Now that the cold weather is approaching, more RV owners are looking for ways to protect their vehicles from the elements. Sleet, snow and rain can all cause damage to an RV over time while it's parked, but what about when you're on the road?
RV News Magazine says it's crucial to give your vehicle a check-up before the winter weather approaches for safety reasons. In addition to keeping it in mint condition with a proper cover
, you'll want to make sure it's prepared for the road prior to the first snowfall.
First, check the tire pressure for each of the wheels on your RV. Tire pressure is subject to change as the temperatures drop, meaning it's ideal to do this every season.
In addition to checking the pressure, take a look at the threads on the tires. If they appear to be bald, you might want to consider investing in snow tires for your RV. This can provide you with the traction you need to grip those slippery roads throughout the winter.
Although it may take time to double-check your vehicle prior to winter, honing in on any problem areas on your RV can save you costly repairs in the future.