Easy Car Haulers' Blog

Car Strap Basics: How to Use Ratchet Straps

Closeup of Using Ratchet Straps

Ratchet straps are incredibly versatile. We include them with our trailer rentals to simplify your transport process. In this guide, we’ll explain how to use ratchet straps to secure your cargo. What Are Ratchet Straps Used for? Ratchet straps, also known as tie-down straps, are ideal for securing cargo to a trailer. They are made … Read more

Safety Tips for Using a Rental Trailer

Car on Trailer

First time renting or driving with a trailer attached? Not sure what to expect? With a few basic safety precautions, you can drastically improve your experience and your confidence on the road. Check out these safety tips for using a rental trailer. Make Sure Your Vehicle Can Pull the Trailer If your vehicle has a … Read more

How to Load an Enclosed Trailer

Enclosed Trailer with Car - Loading Tips

Whether you’re using an enclosed trailer to move your house or haul a load of construction materials, these loading tips will make the process easier. The goal here is to put the right eight in the right places so the trailer is easy to control on the road. Read on to learn the right way … Read more

How to Change a Flat Tire on a Trailer

Red Triangle and Closeup of Changing Flat Tire in Street

Trailers can get flat tires, just like cars can. If you’re driving with a trailer and experience a flat, there is no need to panic. Swapping a flat tire for a spare tire is fairly simple, as long as you have the right tools accessible. Follow the guide below to learn how to change a … Read more

What Trailer Is Best for Moving? Open vs. Enclosed

moving van with car is outside on the street

If you’ve got a move coming up, you have the choice of renting a moving truck or a trailer. We recently compared Trailer Rental vs. Moving Truck Rental, and for the most part, trailers outweigh moving trucks. This guide compares enclosed trailers and open trailers to help you decide what to rent. Enclosed Trailers Are … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Driving with a Trailer Attached

Semi-truck towing a boat on the interstate

If you’ve never driven with a trailer attached, it can feel intimidating. You’re more than doubling the length of your vehicle, so it takes some practice to get the rhythm down. Thankfully, it’s not hard to drive with a trailer if you have a foundation of proven techniques. Check out our beginner’s guide to driving … Read more

Trailer Rental vs. Moving Truck Rental

Opened Moving Truck with Ramp

Should you rent a moving truck or an enclosed trailer? Would a car hauler be better suited for your needs? Each type of transport vehicle has its unique benefits. You have to find the one that fits your functional needs and your budget. Let’s compare trailer rental vs. moving truck rental to decide which vehicle … Read more

Can My Car Pull a Rental Trailer?

woman couple a trailer into a ball-type tow hitch

Hauling a rental trailer with a truck or SUV is fairly straightforward, but what if you want to pull a trailer with a car? Is that even an option, or will you have to rent a truck in addition to a trailer? The guide below explains which cars can pull rental trailers to help you … Read more

Car Hauler vs. Utility Trailer: What’s the Difference?

Cadillac on a flatbed with grill and towed by yellow truck

Car hauler, utility trailer, flatbed – these terms are often used interchangeably. While there are many overlapping similarities within this category, each piece of equipment has unique features. Let’s compare the difference between a car hauler and a utility trailer to determine which one best suits your project. Key Differences between Car Haulers and Utility … Read more