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Old 01-11-2014, 10:02 PM
B.K.'S Lawn Service B.K.'S Lawn Service is offline
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Question Black enclosed trailer

We are thinking about buying a new enclosed trailer. We have been tossing around the color of the trailer. We are leaning towards BLACK , Does anyone know why we shouldn't choose black. I am a little concerned about the colors of the letters, when we put our business name on it. By going to black , we would have to change some of the graphics colors on the new trailer.

JUST THROWING IT OUT THERE:
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Old 01-12-2014, 05:13 AM
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Black enclosed trailer

It will be HOT inside
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Old 01-12-2014, 08:40 AM
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Blacks the hardest color to stay clean
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Old 01-12-2014, 08:44 AM
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Blak shows dirt the easiest, minor scratches show up more prominent. All enclosed trailers are hot during the summer, I wouldn't count that as a con. Pick a color that matches your company color scheme and makes ease of adding graphics.
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Old 01-12-2014, 10:21 AM
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I currently have a black enclosed and to be perfectly honest, I feel as if it stays miraculously clean.... I have no idea why. Everybody knows that black vehicles show dirt and scratches more than white but this honestly seems to be the opposite with my trailer.
Like Jacob said, company color is obviously important. I have a white F350 dually mason dump and the black trailer. So I have my logo done on each one kind of opposite.... Both truck and trailer were too good of deals to pass up so I did what I could.... But I am happy with the way it came out...
The other good point Jacob brought up was it being hot in the summer. Yes, every enclosed trailer is like a little steam box when it's hot but I actually found an advantage to black in the winter, and I see you are from Jersey so you share my NorthEast Beast Winter Weather....... When I go out on a cold day to get something from my trailer or start the Walker or whatever, if it's a sunny day, it is quite warm in there..... In turn, being better for the equipment in the long run.... Honestly it is a significant difference in temperature from the outside....
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Old 01-13-2014, 05:43 PM
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Get the side vents and put a thin sheet of insulation on the top inside and it will be just fine... I've had 2 and love the safety of the enclosed... Both were black also...
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Forget the color just make sure it's 16ft at least
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Old 01-13-2014, 08:11 PM
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Nothing looks as classy as black.



People say negatives about black, but, it's usually people who generally don't take care of stuff. I wash my truck and trailer at least once a week and wax them every 4-6 weeks. They show dust, up close. However, from a distance, they look freshly washed, and that's what counts.

Eight year-old paint, on my truck. I use only Jax Wax Carnuba.



As far as heat, every box is hot in the summer.
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"As far as heat, every box is hot in the summer." Bwahahahahah!!!! I was on the floor laughing!!!!
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"As far as heat, every box is hot in the summer." Bwahahahahah!!!! I was on the floor laughing!!!!
Innuendo, anyone?!
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