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Nervous about Winterizing our 177SE Riverside RV
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October 3, 2016
11:16 am
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I have learned everything fairly well as a first time owner of a camper, but winterizing makes me uneasy. The place we bought it from will do it for $50 which I am highly considering for my first time after buying..cuz I also need them to fix a few little things under warranty anyway. ( nothing big at all )  All my co-workers say it’s so nothing…what do you guys or girls think?

October 3, 2016
2:29 pm

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First, I would say for $50, go for it. That said, there are different degrees of winterizing. A lot would depend on your geographical location and severity of weather. Some places you can get by with draining tanks and lines and then some places would require the “RV antifreeze” treatment.

Also, there are indoor storage facilities, both secure and heated. I have space in my driveway, so not an issue for me. I live in Oregon, so we do freeze on occasion but rain in my biggest concern. I was wondering about a cover and if anyone has purchased one. 

Maybe someone can chime in on their experiences.

October 6, 2016
5:34 pm
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We have a place to store it inside of my pole barn..just not heated. Definitely need full Anti-freeze in Michigan. I am going to have them do it for sure the first year..I’ll learn it fully by year from now ha! Thanks for input. 

October 9, 2016
12:44 pm
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50 Bucks seems like a steal! Thats how much it would cost just for the anti freeze if you went with the all anti freeze method. 

April 29, 2017
12:18 am
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Hello, I agree that there are different degree of winterizing and a lot would depend on severity of weather. According to me why don’t you hire good professional who can provide you good winterizing service. Last spring when my uncle was moved to his new house he hired professional moving companies in nyc who also provided him winterizing service and according to him their way of working was quality driven.

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