The rigorous maintenance of your travel trailer will help you have a good time on holiday without having to rack your brains. You just need to have the right products on hand to carry out the maintenance of your trailer. Here are 5 products that you absolutely must have at home to carry out the maintenance of your tent trailer or your travel trailer

1. Product for awning maintenance

The awning of your trailer deserves regular maintenance in order to stay in good condition. To do so, it is recommended to use a mild soap that will clean the dirt on the awning fabric without damaging the colour of it. By choosing a specialized product for the maintenance of your trailer’s awning, you’ll help extend its life.
If your awning fabric is teared of too worn out, it’s possible to replace it with a custom awning fabric or a universal one.

2. Product for roof maintenance

It’s no longer a secret that your trailer roof maintenance with the right products is a must. The roof requires special care. Please note that the silicone does not adhere to the roof membrane.
The Dicor sealing brand is definitely one of the best selling products for trailer roof maintenance. It’s used mainly at the beginning of the season, during the dewinterization, and at the end of the season for the winterization of the trailer. It is also recommended to apply it throughout the summer, if necessary, to promote the waterproofing of the roof of your trailer. An essential maintenace product for all trailer owners! Don’t forget to always clean your roof with a cleaner specifically designed for this purpose.

3. Product for sealing joints maintenance

In addition to the roof, the sealing joints of your trailer must be treated several times a year, especially at the beginning and the end of the season. A small gesture that could prevent your from possible water infiltration and many problems during summetime.
Remember to get yourself a plastic scrapper, a degreaser cleaner and a sealer to maintain the joints of your trailer. There a several sealants and maintenance products for trailer joints. If in doubt, ask our parts sales consultants at Roulottes Chaudière to help you pick a good quaity maintenance product to extend the life of your unit.

4. Product for the toilet maintenance

The toilet of your trailer and the one in your residence each require a special maintenance. To avoid inconveniences while camping, it’s recommended to use cleaning products specifically designed for the toilets of trailers.

These products promote better decomposition of solid waste and paper, allowing easier emptying. Gentle and effective toilet cleaning products also help to protect the environment. A non-negotiable issue for camping and outdoor enthusiasts!

5. Product for exterior maintenance

The maintenance of the exterior or your unit depends first of all on the exterior coating of your trailer. Is your trailer made of aluminum or fiberglass?
Paint on fiberglass trailers is similar to car paint; it doesn’t flake and require less waxing. Paint on aluminum trailers may require more rigorous maintenance. But in both cases, it’s highly recommended to use specialized products for the exterior maintenance of trailers to keep your unit in good condition over the years.

There are, of course, other maintenance products to ensure the longevty of your trailer. Visit us in store for personalized advices based on your trailer. And above all, don’t forget to download our free guide to help you keep your trailer in perfect condition. Enough to make your investment profitable for years to come!