RV TIPS & TRICKS

GETTING YOUR RV IN TIP-TOP SHAPE


1

OPEN ALL DOORS AND COMPARTMENTS AND CHECK FOR RODENT INTRUSION AND WATER DAMAGE.

2OPEN ALL DOORS AND COMPARTMENTS AND CHECK FOR RODENT INTRUSION AND WATER DAMAGE.3TEST THE OPERATION OF THE CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR, THE LP GAS LEAK DETECTOR AND THE SMOKE DETECTOR.4CHECK THE FIRE EXTINGUISHER AND MAKE SURE IT IS FULLY CHARGED.5OPEN THE AWNING TO LET IT DRY.

6

RAISE THE RADIO / TV ANTENNA.

7

INSPECT ALL SEAMS, WINDOWS AND VENTS FOR WATER DAMAGE AND RESEAL IF NECESSARY.

8

LUBRICATE ALL HINGES AND LOCKS WITH SPRAY LUBRICANT.

9
TEST THE OPERATION OF THE HYDRAULIC JACKS IF APPLICABLE. ALSO CHECK THE HYDRAULIC FLUID LEVEL.10
PLACE MOTHBALLS NEAR (NOT IN) THE GAS BURNER ASSEMBLY OF THE REFRIGERATOR (TO PREVENT SPIDERS FROM NESTING AND CAUSING GAS FLOW BLOCKAGES AT THE BURNER).

11

PLACE SHEETS OF BOUNCE OR FLEECY (OR SIMILAR PRODUCT) UNDER EACH MATTRESS AND CUSHION. THIS WILL KEEP FIELD MICE AWAY AS THEY DON’T LIKE THE SMELL.

12

INSPECT THE TIRES FOR SIGNS OF DRY ROT. INFLATE ALL TIRES TO THE RECOMMENDED TIRE PRESSURE.



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DON’T FORGET TO CHECK, INSPECT AND TEST RUN YOUR:

  • Propane
  • Furnace
  • Refrigerator
  • Air Conditioner
  • Electrical System
  • Wastewater System
  • RV Battery System – See Our “5 Questions to Ask Yourself

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