Improving the interior of your car can work wonders in smoothening your ride. It can make sitting in your vehicle, as comfortable as living at home, if you are willing to invest on upgrading your car interior. Here are a few ideas that may help you.
Get a TV
Having a TV in your car can make having to travel in long journeys a lot more enjoyable. However the TV could serve as a distraction to the driver, and hence should be installed for the rear seat passengers. This is a great way to improve the comfort seat for the passengers of the car. Make sure the TV is specifically designed for cars and are small enough to not hinder passenger space.
Getting some comfortable covers for your steering wheel, seat and gear shaft could do wonders in improving the driver comfort. However when you look for these covers make sure that you purchase covers that are made specifically for your car. For instance if you own a Ford Ranger then look for Ford Ranger seat covers, as the car seats may differ from model to model. If you own a manual transmission vehicle, then you might want to consider purchasing a comfortable cover for your gear as you will constantly be having one hand on it while driving.
Get some toys
Having a few car interior toys can help make your car interior a lot more visually pleasing. Common toys for car interiors are bobble head toys, since the vibration while travelling will have these toys bobbling away during your entire trip. You could also get some soft toys that can be hung on your rear view mirror. Try to match the colour or design of these toys with your seat, or if you cannot find one similar, consider getting custom made seat covers that could match the toys.
Get a gel pad
Ever place your phone or wallet on your dashboard and have it constantly move to and fro while you drive? Then consider getting a gel pad that sticks easily on to your dashboard. These gel pads allow you to place objects onto it and have it stuck in place during your entire trip. They are usually cheap to buy and could be quite handy for your car. When looking for these gel pads, look for high quality ones that does not leave behind a stain when you decide to remove it.
These few tips could drastically improve the comfort of your car interior and could make your car feel like home.
If you’re a businessperson who has to deal with transporting goods on a regular basis, the choices would of either to outsource the shipping and related transportation transactions, or to deal with them yourself. If you belong to the latter camp, then you would definitely possess of at least one business vehicle. Now if this business vehicle was a truck – or a Ute going by Australian contexts – then you might want to know that there are certain accessories out there just to make your life easier. Indeed, there are many different types of truck equipment that can be of great advantage to a businessperson who relies on a truck as his main mode of transport. Read on below to find out what some of these equipment are:
• Ute canopies – canopies, or also known as ‘caps’ are the rigid coverings that are fitted to the top of the rear truck bed. The canopies are no doubt the number one most important thing any businessman who has a truck would require – they have the advantages of shelter, security, extra storage space, etc. that a truck without a canopy cannot possibly provide.
• Steel Ute racks – the racks which are fit onto the roof of a truck are another extremely useful addition to a truck that a businessman would gladly welcome. When there are instances which require the transportation of longer objects – such as ladders for example – the truck bed is not a very good option. In these occasions, steel racks mounted onto the roof of the truck definitely come in handy.
• Loading ramps – another extremely essential addition to your business truck is a loading ramp. Loading ramps allow you to safely load your goods, without going through the trouble of lifting the goods. In cases where you have to deal with heavier goods, loading ramps become a very helpful accessory. Furthermore, they also prevent damage that could happen from the goods being dropped, or harm that could occur to you or your colleagues from lifting goods.
• Truck extenders – besides racks mounted on a roof, longer goods can nevertheless be carried in the rear truck bed of your truck. However, it must be kept in mind that these goods cannot be as long as the ones that can be mounted onto a roof rack, and to do so, one requires a truck extender. This last is simply an accessory fitted to the rear end of your truck to support any long goods jutting out from the truck bed. Also, another thing to keep in mind is that, when using truck extenders, the tailgate tends to be worn out considerably, so make sure to also buy spare tailgates to replace your old tailgate.