The RV awning is oneof thesehave-to-have accessoriesthat at threeam, with
ahowling wind , you may perhapswantyou didn'thave!
Who can bear in mindthe half-dozen or so stepsrequiredto reducethe
issuebeneaththese problems? Have you actuallyawakened afterthat midsummer
overnight thunderstorm and your awning is sagging alarmingly? Have you
everattemptedto empty the hundred or so gallons of h2owhich hascollected in
that sagging awning ? Believe inme when I say which youdo notmustgo by way
ofthat "joy " of camping.
The recreational vehicleawning is designedas being asunshade, period. If,
perhaps, it startsto sprinkle a bitand alsokicks up a mildbreeze - do
notworry- your RV awning can handlethat. But ifthosedark clouds are
creatingaround thehorizon and also thebirds are searching forshelter, you
thenreallyshouldtake into considerationrolling up. And youactuallyought
tothink aboutrolling up, NOW.
Practice rolling up your awning on acalm day untilyou've gotthe
processmemorized. Then do the exact sameissuewhileblindfolded, with
someonespraying a hose in yourencounter. This willsimulate a commonemergency
storm take-down. Except for thewind, obviously. For this simulation you
willrequire3fairlyburly guys, all yanking the awning inside adiversecourseat
soon as. Onceyou havegone viathe preceding physical exercise, you
willrecognizewhy the skilledcamper will takedown the awning at thevery
Lower1finishof one'sopen awning to enablerainwater to drain off. Peg down the
awning feet when theawning is totally freestanding so thata gust of wind
won'tflip overthe awning. Also, the awning mightbe strapped down using
theuniqueawning straps obtainableat your regionalRV save. If yoususpect a
strongwind or storm is coming the safestfactorto completeis roll up the awning.