How to Insect-Proof Your RV

Don’t bring unwanted travelers along for the ride

At one time or another, every homeowner has to deal with pests. Ants, moths, roaches, or even larger things like mice and rats are endlessly trying to get into our homes. And pests can be particularly troubling for RV owners for a few reasons. First, because RVs are frequently parked in wooded areas or other natural spots, they tend to attract wildlife. Secondly, RVs don’t have the same insulation and other protection from the elements as a house does. The good news for owners, however, is that pests don’t have to be a problem if they follow certain tips:

Keep things clean

One of the best ways to prevent pests from invading your RV is to ensure that it is always clean. When traveling, all those little messes from food and drinks should be taken care of as soon as possible. And before you put your RV in storage or just park it in your driveway for an extended period of time, give it a very thorough cleaning.



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