Make sure you buy tires appropriate for the load range. This is often described as load range followed by a letter, for example "G" which is what I have on my trailer, or it can be described as "ply". You need to know your trailer's gross weight and then factor in the load it will carry to determine what range of tire you need. Bring this info with you to the tire store and then consider buying a heavier duty tire than the minimum recommended for your rig.
Then always check your tire pressure before hauling. With a used trailer, it is a good idea to have the axel alignment checked (this can usually only be done at a large truck/ semi center because it requires specialized equipment). Having slightly out of alignment axles can eat tires up really fast. Also plan to have the wheel bearings packed and tires rotated annually or every 3,000 miles, whichever comes first.
These recommendations have been our policy for 15 years. In all those year of hauling many many miles, we've never had a blowout or flat.
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