RV Storage Spring Cleaning with Smart Self Storage

With spring less than a month away, it’s time to start planning your summer adventures. But before you hit the roads less travelled, you’ll want to give your RV a bit of sweep and polish. There’s no better time like the present to begin spring cleaning. So grab the buckets and sponges, grab your tool belt and commence operation “RV Spring Cleaning.”

You’ll want to give your RV a thorough inspection and a complete interior and exterior scrubbing. Remember to keep pen and paper or your smart phone handy to keep track of any repairs or replacement parts that need addressing. For the exterior, you may be able to find a self-serve car wash or detailer in your area. For the interior, we recommend starting at one end of your RV and systematically cleaning your way to the other end.

Check out the Smart Self Storage RV Spring Cleaning Checklist:

Exterior –

  • Wash the exterior
  • Look for deterioration and other signs of damage
  • Wash roof surface and treat with sealer/protectant
  • Apply wax, polish or protectant to RV exterior
  • Clean awnings and apply protectant
  • Clean slideout toppers and apply protectant
  • Apply seal treatment to slideout seals
  • Apply lube to slideout rails
  • Clean windshield and apply water bead treatment
  • Clean tires and apply protectant
  • Polish chrome wheels and exterior accessories
  • Rotate or replace tires

Interior –

  • Air out the interior of the RV
  • Look for deterioration and other signs of damage
  • Vacuum floors, drapery & upholstery
  • Shampoo carpet
  • Clean windows, cabinet exteriors
  • Scrub sinks, toilet and shower
  • Clean all appliances: stove, microwave, refrigerator
  • Clean upholstery and condition leather and vinyl
  • Dust interior surfaces and fixtures
  • Wipe-down tables and countertops
  • Organize and take inventory of contents in cabinets and drawers

Engine –

  • Change all oils and filters as well as spark plugs
  • Make sure the battery is functioning properly
  • Have the fuel injection system serviced
  • Have the water system flushed
  • Make sure all of the equipment is functioning properly
  • Reinstall fuses that may have been removed
  • Confirm insurance coverage is valid and up-to-date

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