Spray-On vs. Drop-In: What’s the Difference?

After spending a lot of money on a new vehicle, that's one of the first things you want to do? Of course -- you want to protect it for years and years to come! This baby is going to last you for some time and you want to make sure it's safe from any damage.

So we have a question to ask you -- why are you picking a flimsy drop-in bed liner to protect your vehicle?

Sure, a drop-in liner is not only cheaper but just as effective as a spray-on. But don't be fooled -- this is a final solution. In the end, you'll see that a drop-in liner is not the right fit for your vehicle.

What is a Drop-In Bed Liner?

A drop-in bed liner is just that -- something to drop directly into the bed of your truck. The liner is usually bolted into place to keep from moving around. This requires drilling holes, which could contribute to scratching and possibly damaging the bed of your vehicle, the very thing you're trying to protect!

There are other issues with plastic drop-in liners. The older it gets, and with more exposure to the Texas heat and sun, the more brittle it will become. If that plastic drop-in liner rips, you run the risk of damage to your vehicle. Bye-bye investment!

If water becomes trapped between the plastic liner and the truck bed, you could also experience additional problems. Water damage leads to rust and corrosion, which not only weakens the truck bed but damage the resale value.

But when you purchase an Armadillo Liner, all these problems will disappear!

The Advantage of a Spray-On Liners From Marvel

If you want to protect your truck, your best option is an Armadillo Liner from Marvel Coatings. Our spray-on bed liners come in different colors and have several benefits. Among them is the ability to eliminate rust and corrosion. An Armadillo Liner is also impact resistant. The bed liner makes an impressive appearance and ensures that the surface remains scratch resistant for the rest of its life.

The best thing about spray-on liners is its water resistance. The polyurea coating can create a hard shell that wards off the water. You can even increase the resale value of your vehicle by combatting dings and dents that would otherwise appear. Also, the fact that spray-on liners help fight water means less corrosion.

It’s important to realize, however, that the quality of your spray-in liner application depends entirely on your installer, which is why it’s critical that you rely on a trusted company. Keep in mind that you need a great product with knowledgeable application to get it right.

Learn More about Armadillo Liners

Want a bed liner solution that will last the life of your truck?  Contact us at Marvel Coatings to find out more about our Armadillo Liners.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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