When a trailer is not kept clean enough the acid in urine corrodes the aluminum resulting in pitting white flakes and eventually holes.
Replacing a horse trailer floor.
Now you might be thinking that the type of flooring you have in your trailer isn t all that important but what you choose can make a big difference to your trailer your horse and your pocketbook.
We all have those projects that we want to do or need to do but never make the time to do them for whatever reason.
When the wood floor rots it can break through anytime when weight is applied to it.
Replacing the floor of horse trailers would ensure that they do not rot.
While replacing the floor of horse trailers there are certain factors that you might just have to consider.
For me replacing the wood floor in my utility trailer was on that never ending list.
Urine that sits under the mats for weeks at a time is detrimental to the structure of an aluminum floor.
We have compiled a guide to help you choose the best lumber option for your trailer.
Tragedies like a floor giving out can easily be avoided.
In the used trailers i see the rotting generally occurs in the middle of the trailer floor.
In a past article i showed you five handy steps to help you find the right trailer for this post we re going to dig a little deeper into five horse trailer flooring options.
In a grisly accident a horse fell through the floor of its trailer during travel and had to be euthanized.
The floor in a stock horse trailer does not last forever.
With a few tools and instruction you can replace that rotten floor.
Replacing the floors is an important task that must be accomplished this is to ensure that your animals do not come crashing.
I use this trailer for hauling different things like a lawn mower lumber furniture for.
It must be replaced before it rots.