5 Things To Consider When Storing Your RV

December 14, 2020

Winter is close and storing your RV is now a priority. Here are 5 things to consider:

  1. Where you store it

If you are not the owner of a property with a yard or a garage, where you can park your vehicle for the off season, there are other options: on a friend`s property, in a RV park or storage lot. Make your choice in time in order to make the necessary arrangements.

  1. Pre-storage considerations

You must store your RV in a safe place, to prevent damage caused by moisture, rodents or weather exposure. Pre-storage considerations must include details on how long you will store your RV, climate & storage conditions as well as surveillance options.

  1. Winterizing the RV

If you plan to store your RV for the winter, make sure to winterize it, especially if you live in an area with severe winter weather and low temperatures. Winterizing ensures that the vehicle will not be damaged during the hibernation period and includes protecting the plumbing from freezing, removing unused water from the system, using antifreeze, disconnecting batteries, installing winter covers etc.

  1. Prevent rodents from being able to access your RV during storage

Seal gaps or holes using silicone or expanding foam

  1. Cover gas vents to prevent insects from making their home inside

Make sure to remember uncovering them when you start using your RV again.  You can find some of the best winter storage units at https://american-storage.net/.

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