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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.

What Are The Best Seat Covers (which Seat Cover Fabric)?

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 if […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Does Honda make seat covers?

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 Barrier […]

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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, fits well and is easy to install. It can be used on cars, trucks, SUVs and any other types of motor vehicle. The Neoprene fabric is also ideal for work […]

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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 hardwearing the materials […]

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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 […]

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Is Faux Leather Better than Real Leather?

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 between […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Do Neoprene Seat Covers Smell?

Neoprene seat covers do not have a natural smell, but they can 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 start buying seat covers for your vehicle. You may think that these seat covers are invincible, […]

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Are Neoprene Seat Covers Waterpoof?

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 lifestyle […]

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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, fits well and is easy to install. It can be used on cars, trucks, SUVs and any other types of motor vehicle. The Neoprene fabric is also ideal for work or recreational vehicles. It’s water […]

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Are Neoprene Seat Covers Good?

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 […]

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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 if the seat cover gets ripped up […]

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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, there are two factors that are changing people’s opinions about this material: cost and production. While some people may enjoy the look and feel of leather many are unhappy […]

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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 […]

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What is PU Leather?

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. There are many items that are made from leather: From clothing and shoes to seats in automobiles […]

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What is Vegan Leather?

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 certain lifestyle […]

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Wet Okole Seat Covers

Feel the difference with luxury seat covers The desire for all-purpose car covers, which not only protect the seat fabric but offeri 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 […]

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How the Honda Dream Became Reality

Honda has become a Japanese-based global leader in car and motorcycle production borne 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, but with a fascination for anything […]

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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. […]

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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 and wear and tear of spilled lunches, stains from the children, or just surviving the general family lifestyle. However, the choice of covers can either ‘complete’ or ‘deplete’ […]

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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 […]

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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 ensure your vehicle is operating properly. In order to maintain your car, truck, or SUV […]

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A Brief History of Chevrolet

Chevrolet is an automaker known for its long history of making quality cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs.  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 produced and sold more than 200 million cars, trucks, vans, and […]

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5 Tips for Maintaining Your Work Truck or Van Interior Spotless

No matter what your business, when your main office is your work truck or cargo van, you need to stay organized in order to keep it moving. When traveling between customers from job to job, it’s easy for your work truck or van interior to easily become dirty, disorganized, and in a general disarray. But […]

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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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Pet Print Light Grey

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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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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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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Faux Leather Seat Cover Black

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

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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camo seat covers

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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Faux Leather Sport Sandstone Seat Covers LifeStyle

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 seat covers

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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