You’ll probably have noticed the mercury is starting to rise again as we lead up to the summer months. While some of us are dancing in the street at the prospect, it’s a great opportunity to give your caravan the once over before your next trip this holiday season.
To give you a helping hand, we’ve put together some of the best caravan maintenance tips seen, heard and known from around the web. our BIG guide to Caravan Maintenance is so BIG! we need to do it in two parts!
PART 1 : On the Inside
If your vehicle has been in any kind of storage, or closed up for a long time, it’s going to need a thorough deep cleaning. We recommend wiping down all fixtures and surfaces such as walls and doors, bench tops, seats etc, with an anti-bacterial solution. A commercially available product should suffice, or if you prefer, make your own with essential oils: http://hellonatural.co/10-best-essential-oils-for-green-cleaning/
Fixtures & Fittings
Check that cupboard closing latches, shelves remain secure. Inspect cushions, upholstery, and inside the fridge for any signs of mould and mildew.
Charge the battery, check all the switches work, no blown light bulbs, connected appliances run fine
Make sure the gas bottle is full, lines are tight and all connected appliances are working.
In our next blog article – we will tackle the OUTSIDE of your caravan in part 2 of our BIG Guide to Caravan Maintenance…