Used RV Maintenance Tips

We have compiled a short list of things you can do to help maximize the life of and maintain the value of your used RV. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list, only some helpful tips that we have garnered over the years from our experience.

  1. Be sure to wash and keep your roof very clean. Don't let any debris build up on your roof to trap moisture and hold it up there.
  2. If you have a rubber roof be sure to clean it properly and then apply the proper treatment to it. There are specific products on the market that you can use for this treatment.
  3. You should wash the sides of your RV on a regular basis to keep "black streaks" from forming. These can be very difficult to remove after they have formed.
  4. Have a mechanic check your RV once a year for water leaks. This is very important to catch early to prevent damage and most people will not notice this until the damage has been done.
  5. Wheel bearings and brakes should be checked at least once a year or more often if you are doing a lot of traveling.
  6. Your used RV appliances should be checked by an trained RV technician once a year to maintain their quality of operation.
  7. Have your generator tuned up by trained mechanical technician to help extend its' life and keep it running smoothly. Also be sure to run your generator on a regular basis to keep it conditioned.
  8. For the interior of your RV be sure to perform regular housekeeping maintenance, especially for your flooring.