RV Security Tips

The joy of traveling cross country in an RV is an unparalleled out of this world feeling. The freedom to decide your route and timing is exciting but it comes with some risks. RVs often lack proper security measures which making them attractive targets for thieves.

As a locksmith company with many years of experience in the industry we’ve have seen an increased improvement in Recreational Vehicles (RV) security matters in recent years.

With the rising of their popularity comes an unfortunate increase in break-ins and thefts leading many owners to look for better security solutions. We’re here to help you and share our top security tips for keeping your RV safe.

Upgrad Your Lock Systems!

RVs with their accessible doors and windows are an easy target so we recommend regular lock check ups and lock replacements if required. It is widely known that many RV manufacturers are using the same locks for storage compartments and doors it’s recommended to change your locks for unique ones for maximum security.

Strategies to Avoid Break-Ins

If you’re on a long journey it’s important to make sure that your valuable items are not visible and if you still decide to leave them in the RV keep them in a safe place.

When stopping for errands such as refueling, visiting an ATM or a grocery store park your RV in a well lit area. Even for quick stops always make sure that the doors and windows are locked and try to keep an eye on your RV.

Always plan your RV park stops at reputable places. You’ll meet many fellow travelers during your journey so take their advice about the right places to stay over for the nights .

An alarm system installed in your RV is always a good way to prevent break-ins.

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Safety Tips for Preventing Theft of Your RV

When you’re not able to keep an eye on your RV it’s best to take preventive measures against potential theft. 

  • Apply a wheel clamp to immobilize the RV and restrict its movement. You can also purchase a steering wheel lock for added security. 
  • Install a tracking device so that if it is stolen the police will able to track it. 
  • Install a CCTV system and a defecated smartphone app to monitor your RV surrounding any time.

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