This inspection service is for clients who are going through the process of purchasing a recreational vehicle. Whether it’s a motorhome, fifth wheel, or travel trailer, we’ll inspect the RV inside and out to look for deficiencies that you need to know about—investigating between 80 to 154 points of inspection, depending on your specific needs. A full inspection report will be delivered within 24 hours, including pictures and video where appropriate.
The inspection may include these components:
- Life Safety Items
- Roof Joints & Seals
- 120-Volt & 12-Volt System
- Sidewall & End Caps
- Air Conditioners & Vents
- Generator, Converter/Inverter, & Battery Systems
- Freshwater System
- Wastewater System
- LP Gas System
- Refrigerator, Cooktop, Microwave, Oven, Dishwasher, & Other Appliances
- Water Heater
- In-House Vacuum
- Electric Fireplace
- Ceiling & Exhaust Fans/Vents
- Interior Condition
- Cabinet & Closet Condition
- Shower/Tub Enclosure
- Entertainment System
- Chassis & Undercarriage
- Leveling System
- Engine, Radiator, & Transmission
- Running Gear
- Hitch System
As necessary, we’ll utilize tools such as a 360° camera and gas leak detector at no extra cost.
Additional Inspection Services
We can also provide a full inspection of an RV that you are currently trying to sell. Gathering knowledge about existing defects before you negotiate a transaction will give you time to arrange repairs and upgrades if necessary—building trust with prospective buyers and helping to prevent tedious delays or a completely stalled sale.
This inspection service will focus on several of the RVs critical systems and individual components that must be in good condition in order for the vehicle to be deemed safe for travel and as a functional living space. From gas and exhaust detection, to determining whether or not the tires are at safe pressure, we’ll help you gain peace of mind with the condition of your current or prospective investment.
An RV is a hefty investment, and it’s important to take every step possible to keep it running safely and efficiently, minimizing the risk of mechanical failure. For this inspection service, we’ll conduct a full fluid analysis on the motorized components—providing a comprehensive lab report that will give valuable insights about the condition of the engine, generator, and numerous other components. Fluids that will be analyzed include: engine oil, coolant, transmission oil, generator oil & coolant, hydraulic systems, and hydronic heating systems.
Owner and inspector Rick Root is a certified RV Technician, and he’ll be more than happy to help you come up with an annual maintenance strategy—or to help you carry out the physical tasks themselves. He will patiently guide you through existing issues he identifies, working with you on an individual basis to make sure that the maintenance needs are taken care of so that you can ultimately walk away knowing that your investment is in tip-top shape.
New Owner Walkthrough
If you’ve never owned an RV before, it can be a bit daunting figuring out what everything is, where it’s at, and how it works. We offer this service to help you learn the ropes, personally guiding you through virtually every aspect of your new investment—ensuring that you are confident in your knowledge before you ever take to the road.
Request Your RV Inspection
Rick’s Mobile RV Services LLC is here to help you travel safely and with full confidence that an imminent breakdown won’t be standing in the way of your next RVing destination. Contact us today to request an appointment.