How can I protect my van from getting damaged?

I have just bought a new Citroen Berlingo and have really happy with it. However, can you offer any useful advice in regards to protecting the load area? I work as a general builder and will carry everything from cement mixers to bags of sand and cement.

Asked on 2 October 2013 by Steve Rash

Answered by Dan Powell
The most vulnerable part of the load area is the metal side panels, which can all too easily get dented by a shifting load, like a cement mixer. To protect it, you’ll need to a fit plywood lining, which you can either do yourself or pay an aftermarket firm to do it for you.

I’d also recommend using the van’s anchor rings to tie down heavy loads and stop them shifting from side to side. If you do all his, your van should stay protected.
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