Do you own an RV, and are going to store it away for the winter? You’ll want to make sure you correctly prepare your vehicle for winter storage so that when you retrieve it it is in pristine 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 on preparing your vehicle:
Here are a few more RV storage tips to help you keep your vehicle in the best shape possible!
-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
-Keep uncovered vents closed to avoid bugs
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About the Author: Katie Mest is an SEO Specialist at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She specializes in writing about the self storage industry, including storage tips and helpful resources. Outside of work, Katie enjoys camping, hiking, and exploring the outdoors with her newly adopted Greyhound rescue, Titan.