Causes of RV / Camper & Travel Trailer Water Damage

The best advice that we have about water damage is to take preventative measures to keep water outside the cabin. At Travers St. Louis RV / Camper Service & Body, our expert RV / Camper technicians know that water is easily the #1 RV / Camper offender. Water can be a big problem when it gets inside your RV / Camper . It can cause mold, mildew, and wood rot that can be permanent damages. It is important to remember that when water starts to get inside the RV / Camper and cause problems, those problems will only get worse over time. It is for these reasons that it is crucial for you to take protective measures to preserve the interior by ensuring all vents, seams between exterior materials, and seals are in good condition keeping water outside the RV / Camper . The most common sources of water cause interior RV / Camper damages are condensation, high humidity, improper use, poor storage practices, flooding, poor design/construction, and of course leaks.

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Repairing the Root Cause of Water Damage

If you find water inside the RV / Camper , it will almost always come from one of the sources mentioned above. Now it is time to find the source of the leak for repair. For this, we strongly recommend an expert with a strong understanding of your RV / Camper , its design, and its service needs. Our expert RV / Camper technicians know precisely where to look to find the root cause of the water damage problem. To determine the root cause of the leak, the technician will inspect for:

  • Rusted metal parts
  • Carpeting with water accumulation
  • Ceiling discoloration
  • Loose moldings
  • Soft roof areas
  • Bubbling or discoloration

Repairing Travel Trailer & RV / Camper Water Damage

Once the cause of the damage is found, repairs can begin to the sealed areas that have lost integrity as well as restoring the water-damaged parts. No matter the root cause of the leak nor the damage caused, the RV / Camper water damage repair at Travers St. Louis RV / Camper Service and Body Shop will do whatever it takes to restore the comfort, appearance, and performance of your RV / Camper for yet another fun camping season. Travers St. Louis RV / Camper is conveniently located in O’Fallon within the St. Louis metropolitan, near Chesterfield, St. Charles, and St. Peters, MO.