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Learn how to properly de-winterize RV plumbing lines for cold weather living and storage
Your RV’s house battery should have been charged and disconnected before winter storage
During de-winterization, complete a visual inspection of the RV. Look for any obvious damage, or evidence of rodents.
If your propane tanks were stored away from the RV, reconnect the tanks to the RV lines.
After turning on your propane and connecting your RV to shore power, start testing the appliances.
Also check your tires to ensure they are in good enough condition for safe travel.
Use the testing features on your gas and smoke detectors to verify they are working properly.
While connected to a dump station, flush the RV Water system and remove the antifreeze.
To ensure water is safe for drinking and brushing your teeth, you also need to sanitize your RV’s fresh water tank.