Annual RV Maintenance & Spring Cleaning

Annual RV Maintenance & Spring Cleaning

Maintaining an RV in top condition requires a lot of time, care and effort. Our motorhome turned 10 years old this month, and here are all of the annual service and cleaning tasks that we perform.

For detailed tutorials on all of the RV maintenance items we listed in this video, click here to see our playlist of Annual RV Maintenance and Spring Cleaning videos:

Karcher Pressure Washer:
Viair 400P-RV Air Compressor:
Aqua-Pure AP110 Whole House Filter Replacement Cartridge:
Flow Pur FP10GKC #2 In-Line Replacement Filter Cartridge:
Flow Pur FP10GKT #3 (1/2″ MPT) In-Line Replacement Filter Cartridge:
RV External Whole-House Water Filter:
Water Heater Tank Rinser:
Suburban Water Heater Anode Rod:
20′ Heavy-Duty Sewer Hose:
Clear 45 Degree Hose Adapter Sewer Fitting:
Easy Slip Elbow and 4-in-1 Sewer Adapter:
20′ Slunky Sewer Hose Support:
RID-X RV Toilet Treatment:
Toilet Bowl Brush with Plastic Handle:
Caulking Gun:
Rubbermaid 1 Gallon Clear Pitcher:
Professional Battery Hydrometer:
Accutire Digital Tire Pressure Gauge:
Meguiars NXT Generation Tech Wax 2.0:
Invisible Glass:
Rain-X Glass Treatment:
0000 Super Fine Steel Wool:
Microfiber Cleaning Cloths:
Quality Plastics Utility Block – Four Pack:
Kidde Battery-Operated Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm:
Atwood Propane Leak Detector:
Original California Water Blade:
California Car Duster:
OxiClean – 3 pounds:
PressurePro TPMS System – 4 Sensor Kit:
Onan Generator Oil Filters: (all kinds)
Onan Generator Air Filters: (all kinds)
Onan Generator Fuel Filters: (all kinds)

The piano music is my own performance of Scott Joplin’s Maple Leaf Rag from 1899.

Background track: Spanish Summer from

Here’s all of our favorite equipment that we use ourselves and recommend to friends:

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Full-Time RVers since April, 2003, we share DIY (do it yourself) RV maintenance, repair, travel, upgrade and operational tips & tricks.

Many RVers are eager to learn more about using, maintaining and caring for their rigs. We hope our experience can help others go DIY, saving time & money, plus the satisfaction of a job well done.

We’re handy RVers, not professional technicians. We’re happy with the techniques and products we use, but be sure to confirm that all methods and materials you use are compatible with your equipment and abilities. Regardless of what we recommend, consult a professional if you’re unsure about working on your RV. Any task you perform or product you purchase based on any information we provide is strictly at your own risk.

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