RV service centres see it all too often. It’s mid-July, a gorgeous sunny day, and an unhappy camper is pulling their RV in for an unexpected service appointment, mid-vacation.
The first trip of the year is often when issues arise, after an RV has been in storage all winter-long. So how do you prevent unexpected problems from ruining your vacation? After you’ve de-winterized and done your spring maintenance, we recommend taking a pre-season road trip.
Spring is in the air and you probably can’t wait to get your RV out of storage and back on the road. But before the fun of road trips and campfires begin, it’s time to make sure your RV is in safe, working order, with no unpleasant surprises waiting to ruin your first trip of the season.
After following our instructions for de-winterizing your RV, we recommend you then give your entire RV a good, top to bottom, front to back, cleaning. Ridding your RV of dust and dirt will give you the best opportunity to do a thorough visual inspection, so open any slides, grab a ladder, and check the key areas we’ve outlined below. Continue reading