The Role Of Landscape Trailers
It is now a familiar sight to see landscape trailers everywhere. It would be difficult to do business if you are in a commercial landscaping industry and does not own a landscape trailer, almost everyone involved in the business owns one. The different variety of features on each landscape trailers will differentiate them from one another since most of these landscape trailers look the same.
There can be an open landscape trailer, and there are some that are enclosed. You can tell the very basic feature of landscape trailer whether it is close or enclosed. An enclosed landscape trailer have the security against thieves and this is its main advantage. The only setback from these enclosed landscape trailers is that it would require a bigger amount of money. It is quite known that open trailers are more cheaper compared to enclosed landscape trailers and is more easily affordable for a lot of people. But because the constant threat of equipments being stolen from open type landscape trailers, people are now finding means to buy close type of landscape trailers.
The weight of the landscape trailer will matter on how much the capacity of hauling is needed. Most importantly, the weight of the landscape trailer will depend on how heavy the thing you need to haul is. You need to research on these simple factors before you decide to buy a landscape trailer. The weight of any given equipment that is need to be hauled cannot be declared by even the most experienced landscape trailer in the market. You need to determine these numbers by yourself if you are planning to buy a landscape trailer. The capacity that you need cannot be determined by the dealer of the landscape trailer that you are planning to buy.
There is a rough estimate that a normal 6 x 12 single-axle open trailer may have a capacity of 2,000 pounds or even more. Also keep in mind that even if you know the size of the landscape trailer, it does not usually give you the capacity it can hold. You should also take in consideration that a trailer with the same tandem axle can have an even bigger capacity so discussing the specific weight ratings of each trailer with the dealer is important for you to match the right trailer for you business.
An important factor to remember is that an enclosed type of landscape trailer is heavier than an open type landscape trailer. Also given that everything else is equal, an open type landscape tractor will have a slight edge on the hauling capacity.
The typical range for landscape trailers are from 6 to 8 feet or more in width. A longer or steeper ramp is needed on an open type landscape trailer because it will require a higher deck over than between the wheels.