Whether you're tired of dealing with rust and scratches on your truck bed or just want a new look, a truck spray bed liner is a great option to protect your truck bed and add value to your favorite vehicle. They're made out of polyurethane which bonds tightly to the metal of your truck bed, and they're invulnerable to rust and much more scratch-resistant than metal. Having a spray liner installed in your truck bed is inexpensive, and there are a number of great reasons to do so. Below are some of the most important ones.
Protects Fragile Goods By Dampening Vibrations
One of the main benefits of a spray bed liner for your truck compared to a drop-in liner or not having a liner at all is the fact that the spray bed liner naturally dampens vibrations. A drop-in bed liner fits snugly on your truck, but there's still a gap between the liner and your bed that can actually serve to make vibrations worse. Not only can this cause an annoying noise from the vibration while driving, but it can damage fragile goods that you are hauling in your truck bed; this particularly applies to sensitive electronics, which can be permanently damaged. A spray bed liner naturally absorbs any vibration caused by driving, which can keep your items safe.
Prevents Sand And Grit From Wearing Down Your Truck Bed
If you live near the beach or out in the desert, you've no doubt seen how much sand and dust can accumulate in your truck bed. Whether it's blown in by the wind or tracked in by your shoes, fine sand and dust can rapidly wear down the metal in an unlined truck bed. The fine particles act like sandpaper, and dragging heavy items that you're hauling across your truck bed will forcibly push them down into the metal; you'll soon wind up with a very rough, pitted surface. The materials used in spray truck bed liners are much more resilient to abrasion than metal, which prevents them from being worn down by the grit.
Stops Your Truck Bed From Rusting, Which Is Perfect For Rainy Or Snowy Areas
Every truck owner knows that the salt used to reduce ice on the roads in the winter can rapidly rust your truck's undercarriage, but it can cause metal truck beds to rust as well. Just as with sand and dust, the road salt can end up in your truck bed if it's carried by the wind or tracked in by your shoes. It can also be present on any objects you might haul in your truck, like the snow shovel you used to clear your driveway. It will rapidly cause the metal in your truck bed to rust. Spray truck bed liners are completely immune to the effects of rust, which keeps your truck bed looking great through any number of winter seasons.
If you're considering a truck spray bed liner for your truck, you should seriously consider having it installed by a professional. While do-it-yourself spray bed liner kits exist, these are lower quality than the liners that professionals have access to; professionals also have access to better tools that apply more pressure to your truck bed, which causes the polyurethane surface to adhere tighter to the metal. This prevents the bubbling and peeling that are common with do-it-yourself spray bed liners. Since spray bed liners are so tough, it's very difficult to remove even a do-it-yourself spray bed liner if you are unsatisfied; it definitely pays to have it done correctly the first time!