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Why Your Caravan Needs a Cover

Your caravan is your pride and joy, after all, they are a big investment! So, naturally you will want to keep your caravan as protected and safe as possible.

Anyone living in the UK can agree that the elements are not our friend; mud, rain and dirt are all too common across our roads. That’s why many people opt for a caravan cover, as it can help protect your caravan from all of these things!

A common misconception is that because caravans are made to be outside, the elements are no harm to them, but this isn’t true.

Towing covers are easy to use and protect your clean caravan whilst you are on your journey. A towing cover is an efficient barrier between your caravan and dead insects, mud splashes, stones, road muck and most importantly water damage – which the front of your caravan is always prone to when being towed. Not only that, but a towing cover can also cut out any glare which is caused by bright lights reflecting off the caravan’s front windows or bodywork.

It’s not just whilst towing that your caravan needs to be protected; water damage is something any caravan owner dreads, especially with our rainy UK weather. Water damage can badly affect the interior and exterior of your caravan, which can end up in costly repairs. A full caravan cover such as the covers we have on our site are waterproof up to 1metre of water, meaning 1 metre of water can sit on top of the fabric before any moisture will seep through.

Although we don’t live in the sunniest of countries, UV damage can also be a big problem for caravans, not only because it can fade your paintwork and decals, but more worryingly, UV rays can damage window, skylight and door seals. This can be costly not only in having to replace these parts, but a broken seal can let moisture into your caravan, causing all kinds of havoc with damp.

Aside from the physical protection the caravan covers offer, caravan covers also offer security if you keep your caravan on your drive as they will block the model of the caravan and therefore make it more difficult for thieves.

If you are considering a caravan cover, look no further than Pro-Tec covers! We have been trading for 20 years and have become a market-leader in protective covers. Take a look at our caravan cover options here.


british manufacturerAll our covers are designed and manufactured in-house in Bradford, West Yorkshire by Pro-Tec Covers Ltd. None of our caravan or motorhome covers are outsourced. Our material, CaravanShield, has been exclusively developed in the UK and we are proud to say that it continues to be manufactured  here in the UK