The long awaited signs are finally in the air!…SPRING! It seems the relentless grip of ole’ man winter has finally let go.
It’s time to think about digging out the camper and getting ready to go! If you’re feeling anything like we are, you and your family can’t wait for that first trip!
Here’s a few pointers from the service pro’s at Harvey RV’s on what to look for when inspecting and prepping your camper for the upcoming season.
Give it a bath…A good scrub down of your campers exterior will not only freshen it up for spring, but it will significantly reduce the likelihood that you’ll miss those problem maintenance areas when inspecting the condition of the camper overall and the exterior sealants.
Inspect the exterior… from the roof down. After a good scrub and rinse any problem areas will be much easier to detect. Separated, peeling sealants. Cracked, chipped or broken plastic accessories, vents, skylights etc… Winter sun, snow and ice can be rough on these parts.
Did You Know?… The majority of sealants used on today’s RV’s are Tripolymers. It is not recommended to use Latex nor most Silicone based sealants on any RV. There are several different materials used in the construction of an RV. Metal, Fiberglass, Plastic, Rubber etc… All of these materials expand and contract at different rates when exposed to the elements. Tripolymer sealants withstand that fluctuation better and remain adhered to the dissimilar materials protecting your RV from water infiltration and damage. Consult the parts or service departments at Harvey RV’s for advise on what to use and where.
Test Fire your Appliances… Just like it sounds… Fire everything up. Put it through its paces now so you’re not faced with issues the day before you want to go camping. Not only should you make sure they all fire up, but actually run them for a few hours… Heat a couple tanks of water, on both gas & electric if you have the option. Run the refrigerator overnight at least…did it cool well? Fire up the furnace and let it heat the RV through a few cycles of cooling and heating. These tests will help ensure there are no surprises when you head out on that firs adventure.
As always, should you need some assistance, give the Harvey RV’s Service Team a call at 207-990-5081 we’re here to help in any way we can.
Aluminum-Framed Ultra Lightweight Campers
Livin’ Lite is the leading manufacturer of aluminum superstructure-based Truck Campers, Tent Campers, Travel Trailers and Toy Haulers. Livin’ Lite ultra lightweight campers are built to tow effortlessly, economically and even more importantly, they will stand up to the weather conditions that mother nature subjects them to. Lightweight, clean lines and sturdy construction characterize Livin’ Lite products. See your nearest dealer to fully appreciate all Livin’ Lite campers have to offer.
We are officially a Livin’ Lite Dealer! Come visit us and take a look at these unique well crafted camper’s!
For the Ultimate in Luxury
The original Redwood luxury vehicle. Redwood reset the bar to a higher level, all for you! Coming standard with an aerodynamic profile, solid hardwood cabinets, solid surface countertops, and many best in class features, our units are built to make you feel like a King and Queen! Because these are luxury products, you will have a feeling of comfort only achievable at home!
The high end luxury line you’ve been looking for is now available in Maine @ Harvey RV’S!!
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We understand our customers are busy. With that in mind, we’ve created our New Online Express Service Check-In which includes our popular Healthy RV Checklist.
Conveniently track your service and maintenance needs as they arise using our check-in form featuring the Healthy RV maintenance recommendations. A handy list comprised of a few of the most important maintenance items every RV owner should keep an eye on and maintain regularly.
Properly maintaining your RV’s exterior, appliances and critical systems can help prevent expensive replacements, minimize down time and protect your investment.
At Harvey RV’s our lot is never gated and we offer an after hours’ key drop box located on the front of the service building. Whether you choose to drop your unit early AM on your way to work or after hours, whatever works for you. Give us a call (207-990-5081) and we’ll work out the details that best fit your busy schedule.
IT’S A FACT – COOKING WITH WOOD TASTES BETTER.
Pure hardwood is the fuel for Traeger’s signature flavor. Traeger owners and BBQ enthusiasts agree that wood-fired flavor is what they love most about their grill, because it simply tastes better than charcoal or gas. Real wood, real flavor – every time. Taste the wood-fired difference:
GRILL, SMOKE, BAKE, ROAST, BRAISE & BBQ.
Traeger 6-in-1 versatility allows you to cook hot and fast or low and slow. When you fire up your Traeger, you ignite the power to grill, smoke, bake, roast, braise, and BBQ – you’re the master of all trades. From baby back ribs to wood-fired pizza, smoky mac & cheese and even homemade apple pie, anything you can cook up in your head, you can cook up on your Traeger.
WOOD FIRED COOKING IS SIMPLE WITH TRAEGER
Traeger’s ease of use and simple controls let you focus on what matters: your food, your family, and your friends. Our digitally controlled convection heating system simplifies wood-fired cooking, allowing for easy temperature settings, just like your oven. So whether you’re perfecting a recipe or watching the game, Traeger has you covered.
PERFECT RESULTS WITH EVERY SINGLE COOK.
Consistent temperature gives you consistent results, meaning you can craft food rather than tend to the fire. Traeger manages the temperature for you, cutting out a major variable in achieving consistent results. Master your brisket recipe, champion a whole roasted chicken, and cook with confidence knowing that you can replicate perfect results again and again.
The Coachmen Leprechaun offers you the “Better Stuff” discerning RVers require.
Since 1973 the Leprechaun motorhome has provided Better construction, Better interior appointments, and a long list of Better safety and convenience features that have won the confidence of generations of Leprechaun Class C owners.
Owning something “Better” is a reflection of you everyone will appreciate. Your family will appreciate the expansive list of standard equipment like back-up camera, power awning, slideroom awning(s) and 50 gallons of fresh water. “Better” includes the safety and durability of steel framed floors, and 2” sidewalls built with Azdel Superlite that can be customized with your choice of available graphics-standard graphics, carmel colored fiberglass or rich full body paint. Inside your Leprechaun your family and friends will enjoy the long list of rich appointments including Raised Panel cabinetry, Night Shades, Upgraded flooring and Upgraded Furniture. Treat yourself to something better… you deserve a Coachmen’s Leprechaun!
Mid-Profile Fifth Wheels have been the flagship fifth wheel at Coachmen RV for over a decade. Chaparral’s are designed from the inside out for easy and adventurous travel.
With Brookstone, our product team has been deliberate in our design to build the most user-friendly and functional luxury fifth wheel available.
The Durango Gold is the pinnacle of over 42 years of innovation and engineering excellence. Read More “Introducting the all new KZ Durango Gold!”
Venture RV delivers an extensive line of performance RVs. We push the boundaries of innovation so that you can push the boundaries of exploration and relaxation.