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Coupling and Un-coupling Your TrailerTips for Coupling and Uncoupling Your Trailer

Properly coupling and uncoupling your trailer is critical for safely hauling anything around Michigan. However, there are many people who...

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Cargo Trailer Tie DownTie Down Tips for Your Cargo Trailer

You have heard the clamor of people dreaming of getting a utility trailer. Heck, you have probably even looked at it and found some uses for one in your own life...

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Best Apps for TowingPopular Uses for Your Utility Trailer

You have heard the clamor of people dreaming of getting a utility trailer. Heck, you have probably even looked at it and found some uses for one in your own life...

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Best Apps for TowingThe Best Apps for Towing a Trailer

It does not matter whether you are towing locally or on an extended road trip, having the right apps can make the difference. There are options for everything from helping you navigate to keeping you alert while you drive...

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Aluminum Trailer CleaningHow Should You Clean Your Aluminum Trailer?

You have worked hard to have an aluminum trailer to help meet the needs of your business or your hobbies. Either way, you want to keep that investment in top shape so it will continue to be useful...

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Spring vs. Torsion Trailer Axles, Which is Best?

A trailer is just a trailer, right? Well, if you have been following our articles for long you know that is simply not the case, especially when you are talking about utility trailers. Among many other options available are...

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Storing Your Utility TrailerFive Easy Steps to Storing Your Utility Trailer

Although a utility trailer might seem like something you can simply detach from your truck and park in a garage or storage facility, you can actually damage your trailer if you do not store it correctly...

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Gooseneck TrailerChoosing A Gooseneck Trailer

There are so many options when it comes to an equipment trailer. However, depending on the equipment you need to haul, you may need to consider an industrial gooseneck trailer. Not sure what these are or if...

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Custom Trailers

How to Customize Your New Trailer

what does it take to have a trailer that is truly useful for you? Unfortunately, it does means going beyond the normal stock trailer options. After all, when you buy a trailer that comes with someone else’s specifications, you are...

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Landscape TrailersChoosing the Right Landscape Trailer for Summer

Whether you are a seasoned landscape professional or just getting your business started, you understand how important your utility trailer is for your success. However, with so many options available, which is the best to choose?

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Buying A Cargo Trailer for Summer

Buying a Cargo Trailer for Summer

So you are ready to buy a new enclosed cargo trailer for your summer escapades, but what do you get? While there is a lot online about which trailer is best, there is very little to actually help you evaluate your purchase.

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Michigan Summer Trailer Maintenance

Getting Your Trailer Ready for Summer

As summer approaches in Michigan, people are excited to get their trailer prepared to head out for summer adventures. But what does a trailer owner need to do before hooking up that trailer for the first time?

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10 Business Ideas Using a Cargo Trailer10 Business Ideas Using a Cargo Trailer

Everyone wants to find ways to generate some extra income, and many people look at a side hustle as a way to do that. A cargo trailer can offer a perfect opportunity to put together a business either as a side gig or...

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Questions to ask When Buying a Cargo TrailerQuestions to Ask When Buying an Enclosed Cargo Trailer

The decision to purchase an enclosed cargo trailer is a pretty big one and can represent a significant investment. Like any other large purchase doing a little research and asking a few questions could save you from...

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Spring Trailer MaintenanceSpringtime Maintenance Checkup for Your Trailer

From hauling equipment from downstate to a northern residence to recreational equipment for just pure fun. The best way to make sure your spring and summer plans are not disrupted is to perform seasonal trailer maintenance...

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Choosing a Trailer9 Things to Look for in a New Trailer

Trailers come in handy for a variety of uses. Many are used for transporting ATVs, motorcycles, classic cars, and landscaping equipment. They can also be used to haul furniture and...

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Trade in Your Trailer

How A Get Your Trailer Ready for Trade-in

Everyone who owns a trailer loves having access to simply hit the road with it and all of the amenities they provide. Often, however, there are reasons in which you would want to trade in your trailer...

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Load Trail Dump Trailer

How A Dump Trailer Can Help on the Job Site

There is generally a lot of heavy equipment to manage around a construction site. Businesses can end up spending a small fortune on dump trucks, bulldozers, excavators, and backhoes to get the job done...

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Adjustable Hitch

Should You Buy an Adjustable Hitch?

Deciding what type of hitch to add to your vehicle may seem like an easy decision, but once you find out that there are many different types of hitches to choose from, you might find that the decision is...

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Afford a New Trailer

How Can You Afford a New Trailer?

When your work or personal projects require transport, there's no better way to handle it than with a trailer. Whether you transport cars or motorcycles, animals, dirt or rubble, or heavy equipment, a sturdy trailer is a beneficial investment...

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Safe Towing Tips

Tips for Safe Towing

Millions of people across the globe haul trailers of various shapes and sizes. As long as you have a vehicle capable of towing, nearly anyone can tow a trailer. However, towing in a safe manner is a different story...

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Choosing the Right Dump Trailer

Choosing the Right Dump Trailer

If you've got heavy hauls and want the easiest and most efficient way to unload them, then buying a Load Trail dump trailer is probably your best bet. These trailers use...

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ATV Trailers

Which ATV Trailer Is Right For You?

Today's ATVs, or all terrain vehicles, are both fun and functional. This makes ATVs an all-around good purchase choice for work and recreation...

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Lawn Care & Landscaping TrailersUtility vs Cargo Trailers for Landscaping Businesses

Since each landscaping or lawn care contractor has a specialty focus, the trailer purchased for the business should focus on offering the best hauling space for the company’s main focus of the business....

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Snow Removal Tips

Snow Removal Tips for Home & Business Owners

With the winter season upon us, it is more important than ever to properly prepare for all that comes with winter weather. Icy and snowy conditions are often responsible for damage to properties, vehicles and in some cases people....

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Aluminum Trailers vs Steel Trailers

Aluminum Trailers vs Steel Trailers

Whether you intend to haul a few sheets of plywood, take yard trimmings or junk to the dump, or haul the family gear for camping or fishing trips, picking the right trailer is important....

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Custom Trailer Wrap

Boost Sales with a Trailer Wrap

If you have a trailer that’s seen better days or if you’re starting a business and need some company advertisement on the side of your trailer, there’s another option besides paint or magnetic decals...

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Winter Towing Tips

Winter Trailer Towing Tips

Snowmobiling in Michigan can be a great experience and a fun past time for the winter season, but it can also be very dangerous if the proper safety precautions are not taken. To help keep you safe, we’ve put together a list of...

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Snowmobile Safety Tips

16 Tips for a Safe Snowmobile Trip

Snowmobiling in Michigan can be a great experience and a fun past time for the winter season, but it can also be very dangerous if the proper safety precautions are not taken. To help keep you safe, we’ve put together a list of...

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CURT Trailer Hitches

Manufacturer Spotlight: Curt Manufacturing

CURT, the FIRST Name in Towing Products offers a complete line of towing products and is the leading manufacturer of USA-made custom-fit trailer hitches. They offer the broadest selection of custom-fit receiver hitches...

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Trailer Light and Wiring Issues

Fixing Common Trailer Light Issues

Trailer lights are crucial for trailer safety so please check your lights every time you use your trailer. Some things like a burned-out bulb or a bad ground wire, can be pretty simple to repair while other things can be a real challenge to diagnose and correct. Here are a few pointers to help you keep your trailer lights working properly...

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Classic Cars

More Than Just Trailers

While we definitely specialize in trailers we do have a few classic cars for sale too. Check out a few of them out on our site by clicking here. You can also visit our Monroe locations and take a look at all of the classic cars that we have in the shop. While they may not all be for sale they are still a lot of fun to look at...

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Trailer TiresThe Wheel Deal

Your tires are the only part of your trailer that has direct contact with the road. Tires affect your trailer handling, ride, braking, and safety. For optimum performance, tires must have the correct air pressure, tread depth, balance and the wheels of the trailer must...

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Master Tow Car DolliesMaster Tow Car Dollies

Master Tow has used quality workmanship and unparalleled service to become one of the largest and fastest growing tow dolly manufacturers in the industry. You'll find NASCAR drivers use Master Tow Car Dollies to move their own personal vehicles...

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Trailer Hitch Classes

Trailer Talk - A Glossary of Trailer Terms

The trailer industry has a lot of unique words and acronyms that you do not see in normal day to day life. We have put together a glossary of some of the more common terms that you may encounter when you are shopping for your next trailer...

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Trailer Hitch Classes

Trailer Hitch Classes

There are five classes of Hitches for towing trailers. Each class is designed for a specific trailer weight range. The information below is a meant to be a guide to point you in the right direction when choosing a new hitch. You should always consult your vehicles manual and talk to a professional when deciding...

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Trailer Hitch Guide

Trailer Hitch Guide

Perhaps the most common type of trailer hitch is the receiver hitch. A receiver hitch is designed to mount onto the tow vehicle's frame and provide a receptacle or tube opening to accept the shank of a ball mount or other insert. Most receiver hitches are made to be vehicle-specific, meaning each one is uniquely designed...

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Correct Size TrailerChoosing the Right Size Trailer

A trailer has many potential jobs! From hauling ATVs to the trailhead and bringing a zero-turn mower to the jobsite to transporting boxes and furniture to your new house, you should keep in mind all of the possible uses you’ll use the trailer for. The best-sized trailer is one slightly larger than your intended use for it...

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H&H TrailersManufacturer Spotlight: H&H Trailers

For over 20 years, H&H has been manufacturing trailers with unmatched strength, durability, and exceptional value.  Their diverse range of steel and aluminum utility trailers, car haulers, equipment trailers, dump trailers, and enclosed cargo trailers...

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Buying a Utility TrailerTips for Buying a Utility Trailer

Utility trailers are often small but can be a real workhorse and excellent tool for anyone from gardeners and DIYer’s to farmers and homeowners. There is no doubt that owning a utility trailer can make your life easier in many ways but doing a bit of research before buying a new utility trailer can help ensure you get the trailer that is right for you...

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Trailer Maintenance5 Tips for Maintaining Your Trailer

When it comes to pretty much all things mechanical most of us will agree that a little maintenance can go a long way. Your trailer is no exception and regular maintenance can help to maintain value, reduce costly repairs and just make your trailer operate more smoothly which of course will save you time and headaches in the long run...

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Backing Up a TrailerSimple Tip for Backing Up a Trailer

Backing up a trailer is counter-intuitive.  If you want to back up with a trailer, the trailer moves in the opposite direction of the back of the vehicle.  This can get complicated and you can find yourself moving back and forth and making multiple attempts to line up your trailer...

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Look Cargo Trailers

Manufacturer Spotlight: Look Trailers

LOOK Trailers was founded in February of 2010 with one simple goal—to build the best trailer company in North America by building real partnerships with dealers and...

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Heavy Equipment

Transporting Heavy Equipment Safely

Hoping for the best and possibly breaking a few laws at the same time is not likely the best strategy for transporting heavy equipment. By following a few simple guidelines, you can move equipment between job sites safely and efficiently....

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Load Trail Trailers

Loading Your Bike on a Trailer

A motorcycle that is tied down incorrectly could result in your bike shifting or tipping over during a trip down the highway, or worse yet, falling out of your trailer. Here are a few tips to help you keep your motorcycle tied down safely on your next road trip....

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Renting a Trailer vs Buying

 

Renting vs Buying a Trailer

Storing your trailer is an important part of protecting your investment making sure your trailer is in good working order for many years to come. Not everyone uses their trailer year around...

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Trailer Storage Tips

 

Trailer StorageTips:

Storing your trailer is an important part of protecting your investment making sure your trailer is in good working order for many years to come. Not everyone uses their trailer year around...

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Load Trail Trailers

Manufacturer Spotlight: Load Trail Trailers

Load Trail started production on trailers as a small family owned and operated business in 1996. With one small shop, a few acres, and...

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Load Trail Dump Trailers

How to Load Your Trailer Safely

There is a lot to consider when loading your trailer for your next trip. Whether you are hauling a motorcycle on vacation or some mulch around your yard knowing the correct way to load your trailer will make your next towing trip safer....

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Load Trail Dump Trailers

Dump Trailer or Dump Truck?

If you have been doing research on the internet you have likely found that many favor a trailer over a dump truck because there are a lot of pros and not too many cons. This still doesn’t mean that trailers are always the right answer, let’s look at...

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Load Trail Trailers

Trailer Licensing & Insurance

Trailer licensing and insurance is a necessary investment for anyone who uses a trailer. If you use a trailer for personal reasons, insurance will protect you from liability in the event of an accident...

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Load Trail Trailers

In the News

USA Trailer Sales is a second generation, family-owned-and-operated trailer supplier of open and enclosed trailers, accessories, parts and services from six locations throughout the state of Michigan...

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Load Trail Trailers

Choosing a Snowmobile Trailer

What should you look for when shopping for an enclosed snowmobile trailer? There are many factors to consider, depending on how...

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Load Trail Trailers

Loading a Snowmobile Trailer

Old man winter is on his way and here in Michigan we are getting ready for another fun-filled snowmobile season. For most snowmobilers a trailer is a big part of getting to their snowmobiling destination. Today we would like to offer a few tips...

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Load Trail Trailers

We've Got You Colored

Our friends at Load Trail know that sometimes life can be a little bland. That’s why they have tackled the monotony of the workday or the weekend responsibilities by adding a little color to the job. Maybe a safety green heavy-duty dump trailer...

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Understanding GVWR

Manufacturer Spotlight - AMO

Located in Toledo Ohio AMO has been manufacturing trailers and serving the Midwest with a wide variety of open utility trailers Car Haulers, Deckovers...

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Choosing a Cargo Trailer

Choosing the right cargo trailer for your hobby or business can be a big investment. Doing a bit of research in the beginning can help ensure you make the right choice and will be happy with your new trailer for years to come. The cargo trailers of today offer...

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Understanding GVWR

Understanding GVWR

One of the most commonly misunderstood terms in the trailer world is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating or (GVWR). When buying any sort of trailer it is very important to understand the GVWR or Gross Trailer Weight Rating (GTWR) of both your tow vehicle and trailer...

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