Keep your side view mirrors free from bird poop and bird droppings that can damage the paint on your car, bird pecking, bird attacks, scratches and scuffs!
Your should have all of these items (above) in your trunk for safe winter and summer driving - plus your cell phone and a real spare tire!
Winterizing Your RV
I want a pit crew... I hate the procedure I currently have to go through when I have car problems. ~ Dave Barry
Even if you don't live in a region that gets snow or freezing temperatures and the water in your pipes won't freeze, you don't want it just lingering in your RV for a long time if the water system is not being used. Now that the spring and summer warm weather camping season is over and it's time to winterize your RV, use this checklist that explains how to prepare your RV for the cold winter weather.
The time to get your RV prepared for winter weather is before camping season is over and the temperature dips below freezing. If you don't winterize your RV before the cold of Old Man Winter comes, then you could be dealing with bursting pipes. Everything you need to know about rving cold weather tips is within this very comprehensive article.
The spring and summer camping season is over and it's time to put the RV into storage for the winter. Your choices are to drive your RV to the camping center to prepare it for winter storage, or do the work yourself if you can handle the steps. Here's a simple down and dirty list of tasks you need to perform to winterize your RV.
So you've decided to tackle the job of winterizing your RV instead of taking it to the maintenance shop now that the spring and summer camping season is over. This article includes a video that shows how to prepare your RV for winter storage. It emphasizes the importance of making sure all perishable food is removed from your RV so as not to attract mice and rats.
What's the most important task for winterizing your RV for winter storage? Ensuring that the water system is emptied thoroughly and flushed from all of the receptacles. This is an excellent video showing the step-by-step process for winterizing your camper or RV. Do it now so when you're ready to take your RV out for camping fun when next spring and summer comes around, your RV will be ready too be de-winterized with ease.
Back to: Winterize Your Car - Part 2
* Winterizing Your Car and SUV
* A Note About Minivan and Winter
* Preparing Your Car’s Exterior for Winter Weather
* Winter Car Washing – Do it
* Winter Car Washing – By Hand
* Carpets Need Love Too
* Better Late Than Never to Winterize Your Car
* Winterizing Your Motorcycle
* RV Cold Weather Care for Winter
No matter how well you plan, stuff can happen when you're driving your car or truck in the winter's cold. Best to have these items in your trunk just in case that emergency crops up.
Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe