Another winterizing ?

Discussion in 'RV Tips & Tricks' started by *scooter*, Dec 11, 2007.

  1. *scooter*

    *scooter* Senior Member

    Is it best to store the RV with the slides in or out? We don't get any snow, but I expect the temps to drop into the 30s now and then but not on a consistant basis.
    Thanks for any help ;)
     
  2. Grandview Trailer Sa

    Grandview Trailer Sa Senior Member

    Re: Another winterizing ?



    I don't think it really makes any difference. On my lot they are out unless we are expecting ice or a snow that accumulates several inches. Either one of those can push under the seals and cause a leak.

    Even if they don't cause a problem, I would rather be safe than sorry.
     
  3. *scooter*

    *scooter* Senior Member

    Re: Another winterizing ?

    Thanks for the reply. I wasn't sure if made a significant difference and, I have seen RVs left for long periods with slides both out and in.
    Again thanks..
    Roger
     
  4. hertig

    hertig Senior Member

    Re: Another winterizing ?

    I'd think in, no need to expose the roof of the slide (or the slide topper) to the elements if you are not in there to need the space. And I think there may be more stress on the mechanism when out than when in.
     
  5. *scooter*

    *scooter* Senior Member

    Re: Another winterizing ?

    I agree John, I pulled them in. When thinking about it, there is probably more risk, stress and exposure being out than in..
    Thanks..
     

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