Because you probably spend more time in your truck than anywhere else, it’s important to make sure you have the right gadgets to make your life easier. Here are some products that can turn your truck into your sanctuary.
Heads up display (HUD)
Traditionally reserved for airplane pilots, a heads up display can turn your phone’s screen into a display just above your steering wheel. Make using a maps app on your phone to get to your next job easier. Find heads up displays.
Portable vacuum cleaner
We know it can get messy in your truck. From the on-the-road lunches to the random messes, you need to be able to pick up after yourself. A clean truck conveys trust and confidence to your customers. Find car vacuum cleaners.
Car coffee makers
By around 3 p.m., you’re probably ready to take a little nap in the back of your truck. Unfortunately, duty calls. Make sure you’ve got the energy to tackle the rest of your day with car-friendly coffee makers. Find car coffee makers.
Protect your vehicle and investment in the event of a crash by installing a mirror dashcam. Many of these mirrors have forward and rear facing cameras that can record an incident. These cameras are great in the event of an accident as evidence. Find mirror dashcams.
Portable jump starters
Often, jobs will take you out into the middle of nowhere or you might not have someone around to help you in case your truck battery dies. These portable battery starters can be a life saver. Find jump starters.
Compact tire inflator
It’s important to have a tire flat repair kit in your truck, but what about those slow leaks you can’t quite get to but need a temporary solution. Instead of spending a dollar or so each time you need to fill up your tires again, invest in a compact tire inflator. Find compact tire inflators.
Vehicle fridge and cooler
You owe it to yourself not to be too far from your favorite frosty beverage or snack. A truck fridge can make sure your favorite drinks and snacks stay at the right temperature. Find a car fridge.
Car swivel tray
Whether eating, writing, or typing on your laptop, it’s always hard to find a sturdy and high enough surface to feel comfortable doing any of those things. A car swivel tray can give you a portable surface to get stuff done. Find a car swivel tray.
Backseat car organizer
Let’s be honest, you probably have a bunch of stuff in your truck that you have a hard time finding a place for. A backseat car organizer can help you get organized and uncluttered quickly. Find a backseat car organizer.
Car care monitor
Learn about our truck’s health with a car care monitor. These devices plug into your car similar to a mechanic’s diagnostic computer and can give you readouts on how your truck is performing. Many of these devices come with apps and support. Find a car care monitor.
Every interaction is an opportunity to market your business and services. Make sure you print out your customized Hearth flyer to every job so your customers can make the most informed financial decision. Get your flyer in your Hearth dashboard.
Also, bring your business’ lawn signs and ask homeowners if they mind you advertising your business in their yard for a few weeks after the job is done. You’d be surprised how many people will say yes.
You never know when you’ll have the opportunity to make a four-legged friend. Homeowners love pet-friendly contractors, and dog owners are especially fond of people their dogs love. Make sure you make the right impression on their furry companions by bringing treats to the job.
Extra clothes and deodorant
You never know what the day will bring. Make sure you have an extra change of clothes and deodorant or wet wipes to make sure you stay fresh all day, especially on those hot, summer days.