Bed liners for trucks keep your truck looking great and protect your bed from damage. If you just haul groceries in your truck, maybe you don’t really need a bed liner. But most hauling you do can cause scratches, dings and dents that make your truck look bad and reduce the value of your truck. Here are your three main choices for pickup truck bed liners.
Spray On Bed Liner
A spray on liner is the first choice for many truck owners. Why? Great looks is one reason. A professional spray on liner is permanent and gives a truck a finished, custom look. Why you can even choose colors to complement the look of your truck paint. Plus you get a lifetime guarantee and the liner is repairable. spray on bedliner on liners are tough too and able to take rough treatment. The downside is cost. You’re looking at high prices.
Drop In Bed Liner
Another alternative and a much cheaper option is a plastic liner. These are often one piece and are custom made to just drop in. Another type is made in separate pieces front, bottom and sides custom fit your truck. Besides low price another advantage to these liners is toughness. A heavy plastic liner can take the roughest cargo like concrete blocks with no problem. Even the best spray liners will be damaged by very rough cargo that will not bother a heavy plastic liner. Also the plastic liner can be easily replaced after a long time of rough use.
Roll On Bed Liner
If you like the look of a spray on liner but not the price, how about a do it yourself option. You can get a kit to apply truck bed paint to your truck and get most advantages of a spray on liner at a small fraction of the cost. Brands of truck bed paint include Herculiner and Plasti-Kote. These paint coatings both contain rubber texture for a look like a professional spray lining.
Depending on how you use your truck, there is a best truck bed liner for your truck. The best choice may not be the most expensive either.