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How to Prepare Your RV for Storage

Rv Storage

Following the proper steps to prepare your RV for storage is essential to keeping your motorhome in its best condition! Mayflower Properties will provide you all of the useful tips needed to store your RV away for the winter and will provide you sources to store your RV at their many self storage locations located in Minnesota. Here is a list of our locations: Town Centre Self Storage, Tonka Self Storage, U-Save Park Self Storage, Gopher Mini & Outside Storage, New Hope Storage, Knollwood Self Storage, Lakeville Dodd Self Storage, Coon Rapids Storage, Highway 8 Self Storage, Meadowbrook Self Storage & Airlake Self Storage.As you spend hours traveling on the road using your RV as a portable home, the vehicle will require a lot of care and a few easy steps to follow before storing it for the winter. Whether you choose to use outdoor RV storage or indoor RV storage, check out this list to prepare your vehicle for both short and long term parking. Step 1. Wash the Exterior Thoroughly wash the exterior of your RV to get any dirt, salt, bugs, etc. off before storing. If you avoid this step, the exterior of the RV including the paint, wheels, and underneath of the vehicle could show major signs of deterioration in a short amount of time. Step 2. Clean the Interior Deep clean your furniture, flooring, cabinets, kitchen/cooking area to remove all crumbs and trash that could attract rodents or bugs. If you are storing your RV outdoors, make sure you close all curtains or cover your seating areas to ensure your upholstered items don't fade due to sunlight exposure. Step 3. Seal Entrances Seal off any entrance to your RV including pipes, vents, or windows. Sometimes small animals end up crawling in these tight spots and cause lots of damage to the inner workings of your vehicle. After doing so, place some kind of pet deterrent near these areas for extra precaution. Step 4. Remove Battery If you are ...

September 29th, 2021