Sunday, November 20, 2011

Truck Canopies: Does Your Truck Need One?

Back in the day, pickup truck owners didn't have the luxury of some of the truck accessories that area available today. Back then, you threw whatever you had in the back of the truck, and prayed that it didn't rain, or that no one would steal your gear while you were away from the truck. But thanks to the invention of truck accessories, like truck canopies, all truck owners now have options to keep their cargo safe, sound and protected from the elements.

Do You Need a Canopy?

We talk to a lot of truck owners on a daily basis. And to be totally honest with you, truck canopies aren't for everyone. For example, if you have tools that you need to get to throughout the day, and they are small enough to fit into a tool box, then a truck tool box is more up your alley. For people who need more versatility, though, truck canopies may be the best answer. These truck accessories cover the entire bed, and allow truck owners to lock up everything – big or small – that's in the bed of the truck. And those pop up showers will never soak the groceries in the back of the truck again.

Not Your Grandpa's Truck Canopy

If you can remember back to the older canopies – you know the ones that were made from solid metal – then you'll be pleasantly surprised to find that truck canopies have come a long way, in terms of construction. These days there are canopies made from fiberglass, plastic or steel. And today's models are also available in some pretty slick styles, so you'll have a field day picking out the canopy that looks best on your truck.

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