How to winterize an RV washer and dryer combo

If you’re like most people, your recreational vehicle (RV) is your home away from home. And just like your regular home, your RV needs to be properly winterized in order to protect it from the cold weather.

One important part of winterizing your RV is making sure that your washer and dryer combo are properly protected. Here are a few tips on how to do just that:

How to winterize an RV washer and dryer combo

1. Drain the water lines

The first step is to drain all of the water lines leading to and from your washer and dryer combo. This will help prevent any water from freezing and causing damage.

2. Disconnect the power supply

Next, you’ll need to disconnect the power supply to your washer and dryer combo. This will help prevent any electrical damage from occurring.

3. Cover the appliances

Once you’ve disconnected the power supply, it’s time to cover your washer and dryer combo. This will help protect them from any dust or debris that might accumulate over the winter months.

4. Clean and lubricate the moving parts

You’ll want to clean and lubricate all of the moving parts on your washer and dryer combo. This will help keep them in good working order and prevent any rust or corrosion from occurring.

5. Store the appliances indoors

If possible, you should store your washer and dryer combo indoors during the winter months. This will help keep them in good condition and prevent any weather-related damage.

6. Inspect the roof for damage and reseal if necessary

It’s also important to inspect your RV’s roof for any damage and reseal it if necessary. This will help prevent any leaks from occurring and causing damage to your washer and dryer combo.

How to de-winterize an RV washer and dryer combo

Once the winter months are over, you’ll need to de-winterize your RV washer and dryer combo in order to use them again. Here are a few tips on how to do just that:

1. Reconnect the power supply

The first step is to reconnect the power supply to your washer and dryer combo. This will allow them to start working again.

2. Remove the covers

Next, you’ll need to remove any covers that you placed on your washer and dryer combo during the winter. This will help prevent any dust or debris from accumulating on them.

3. Flush the water lines

You’ll also need to flush out the water lines leading to and from your washer and dryer combo. This will help remove any contaminants that might have accumulated over the winter months.

4. Run the appliances

Once you’ve completed all of the above steps, you should run your washer and dryer combo through a cycle to make sure they’re working properly.

By following these simple tips, you can help de-winterize your RV washer and dryer combo and get them ready for use again.

Citations

https://www.mygrandrv.com/forum/showthread.php/26383-Winterizing-Washing-Machine
https://www.irv2.com/forums/f101/winterizing-washing-machine-384982.html
https://www.rvforum.net/threads/de-winterize-a-motorhome-washer.103200/
https://www.keystoneforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35270

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