When you purchased your pick-up truck, chances are you already had great plans for how it would be used. Be it hauling cargo from place to another, going off for a weekend of mudding and off road adventures, loading up with camping gear and heading to the mountains or perhaps to be used as work truck – you knew that having a pickup truck would be a boon to your active lifestyle.

However, with a pick up truck comes a variety of other things, that perhaps you had not thought about. For instance, those items you are hauling in the bed of the truck are now exposed to the elements of nature. However, this doesn’t have to be an issue, if you choose instead to get a truck topper to protect the items you are hauling.

Truck toppers, also known as truck shells or covers, offer a variety of advantages over simply leaving the bed of the truck open an exposed. Here are a few of them:

  • The topper gives the style of an SUV, but still the versatility of removing the topper when you need to haul something that is taller.
  • Should the need ever arise, you can sleep in the truck bed without the effects of precipitation. In fact, many truck beds are large enough that a mattress can be placed on them, giving you a good night’s sleep while staying dry!
  • Having a truck topper protects the bed of the truck from any falling branches or twigs that can scrape its finish.
  • No more driving home after grocery shopping and having your purchases get caught in the rain or snow!
  • You can typically lock the topper, thus keeping would be thieves from accessing tools or other personal items.
  • While trucks are not known for their fuel efficiency, adding a truck topper actually boost the efficiency of the truck as it eliminates the wind drag that occurs when you have the open bed.

Your truck topper is not just a stylish element on your truck It serves several purposes that make your truck and even better investment. From better gas mileage to protecting your belonging from nature and unscrupulous characters, choosing to have a truck shell makes your vehicle that much better.

Having a truck topper is great way to extend the life of your truck bed. Talk to your truck dealer to learn what options are available for your particular type of truck. You will be amazed at how beneficial having a truck topper can be.