Habitation Checks

Habitation checks are an inspection of the living part of your motorhome. Put simply, a habitation check makes sure your vehicle is safe to live in. If you’re new to the motorhome world or purchased your vehicle second-hand, it may be hard to understand just how important habitation checks are.

Here are five reasons why they are so important:

For Safety
Fundamentally, habitation checks ensure that your vehicle is safe to live in. It ensures the safety of your vehicle, giving you much-needed peace of mind.

For your warranty
Most new vehicles will need a habitation check once a year to keep the warranty valid.

To check your vehicle’s condition.
By inspecting your vehicle, habitation checks are an insightful and useful way to see what condition your motorhome is in. This is a particularly useful document to have if you’re thinking of selling your motorhome and can ensure that you receive the best possible price.

It’s cost effective
A habitation check identifies any potential problems in your motorhome. With a detailed list of the condition of your vehicle, you can get any issues fixed before they cause expensive damage, saving you money in the long-term.

For protection
No one likes thinking about worst case scenarios. Most of us would prefer to stick our heads in the sand and imagine that it will never happen to us. Unfortunately, we never know what’s around the corner. Habitation checks are an annual way to avoid disaster, protecting yourself, your family and loved ones from a worst-case scenario.

Wilmoths Motorhomes Habitation Pricing:

Service PriceMake/Model
Habitation Check £249.00 All Makes & Models
Engine Servicing From£199.00 All Makes & Models
MOT £58.60 All Makes & Models
Alde heating antifreeze change £149.00 All Makes & Models
Alde heating antifreeze change - if booked with a habitation & engine service £99.00 All Makes & Models
Brakefluid Change £59.00 All Makes & Models

We offer collection & delivery. 60 mile radius. Please contact us for more information on this.

What's checked in our Hab Checks?

  1. Gas System: including; a gas tightness, appliance operation & flue check, regulator health, gas cylinder security, hoses and gas dispersal vents.
  2. Electric System: including; trip tests, earths & earth bonding, 240/12 volt sockets, interior lighting, battery health.
  3. Water System: including; pump & pressure switches, taps, filter & housing, water tanks, drain valves and toilet checks.
  4. Fire & Safety: including; smoke & carbon monoxide alarms, fire extinguisher, fire blanket housing, operation of doors & windows and testing of flame failure devices.
  5. Bodywork: including; roof, grab handles, floor, number plate, furniture, blinds & flyscreens.
  6. Damp Test: including; full readings & report.