CalTrend Seat Cover Blog

The CalTrend blog covers a variety of automotive topics. Here we provide seat cover and other automotive tips and guides, as well as information on various fabrics. We’ll also keep you in the loop on the latest CalTrend-related news.

Neoprene Seat Cover Reviews

While searching for new seat covers for your vehicle, you may be looking at various materials, such as cloth or leather. However, before you commit to either of these, consider the reasons why neoprene is a popular option for car seat covers. Protect Your Seats Against Moisture Used in wet suits for diving, neoprene is […]

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What You Need to Know: Car and Truck Seat Upholstery Repair and Replacement

When you first purchase or lease a new car, you have all the good intentions of keeping it clean and in tip-top condition. But then, life happens. From spills to dirt/mud to family pet mishaps and even the sun and other damaging environmental factors, everyday wear and tear on your vehicle’s interior is inevitable. To […]

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Rad Rides of the ’80s: Your Guide to the Top 10 Significant Cinematic Cars

By CalTrend’s Scholarship Winner The 1980s will forever be remembered for their legendary pop culture. From John Hughes’ movies displaying our ultimate dream crushes to some seriously nail-biting thrillers, the decade will be memorialized for its classic flicks. However, the actors weren’t the only items in our fantasies during this period of cinematic history. Several […]

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Driving With Pets: 5 Solutions to Keep Your Car Clean

We all love our cuddly, friendly, active pets—they’re loyal, loving, protective, and some easily earn the title of “best friend.” They get really excited when you ask, “Wanna go for a drive?” Taking your pets on quick rides to the park or on long road trips is great for bonding, but the reality is that […]

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CalTrend’s got you covered with its new seat innovation

Santa Ana, CA – April 30, 2019 – For drivers looking for the best in luxury seating covers, they won’t believe what they can buy in CalTrend’s latest campaign. The Californian-based company is exclusively offering comfortable I Can’t Believe It’s Not Leather- faux leather seat covers. Adding these sophisticated seat covers will help transform your […]

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The History of Camouflage

For centuries, Camouflage has been used to help people and objects blend in with their surrounding elements. From military camouflage to high fashion to novelty prints on everything from clothing to backpacks, camouflage has a long and varied history. Camouflage in Nature Blending in with nature is not a new concept. Animals have used camouflage […]

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The History of Neoprene and Neosupreme

If you’ve ever worn a wetsuit, used rubber-like oven mitts and hot pads, or put on sports equipment like knee or elbow pads, you’re probably already familiar with neoprene. Known as the first synthetic rubber, neoprene was created in 1930 by a team of DuPont scientists, led by chemist Wallace Carothers, in response to a […]

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What Are the Top 5 Car Accessories Trending in 2019?

Besides purchasing a home, your vehicle is one of the next biggest investments you’ll make. What does your car-care routine look like? Are you diligent when it comes to your investment? —i.e. you never miss an oil change or an X-amount-of-miles service checkup. Do you wash and vacuum your vehicle regularly to keep the interior […]

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TrueTimber seat covers

TrueTimber FAQ

How to fold down a Truetimber hub blind When taking down a Truetimber hub blind, start by lifting the blind by the top so that it is raised above the ground. Then take your other hand and push in the side so that the blind is flattened. Fold the blind in half, from top to […]

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The Top Trending Seat Covers of 2019

Are you someone who loves your car and wants to keep it looking nice? Who isn’t? Cars are big investments and if we don’t take good care of them, like anything else, they lose not only their appeal and functionality, but their value too.   So how can you protect your interior from the everyday […]

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Mossy Oak FAQ

What Is Mossy Oak? Mossy Oak is one of the leading manufacturers of camouflage and outdoor gear, and they are based out of West Point, Mississippi. The company was founded during 1986, and Toxey Haas is the company’s founder. The founder of the company got his inspiration from observing the natural environment, and this has […]

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Custom Seat Cover Fabric

Fabric 101: How to Choose the Right Custom Seat Cover Fabric for You

So, you’ve made the decision to buy custom seat covers. Excellent choice! The next step is to choose the best fabric to suit your needs. With so many options—neoprene vs. neosupreme, leather vs. leatherette, camouflage vs. Hawaiian print—our CalTrend team created this buyer’s guide to help you select the seat cover fabrics that are right […]

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Custom vs. Universal Car Seat Covers – What’s the Difference?

One of the biggest debates in the car seat cover world is: Custom vs. Universal. Custom car seat covers are designed to fit the exact model of your car but come at a higher price point, while universal car seat covers are “one size fits all” but are cheaper. How do you choose? Before we […]

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Are Custom Car Seat Covers the Right Choice?

Maybe you’re eyeing your friend’s ride that’s been refreshed with a new interior, or perhaps you’re wondering how to make your seats look as nice as that new car TV ad, without breaking the bank, of course—whatever the case, custom car seat covers are becoming more and more popular for a variety of reasons. Before […]

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cordura seat covers

Cordura How-To

Cordura is a type of fabric manufactured in various weights and blends of nylon, cotton, or polyester. It is often used in motorcycle gear, military garb, outdoor gear, and backpacks. It is strong, durable, and tear-resistant like canvas. It is often treated with polyurethane or silicon to make it water-resistant. There are occasions when you […]

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Cordura FAQ

We have pride that we know everything there is to know about textiles, and we find that Cordura fabric isn’t too much different from other types of fabric. However, you always have much more to learn about a fabric. You have a couple of different indications when it comes to special fabric. What is that […]

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How to maintain your vehicle’s Interior

You love your coffee, pets, and children. But they can wreak havoc on your car’s interior. In addition to creating an eyesore, a dirty interior can lower your car’s resale value and accelerate its depreciation. Ideally, it is best to clean up a mess when it first happens to prevent stains and mildew growth. However, […]

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Popular Car & Truck Seat Cover Options

Adding seat covers to your car or truck can help give the inside of your vehicle a personal touch and protect your seats from the damage of daily use. With seat covers, the upholstery or leather seats in your vehicle can last longer than ever all while having a custom pattern to your seat. When […]

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Denim FAQ – All About Denim

What Is Denim? Denim is a cotton fabric that has crosswise threads that go over and under other threads. This is a diagonal type of weaving that makes the denim fabric durable and distinguishes it from other types of fabric. Before weaving, the warp threads are dyed with the indigo color, but the weft threads […]

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Why Neoprene Seat Covers are so Popular

In recent years, we have seen a lot of car owners spending cold, hard cash on seat covers. They have chosen to make the upgrade from premium leather seating to neoprene seat covers. Why a person chooses to go with neoprene seat covers can be boiled down to a few different reasons. The biggest things […]

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Hawaii FAQ

The most recent state to join the union, Hawaii is a set of islands in the Pacific Ocean. The state derives its name from the largest of the islands, only some of which are publicly inhabited. Kaho’olawe, the smallest, is not inhabited. Until 1990, the United States military used it as a training ground. It […]

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Hawaiian seat covers

Hawaiian Car Seat Covers Let’s be honest, your car isn’t just a means of transportation, it’s an extension of your personality. From an eco-friendly pragmatist driving the latest hybrid to a handwringing soccer mom surrounding her children with the latest safety features, the automobile you drive tells people a little about you. Since that’s the […]

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All About Santa Ana

CalTrend is proudly located in Santa Ana and offers free installation at its facility. Santa Ana, California is located adjacent to the famous Santa Ana River and is less than 10 miles away from the coast. The city was founded in 1869. It’s the official second largest metropolitan area in the U.S. Santa Ana spans […]

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The Joys of Cordura Seat Covers

Do You Need Cordura Seat Covers for Your Vehicle Interior? Cordura seat covers have been common sights inside of vehicles for a while. They’ve been beloved DuPont items for what seems like ages. It can be tough to keep a car interior flawlessly clean. Life happens. People use their vehicles with great frequency. They shuttle […]

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Five Reasons to buy Waterproof Seat Covers

Waterproof Seat Covers and Associated Perks Invest in a Top-Quality Waterproof Seat Cover for Your Vehicle Keeping a vehicle in tiptop shape isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Fortunately, there are certain types of products on the market that simplify matters significantly for vehicle owners. It can be stressful to deal with a car […]

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Seat Cover Fabrics: Neoprene vs Leather

Neoprene vs. Leather, Which is Better for a Car Seat Cover? Many people will put covers on their car seats. There are many reasons to use a cover. Sometimes it is to protect your seat. It can also be to improve the look of the seat. People also use covers to show off a particular […]

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Preserving the Value of a Leased Car or Truck

Leasing a vehicle offers you the chance to own a brand new car without an enormous price tag attached to the transaction. While you may need to provide a down payment, these amounts are generally small in relation to the total value of the car. Then, you’ll make payments to the dealership each month. At […]

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Imitation / Faux / Synthetic Leather Infographic

Imitation / Faux Leather Seat Covers
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Why Neoprene Seat Covers are so Popular

In recent years, we have seen a lot of car owners spending cold, hard cash on seat covers. They have chosen to make the upgrade from premium leather seating to neoprene seat covers. Why a person chooses to go with neoprene seat covers can be boiled down to a few different reasons. The biggest things […]

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Uses of Neoprene

What Is Neoprene?

Neoprene was the first ever successful synthetic rubber created, dating back to 1930. Natural rubber was in such high demand during the 1920’s that the prices kept rising. The demand leads to a search for a comparable synthetic rubber. It was during 1930, that a chemist from DuPont, produced a rubber-like substance. Neoprene is a […]

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Self-Driving Cars

About Self-Driving Cars

Although we aren’t living in the world of jetpacks and flying cars that we were promised by movies and television of the 20th century, technology has gotten pretty advanced. What is a self-driving car? A self-driving car is exactly what it sounds like: a car that can drive itself. It uses a combination of technologies […]

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Orange County Seat Covers

All about Orange County

History of Orange County Orange County began to populate thousands of years ago. The first people to live there survived by hunting, fishing, and gathering seeds and plants. Shoshonean speakers later arrived. California was under Spain’s control for more than 200 years, and no one made any efforts to colonize the area until 1769. In […]

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Imitation Leather Facts

You may be wanting to understand the different kinds of leather substitutes available. You might wonder how well each type of leather alternative stands up to the natural animal hides, but you find yourself confused. There are so many different terms concerning the faux leather products out there, that it’s hard to tell which one […]

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Jeep Renegade Seat Covers

About Jeep Renegade

Introduction to the Jeep Renegade Jeep, as a brand, has become synonymous with off-road capability and award-winning performance over 75 years of auto-making excellence. They made the first ever sport utility vehicles back in the 1940s and an entire industry segment was born. The Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Wrangler are already well-recognized, but in […]

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Faux Leather

Faux Leather FAQ

What is faux leather? Faux leather is a synthetic fabric that looks, feels and wears like genuine leather. These manmade fabrics use different types of chemicals to achieve the look of leather. Pleather, for instance, uses plastic. Leatherette and other synthetic materials are often treated with polyurethane or wax. The most environmentally friendly faux leather […]

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neosupreme seat covers

Neosupreme FAQ

Seat covers make an old car look new again. The right covers fit tightly, resist spills, and feel great to the touch. Shoppers can turn to Neosupreme for the right fit, feel and stain resistance. More affordable, Neosupreme lets you get the personal look you want for your vehicle for less. What does Neosupreme feel […]

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Popular Custom Seat Covers

Custom seat covers are one of the best ways to extend the life of the seats in your car. The right seat cover will protect your car seats from dirt, dust, moisture, and UV rays and keep these integral aspects of your vehicle’s interior looking brand new for years to come. Not only do seat […]

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Patriotic Seat Covers

Patriotic Seat Covers

To protect your investment in your vehicle, adding seat covers to protect the cloth or leather of your interior is relatively cheap. On top of that, installing the seat covers is easy as well. Seat covers come in all types and styles of print to help decorate the interior of your vehicle. And what better […]

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Uses of Neoprene

The Various Uses of Neoprene

As you explore the seas and surf the ocean waves, you have likely used a wetsuit to keep you warm while enjoying these aquatic activities. However, you may not realize that neoprene, the material that wetsuits are made from, is not just used to make water-resistant clothing. This versatile rubber-like substance keeps its flexibility over […]

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Trending Car Seat Covers in 2018

With a brand new year, you have likely already made new goals that you are looking forward to accomplishing. Your car can help you get there, but after awhile the journey will start to feel routine. A quick and affordable upgrade to your car can keep you motivated, and an easy way while revitalizing and […]

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Uses of Neoprene

The History of Neoprene

Invented almost 90 years ago, Neoprene is now an important, yet common product used for various different purposes. The following brief article chronicles the history of this substance, as well as discusses the many everyday items it can be found in. The History Of Neoprene Neoprene is considered to be the first form of synthetic […]

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Facts about Leather

Interesting Facts About Leather

Leather has been used in a variety of ways since the dawn of mankind when it was primarily used to create clothing or shelter. Egyptian tombs provide us with a glimpse into the way leather was used in that culture. Paintings and carvings found there suggest that leather was being used in decorative items, clothing […]

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Faux Leather Seat Covers

Seat Cover FAQ

For a modest investment, drivers can enhance a vehicle´s interior while improving comfort and extending the lifespan of its seats.  Custom seat covers offer aesthetic and practical benefits that can protect the beauty of a new car´s seats or make used ones look like new again. Contemporary materials provide durability and elegance that enhance the […]

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Seat Cover Image of the Week – 12/22/2017

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Neosupreme Seat Covers

NeoSupreme Seat Cover Facts!

Facts about NeoSupreme Seat Covers! NeoSupreme seat covers have become quite popular with a majority of vehicle owners across the United States. That’s due to the affordability and numerous other advantages offered by this material. NeoSupreme is less expensive than neoprene but offers ultimate protection for the factor seats of your vehicle. That is why […]

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NeoSupreme Seat Covers: Common Questions

Part of what is involved in designing a perfect custom interior is choosing the right material for the seat covers, and the most popular choice, in this case, is NeoSupreme. When you go shopping, you will probably come across another type of seat covers known as Neoprene. However much these two sound similar, they are […]

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Installing CalTrend DuraPlus Seat Covers On A 2014 Chevy Silverado Pickup

By far, the 2014 Chevy Silverado is one of the most popular trucks used for work and weekend activities. So it’s no wonder truck owners want to protect the vehicle’s seats from excessive wear and damage.  Fortunately, manufacturers like CalTrend, offer a variety of U.S.A. manufactured seat covers that not only provide optimum protection, but […]

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Welcome To The CalTrend Seat Cover Blog: Our Company Commitment

CalTrend custom seat covers welcomes you to read and view content on it’s blog. The idea behind the blog is to provide more in-depth content on CalTrend’s manufacturing techniques, information on the fabrics and materials it’s seat covers are manufactured from, and to help customers choose the right seat covers for their vehicle and specific […]

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CalTrend® Custom Seat Covers Available For 2014 Model Chevy Silverado 1500 Series Pickups

CalTrend® offers superior quality custom seat covers for 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 series pickups. These seat covers are precision cut to perfectly fit over the vehicle’s front and rear seats, while providing protection against dirt, moisture and excessive wear.  CalTrend® seat covers for the 2014 Silverado fit both bucket and split-bench front/rear seat configurations, and […]

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