The Belco Blog

A collection of hints, tips, advice and information from the world of trailers

Have you got the energy?

Have you got the energy?

The 2021 Australian Energy Statistics for electricity generation shows that 24 per cent of Australia's electricity came from renewable energy last year, up from 21 per cent in 2019. South Australia accounts for a whopping 29% of all wind energy generated in Australia....

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How to hook up a trailer

How to hook up a trailer

9 steps to help ensure you correctly connect your trailer to your tow vehicle. Knowing how to hook up a trailer is an essential step to ensuring your towing experience goes smoothly. Connecting a trailer incorrectly can result in expensive damage to your vehicle,...

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Galvanized Trailer Care

Galvanized Trailer Care

How to prolong the life of your galvanized trailer by taking care of its protective coating.What is hot dip galvanizing for trailers? Hot dip galvanizing is an anti-corrosion process that creates a protective layer of zinc on metal surfaces like aluminium and steel....

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The Instant Asset Write-Off

The Instant Asset Write-Off

The instant asset write-off and what it means for you and your new trailer.On 24 March 2020, the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 was launched by our Government. Here is what this means for you as Australian business owners who need to keep...

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How to reverse a trailer

How to reverse a trailer

For many people, one of the scariest things about towing a trailer is having to reverse it. However despite the fear, you are going to have to put it in to reverse at some point. Reversing a trailer takes lots of practice, but here is a quick guide from Belco to get...

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How to tow a trailer safely

How to tow a trailer safely

At Belco, we are advocates for safety. Our trailers come with an operational checklist, a manual, and where necessary, risk analysis documents, engineers' certifications and any other documentation needed to get your trailer operational. However, once you drive away...

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Trailer Servicing and Repairs

Trailer Servicing and Repairs

Did you know that you should service your trailer just like you service your vehicle? The running gear under your trailer is just as important as the running gear under your vehicle but generally because we do not use our trailers often we tend to put off or forget...

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Trailer Parts

Trailer Parts

Belco stocks a range of trailer parts for a variety of trailer applications big and small. Our range includes: Boat trailer parts Box trailer parts Heavy duty trailer parts and more. Come in to our Brendale factory on the north side of Brisbane, or give us a...

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Belco Dog Trailers

Belco Dog Trailers

They just keep getting bigger and bigger. This is Belco's latest project, 3 axle dog trailers. Nothing is too big or too small for Belco. Give us a call with your requirements and we will do our best to make it happen.  

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