We at Mytee Products know Flatbed Truckers are always on the go. However, you want to make sure your tarps and straps have an extra layer of protection before hitting the road. At the end of the day, you are running your own business and it’s your responsibility to take good care of your products. […]
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Common Roll Tarp Problems: How to Fix These Problems
Roll tarps are indispensable for specific trucking jobs involving loose loads such as stone and grain. They are easy to apply, easy to remove and very effective at preventing debris from flying into the roadway. However, the mechanical nature of the spooling systems used with them is such that things can go wrong. Knowing how […]
Trailer Tarps – Know About Various Tarps and Accessories For Flatbed Trucks
You drive trucks and haul cargo for a living! But how much do you really know about trailer tarps? Truckers use many accessories to make sure that their load is secured and one of the most important of all accessories will be trailer tarps also known as truck tarps. These tarps are multipurpose products. It […]
Dump Truck Tarps: Make Sure You’re Obeying the Law
The average dump truck driver has a lot to worry about on a daily basis. It’s a job that not only requires getting material from one location to the next, but one that also requires moving a load in a way that is environmentally responsible and safe for other drivers. That is why each of […]
5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Truck Tarps
In just a few short weeks, we at Mytee Products will begin seeing an influx of truck drivers coming in to stock up on tarps in preparation for the winter. Many of our customers have been driving trucks long enough to know exactly what they need. Others, might not be so sure of what they […]
Ideal Place of Tarps and Straps on Trucks : Above or Below?
One of the questions we frequently hear from new flatbed truckers is whether to strap a load above the tarp or not. This question arises from the fact that new truckers see their veteran counterparts do it both ways. Some like their straps above the tarps; others like them below. But it is truly a […]
Lengthen Your Tarp Life by Installing New Grommets
No one needs to tell you that truck tarps are an expensive part of doing business as an owner-operator. So the longer you can continue using the same tarps, the better it is for your budget. We suggest installing new grommets when the factory-installed grommets begin to fail. This will lengthen tarp life considerably. It […]
Know Reasons Why Tarps Get Brittle in Cold Weather
Experienced truckers are well aware that extreme cold weather and truck tarps do not necessarily play well together. The colder the temperature, the more brittle tarp fabrics become. Tarps tend to tear or break with just the slightest amount of pressure in extremely frigid conditions. But why does this happen? To someone not familiar with […]
5 Reasons on Why Truck Drivers Prefer Steel Tarps?
Flatbed truck drivers utilize several different kinds of truck tarps depending on the loads they carry. There are lumber tarps, smoke tarps, canvas tarps and the most preferred of all, heavy-duty steel tarps. Where the average driver may have only one each of the other kinds of tarps, he or she typically has a full […]
Flatbed Truck Tarps: Why Should You Use Truck Tarps?
Flatbed truck tarps are often used to secure and cover different types of loads in trucks. Therefore, they can make transporting loads in flatbeds, pickup trucks and dump trucks much easier. There are a very wide variety of truck tarps you can choose from since they are available in different styles and sizes depending on […]
Pros and Cons of Tarped Loads for Flatbed Truck Drivers
Driving down the interstate you will notice trucks of all shapes and sizes carrying cargo. You’ll see dump trucks carrying stone or gravel, semi-tractors hauling fully enclosed trailers, and flatbeds carrying loads covered with tarps. Tarped loads are diverse as well. So what determines what type of load a driver will accept? Company drivers do […]
How to Not Abuse Your Roll Tarps
The arrival of spring brings with it increased road construction. And with that increased construction comes more dump trucks filled with gravel, dirt, broken concrete, and fresh asphalt. Truck drivers will be relying on their roll tarps to keep the loads in place during transit. Used properly, a roll tarp can provide years of reliable […]