Our Spring Start-up Check List

Our Spring Start-up check list focus is on our International 25 CCD Airstream to de-winterize and ready for up coming “Glamping” Season.

Your list may very depending on your specific trailer.

At Our Storage Place:

  1. Dump and remove Dri-Z-Air containers
  2. Take Off Wheel Coverings
    1. Check Tire Pressure (add air as required – we run at 65lb)
    2. Check wheel lug torque (110lb)
  3. Remove Tri-Max wheel locks
  4. Remove Hitch Vault
  5. Unlock Hitch Lock
  6. Hook-up Chains
  7. Hitch Airstream to Truck / Stow Blocks

Bring Airstream Home:

  1. Close all low point drains
  2. Open Hot Water tank by-pass
    1. Insert hot water tank drain plug
  3. Fill and Sanitize Fresh water tank
    1. Leave sit over night
  4. Run fresh water pump to pressurize system and check for leaks
  5. Open taps to flush anti-freeze from lines
    1. Kitchen
    2. Bathroom
    3. Shower
    4. Toilet
    5. Outdoor Shower
  6. Open fresh water tank low point drain and drain tank
    1. Refill tank and drain again to flush
    2. Refill tank
  7. Open LP tanks and run/check appliances…
    1. Stove
    2. Furnace
    3. Hot Water
    4. Refrigerator
  8. Lubricate all window seals with silicone grease
  9. Give Airstream a good spring clean inside and out
    1. Check all lockers to ensure everything is as it should be
  10. Walbernize exterior
  11. Check wheel lug torque and tire pressure

Return To Storage

Note: depending on how much water ended up in grey and black tanks a visit to a Dump Station may be necessary before first excursion. 

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