Mon - Fri: 8 am to 5 pm
Winter Hours
Closing at 4pm each day and closed on Fridays

How to Stabilize your RV

Stop the sway! Set up your RV for a comfortable stay by taking steps to minimize as much horizontal and vertical movement as possible.

You’ll need leveling jacks and blocks to reduce up and down motion, wheel chocks to stop tire movement, and stabilizers to reduce that rocking, side to side motion.

Step 1: Level your RV

Any easy step if your RV features an auto-leveling system, start by engaging your leveling jacks. If there’s a big difference in ground height from side to side, use RV Traveler’s Choice Leveling Blocks underneath your tires on the lower side. They’ll also provide extra stability and help balance the weight of your RV. 

Step 2: Place wheel chocks in front of and behind your RV’s wheels.

Using wheel chocks will stop any wheel movement. The RV Traveler’s Choice version is made of durable, high-impact plastic, and has a cross-ribbed surface for extra grip. Position them firmly against the treads of your RV’s tires.

Step 3: Use stabilizers to stop any vertical movement.

Once your RV is level, the final step is to use stabilizers to eliminate any side-to-side sway. RV Traveler’s Choice scissor jacks go underneath the frame to stabilize the unit, minimizing any rocking.

You can find all of these products and more online, or at your local RV Care dealership.

Share :

On Key

Related Posts

Renting an RV

As a first date, so to speak, you might want to consider renting a vehicle to see if that flutter of infatuation has the potential to bloom into an enduring  passion that prompts you to make that long term financial commitment of a purchase. 

RV & Travel Trailer Class Guide

If you’re new to the world of RVs and travel trailers, navigating your way through the multiple classes of vehicles can be a bit intimidating. Use our guide to learn about the important attributes that distinguish each class.

What’s new in RVs for 2024?

Just as technological innovation has dramatically impacted nearly every aspect of our lives, the world of recreational vehicles is evolving in many important and exciting ways.

Upgrade Your RV Sleeping Space

Get a great night’s sleep in your RV with quality sleep essentials from RV Traveler’s Choice and a few of our best tips to create a sound sleep environment, from the perfect pillow to a perfectly level place to rest your head.

Cookie Collection & Updated privacy commitment

We have updated our privacy commitment and are now collecting cookies to provide you with ads tailored to your interest across the internet. For more information about cookies and how to disable cookies, visit our privacy commitment. Learn more