW 

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Featured Product - Hydraulic Tilt Car Traile


We are pleased to feature our Hydraulic Tilt Car Trailer as our featured product this month!

This model makes it incredibly easy to transport your vehicle. Thanks to the built-in manual hydraulic tilt feature, cumbersome ramps are no longer needed. Plus, because of its low degree angle, the hydraulic tilt allows you to drive right onto the deck.

Features and Specifications


The trailer length is 82" and you have the choice of four different widths: 16', 18', 20', or 22'. You may also choose between a full steel deck, a steel runner deck, or a wood deck. Depending on your individual needs, you also have the option of accommodating either 7,000 lbs. GVW or 10,000 lbs. GVW. As with all of the products from TrailerShowroom.com, the Hydraulic Tilt Car Trailer comes with excellent standard features. A few of these standard features include: 15-inch tires, tail and brake lights, 4-D-ring tie down points, E-Z lube axles with brakes on each and a break-away kit.

In deciding which of the Hydraulic Tilt Car Trailer models will best accommodate your specific needs, please review the information that describes each model's standard equipment. If you are not sure which one would do the best job for you, one of TrailerShowroom.com's experienced team members can guide you in the right direction. Call to speak directly with a sales representative at 877-458-7245.

As with all of our fine products, an amazing selection of add-ons is available. Each one is priced separately and due to the number of options, it is rare that any two trailers are ever exactly the same. We take pride in offering our customers the ability to create the trailer of their dreams that will perform exactly as desired!

Shop our Hydraulic Tilt Car Trailer selection here.

To get an idea of a few additional options, here is a small list of possibilities:
  • Black is the standard, but if you want a different color, we offer a number of choices (see our Open Deck Trailer Color Selection)
  • Landscape baskets
  • Bulldog hitch coupler
  • 27-foot ratchet straps
  • 3-position Weed-Eater rack
  • Spare tire
  • Side gate
  • Waterproof, lockable tool box
This tilt car trailer comes from our facility in Baxley, GA and averages 2 to 5 weeks from the time the order and deposit are received. As with each of our products, it comes with a 5-Year Limited Manufacturers Warranty. Find complete details here.

You may also call TrailerShowroom.com and speak with our helpful team of experienced, professional sales reps who will be happy to answer all of your questions, discuss prices, and special offers. They will also be able to check prices, explain deposit requirements, and turn around time. Simply call this number:
1-877-45TRAILER.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Motorcycle Trailers from The Trailer Showroom

Custom Motorcycle Trailer
Trailer Showroom offers affordable, custom-made trailers that are ideal for transporting motorcycles. Whether you need an enclosed motrocycle trailer or open deck model, The Trailer Showroom has a variety of options at competitive prices.

To begin customizing your motorcycle trailer, visit TrailerShowroom.com and browse the different sizes, colors and additional features of our enclosed or open deck trailer.  You can find direct link from our Products page. There are hundreds of options to customize your trailer.

Here are just a few popular motorcycle trailer features:

  • Wheel chocks to keep your bike in place.
  • V-nose style.
  • Ramp door for easy loading and unloading.
  • Living quarters accessory package with bathroom and shower.
  • Custom colors available
Here are a few reasons to choose The Trailer Showroom when purchasing a custom motorcycle trailer:

  • Competitive pricing
  • Made in the USA
  • Several pickup locations to choose from
  • Financing options available

At Trailer Showroom, we want your shopping experience to be as convenient as possible. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us with your questions: 877-45-TRAILER

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Monday, June 3, 2019

The 4 Key Components of Cargo Trailer Maintenance



Routine maintenance is the best way to keep your cargo trailer looking and running great. In today's post, we'll review the four basic components of cargo trailer maintenance. Take a look and keep these things in mind when considering the purchase and upkeep of a cargo trailer.

Keeping Your Trailer Clean

Many our trailers are coated with several layers of special automotive paint and sealer. Due to this special coating, it is best to use a cleaning solution designed specifically for automotive finishes. It's best to avoid using a high-powered pressure washer, as this can actually cause damage to the finish.

In most cases, hand washing is the best course of action. Use warm, soapy water and a soft clean cloth. Be sure to give your trailer a light rinse, especially if you are in an area that is affected by snow, ice or salt air and moisture. Exposure to mother nature's elements can be rough on your cargo trailer's exterior finish.

While you're focusing on cleaning, don't forget to give these areas attention:

  • Lights
  • Fenders
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Exterior hardware 

After rinsing, allow your trailer to air dry or towel dry it. If you want to give your trailer's exterior an extra boost of longevity, consider adding a coat of wax. Not only will this help protect your trailer, it'll make it look great!

Repairs and Replacements

Be sure to regularly inspect your trailer for any normal (or abnormal) wear and tear. Things to watch out for include rust, popping paint, cracks, etc. Thoroughly check the flooring, lights and interior walls and ceiling for signs of wear. Even the highest-quality trailers can be subject to wear and tear, especially if it is located in an area with harsh weather conditions.

If your trailer model has doors and windows, be sure to check the integrity of seals and gaskets. Once these become worn out, moisture can seep into your trailer and damage the structure, as well as your cargo.

Protecting Your Trailer's Joints and Axles

Your trailer's joints and axles help keep the ride smooth, so make sure they stay well-lubricated. Once enough dirt and grime accumulates, the lubrication can begin to wear down, causing friction and possible breakdown.

These areas need extra special attention:

  • winch
  • ball hitch
  • springs
  • tongue jack
  • wheel bearings


Air Pressure and Tire Integrity

Are you checking the air pressure of your trailer's tires regularly?

The manual that came with your trailer includes details regarding the suggested pounds per square inch (psi) of inflation. This is a very important part of trailer maintenance, especially if your trailer sits for long periods of time. During periods of infrequent use, tires will naturally lose some of their air on their own. Driving with low air is dangerous and can cause a blowout!

Don't forget to check your tire treads as well. If they start looking worn out, don't put off replacing them. Check your spare tire, too while you're at it -- you never know when or if you might need it.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Featured Trailer: 8.5 x 28 Enclosed Car Trailer


This month our featured trailer product is the 8.5 x 28 Car Hauler Trailer. This enclosed ball hitch car hauler comes with loads of great standard features and is fully customizable with plenty of options for upgrades and add-ons.

Priced very reasonably at less than $6,400, the 8.5 x 28 Car Hauler Trailer is a fantastic value for anyone looking for a quality-built, customizable car hauler made in the USA.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Deck-Over Trailers from The Trailer Showroom


In search of a quality deck-over trailer at an affordable price? At Trailer Showroom, we proudly offer a wide selection of deck-over trailers to choose from.

Why waste time shopping at retail lots where you'll pay a premium, or rolling the dice on purchasing a used trailer, take a look at the deck-over trailers from Trailer Showroom. All of our cargo trailers are manufactured using high grade materials in U.S.-based manufacturing facilities and can be customized to suit the hauling needs of your business or personal use.

Deck-Over Makes and Models


We offer deck-over trailers in a wide variety of sizes and hauling capacities. Our smallest size is an 8x18 Tandem Axle Ball Hitch Deck-Over Trailer (7K GVW), and our largest is the 8x40 Triple Ball Hitch Deck-Over Trailer (20K GVW) with several sizes in between.

Explore our full line of Deck-Over Trailers here: www.trailershowroom.com/tandemballdeckover.htm

Customization


In addition to the long list of standard features that accompany our deck-over trailer selection, we also offer an extensive menu of custom options, allowing you to add any number of optional equipment and upgrades. Whether you want to upgrade tires, add extra height, choose a different color or special accessories, at TrailerShowroom.com you can create your custom deck-over trailer and eliminate unnecessary costs for equipment you don't need.

Facilities and Pick Up Locations


Our open-deck trailers are manufactured in our Baxley, GA facility and can be picked up in person or shipped to you. Most of our customers choose to pick up their trailers in person to save on costs, but if you prefer to have your trailer shipped we can arrange a delivery.

Please note that we do not do our own shipping. We hire outside freight companies to handle shipping for us, so we must comply with their shipping fees. If you're ordering from anywhere in the Southeast, picking up your trailer in person will most likely be the cheapest option. If you're ordering from any other U.S. region, speak with one of our associates to get the most current shipping rates and compare the cost to picking up the trailer yourself. Many of our customers are pleasantly surprised to find that the drive is well-worth the savings!

Connect With Us


We invite you to take a look at our line of deck-over trailers and optional equipment. If you have any questions or would like to learn about financing options, feel free to contact us today. Call 1-877-45TRAILER (1-877-458-7245) or send us an email through our Contact Us page.

In addition to deck-over trailers, we also offer an impressive line of enclosed cargo trailers, fifth wheel equipment trailers, wood deck car haulers and much more. Feel free to browse through Trailershowroom.com to find the right trailer for your needs.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Featured Product - 8.5 x 20 Enclosed Car Trailer


This month our featured trailer product is the 8.5 x 20 Auto Plus Enclosed Car Trailer. This tandem axle car hauler comes with a large selection of standard features and is customizable with an even larger list of upgrades and add-ons. Priced very reasonably, the 8.5 x 20 Auto Plus Enclosed Car Trailer is an exceptional value for anyone looking for a quality-built, customizable car hauler.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Cargo Trailers



Have questions about ordering a cargo trailer from TrailerShowroom.com? We've got answers! And don't worry; we wholeheartedly believe "there are no stupid questions." Our goal is to please and educate our customers by providing them with as much information up front as possible, and giving them exactly what they need in a cargo trailer.

Since each trailer type comes with its own set of specifications and standard features, plus a tremendous selection of add-ons and upgrades, it can make the decision-making process a lot easier if you have the facts ahead of time.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Featured Product - 8.5X20 All Aluminum Car Hauler Trailer


Our featured cargo trailer this month is the 8.5 x 20 Renegade Series Aluminum Car Hauler. This trailer is ideal for use as a car or toy hauler, due to its size and versatility. It can also be ordered with a variety of accessory packages to enhance the utility of the trailer and provide the customer with the exact features he or she desires.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Why Buy an Aluminum Frame Cargo Trailer?



Here at The Trailer Showroom, we're proud to offer a range of cargo trailer options, including our line of Elite All-Aluminum trailers. These enclosed cargo trailers are designed and manufactured using a 100% aluminum frame and skin for superior quality and extended durability.

If you're considering purchasing an all-aluminum cargo trailer, but aren't fully sure if it's worth the cost, read on. We're confident you'll see the value in choosing an aluminum frame cargo trailer, especially one manufactured right here in the USA from Trailer Showroom.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Featured Product - 6X12 V-Nose Aluminum Single Axle Trailer


Our featured product this month is the Lightning Series Economy 6x12 V-Nose Aluminum Single Axle Enclosed Cargo Trailer. This aluminum-frame cargo trailer is ideal for personal use or small businesses. Complete with a variety of attractive standard features, yet priced very reasonably, the 6x12 V-Nose Aluminum Trailer  can be used to haul cargo, utility or small vehicles such as motorcycles and snowmobiles.

Here's a list of the 6x12 V-Nose Aluminum Single Axle Trailer's standard features and specifications:

  • 2" X 3" Tubular All Aluminum Frame
  • EZ-Lube Hubs
  • 12 Volt Dome Light with Switch
  • Barn Style Rear Doors
  • Powder Coated Hinges
  • Aluminum Cambar Read Door Latch
  • Aluminum Cambar Side Door Latch
  • .080 Extruded Roof Wrap
  • Bonded.030 Aluminum Sides
  • Front Exterior Cap
  • ST205/75D14 Tires
  • 3.5GVW Spring Axle
  • Tongue Jack
  • 3/4" Plywood Floor - 1 Side Painted
  • Seamless Aluminum Roof
  • 32"Aluminum Framed Side Door
  • All Powder Coated Door Hardware
  • Aluminum Tread Plate Stone Guard
  • Roof Vent
  • 3/8" Plywood Interior Walls
  • Electric Brakes: No
  • Cross Members: 24" On Center
  • Wheel Lugs: 5
  • Over All Length 16' 2"
  • Over All Width 7' 10"
  • Over All Height 7' 6"
  • Interior Length 13' 8"
  • Interior Width 5' 9"
  • Interior Height 5' 7"
  • Rear Door Width 5' 4"
  • Rear Door Height 5' 5"
  • Frame Material Aluminum
  • Tongue Weight 99 Pounds
  • GVRW 2,990 Pounds
  • Empty Weight 1,050 Pounds
  • Cargo Capacity 1,940 Pounds
  • Floor Height 18"
  • Hitch Height 13"
  • Ball Hitch Size 2"

Pricing

This trailer is priced at $3,458 with a $400 deposit due at the time of placing your order. Please keep in mind that prices listed online are subject to change. We do our best to keep our pricing up to date online; however, we are often at the mercy of rapidly changing elements in the manufacturing industry. That being said, we will always remain committed to providing reasonable prices and excellent customer service.

Optional Equipment

One of the things that really sets us apart from buying "off the lot," is the ability to offer a wide selection of optional equipment, upgrades and customized features to truly make your cargo trailer suited to your needs. Be sure to browse the optional equipment for our Lightning Series Economy Aluminum Enclosed Cargo Trailer.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Featured Product - 8.5 x 28 Tandem Axle Enclosed Car Hauler


Today, we're featuring a popular model for hauling cars -- the 8.5 x 28 Auto Plus series enclosed car tailer. This trailer is available with a wide variety of options and features to ensure you get the most value. We can also customize this trailer to meet your specific needs. If you're in the market for a smaller sized car trailer, the 8.5 x 28 Auto Plus series hauler could be perfect for you.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Cabinets for Cargo Trailers


Did you know The Trailer Showroom can build cabinets in any of our customizable cargo trailers? Having cabinets installed in your enclosed trailer can provide essential storage for your tools and supplies, whether you're using your trailer for personal or business purposes.
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