RV Supply Center Tech Tip Tuesday

Oh, the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we've no place to go Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow It would help if you didn't face any frightful RV repairs this coming year, so we have some simple tips.

Second, keeping up on your RV's roof maintenance is vital to ensure your RV has a long life. The roof is the heart of your RV, and if it fails, it can be fatal. So, we offer free roof inspections to help you avoid a problem. We can inspect your roof anytime Monday-Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. It is always helpful if you call us to ensure our technicians are available.

We will give you a quote for any repairs your roof may need, or we will show you the products and give you some tips on how to use them if you would like to do it yourself. Also, mention this post, and we will provide you with 10% off your repairs or any roof-related product you purchase.

First, to avoid plumbing problems due to freezing temps this winter. We recommend you use a compressor with a fitting that we stock in the store (see the picture). It screws into your city water fill. Set the compressor at 55 psi, and while pressurizing the system, have someone open each faucet one by one and depress the toilet pedal or hand flush to blow all the excess water out of the system.

We recommend this method over adding RV anit-freeze to the system because if you want to use the RV in the winter, you will not have to flush the system; you add water and are off on your RVing adventure.

Also, you can add a little RV anit-freeze to the traps and make sure that your holding tanks are mostly empty. Also, pull the low point drain to your fresh water tank. One last thing is to drain your water heater, and if it is tankless, you will want to check your owner's manual to see how you drain the copper coils. Make sure if you use RV anti-freeze to bypass your water heater. If not, you will get a horrendous odor that you will never be able to get rid of.

Our goal is to take the hassle out of RVing and enable you to enjoy your travel adventures.