7 Chilling Dangers Of Living In An RV

For most, the American dream is to own a home with a picket fence. For a few others, however, it’s a home on wheels (a fifth wheel or motorhome) that can help them vacation on a budget while simultaneously visiting wherever they want, whenever they want.

That said, like with all things, there are downsides to this lifestyle (sometimes life-threatening), and that’s what inspired me to create this guide on the dangers of living in an RV you should be aware of.

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7 Chilling Dangers Of Living In An RV

You’re Vulnerable to the Elements

It is tempting to think of RVs as tanks on wheels, but these vehicles can be extremely dangerous places to be in amidst severe weather conditions.

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide is a lethal gas released after an incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. In an ideal world, the best way to avoid this danger of living in an RV would be to avoid combustion appliances altogether.

Injuries Are Reported Often

If you’re not yet used to living in an RV, a danger to be wary of is that it’ll be extremely easy to injure yourself before you get used to the different environment.

Break-Ins and Theft

The only unique thing about your RV’s door lock is its deadbolt, which, apparently, is also easy to tackle for anyone remotely handy.