The Benefits of Tire Socks for 2021

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You want to save your flooring from the marks and damage heavy equipment can leave behind? Many companies or clients you may work for have warehouses or garages that people have spent a lot of time and money to have the concrete stained or polished. The same goes for car dealerships and any other polished flooring you need to keep clean.

When you drive your heavy equipment on polished concrete or tile with no protection for your wheels, you will see tire marks and small scuff marks left from the tires. If you have non-marking tires on your heavy equipment, Tire Socks will keep the residue from the tires off your floor. If you have taken the time and money to create this beautiful floor, the last thing you want is to have it scuffed up.  

Tire marks are also noticeable at showrooms in convention centers. They have can carpet on their floors and require that cars and trucks come in with tire covers to protect their floors. Tire Socks applications include forklifts, bucket trucks and any other heavy equipment with wheels where the floor needs to be protected. If the heavy equipment could leak or spill fluid we offer Drip Diapers to further protect the floor from unwanted damage or stains.

This is why so many companies invest in tire covers to help protect their floors and their clients flooring. So no matter what your reason for seeking covers might be, you will be helping protect your investment by covering them up.

So no matter what size you have, there is a cover to fit it, and you can even have it designed with your company logo printed on it for branding purposes.

Tire Socks FAQ’s

How are Tire Socks measured?

Finding the right size cover for your tires is crucial to staying on and protecting them from the elements. The best way to get the right fit is to measure the total distance by taking a tape measure and measuring from the ground to the tire’s top.

The first three numbers on your tire wall are the width of the tire. As an example, if the number is 185, that means your tire is 185 millimeters wide.

The two digits following the tire’s width is known as the aspect ratio. For example, If that number is 75, you need to take 75 percent of the section width. 

Here is another example, let’s use this tire ST185/75-R16; this means you would need to take 85 percent of the 185, which would be 157 millimeters. Then convert this into inches by multiplying 157 x .0394. The tire’s section height would be approximately 6.19 inches.

How much are tire covers?

Tire cover cost can vary based on several factors, including size, heavy-duty or not, and if it’s custom, such as having your company logo on it. It is best to reach out to one of our customer service specialists to get exact pricing.

How to install tire covers?

When it comes to installing tire covers, this is a simple process done in a few minutes. Just follow the steps below, and you are on your way.

  • Park your vehicle and set the parking brake.  Best practices would suggest that the vehicle not be parked on any slope during fitting.
  • Place your tire covers over the tires. Start by mounting the cover from the top of the tire and work downwards.
  • Rotate the tire cover. You want to rotate the tire cover to have a logo showing; they are all in the same position on all four tires. 
  • Once in the proper position, and 3/4 of the tire covered except the bottom, move your vehicle approx. 1-2 ft and pull the remaining cover into place. 
  • How do I care for tire covers?
    If you notice your covers are getting a bit dirty, you can simply toss them in the washing machine on a cold and air dry them.