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storing your RV
September 1, 2015

Tips for Properly Storing Your RV

Do you own a RV? Nowhere to store it for the winter? We have spaces for you! Now that you have a location, we want to make sure you properly store it for the winter. You’ll want to make sure you correctly prepare your vehicle for storage so that when you use it again it is in great shape. Whether you’ll be storing it in an indoor facility or in a parking lot, you’ll want to follow some tips on the best storage procedures. Here’s a list to get you started:

storing your RV

 

Here are even more tips for properly storing your RV:

-Tires should be inflated to the manufacturer’s recommended maximum psi during storage to avoid flat spots

-Prevent flat spots on tires by storing the vehicle on jack stands

-Refrigerator doors and cabinets should be left open during storage to prevent mold and odors

-Vehicles left for extended periods should be stored with a full tank of gas and an appropriate fuel stabilizer

-Wheels should be chocked and the parking brake should be off

-Check all seals and seams

-Plug pipes & openings with bronze wool to prevent rodents

-Close blinds and shades to avoid sun damage

-Empty water tanks and use antifreeze

-Disconnect battery

-Keep uncovered vents closed to avoid bugs

 

Ready to store? Stop by any of our locations today!