Owning a pickup tonneau cover has some great advantages such as protecting your cargo from the weather and keeping your cargo out of sight from people who like to take things that don’t belong to them. A tonneau cover can also increase your gas mileage. With today’s gas prices this can make owning a tonneau cover all by itself worth the cost of purchasing one. The origin of the pickup tonneau cover is not that clear since this type of cover have evolved from a number of versions designed to serve different purposes and because of this no one can really claim to have invented the tonneau cover. There are different styles of tonneau covers that are available in the market and these are as follows: Folding Tonneau, Hard Tonneau, Retractable Tonneau, Soft Roll Up Tonneau, Toolbox tonneau, and more. Buyers can purchase the tonneau cover directly from the makers or they can search stores and online sellers for good deals on the brands they are looking for.
Hard Tonneau Cover is secure and durable. They include a strong yet lightweight and flexible automotive grade vinyl top mounted into a rigid aluminum frame. This set up creates extra security while resisting scratching, chipping and fading. In addition, hard top tonneaus offer great accessibility, as they do not interfere with the tailgate so you can load small packages or equipment without opening the tonneau.
Retractable Tonneau Cover is great for those who want the hard cover type of tonneau, without the hassle of having to lift the top. Roll-top tonneaus feature a durable canister that mounts at the front of the truck bed allowing the tonneau cover to easily retract into it.
Soft Roll Up Tonneau Cover offers the protection of a hard top tonneau with the versatility of the old-school soft variety of tonneau. Soft tonneau covers are made of a durable yet flexible tarp fabric designed for ease of installation and low weight requirements.
Tool Box Tonneau Cover is specially designed to fit your truck with your toolbox installed. These tonneaus are a favorite among customers whose trucks are used as both street and work vehicles. Tool box tonneaus feature roll out bars, bows and cover to allow easy access to your tools.