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, including new seat cover fabrics.
Origins of Plaid Pattern
Plaid: An Example with Rich Scottish Legacy Plaid is an immortal example that has been around for quite a long time and keeps on being famous today. This example is described by converging groups of varieties that structure squares or square shapes, making an outwardly engaging and unmistakable look. However, did you had at least […]
Toyota Truck Seat Covers
Of the four trucks listed here, Toyota is the only one that does not directly compete with the other three with its model line. Toyota makes the mid-size Tacoma and the full-size Tundra. The latter is roughly equivalent to the F-150, Silverado, and RAM 1500. Technically, Toyota entered the full-size market with the T100 back in 1993. However, despite the full-size […]
Are Neoprene Seat Covers the Best Choice
Neoprene Seat Covers are the Best Choice for Your Car Neoprene seat covers are an excellent choice for car owners. They are almost as durable as leather seat covers. Their design allows them to resist mildew, stains, tear, wear, and other spoiling factors. They also provide for a long life. Neoprene Seat Covers are Your […]
How Much Does it Cost to Put Leather Seats in a Car?
What is the Cost to Put Leather Seats in a Car? Since the creation of the automobile, people have desired upgrades. In some cases, drivers look for power and drive enhancements to increase horsepower or fuel-efficiency. Others want upgrades for suspension systems, particularly if they take their vehicles off-road. However, in today’s society where a […]
Are Neoprene Seat Covers Waterproof?
Contents Understanding The Composite of Neoprene Vehicle Upholstery Covers For people who like to customize their vehicles, there is always a wide variety of investments that can be great additions. For many people who invest in vehicle interior upgrades for décor and interior finish, the changes they invest in often have to do with the […]
What Are The Best Seat Covers (which Seat Cover Fabric)?
Contents What Are The Best Seat Covers? Your car is a big investment and you want to keep it looking good for years to come. One of the easiest ways to do this is by using seat covers. Seat covers will protect your car’s factory seats from the wear and tear of everyday driving. Even […]
Is Faux Leather Good Quality
Faux Leather Caliber: A Look at Faux Leather Making decisions that involve leather can be quite difficult in this day and age. That’s because there are so many questions that relate to the material and its functioning. Some people ask themselves if it’s morally right to use products that involve the assistance of animal byproducts […]
What are the Best Seat Covers on the Market?
What Are the Best Seat Covers on the Market? So you want to purchase seat covers for your car or truck? Finding the best one may be difficult as there are several companies manufacturing good seat covers today. All of them advertise that their seat covers are the best on the market. So what are […]
Does Honda make seat covers?
Contents Does Honda make seat covers? If you need protective seat covers for the interior of your Honda, there are any number of genuine Honda seat covers made specifically for your make and model. Take a look at some of the advantages of outfitting the interior of your Honda with genuine Honda seat covers. Protective […]
Are Neoprene Seat Covers Sweaty
Are Neoprene Seat Covers Sweaty? Many people say Neoprene is the perfect material for making seat covers. Neoprene seat covers are strong, rugged, attractive, versatile, fit well, and is easy to install. It can be used on cars, trucks, SUVs, and any other type of motor vehicle. The Neoprene fabric is also ideal for work […]
Is Faux Leather Waterproof?
Faux Leather and Contact With Water Faux leather is a big topic among the leather devotees of the world as of late. There are many people nowadays who wax poetic about this kind of synthetic material. They frequently praise many things that involve faux leather. They often praise just how sturdy and hard wearing the […]
Is Faux Leather Better than Real Leather?
Contents The Advantages of Opting for Faux Leather – Comparing Faux Leather and Real Leather Leather is quite a tricky subject for many. People often wonder about the ethics of authentic leather. They just as frequently wonder about the appearance of faux leather as well. If you’re a leather lover who is trying to decide […]
Which Leather is Best for Seat Covers?
Which Leather Is Best For Car Seats? When you want to get seat covers for your car, you can choose from several options. Some families will choose fabric or neoprene, but there are amazing leather seat covers that will make your car look amazing. Plus, you can clean a good seat cover easily. Read more […]
Are Seat Covers good for Leather Seats?
Leather is a luxury item to most of us. People love the comfort, smell, and rich look of it, especially leather vehicle seats. Almost everyone who has forked out the cash to have leather upholstered seats wants to protect their investment. The question is whether it is better to cover them up or to enjoy […]
Do Neoprene Seat Covers Smell?
Neoprene seat covers do not have a natural smell, but they will start to smell over time if you are not taking care of them. There are a few myths listed below that you need to read before you begin to buy seat covers for your vehicle. You may think that these seat covers are […]
Are Neoprene Seat Covers Sweaty?
Contents Are Neoprene Seat Covers Sweaty? Many people say Neoprene is the perfect material for making seat covers. Neoprene seat covers are strong, rugged, attractive, versatile, fit well, and is easy to install. It can be used on cars, trucks, SUVs, and any other type of motor vehicle. The Neoprene fabric is also ideal for […]
Are Neoprene Seat Covers Good?
Contents Neoprene Seat Covers are Your Best Choice Some people choose to spend their money painting the exterior of their car. They don’t understand that the torn, ragged seat covers on the interior detract from the beauty of the outside. They don’t know how little it would cost to replace their seat covers using a […]
What Are The Best Seat Covers?
Your car is a big investment that you want to keep looking good for years to come. One of the easiest ways to do this is by using seat covers. Seat covers will protect your car’s factory seats from the wear and tear of everyday driving. Even if the seat cover gets ripped up and […]
What is Faux Leather?
When someone talks about luxury material, one of the first things that come to mind is leather. It’s used to make clothing, crafts, and upholstery. However, the two factors that are changing people’s opinions about this material are cost and production. While some people may enjoy the look and feel of leather, many are unhappy […]
All About Pleather
Leather is a stylish and trendy fabric that is applicable in many areas from fashion to furniture to car interiors. However, it’s also very expensive, and many people tend to dislike it on the basis that it comes from cow skin. An affordable and cruelty-free version of leather, pleather, was created by DuPont in 1963 […]
What is PU Leather? The Great Debate: Leather or PU
PU Leather is a material that is most often defined incorrectly. People are sometimes confused by the fact that the word “leather” is used in the name. So, is it real leather, or not? That is the question. Many items are made from leather: From clothing and shoes to seats in automobiles and airplanes, and […]
What Is Vegan Leather And How Is It Used?
Vegan leather is a product that offers the appearance and texture of leather without harming any animals. You may not realize that vegan leather is an option because there are so many standard leather products on the market. Use the list below to learn more about vegan leather as you begin to make your lifestyle […]
Wet Okole Seat Covers
Contents Feel the difference with luxury seat covers The desire for all-purpose car covers, which not only protect the seat fabric but offers a high-end finish, is growing in demand from car owners worldwide. At Wet Okole, they offer neoprene waterproof car seat covers that are designed in a variety of styles that can be customized […]
How the Honda Dream Became Reality
Honda has become a Japanese-based global leader in car and motorcycle production born out of one man’s vision, a foundation based on bravery, fortune, and flops, but rising again and again on a stellar path to becoming a billion-dollar empire. Its creator, Soichiro Honda, came from a humble background, with a fascination for anything mechanical. That became […]
All About the Chevrolet Silverado
The Chevy Silverado is a series of full-size and heavy-duty pickup trucks manufactured by General Motors. Since its debut in 1999, more than 12 million Silverados have been sold. For the past few years, the Chevrolet Silverado has been voted in the top three full-size pickup trucks, competing with the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150. […]
Why are Leather Seat Covers So Popular in Cars?
We all opt for seat covers for our cars, even if they are just a suitable option to keep the original seats free from the everyday messes, wear and tear, spilled lunches, stains from the children, or just surviving the general family lifestyle. However, the choice of covers can either ‘complete’ or ‘deplete’ the car. Many drivers […]
A Spin Thru the History of the Iconic Ford Mustang
It may well be fast, and undoubtedly furious, but the Ford Mustang remains a classic car of modern times that evokes a double-take from fellow drivers and pedestrians alike. So let’s take you for a quick spin through the history of this fascinating car that remains as iconic today as when Steve McQueen took to the 1968 […]
8 Essential Summer Care Tips for Your Car and Truck
The summer heat can be unbearable for everyone, and it can take a toll on your car too. Whether you’re planning a long road trip or going about your regular routine this summer. There are important steps to take to insure your vehicle is operating properly. In order to maintain your car, truck, or SUV […]
A Brief History of Chevrolet
Chevrolet is an automaker known for its long history of making quality cars, trucks, vans, and SUV A brief article on the origins and history of Chevrolet . General Motors founder William Durant and Buick race car driver Louis Chevrolet co-founded Louis’ namesake company in Detroit, Michigan, on November 3, 1911. Since then, Chevrolet has […]
5 Tips for Maintaining Your Work Truck or SUV Interior Spotless
When your main office is your work truck, SUV, or cargo van, you must stay organized so you can keep moving, no matter what your business. When traveling from job to job, it’s easy for your work truck or van interior to become dirty, disorganized, and in general disarray. But have no fear! We’ve got […]
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. Contents Protect Your Seats Against Moisture Used in diving wet suits, neoprene is a highly moisture-resistant material. When used […]
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 […]
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 excited when you ask, “Wanna go for a drive?” Taking your pets on quick rides to the park or long road trips is great for bonding, but the reality is that it can […]
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 its 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 […]
CalTrend’s got you covered with its new seat innovation
Santa Ana, CA – April 30, 2019 – For drivers looking for the best in luxury seat covers, you won’t believe what you can buy in CalTrend’s latest campaign. The California-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 vehicle’s […]
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 and 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 […]
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 […]
What Are the Top 5 Car Accessories Trending in 2022?
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 […]
Contents 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 […]
The Top Trending Seat Covers of 2022
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 […]
Mossy Oak FAQ
Contents 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
CalTrend now offers automotive seat covers made with Cordura fabric. 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 […]
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 our DuraPlus fabric as they are both durable, waterproof and perfect for harsh conditions. However, you always have much more to learn about a fabric. You have a couple of different […]
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, […]
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 and still have a custom pattern. When you get tired of a particular pattern or when […]
Denim FAQ – All About Denim
Contents 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 […]
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 are smell, comfort, and […]