Travel Trailer Inspections
These are not as complex as a Class A Diesel Motorhome
inspection. Since the travel trailer does not have all the engine and drive
train components that motor homes have, RV Trailer Inspections provide the buyer
with detailed information, to make an educated buying decision. We provide our
clients with a computer-generated report with pics, detailing any issues that
the RV reveals to us during the inspection. This info is valuable for the buyer
to make an informed buying decision.
Travel Trailers can be pulled by a pick-up, SUV or even an automobile.
Depending on the weight of the travel trailer, some of the
smaller “A” frame types can be pulled with a car. Sizes of travel trailers
(bumper pulls) range from a few feet to as long as 36 feet. RV owners are
encouraged to seek out professional assistance in determining the weight and
length of your RV to determine if your vehicle can handle it.
Modern conveniences of home
Most Travel trailers are available with sleeping, showering,
cooking, and dining options. Some have bunk beds and others may have a king
size bed, a fireplace, even a washer and dryer.
What type of components are installed in travel trailers?
The average size travel trailer, 12-36 feet, can have all
the same components as the class A motor home. They have a 12-volt electrical
system and a 120-volt electrical system. They have water heaters as well as
heat and air conditioning components. Most have a propane system and waste
water tanks. Some of the larger Travel Trailers have slide outs that provide
more living space in the trailer when fully set-up to camp in.
What components are inspected during the inspection?
We inspect all aspects of a travel trailer. From the roof,
to the undercarriage, we also inspect the tires for age too. We inspect the AC
units, the furnace, the water heater as well as the refrigerator. We look for
water damage, wear and tears in any fabric. We perform a “propane leak test” as
well as a “hot skin test”. We test and inspect all the life safety devices from
the fire extinguisher to the propane and carbon monoxide detector plus any
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