Need to cut back on your costs a bit? You’re not alone. Maintaining your own rig is growing more expensive and concerning by the day, and keeping that price down is an absolute must. How can you stay frugal while still taking care of your rig? These frugal tips can help.
- Know When To Do It Yourself: There are all kinds of simple repairs to your rig you can handle on your own. Replacing the headlight, for instance, should be no problem. Even replacing the seals in your air lines’ gladhands shouldn’t be an issue. Then there are problems you shouldn’t even begin to approach on your own. If you do, you’re only going to have more problems on your hands than you started with.
- Schedule Maintenance: Maintenance is a must with any semi, and while it can certainly cost you quite a bit to have it done, the simple reality is that maintaining your truck means you have an investment that may outlive your driving days. Pay attention to the owner’s manual and follow the schedule laid out there, and make certain your truck is ready for any seasonal changes headed your way too.
- Plan Ahead: Knowing where you’ve been, where you are, where you’re going, and how you’ll get there actually matters to truck maintenance. You have to understand who you might contact in an emergency to get the most for those repair dollars and save some of that hard earned cash.
If you take care of your rig, it will certainly take care of you, even when you’re trying hard to save some of that extra cash. Let us help. Contact us today to learn how we can build a scheduled truck repair program that will keep you on the road longer.