De-winterizing is the ideal time to check your Airstream for any routine upkeep problems that might have gone undetected last season, and for any problems that might have embeded in throughout storage. Walk the beyond your travel trailer, paying unique attention to glass and plastic parts that weather faster than metal. Inspect windows for fractures and damage, and check the sealants to make certain whatever is sealing up appropriately. Examine devices like outside lights, and get a partner to assist you check brake lights and turn signals to guarantee they’re working appropriately. Lastly, open and close all doors and storage compartments. Monitor any problems you might discover– most problems that surface are quickly corrected by a journey to the hardware shop or a fast order online.
If you’re comfy climbing up a ladder, get up high to examine the roofing system of your Airstream. Search for damage (or bird nests) on your air conditioning unit and around the skylights and fans.
Back within, examine the cabinets, doors, and drawers to make certain whatever is working appropriately. Have a screwdriver convenient to tighten up any screws that might have worked their method loose. Search for any water discolorations that might suggest a water leakage, and watch out for any areas where insects might have discovered a method inside.