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Old 11-20-2016, 06:06 PM   #1
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Wash before covering?

Sorry, first time owner with dumb question probably...

Should we wash our TT before we put the cover on it for winter?

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Old 11-20-2016, 06:08 PM   #2
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Oh, and another dumb question... We just bought our TT in July, and ended up having a cracked battery. We exchanged the cracked battery. Is it okay to leave our TT plugged in outside our house all winter long to keep the battery charged and run the ultrasonic mouse deterrent things, or is that a bad idea?
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Old 11-20-2016, 06:54 PM   #3
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Yes and yes.
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Old 11-21-2016, 08:55 AM   #4
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YES you don't want the cover grinding dirt into the finish..
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Old 11-21-2016, 09:21 AM   #5
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I would be very careful with a RV cover in your area. You guys get a ton of wind. Unless your cover is very secure the flapping wind motion and the fabric of the cover will wear the finish off nearly everywhere it moves. It can rub holes through the roof membrane if your not careful.

Yes I would wash your rig as the grime is going to act simply like sandpaper... along with all the dust you get over there it will do the same.

I know you want to keep it looking new... but I'd be very deliberate in securing that cover... using lots off pool noodles or water pipe covering to protect every possible corner that cover touches.

I have first hand experience myself and two relatives in Richland and Kennewick who have had similar issues with RV covers and wind.

After a single season and fixing all the damage, I threw the cover in the trash... it was a waste of 500$

Just my experience, yours may vary.
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