GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted November
    18th, 2020


    101: This Tip is On the Level


    Happy Camper Blog



    In a perfect
    world, every RV site at the campgrounds you stay at would be perfectly level,
    like those that are equipped with a concrete pad. But in reality, it’s not
    possible for some sites to be level due to factors such as the area’s hilly
    terrain or heavy rains that may have caused the soil to erode in places.
    That’s why it’s essential to plan ahead so you can be prepared to level your
    RV if it becomes necessary.

    In case you’re wondering why leveling your RV is such a big deal,
    here are five important reasons to do it:

    1. To make sure your refrigerator
      The chemicals used in your RV’s refrigerator depend on
      gravity to flow properly, which they can’t do if your refrigerator is set at
      an angle. Operating a refrigerator when it’s not level could cause it to
      malfunction, leading to spoiled food and potential damage to the
    2. To make sure your plumbing system operates
      It’s easier for water to flow through your
      plumbing system correctly if your RV is level. Plus, leveling your RV will
      help ensure that the water level sensors in your tanks will be more
    3. To protect your RV. Keeping your RV
      parked at an angle can weaken the structure of your rig, including your doors
      and windows. Plus, if you have slide-outs, they may not work properly and
      their operating mechanisms could even become damaged.
    4. To help ensure a good night’s
      Face it, it’s hard to get some quality shut eye if
      you’re always worried about rolling out of bed or into the wall! Depending on
      how your RV is parked, you could even end up trying to sleep with your head
      lower than your feet.
    5. To make your whole camping experience more
      When your RV is level, your doors and windows will
      operate properly, you won’t feel like you might lose your balance when you’re
      walking around inside, and you can cook and eat to your heart’s content
      without worrying about things rolling off of your counters or

    For helpful tips on how to level your RV, contact your RV dealer
    or rental company. You can also find instructional videos on YouTube and, of
    course, your fellow campers are often more than happy to offer advice. There
    are also many useful devices on the market, such as leveling blocks and
    leveling devices specifically designed for use with RVs.

    So now all you need to do is find the next place to take your RV
    so you can practice your new leveling skills (if necessary). Just go to
    GoCampingAmerica.com, enter the destination you’re interested in, and you’ll
    soon be on your way!