Investing in a trailer is a significant decision, and like any other investment, it's crucial to take steps to ensure its long-term performance and durability. Proper maintenance not only ensures safety during your travels but also prolongs the lifespan of your trailer. At Wright-Way Trailers, we understand the value of a well-maintained trailer. Here’s our guide to help you keep your trailer in peak condition for years to come.

1. Regular Inspections
Before every trip, conduct a thorough inspection of your trailer. Check for any visible signs of wear and tear, damaged parts, or other potential issues. It's always better to spot and fix a minor problem before it becomes a major one.

2. Tire Care
Your trailer tires bear the brunt of the load and are pivotal for safe transportation. Regularly check tire pressure: Under-inflated or over-inflated tires can lead to poor performance, decreased fuel efficiency, or even blowouts. Rotate your tires: This ensures even wear, prolonging their lifespan. Inspect for signs of wear: Look for cracks, bulges, or uneven wear patterns.

3. Lubricate Moving Parts
Regularly lubricate hinges, springs, and other moving parts to ensure they operate smoothly. This not only prevents wear but also protects against rust and corrosion.

4. Brake Maintenance
A trailer's braking system is a vital safety feature. Regularly inspect brake pads for wear and replace them when necessary. Check the brake fluid and keep it at the recommended level. Clean and adjust brakes as required, ensuring they function correctly.

5. Protect Against Corrosion
If your trailer is frequently exposed to wet or salty conditions, it's more susceptible to rust. Wash your trailer regularly, especially after traveling on salted roads or through coastal areas. Inspect for rust spots and address them promptly. Consider using anti-rust sprays or paints for added protection.

6. Check Lighting and Electrical Systems
Regularly check all lights, including brake lights, turn signals, and running lights. Replace any burnt-out bulbs and ensure all electrical connections are secure and free from corrosion.

7. Sealant and Waterproofing
For enclosed trailers, ensure that the seals around doors and windows are intact. Regularly check for any signs of leaks and reseal areas as necessary to prevent water damage.

8. Storage
When not in use, store your trailer in a shaded, dry area or use a trailer cover to protect it from the elements. This reduces exposure to UV rays, rain, and other potential damage.

A Partner in Your Trailer's Longevity: Wright-Way Trailers
A well-maintained trailer not only ensures safety on the road but also saves you money in the long run by avoiding costly repairs. Remember, the longevity of your trailer is a testament to the care you provide.

If you ever have questions or need assistance with maintenance or parts, we invite you to visit Wright-Way Trailers.

For longevity, trust in proper maintenance and trust in Wright-Way.  Explore our selection and services at for a journey that stands the test of time! May every mile you travel be a testament to your care and commitment to safety. Safe travels!