Your RV is an extension of your home, and you wouldn’t want your home to feel wonky especially when you’re walking inside. Not having a good night’s sleep because your bed seems to have tipped slightly onto one side is massively uncomfortable. You’ll most likely start the day with utter annoyance, or worse, you’ll develop a stiff neck from the uneven bed you slept on last night. On top of that, if your RV has to sit on an uneven surface for long hours, it could pose an even bigger problem not just for you but for your RV—which comes with a price, literally.
There are appliances in your RV that need to be leveled to function properly, and one of those is your refrigerator. If your RV sits on an uneven surface for a long period of time, the coolant which serves a vital purpose for your refrigerator to work properly will gather on one side, preventing it from working as intended. There is also a case for your microwave, if installed in a cubby, once it starts rotating, it will cause the food you are reheating to splatter because it no longer sits on an even surface.
No matter where you go, you need an RV leveling system, as campsites and parks do not always have an even surface for you and your RV. If your RV is complete with built-in furniture that has slide-outs, the uneven surface will prevent these drawers from opening, or worse, forcing them to open which could cause the mechanical features to break. Normally, you won’t know right away if your RV is crooked, but once you notice that it’s much more difficult to open that window or that door so you could watch the sunrise in the morning, you’ll soon realize the need for an RV leveling system.
Cooking in an unleveled RV can be both difficult and dangerous. Cooking oils may spill, meat jumps right out from the pan or worse the whole thing might be thrown off of the stove and will cause a potential cooking accident. This could cause you to make a quick trip to the ER and will ultimately ruin your whole trip. With an unleveled RV, your trip might be cut short due to the many inconveniences you might experience.
An RV that’s sitting on an uneven surface for hours could cause a potential risk on the wheel and axle of the RV. Once the wheel and axle get damaged in any way, your RV won’t run as smoothly as it used to before. This is fixable but could cost you a fortune if the damage gets worse, affecting the rest of the under-chassis system.
Do everything you can to make your RV life comfortable. You need a reliable RV leveling system that could last as long as you have your RV. Life on the road is supposed to be a relaxing vacation, and you should not experience these frustrations caused by a crooked RV. Check out RVupgrades for a safe and smooth life in your RV.