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How to Winterize Your Camp Trailer: A Step-by-Step Guide

For questions or for more information about VORSHEER overlanding trailers visit our website Call 385-685-5037 or email us at

When winter is on the way, it's time to start preparing your camp

trailer for the colder months ahead. Properly winterizing your trailer will not only protect it from damage but will also ensure that it's ready to go when camping season rolls around again. Here's how to winterize your camp trailer in six easy steps.

Step 1: Clean the Trailer

Before you begin winterizing your trailer, it's essential to give it a good cleaning. This includes washing the exterior, cleaning the interior, and removing any personal items. Not only does a thorough cleaning keep your trailer looking great, but it also helps to identify any issues that need to be addressed before winterization.

Step 2: Remove Batteries and Propane Tanks

Next, it's time to remove the batteries and propane tanks from your trailer. Store the batteries in a dry, safe place, and refill the propane tanks before storing them. This will prevent damage to the batteries and tanks, as well as reduce the risk of leaks and other issues that could arise during the winter months.

Step 3: Drain the Water Tank and Pipes

To prevent damage from freezing, it's important to drain the water tank and pipes. Open the faucets, valves, and drain the hot water tank. Leave the faucets open to prevent pressure buildup, and use a winterizing kit or a compressor to blow out any remaining water in the pipes. Vorsheer trailers ( come with a convenient winterizing attachment to make winterization easy.

Step 4: Check and Cover the Tires

uring the winter months. Check your tires for any signs of damage or wear, and replace them if necessary. Once your tires are in good condition, use tire covers to protect them from the elements.

Step 5: Cover the Trailer

To protect your trailer from snow, rain, and other winter weather, use a high-quality cover to cover the entire trailer. Be sure to choose a cover that fits your trailer snugly, and make sure it's properly secured to prevent it from blowing off in high winds.

Step 6: Store the Trailer

Finally, store your trailer in a safe, dry place. If possible, store it on blocks to keep it off the ground, and cover the jacks and stabilizers to protect them from the elements.

By following these simple steps, you can winterize your camp trailer and ensure it's ready for your next adventure. Happy camping!

For questions or for more information about VORSHEER overlanding trailers visit our website Call 385-685-5037 or email us at

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