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Summer RV Battery Needs

The summer season brings family vacations, road trips and cross-country exploration. Before you load up the family and hit the road in your recreational vehicle, visit the closest Ellis to make sure that your RV battery doesn’t need a replacement!

When your vacation finally arrives, the last thing that you want to worry about is a dead battery. Time together is precious, especially when you’ve been saving your vacation days all year. Prevent wasting priceless family moments by preparing ahead of time for all of your RV battery needs.

At Ellis we have an assortment of starting batteries, deep-cycle batteries and more. Regardless of which kind of battery your RV needs replacing, we can appropriately meet your needs. Unsure of what those specific needs are? Let us help you determine exactly that!

We want to help you find the perfect fit for your RV. When choosing the right battery, it’s important to consider what will be the most cost-effective and fully meet your immediate needs, while also setting you up for success long-term.

In the meantime, here are a few pointers for your RV battery care this season.

  1. Summer is a busy season for all of us and is typically the time of the year that we do the vast majority of our travel. The winter tends to be much slower. If your RV sat for long periods of the winter season without running, there is a good chance that your batteries do need some attention. Try to prevent harming your batteries by starting up the engine periodically and taking your RV for regular rides.
  2. Don’t let your battery fall beneath 50% charge. When RV batteries reach low levels, risks increase for subpar performances in the future. It is best to keep your batteries above 75% charge at all times.
  3. Don’t leave your house batteries running within your RV. Unplug appliances rather than just turning them off. This will help you preserve battery over time.

Remember to replace your RV battery before hitting the road this summer and safe travels! Start easy. Stay positive!

Start Easy. Start Positive.