Packing Up — Inside Your RV



  • Stow everything loose; coffee maker, toaster, dishes, cups, etc.
  • Take down all portable clocks that could fall.
  • Disconnect and stow any electrical cords.
  • Wrap TVs in a blanket and place on the floor.
  • Lower roof TV antenna.
  • Lower roof satellite dish.
  • Put travel bars in refrigerator.
  • Lock refrigerator door (safety pin or latch).
  • Turn off water pump.
  • Turn off electric water heater.
  • Secure bathroom shower door.
  • Close and/or secure all other doors (pass-thru, bathroom and bedroom closet doors).
  • Stow and secure all bathroom items.
  • Lower roof vents.
  • Close and secure all cabinets, doors and drawers.
  • Double check items in cabinets to make sure they won't fall over.
  • Stow and secure any stand-alone tables, chairs and other objects.
  • Turn off refrigerator -or- switch to gas operation.
  • Shut off all gas pilot lights.
  • Shut off all lights, radios and electrical items.
  • Lower range top cover.
  • Close windows and secure blinds/drapes.
  • Secure refrigerator door.
  • Turn off air conditioner or furnace.
  • Put cutting board in sink or stow in cabinet.
  • Make sure the weight inside is as evenly distributed as possible.
  • Put in the slide-outs.
  • Lock in the slide-out (travel bars and/or lock pins).



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