Why You Should Winterize Your RV

Why Winterizing Your RV is Important

As RV season nears its end with temperatures dropping, it becomes crucial for RV owners to understand the importance of winterizing their recreational vehicles. Winterizing your RV is not just a matter of protecting your vehicle from freezing temperatures, but also ensuring its longevity and functionality for future adventures.

RV’s are designed for warm weather adventures and are equipped with various systems that can be vulnerable to extreme cold. Without proper winter maintenance, water lines can freeze and burst, causing extensive damage not just the plumbing system, but to the structure of your RV. Freezing temperatures can also wreak havoc on specialty appliances.

If safeguarding your investment from cold winter months is not a priority maybe this video featuring water leaks and repairs will change your mind. 

What if Your RV Does NOT Experience Freezing Temps?

If you store your RV with STORAGEVILLE USA, it is understandable that you may not be overly cautious when it comes to winterizing your reactional vehicle’s plumbing systems and water tanks, as the winters in Placerville, CA are fairly mild – with an average low of 42* during the 2022-23 winter season, according to Weather Spark data. While, freezing temperatures may not effect your RV, there are still winterization protocols that should not be skipped in order to protect your vehicle while it is parked during the “off” season, or winter months such as protecting your tires, closing all windows or vents, as well as ensuring the longevity of your batteries. 

If this sounds more true to your RV off-season storage situation, please check out this post: 10 Tips to Prepare your RV for  Winter in Placerville, CA 

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