How to Dewinterize your RV

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Learn 10 steps to properly dewinterize RV plumbing lines and other RV components!


Reconnect Battery

Your RV’s house battery should have been charged and disconnected before winter storage


Inspect RV for Damage

During de-winterization, complete a visual inspection of the RV. Look for any obvious damage, or evidence of rodents.


Replace Propane Tanks

If your propane tanks were stored away from the RV, reconnect the tanks to the RV lines.


Test Appliances

After turning on your propane and connecting your RV to shore power, start testing the appliances.


Check Tires

Also check your tires to ensure they are in good enough condition for safe travel.


Inspect Safety Gear

Use the testing features on your gas and smoke detectors to verify they are working properly.


Flush Tanks & Lines

While connected to a dump station, flush the RV Water system and remove the antifreeze.


Sanitize the Fresh Tank

To ensure water is safe for drinking and brushing your teeth, you also need to sanitize your RV’s fresh water tank.


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