Enclosed Snowmobile Trailer: How to Get the Best Deal

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There is nothing quite like hitting some fresh powder with the roar of a snowmobile under you as you zip through the winter wonderland. But getting to and from your winter zen spot is going to take a high quality enclosed snowmobile trailer. 

Today, we’ll look at getting a great deal on top trailers outfitted just for transporting your prized snowmachine anywhere you want to go this season.

What Makes A Good Enclosed Snowmobile Trailer?

Snowmobile trailers play a key role in your snowbound recreation. Whether you’re going to your favorite spot across town or across the country, an enclosed snowmobile trailer has the ability to make both the trip and the destination a lot more enjoyable. That’s because today’s top manufacturers are breaking out all the stops on new models. You’ll find features like extremely rugged aluminum skins, durable framework, ultimate accessibility, lighting, and more—all to simply create a better tow-and-go experience. 

First off, a top-of-the-line snowmachine trailer should definitely be able to provide you with a safe and smooth tow to and from deep snow. Safe towing is essential to the operation so this is pretty much a given. A trailer not outfitted specifically for hauling heavy snowmobiles can be dangerous and hard to handle on the road. 

Next, extra features like E-tracks in the flooring or walls are going to make sure that the machines don’t shift an inch while underway—making for a much safer and smoother ride. It’s the combination of superior construction and smart options that are really setting apart quality snowmobile trailers today versus a generic trailer that you have to work hard to make fit the situation. 

Starting the Buying Process 

Okay, so you know that you’re definitely ready to start looking at enclosed snowmobile trailers, but where do you actually begin? There are a few steps you can take to help you narrow down the perfect trailer for your next expedition. 

  1. How Much Weight Are You Towing?

This is one of the most fundamental aspects of towing. Looking at the weight of everything you need to carry is the compass bearing for everything you need to find the trailers that will accommodate your load. First, be sure to know what your vehicle’s towing capacity is. From there, take a tally of the snowmobile(s) that you’re planning to carry, along with the extra gear, fuel, and other necessities. Snow machines can easily push 500 pounds a piece up. So, if you have three Ski-Doo Backcountrys, helmets, gas, and spare parts, you could easily be needing to tow in excess of 2,000 pounds. A good tandem axle enclosed snowmobile trailer will be able to handle a well-distributed load with ease. 

  1. How Big Are Your Snowmobiles & Gear?

Right along the same vein of weight, is actual dimensions. As part of your trailer buying decision should be to measure out your gear and see how much space you’ll need. Snowmobiles run the gamut in sizing but typically fall between 9 and 11 feet long. They are also about 3 to 4 feet wide, which means they take up a lot of floor space by themselves. Do a sort of mock-up of how you’ll park the snow machines, along with the gear you’ll need. A lot of riders find the overhead cabinets really help with gear storage so you may need to factor something like that in as well. Overall, you want the trailer to be extremely accessible and easy to get in and out of. Making sure your trailer is wide enough and long enough will ensure loading and unloading is a breeze.

  1. What Kind of Trailering Are You Doing?

The new enclosed snowmobile trailer you’re looking at needs to be able to accommodate the full load out of gear and equipment you have in mind plus get you there. Our longer tandem trailers on up to goosenecks will provide the absolute biggest payload capacities to carry large loads long distances. If you have the mountain summits you want to conquer within a shorter distance, then you can probably get by with a shorter trailer as these are more maneuverable, especially backing up and around town. Consider your present and future needs to hone in on a trailer that provides the best usefulness for that set up.

Once you’ve narrowed down your options, it’s a lot easier to see which snowmobile trailers could make the most sense for your towing needs. After all, buying an enclosed snowmobile trailer is an investment and this investment should produce the greatest return possible, over the longest time horizon. This mindset helps maximize what you put into the trailer and will simply lead to a much more positive experience over the life of trailer ownership.

Don’t Forget Options That Can Make Your Life SO Much Easier

One thing we find that a lot of our customers don’t remember to include in their trailer purchase decision is the sheer amount of custom options that await them. We’ve spent many years finding the best add-ons to really make your life easier throughout the trip. With snowmobile trailers, there are some common customizations options you may want to consider with your next purchase.

  • Storage – this is right up front because it’s that crucial. We can add overhead or side cabinets to give you all the space you need for extra gear and parts. With storage, you can also add E-tracks and/or D-rings throughout the trailer to make sure all your gear is cinched down tight.
  • Lighting – adding dual LED tail lights, backup lights, and/or strip lights can help make night day which is a very handy thing to have at the end of a long run when you’re loading up. 
  • Electric Package – this provides a 60 amp panel box, two receptacles, one switch, 2 LED lights, and a 25 ft cord. The electrical package flat out makes sense when you have lights and tools that require power. You can hook up your generator with a safe and secure frame out on the trailer tongue which then makes your whole trailer a literal powerhouse. If down the road, you want to look at installing an AC unit with heat you’ll be ready to rock and roll.

Options like these can really make the trailering portion of your journey a big reason why the trip is so enjoyable. Heating units, custom paint colors, and too many extras to list are all available to help you build out the absolute perfect hauling machine for your next snowmobiling adventure.

Considering Financing Options

Finding the snowmobile trailer that’s perfect for you doesn’t have to come to a screeching halt when you think about how to pay for it. We’ve put together several different financing options from solid and reputable trailer financing companies who we know use just as much integrity in their day-to-day as we strive to. This can help you get the trailer you love today and then make manageable, monthly payments that work with your budget. There are financing options for pretty much every scenario so don’t be fearful about applying if you have new or bad credit. If you have any questions, just reach out, we’d be happy to walk you through the process. 

How to Buy a New Enclosed Snowmobile Trailer 

So here we are at the finish line. You’ve found the perfect-sized trailer to meet your needs. You’ve outfitted it with every option you can think of to make it perfect for your unique set up and you’ve secured financing to pay for it. Now what? A really cool aspect of Renown trailers is that you can do all of these things completely online, then go ahead and check out and schedule a delivery. We work with the best of the best in trailer transport so your brand new snowmobile trailer will arrive in absolutely pristine condition wherever you’d like it to be dropped off. Of course, if you’d like to come down to our dealership in beautiful Douglas, GA, we’d love to meet you and show you around. 

What Makes Renown Different

“Come in as customers, leave as friends”. That’s something we say that pretty much sums up our philosophy at Renown. We want you to be so overwhelmed with your experience that you consider our team a resource for life. At Renown, you may have noticed we do things a bit differently. This starts with our commitment to glorify God in everything we do. Our faith is lived out by treating our customers exactly how we’d want to be treated. We’ll get you a great deal on the perfect trailer and consider your purchase a promise. Sure, we back up our trailers with beefy 5-year warranties but if you ever have an issue, we’ll be right there to make things right because we believe that’s the right thing to do. 
Ready for a whole new trailer buying experience? Start your enclosed trailer order today to see why so many customers continue using us for life.

Choosing The Best Enclosed Living Quarters Trailer

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Having your cargo comfortably stowed beside you in your enclosed living quarters trailer is a great way to get the best of two worlds. These versatile trailers provide everything you need to take whatever toys or cargo you wish with you as you stay high, dry, and cozy throughout the journey in your attached abode-on-wheels. 

In today’s enclosed trailer deep dive, we’re pulling out all the stops to help you choose the best enclosed living quarters trailer for your unique situation.

What is an Enclosed Living Quarters Trailer?

Enclosed living quarters trailers are known by many names—car hauler with living quarters, race car trailer with living quarters, and so on. These amalgamations of both living space and cargo storage within the same enclosed trailer are relatively new on the scene so you may not be as familiar with everything they have to offer.

Enclosed living quarters trailers come in all shapes and sizes and can be customized according to the individual needs of the buyer. However a few of the common features you’ll see on an enclosed living quarters trailers include:

  • Two separate areas for a garage/cargo area and living quarters.
  • Separation includes vapor barriers for safety and comfort. 
  • Living areas generally have convertible furniture such as tables and couches that turn into beds.
  • Living areas usually also have basic amenities such as a bathroom and small kitchen.

It’s important to note that enclosed living quarters trailers are a big step up from the average toy hauler. These trailers are far more akin to a race car trailer that’s made just for hauling vehicles. The added bonus is that the race car trailer with living quarters means you have the best trailer for hauling cars in addition to a nice living area. Conversely, toy haulers tend to emphasize a really nice living area with a small cargo area attached. 

Find the Right Trailer for Your Set-Up

Getting in the perfect trailer is so much easier when you do a little homework to narrow down your choices. We’ll cover the most important considerations to ponder as you peruse your enclosed living quarters trailer options.

Know Your Numbers

Weight Limits: Anyone hauling an enclosed cargo trailer needs to be well aware of the limits set by the manufacturer of both the trailer and the vehicle. Some common thresholds to know and understand are payload size, trailer tongue weight, and gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR). These limits are in place to help determine how much can be safely carried from A to B and should never be ignored. 

Dimensions: You’ll also need to have a good idea of the weight and dimensions of your intended cargo. Say you have a prized 1967 Ford Mustang that you love hauling to car shows. With a standard width of a little under 6 feet and a length around 15 feet, your baby would need at least 7 x 16 in the trailer portion with another 10 to 12 feet up front for the living quarters. All things considered, in this situation an 8.5 x 32 living quarters trailer would probably be a safe bet. 

Keep in mind, in a race car trailer with living quarters you will probably need some space in the garage for tool and part storage, which can increase how much trailer you’ll need to haul everything comfortably.

Think About Driving Habits

Getting an idea for size requirements is going to narrow your choices for a new car hauler with living quarters but you should also give thought to where and how you envision driving. If you intend to carry big loads long distances, a gooseneck may be your best option as it provides the most stability and has a large payload capacity. If you can get away with hauling a smaller trailer, you’ll find it’s easier to maneuver around turns and back up in—useful traits when you’re getting in and out of busy car shows. 

The bottom line is you should know what you need and then you should think about what you want. After all, a trailer is an investment in utility and you want your investment to produce a valuable return by providing useful service for years to come. 

Consider the End Goal

Along the lines of where you want to go and how you’ll get there is thinking about what you want your experience to be when you get to your intended destination. Race car trailers with living quarters are going to provide you with a great way to get you and your car to the big race. Outside of the event, you’ll need to use your garage to do any necessary work on the vehicle, as well as have a comfortable place to crash.

How many people do you plan on taking? What kind of parts and tools do you need to bring? Answering questions like these will give you a better feel for how a particular trailer will live up to your expectations. If you ever have questions about how one trailer may rate over another, you can always call our trailer pros who will be happy to lend you their many years’ of experience. 

Best Uses for Enclosed Living Quarters Trailers

When searching for a car hauler with living quarters, you pretty much have your mind set on what you need this trailer to do. But these trailers offer incredible diversity for all the different applications where they can prove especially useful. 

Applications you may have never considered for include the following and more:

  • Concession and food trailers – outfit the back half of the trailer for serving food while the front half is your well-appointed break room/bunk room. Especially useful for multi-day venues. 
  • Construction trailers – for any construction manager, imagine having a secure cargo area to store tools and supplies in addition to a whole separate space for down time or as your on-site, mobile office. 
  • Disaster recovery/mobile office – on that vein, businesses could carry a load of crucial equipment, files, or other needed items in the cargo area, while the front could be utilized as an office environment.
  • Pet grooming trailer – if you are traveling to trade shows often, you can load up all your important equipment in the rear storage while having a comfortable place to sleep and/or a space to meet with prospective vendors and clients up front.

Really, the possibilities are endless for how you could use this multifaceted enclosed trailer. Thinking of your own situation, what are some of the ways you could benefit by having two separate utilities within one trailer?

Choosing Different Options to Incorporate 

There are so many different customization options that you can add to your Renown trailer to make it the absolutely perfect set-up for your unique needs. 

Add Height – did you know you can add more height to the trailer itself? This raises the height inside the cargo area and the living quarters to provide a more comfortable space, as well as accommodate taller equipment. 

Axle Upgrade – almost all enclosed living quarters trailers will have dual axles which you have the option to upgrade in order to accommodate even more weight. You can also choose between spring or torsion axles depending on your needs.

Choosing Colors – when it comes to a race car trailer with living quarters, you’ll want to show up to the track representing your race team in style. Renown has you covered with an array of color options and premium upgrades to make your trailer turn heads at your next event.

Aluminum Side Upgrade – you can increase the thickness of the aluminum skin enclosing the trailer to improve stability, durability, and aesthetics. With such important cargo, thicker skin can be a no-brainer.

Interior Options – as you put together the inside of your trailer, the choices absolutely abound. You can upgrade the floors, walls, and ceiling with tough components made specifically for race car trailers. Options like black and white floor tile and overhead cabinets in front can really set up a car hauler with living quarters.

Complete Option Packages – don’t know which options to choose? No problem, options like the Race Package come with all the most-popular race trailer add-ons already included.

Order an Enclosed Living Quarters Trailer Online

At Renown, we are all about getting you in the perfect trailer to meet your needs, now and tomorrow. We stand behind our trailers 100% and include a 5-year warranty right out the door. You can even purchase an extended trailer warranty for pennies on the dollar for absolute peace of mind. You’ll come to find we sell trailers a little differently, which is probably why so many come in as customers and leave as friends for life. 

Come pay us a visit and check out our enclosed living quarters trailers in person at our dealership in Douglas, GA or you can complete your entire purchase online through our site. For a little extra, you can even have your trailer delivered right to your door. 

Mobile Dog Grooming Trailer Hacks: Everything You Need to Know About the Flying Pig Pet Grooming Tub

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Those in the mobile pet grooming business know that the Flying Pig pet grooming tub is the Cadillac of dog bath tubs. Renown Trailers puts this grooming bathtub for dogs in our mobile dog grooming trailer standard because of how impactful such a quality piece of equipment is for our customer’s operations. 

In today’s trailer spotlight, we’re zooming in on the ultimate grooming trailer hack with Flying Pig’s steel dog bath tub included among a host of other useful customizations in our mobile pet grooming trailer. 

What is a Flying Pig Grooming Tub?

Flying Pig has built an incredible reputation as a professional grooming supply manufacturer. Dog bath tubs are just one of the many stellar products they manufacture, with additional product lines including dryers, tables, kennels, and other grooming accessories. 

The Flying Pig stainless steel dog grooming tub is an absolute powerhouse in the business of pet grooming. By incorporating smart features like ramps and lifts, a mobile pet groomer can offer the exact same level of service as a brick and mortar location, with the convenience of on-location grooming services. 

The Flying Pig stainless steel dog grooming tub comes in several sizes and variations including:

  • 38” Stainless Steel Pet Dog Bathing Tub: the smallest tub in the stainless steel line, this grooming tub is great for smaller dogs and smaller pet grooming trailers. 16-gauge steel that’s rust-resistant will actually support all the way up to 180 pounds. This tub includes smart accessories like a sprayer, faucet, connections for cold and hot water, a tool rack, drain, and rubber mat.
  • 50” Professional Stainless Steel Dog Pet Grooming Bath Tub With Ramp: kicking things up a notch, the 50” stainless steel tub is going to accommodate larger animals. However, smart features like a removable floor grate that can be moved up and down mean this tub can accommodate both large and smaller dogs. A quick-access door with a steel ramp means it’s a cinch to get your animals in and out of the tub safely. This tub also includes an overhead arm with two loops which really helps keep animals safe and secure during grooming.
  • 50″ Professional Electric Lift Stainless Steel Dog Pet Grooming Bath Tub: taking the already stout 50” stainless steel pet tub and adding on a lift that can go from 32” high on up to 46” high gives groomers more control than ever for the perfect height to match up with the dog being groomed. With a removable side and backsplash, this tub offers a lot of versatility. Added bonus, the all-steel frame can handle pooches all the way up to 220 pounds. 
  • 62″ Professional Stainless Steel Dog Pet Grooming Bath Tub With Ramp: the largest stainless steel dog grooming tub available from Flying Pig is this 62” stainless steel beauty. This extra-sized tub is made for the largest dog breeds yet incorporates the same movable grates that can be adjusted to fit just about any breed imaginable. The ramp with textured steps helps dogs get in and out easily and the door with latch keeps water out when needed. An included drain and hair basket are smart additions that make clean up at the end of the day a lot easier. 
  • 61.5″ Walk In Stand Stainless Steel Dog Pet Grooming Bath Tub: only slightly smaller than the 62”, this tub has a wide-open front that’s just a few inches off the floor which makes getting dogs in and out super easy. The overhead arm keeps dogs in place and removable grates can be adjusted to meet the needs of the breed being groomed.

As a leader among dog grooming trailer manufacturers, we’re able to outfit the perfect trailer to meet the needs of our customers. With a variety of trailer sizes available, the custom mobile dog grooming trailers we carry are ready to roll with whatever set-up is perfect for your business. We’ll work with you to understand your current and future needs so that we can show you the best options available.

Working With a Dog Wash Trailer Manufacturer to Build Out Your Trailer

As you start to dream about the perfect pet grooming trailer, our trailer pros can help guide you with smart customizations that will really make your life easier. We always start by asking questions and listening intently in order to help our customers prioritize their custom set-ups within their budget. Figuring out how to incorporate a list of “must-haves” into your perfect custom dog grooming trailer is what we do best at Renown.

Questions to consider as you explore your options include the following:

What Kind of Dogs Will You Focus On?

While this may seem basic, with so many different breeds out there, it’s an important first step to consider how you’ll want to segment your service offering. Are you only interested in smaller dog breeds like Bichon Frises and Pomeranians? These breeds take up less of a footprint so you can get away with a smaller tub like the Flying Pig 38” Stainless Steel Pet Dog Bathing Tub. 

If you’re thinking that larger dog breeds like Mastiffs, Akitas, and Labs are more you’re thing, you’ll want to get a little larger tub like the Flying Pig 50” Professional Stainless Steel Dog Pet Grooming Bath Tub With Ramp. The good news is that the larger tubs in the Flying Pigs lineup are able to accommodate multiple sizes with thoughtful additions like interchangeable grates.

How Much Room Do You Need for Your Equipment?

Larger dog bath tubs are simply going to require more room inside your mobile dog grooming trailer so you’ll need a larger trailer to accommodate all your gear. Also, remember there’s more to grooming than just the tub, you may have dryers, tables, or storage cabinets to utilize. 

Consider all of your equipment holistically and then factor in room for moving around your pet grooming trailer comfortably. After all, you’ll be the one spending the most time in this trailer so it’s a good idea to give yourself a little extra room for ease of access. 

On that vein, we have many different trailer options including adding access doors which can really help with the organization of your new pet grooming trailer. 

Are Your Mobile Dog Grooming Trailer Aesthetics Really Important?

Your pet grooming trailer is essentially your business on wheels and aesthetics do count when it comes to presenting the best version possible. There are many different customization options that can really make your new trailer pop such as premium colors, thicker aluminum which prevents waves, and custom wheels that complete the desired look. Our trailer professionals can help produce the one-of-a-kind pet grooming trailer that looks as good as the styles you create for pet owners.

What Are Your Power and Lighting Needs?

Another important consideration when you’re thinking about your equipment and set-up is all the power and lighting needs you may have. We can increase the number of electrical outlets, upgrade the lighting, and more to help this pet grooming trailer be everything you want it to be to pull off your signature grooming styles. 

By taking the time to do an honest assessment of your current and future needs, you’ll be doing yourself a huge favor—especially as your new business grows. We’ll help you pinpoint those options which will provide the best utility for your new pet grooming trailer going forward.

Best Ways to Utilize a Mobile Pet Grooming Trailer

Now that you’ve got your new pet grooming trailer set up and complete with a top-of-the-line Flying Pig pet grooming tub, the next step is creating an action plan for successfully deploying in your area. Part of the Renown Advantage lies in our ability to utilize our deep knowledge and experience in trailers to be able to help our customers spot new opportunities they may have never considered. Your mobile pet grooming trailer is going to open up a lot of doors because you have the advantage of being able to provide services where and how you choose instead of being tied to a fixed location. 

Get creative with how you leverage this advantage. Consider putting on workshops on the best grooming techniques at local events, travel to dog shows to showcase new products and services—the skies the limit because you’re not tied to a single storefront. 

Starting a Mobile Dog Grooming Trailer Order     

At Renown, you may have noticed that we do trailer sales a little differently. We’re so much more interested in our customers absolutely loving their new trailer than simply supplying a generic trailer and being done. We want our customers to consider our team a partner in their success so work extremely hard to put together the best suite of options to meet the needs of our clients. You can browse a full line of grooming trailers, select which options work best, check out, and even have your trailer delivered all from our site. 

Everything You Need to Know about Enclosed Trailer Floors, Ceilings, & Walls

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It might not seem like the most glamorous aspect of buying the brand new enclosed cargo trailer of your dreams; however, the choices made when it comes to the trailer’s floors, ceiling, and walls can make a huge difference in how well your trailer performs all that you ask of it. Today’s custom trailer feature centers on these three components to show you just how many different ways you can customize your trailer to perfectly meet your cargo-hauling needs. 

Upgrades for Enclosed Trailer Flooring

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Hands-down your floor is one of the most important aspects of your trailer. If you somehow lost the walls and ceiling, you’d just have an open-air trailer and could still theoretically haul your cargo from a to b. 

Theory aside, there are several crucial upgrades to your enclosed trailer flooring that are worth considering if you’re hauling heavy loads.

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  • ¾’’ Pressure Treated Plywood Floor: using a pressure treated lumber brings loads of benefits to the table. These ¾” pressure treated plywood floors offer greater resistance to moisture, insects, and even fire. This upgrade is ideal in situations where the floor is prone to getting wet such as with a lawn care operation.
  • Double ¾’’ Plywood Floor: doubling the ¾” plywood’s layers means you have 1.5” of plywood to hold extra heavy loads like machinery and vehicles. 
  • Black & White Floor Tile: this classic racer tile configuration offers protection above and beyond a standard flooring and will have your enclosed trailer looking the part as the perfect racing trailer. Resistance to moisture and foreign substances like engine oil makes this upgrade ideal for anyone wishing to get their prized vehicles to and from the action.
  • ATP or RTP on floor: aluminum tread plate (ATP) and rubber tread plate (RTP) make for a fantastic long-lasting covering for floors and create more friction for easier loading, unloading, and internal movement.
  • ATP or RTP on Ramp/flap: same as the floor, having ATP or RTP on the flap provides more friction for loading and unloading your trailer, while also adding a protective layer for the ramp below.
  • Aluminum ATP Transition Flap: the transition flap makes the bottom transition from the ramp to the ground less severe and therefore easier for loading and unloading. 

Other upgrades to consider is to install an e-track in the floor. Renown Trailer’s e-tracks are welded right into the trailer frame itself to provide maximum support for securing cargo within the trailer. 

Ways to Make Enclosed Trailer Walls Sturdier

Moving right along the interior of the trailer, the next stop on our customizations list centers on the walls themselves. Beefing up your enclosed trailer walls will make the overall trailer sturdier and more secure – important considerations when hauling prized cargo around town or even across the country. 

A few options to consider as you ponder upgrading your trailer walls include:

  • ¾’’ Plywood Walls: this increased thickness for your trailer’s walls makes the trailer more equipped to resist the elements bombarding your trailer as you tow it. Rain, snow, the sun, and other environmental factors can all wreak havoc on sensitive cargo. This upgrade adds additional protection from these elements and a more durable trailer overall.
  • Metal Wall Liner: for a sleek look that also adds protection to your trailer walls, consider adding a metal wall liner. These relatively inexpensive panels are worth it to help protect walls from dings and scuffs.
  • White Vinyl Walls: covering your enclosed trailer walls with white vinyl is a very economical way to achieve a clean look and added protection from dents and dings.
  • ATP Covered Wheel Wells: with ATP over your wheel wells, you’ll dramatically increase the level of protection and add a slip-resistant surface to stand on when moving about inside the trailer. ATP also just looks really sharp inside an enclosed trailer.
  • ATP Runners 24″, 18″, & 15″: these runners on the lower part of the inside walls provide a built-in scuff guard and are ideal when equipment is being loaded and unloaded with any frequency. 
  • Partition Walls: adding additional walls in the form of partitions within your trailer is an easy way to keep cargo separated.
  • Insulated Walls: extreme temperatures outside don’t have to mean the inside of your trailer experiences the same conditions. With metal skin on the outside, your trailer is sure to attract some rays in the summer and give up heat in the winter. Insulation is a quick and easy way to help combat this.  

Adding in extra protections to your enclosed trailer walls is the smart choice for increasing the lifespan of your trailer’s internal components and can make your life in and out of the trailer a little easier.

Improving Your Trailer Ceiling

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Last up on our trailer trifecta roundup is upgrades you can do for your enclosed trailer ceiling. You might think since you aren’t driving on it and you’re not typically storing anything on your ceiling, why any sort of upgrades would be necessary. However, there’s quite a few enhancements you can make to your trailer ceiling that pay big dividends for your overall trailer experience.  

  • 3/8’’ Plywood on Ceiling: adding a protective sheathing of plywood to your trailer ceiling is like adding a shell to the trailer itself. The wood will help protect the metal skin of the trailer and internal framing from the wear and tear that comes from using your trailer everyday. 
  • Insulated Ceiling: insulating your trailer ceiling helps dissipate heat in the summertime and retain more heat inside the trailer in the wintertime. Insulation is an easy and economical way to control large temperature swings from afflicting the trailer’s interior.
  • Luan Ceiling Liner: is a wood liner that adds durability and great aesthetics for the inside of the trailer.
  • Metal Ceiling Liner: cladding your ceiling with metal makes a great visual inside the trailer as well as adds protection against dents, dings, scuffs, splashes, etc.
  • White Vinyl Ceiling: white vinyl is an economical choice for adding protection but also creating a clean look inside the interior of the trailer.

Not to be neglected, your trailer ceiling is a canvas from which modern design considerations can be employed to truly create a superior trailer experience. Our trailer pros can help review your situation and review the most cost-effective means to achieve exactly what you’re looking for in an enclosed cargo trailer.

Keeping an Enclosed Trailer Cooler Inside

As we’ve discussed, the trailer’s exterior metal skin is great at conducting heat from the sun, which can mean an unbearable interior to your trailer. If you’re running a lawn mowing trailer and have crews moving in and out during the hot summer months, the trailer can be a virtual hotbox. 

Insulation is the best bet as an economical way to help minimize the level of conduction experienced within the trailer, which can help keep temps lower. Another great option is to add roof and sidewall vents. This helps dissipate convection heat which is the hot air inside the trailer. Even when parked, vents will help move hot air outside of the trailer and make the inside more bearable. However, the biggest benefit of vents is felt when the trailer is underway and the vents are actively “sucking” the hot air out of the trailer’s interior.

Options for Getting More Cargo in an Enclosed Cargo Trailer

You might think that the only way to get more cargo to fit inside your trailer is just to get a bigger trailer. While a bigger trailer is definitely a way to haul more cargo, a key option exists for increasing the capacity of the particular trailer you already have your eyes on. Increasing the height of the trailer provides more room for both man and cargo. 

More headspace makes it easier to move around inside the trailer, making it ideal whenever you have to spend more than a few moments inside. As well, this added head room makes it easier to fit tall or long cargo within the existing footprint of the trailer. An enclosed trailer is an awesome blank canvas from which you can perfect each and every component to your liking and in order to achieve a desired result. 

Like master bakers, the trailer experts at Renown can use a variety of ingredients to bring about the perfect concoction. In this case, the result is a trailer that can do everything you need it to. This allows you to have years of successful hauling with your trailer and allows you to get more value out of the investment made.

Start Your Trailer Order with the Professionals at Renown Cargo

With this many options to consider just for your enclosed trailer flooring, walls, and ceiling, it’s important to talk over all the ways you envision using your trailer with our dedicated trailer pros. Years of experience and scores of happy customers helps us be able to confidently recommend the perfectly-matched trailer to meet your needs. 

Browse all of our trailers, find the perfect one, get financing, checkout, and even have your trailer delivered to your driveway – all from the comfort of home.