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RV Storage Prep List

This is a list of things to do before you tuck your RV away for its long winter nap.

  • Clean exterior side walls
  • Clean roof
  • Clean awning
  • Retract awning
  • Check roof seams
  • Stow cords & hoses
  • Check battery levels
  • Remove/ store batteries
  • Check tire pressure
  • Cover tires
  • Cover refrigerator, stove, furnace and water heater vents
  • Plug any opening on the under-side that critter can invade
  • Retract stabilizer jacks
  • Shut-off propane valves
  • Cover gas regulator
  • Drain water tanks
  • Disconnect AC power
  • Check engine fluid levels
  • Lubricate locks, hinges and sliding parts
  • Winterize water lines
  • Close vents & windows
  • Shut-off furnace/ AC
  • Retract slides
  • Clean refrigerator
  • Prop refrigerator door open slightly
  • Turn off water heater
  • Turn off water pump
  • Close blinds
  • Remove detector batteries
  • Remove all perishables
  • Leave cabinet doors and drawers open
  • Clean air conditioner filters
  • Turn chair cushions on edge
  • Place Snuggles dryer sheets throughout RV

These items are not listed in any specific order.… Continued

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There goes the Neighborhood

Every once in a while you run into those campers who don’t want to play nice. They don’t realize that there are other people who share the same space as they do. They don’t understand how their behavior affects those around them.… Continued

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Stop Slamming the Tent Door

Tent camping is not even in the same ballpark as RVing. It takes a special kind of person to stay in a tent. Modern RVs are now pretty much just like small homes on wheels. Tents now days are pretty much just like well tents.… Continued

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Kids Playing Outside

It is really great to see kids outside playing in the parks once again. Maybe the trend to getting a little more physical activity in our lives is taking hold. So many years now we have been out camping only to see very few kids outside running, biking and playing ball.… Continued

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Power Plug Meltdown

 

Proper usage of electrical connections can save you from a major meltdown. When you go to plug-in or remove the Power Plug on the end of your cord from the RV from the hookup post it is always a good idea to shut the breaker on the post off first.… Continued

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