March 01, 2021
We all have the best intentions, but it’s easy to forget to thoroughly clean and dry your tent when you pack it away for the winter.
Here’s how to prepare for another fantastic camping season!
If you find any mold or mildew:
We hope you removed your mattress before storing your tent but if you forgot, follow the same steps for mold reduction and cleaning.
Zippers accumulate all sorts of dust and debris, especially cover zippers. Save yourself from a sticky situation later by cleaning your zippers ahead of time.
If you’ve had your tent for a while and have noticed that it’s becoming less water resistant, spray it thoroughly with a good-quality fabric or weather guard .
Clean your ladder thoroughly, paying particular attention to the slides so the ladder extends and contracts easily. If it still feels sticky, you can also use a lubricant on the slides.
Nuts and Bolts
Check all your nuts and bolts to make sure they are tight. Pay particular attention to the rails that run along the underside of the tent. The bolt that’s on the floor underneath the mattress is what attaches your tent to your vehicle. It’s crucial that it’s tight and secure!
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