16 Tips and Tricks for a New RV Owner | What You Need to Know
Tip #1 – Learn to Hook up your RV
Tip #2 – Drive Cautiously
Tip #2.5 – Learn to Reverse
Tip #3 – Learn your weight capacity
Tip #4 – Read your Manual
Tip #5 – Purchase the Needed Equipment
Related Post: “12+ Items Needed for New RV Owners”.
Important: Always level by the tire’s first, before you level the length of the RV. Also, if you have slides level the RV with the slides in, not out.
Tip #7 – Learn your Black and Grey Tanks
Tip #8 – Plan Ahead
Tip #9 – a dehumidifier and moisture absorbents
RVs tend to accumulate moisture so having a dehumidifier and moisture absorbents is going to help prevent mold growth
Mold is a huge problem that happens in RVs often, so this is a preventative measure that every RVer does.
Tip #10 – Clean you’re A/C Filter once a month
If you want to keep you A/C running, especially during the heat of the summer months, then cleaning your filters monthly is essential.
Ours are pretty easy to clean, we remove them and shake them out outside. Sometimes we clean then with water and let them dry as well.
Tip #11 – Learn Where your GFI and Fuse Box is located
Tip #12 – Learn to hook up your propane properly
Tip #13 – Learn to lubricate your slides (if you have them)
Tip #14 – Learn to clean your hot water heater
Tip #16 – BE PATIENT