Tonneau Cover - Why Your Truck Needs One


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If you own a pickup truck you most likely haul everything from hardware to the occasional load of groceries in the back of your pickup truck. What protects your precious cargo from the blowing winds of freeway driving and all kinds of pounding wet weather? A tonneau cover helps keep a lid on all of it! It's an easy way to make sure nothing disappears from your bed while you're driving or parked. That my friends is piece of mind, something anyone can use.

The most simple pickup truck tonneau cover over your gear can help prevent weather damage. With some ingenious design features today's tonneau covers take it a few steps further when it comes to protection to your truck bed. For instance, most tonneau covers employ strategically-placed weather seals that channel water away from your cargo. And, many tonneau covers use raised and arched support bows to encourage moisture runoff so your cover does not get wieghed down. While no tonneau cover is completely water-tight, any quality tonneau cover will do an outstanding job of keeping your gear high and dry in nasty weather.

Here are the main benefits to be aware of when you ask yourself, is it worth spending money on a tonneau cover for my pickup truck?

  • An immediate improvement in gas mileage with tight, aerodynamic materials covering your otherwise drag-prone open bed
  • Sleek looks that range from smooth leather grain patterns to ultra-custom color matched style
  • Complete coverage of your payload that keeps your cargo out of sight from potential theft
  • Coverage from potentially damaging weather conditions, like rain, snow and extreme sun
  • Organized storage for whatever you're hauling in your truck bed, plus the bonus of keeping a lid on loose items

When your cargo is out of sight, it's out of a would-be thief's mind. Tonneau covers make the contents of your truck bed a mystery, giving you confidence that your belongings will be right where you left them.

Eric Schumann
Lanes Truck Accessories


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