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Prepare and protect your boat or RV in the off-season

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Winter is right around the corner. In fact, there are 74 days until Winter so unless you plan on heading South it is time to start winterizing your boat and RV. Follow these tips, courtesy of Progressive, to make sure your vehicle is ready for the cold weather.


Review vehicle manuals for winterization and maintenance.Check rubber seals, gaskets, roof tops, decks, windows, etc. to prevent water intrusion.Remove anything that retains water.Turn cushions on edge to prevent mold and mildew.Fill gas tank to minimize condensation, Add a fuel stabilizer.Change oil/oil filter to protect your engine from impurities.

Turn off refrigerator. Disconnect battery cables and turn off all battery switches or remove the battery completely.Open and clean drawers, lockers, refrigerator and freezer.Use a coupler lock on trailers. Lock all compartments and entry doors.Boats: Pressue wash the hull to remove marine organisms. Clean thru-hulls and strainers. Open seacocks to drain any water. Store the boat &quo…