6 Essential Tools for RV Owners

Travels with Ted; Jan 2022

Stock your RV with essential RV maintenance and repair tools!

3 Basic RV Tool Kit Essentials

These basic RV tools are essential for common RV repairs and everyday issues.

All RV owners should purchase a  basic household tool kit with hammers, screwdrivers , wrenches, ratchets, pliers and other tools. 

Also buy a rubber mallet, which is like a hammer but is less destructive and great for removing wheel chocks

A telescoping ladder is the biggest item in your tool kit, but it will fold down to just 3 feet for storage

3 Specialty Tools for RV Owners

These specialty tools are need for RV appliance maintenance and common RV problems. 

A tank rinser is needed for annual water heater maintenance on your RV's Suburban or Atwood water heater. 

Get a PEX crimping tool to fix broken or damaged clamps on RV plumbing lines, which are known to come loose

Get both coil cleaner and a coil comb to properly service your RV's air conditioner.  Service A.C. units at least once each year.

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