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Towing Covers with Foam

Towing Covers with foam protection

Protec Covers are the orginal innovators of towing covers for caravans and our design has evolved through rigorous testing and customer feedback over the years.  One of our early towing skirt protecters had a foam protection and we have been asked if we can offer this option with our present towing covers.  The simple answer is no we don't.

The reason that we stopped using foam protection is that firstly we saw that it wasn't necessary as the ProTex003 material is already sturdy enough but the other issues that those early designs had were problems with water absorbtion.  Even though we are basking in sunshine at the moment we all unfortunately know that we are famous for copious amounts of rain.  The problem our customers experienced was not only did rain find it's way into the foam, making it hard to dry out but added weight to the cover often causing the cover to slide whilst in transit.  As soon as we realised this issue we stopped manufacturing the skirts with foam inners.

Therefore we stuck to the orginal material to avoid any possible problems this could create and we're happy to say that we took the right decision as our award winning tow covers protect your caravan and are light, sturdy and waterproof.

Do we Manufacture Front Towing Covers in Darker Colours?

We often get asked if we can manufacture our caravan towing covers in darker colours instead of the light grey that we use. We therefore consulted a 3rd party expert in caravan body shells and windows and their chemical makeup and they have strongly advised us against doing so. The reason for this is due to cyclic nature of the change in temperature from being stationery and being in transit. Due to the heat absorption with darker colours the temperature can rapidly fluctuate between 10 and 15 degrees presenting the possibility of serious damage to the bodywork, such as the glued seals becoming warped or actually breaking.

As our towing covers are manufactured in light grey then the majority of the heat is reflected and therefore avoids any such problems from arising.

Towing Cover Guarantee

At long last we can get our caravans out and start to tour again and we know that you need to plan ahead and get your towing cover ready for the season.  So we've pulled out the stops and we've set up a new production line to ensure that you get your towing cover when you need it.  We guarantee that you'll get your Generic Tow Cover within two weeks and if it's a tailored towing cover you'll get it within just four weeks.  Just make sure that you quote this promotion and we'll have it whisked to your door ready for your holidays. Happy Towing!!

Free Flags for Towing Covers

It will be St Georges Day on the 23rd of April and over the last few years there have been lots of debates about why the English never seem to celebrate St Georges Day when other regions such as Catalunya and countries such as Malta and Georgia most certainly do. 

So to redress the balance we are giving away free flags for St Georges Day on all towing covers  and just so the rest of the UK and Ireland can join in we're extending the offer to all British Isles Flags.  Happy Towing.

Time to Get the Towing Covers Out

Lots of you who ordered at the NEC will have got your towing covers recently (sorry if you're still waiting, the NEC was really busy again and there is a bit of a backlog). We're sure that you can't wait to get them out on the road or at least have some kind of a Spring to be able to give them a try.  If you are brave enough to do some winter caravanning then the towing cover is going to be a must to keep all the salt and gravel off the front of your caravan.  

We've uploaded the fitting instructions here just in case you didn't get any with your cover or you're out on the road and you've left the instructions at home.  Although we're sure you'll agree that they're really easy to get on.



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