Without any doubt, RV is one of the biggest investment ones can make. It is not possible for everyone to afford a couple of RVs. If you have a huge bank balance, you don’t fit in this criteria though. I am talking for people like me who can afford a single RV only! As it is an expensive vehicle, proper maintenance is mandatory. Well-maintenance and care increase every vehicle longevity.
In case of RVs maintenance, An RV cover is a perfect solution. It has the ability to protect your RV from snow, rain, harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays and debris while not in use.
But do you know RV cover also need proper maintenance? Yes, it does. Today I will share some tips and tricks about RV cover care and storage.
Wash the Cover Properly
It’s mandatory to wash an RV cover before storage. However different cover made with different fabrics that are the cleaning process varies from fabric to fabric. In case you don’t have any instruction manual or no knowledge about the fabrics go with the common cleaning process.
Firstly, keep the cover into the ground up to a plastic or nonporous material to save it from dirt and debris. Then rinse the cover with warm water. You can use a garden hose to apply water on the cover.
Apply some soap according to the materials by which the cover is made. Now take a soft brush and scrub it gently. After that rinse the cover and make sure to dry it completely.
Fold the Cover
Folding an RV cover is an annoying job to do. As these are quite big, even you can damage the cover while folding if you don’t do it carefully. At first fold up the cover from both sides. Then fold it equally from front side to back side. That’s it. Your folding job is done.
Use a Storage Bag
Some Manufacturers offer an RV cover storage bag with the cover. If you have the bag, then simply keep the cover on the bag. Otherwise, you can use a plastic bag to store them. For better storage, you can purchase a new RV storage bag form your local retail shop or online. Now keep the storage bag in a safe place and don’t forget the place where you keep it. Otherwise, I may have to write another article ‘how to find out a place where I can safely store my RV cover’ next time! 😛
Some Extra Tips
- Not let water or snow in your RV cover for a long time.
- After use makes sure to clean your cover.
- Gently tie down the cover.
- Make sure to keep it dry.
RV covers can last for long if you take proper care and well maintenance. Keep in mind that if your RV cover stays safe then your expensive RV will be safe during winter. So make sure to follow those steps and store your RV cover safely.
That’s all for today. I’m wrapping up for now. We will meet soon with some more tips and tricks. Till then, Stay connected and don’t hesitate to share your valuable opinion.