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There are so many reasons someone might want to cover their truck bed. Security, keeping cargo clean and dry, to save gas mileage or just because it looks great Luckily, there are a number of different choices out there when it comes to tonneau covers: Roll up, Retractable, Hard and Tri-Fold.

Roll Ups – Come in hard or soft materials

  • Will help with gas mileage
  • Often cost less than the other types
  • Help to improve vehicle’s look
  • Provides security and weather protection
  • Easier to take off than a hard or retractable
  • Continue to have full use of box when rolled up

Retractable -Made of hard metal

  • Simple to use
  • Offer higher security than soft roll ups
  • Leaves usable space for 5th wheels
  • Will help with gas mileage
  • Continue have almost full use of box when retracted

Solid Lids – Come in hard plastic or fiberglass

  • Simple to use
  • Offer higher security than other types
  • Often can come painted to match truck
  • Will help with gas mileage

Tri-Folds

  • Will help with gas mileage
  • Offer higher security than soft roll ups
  • Easier it to take on and off than a hard or retractable
  • Most allow full use of box

Why do so many people opt for a tonneau cover? There are many reasons:

  • Improved gas mileage because of improved aerodynamics
  • Can cover up items in the bed, helping decrease the risk of theft
  • Protects cargo from the weather elements
  • Many trucks just look much better when they have a tonneau cover on them

Take your time when buying a tonneau, as you have a wide range of brands and types out there to choose from. No matter which choice you make – you will reap many benefits for years to come!

Need help making a selection? Let the Toppers & More team give you a hand. Call us now at 651-451-1808 or Click Here for a Free Quote.

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