Tips For Properly Storing Your RV

I know you are sad…the time has come to put the RV away. However, let’s make sure you properly store your RV so that come next season everything is in good working order.

10e15-rv-storageHere are some tips for properly storing your RV.

RVing Storage

Check out this video from Technomadia:

Tips from Mark J. Polk

Part 1 (Coach Storage)

  • Store your unit under a covered area if possible. If not, avoid parking under trees or in areas where grass and weeds will grow.
  • If you choose to buy a cover for the RV, be sure it is made of a breathable material. This will help in preventing mold and mildew.
  • Chock the wheels front and rear. Leave the parking brake off. If you’re storing a Pop Up angle the tongue downward to assist in snow and water run off.
  • Inflate the tires to the manufacturer’s recommended max cold pressure. Cover the tires to protect them from the harmful ultraviolet rays. Place something between the tires and the ground. Make sure whatever you use is larger than the actual foot print of the tire.
  • If you do not remove the tires for long-term storage periodically move the vehicle to prevent flat spots on the tires.
  • Close all of the window blinds to avoid sun exposure to the carpet, drapes and upholstery.
  • Wash the exterior of the unit and clean the interior thoroughly.
  • Make sure the awning fabric is clean and dry before storing.

See more from Mark here.

With proper storage, your RV will be in good shape when you are ready to hit the road again. Be a Pro in taking care of your RV because it is your home while you are on the road.

Do you have any other tips for storing your RV?

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