We will be closed Friday Sept 4, 2020 - Monday Sept 7, 2020 for the long weekend. Happy Labour Day weekend everyone!

We are open 7am-12pm on December 24, 2020 and closed December 25, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Should You Buy A Trailer In The Winter

Should You Buy A Trailer In The Winter?

Most people don’t end up using their custom cargo trailers until the spring, so is it worth buying one in the winter? Whether the early investment is worth it depends on variables unique to your situation. For example, someone in the city might struggle to find a place to store a custom trailer for free, but someone in a suburban or rural area would have no problems storing it at home. So, is this a good early purchase?

Prices Might Decrease

Manufacturing companies and sellers know that people feel more hesitant about buying trailers in the winter. Because of this, you might have a higher likelihood of scoring a good deal. While there is no guarantee of this, it’s worth shopping around to see if anyone is trying to clear inventory to make room for brand-new spring arrivals. Remember that other trailer buyers might have a similar idea, so check early before off-season buyers potentially drive up prices.

Trailers Make Good Storage

How well your trailer serves as storage depends on the type of trailer you purchase, but most choices have potential. Ideally, if you plan to use your trailer as storage during the winter, purchase an enclosed custom cargo trailer. Even if you cannot park the trailer on your property, you can find cheap outdoor storage, while your personal items still remain behind closed doors. Be sure to choose a reputable storage company and use a strong lock.

Winter Hauls Do Happen

Whether you need to move firewood or farming materials, you will find your cargo trailer is more useful in the winter than you originally thought it would be. It is also useful for carrying off waste material that your garbage disposal company might object to picking up. If you live in an area with snow, be sure to equip your trailer with the right tires, especially if you plan to max out its carrying capacity. This ensures excellent grip, so you don’t put yourself and the things you haul at risk.

Pickups Could Use the Added Security

Most people who own pickup trucks love them. They are modern-day workhorses and can make most outdoor jobs easier. Unfortunately, unlike the back of an SUV-styled truck, it is much more difficult to secure the load in the bed of your pickup truck. Having a locked, custom cargo trailer can resolve this issue. Here are a few items our customers love to lock away in their enclosed trailers:

  • Portable generators
  • Extra canisters of gas
  • Expensive toolboxes
  • Spare tires

Recreational Activities Are Better With Them

Some people stay holed up inside the home for the entire winter. Do you? If you prefer to spend the winter off-roading with friends or camping, a custom cargo trailer can enhance the experience. It can store all your outdoor gear, so the cabin of your vehicle is free for your spouse, kids, a few friends or the dogs. It also allows you to focus on overlanding features for your truck, while you save the trailer for storage needs. When you arrive at the camping spot and want to explore more, simply unhitch, install your coupler lock and go exploring.

Business Owners Love Them

If you own a small business and a small office, it is amazing how quickly it can become cluttered. What’s worse is you rarely need all the items that create the clutter. When you have clients or customers coming by, you now have the issue of where to put this so your office is presentable. Business owners with custom cargo trailers enjoy using them for this purpose. Whether you use it to store files, heavy equipment or extra cushions, you are sure to find this useful.

Contact Millroad Manufacturing today and check out our custom cargo trailers available for sale this winter.