Habitation Service


We offer a Habitation Service to all makes and models of Motorhomes and Caravans. All our work is carried out in accordance with the latest AWS Standard Working Procedures, the details of which you can find below or for further information please check the Approved Workshop website.

To book an appointment please call us on: 07842 451805 or 01903 762623


  • Corner steadies & folding steps (where applicable) – check operation & lubricate
  • Under slung tanks and pipes – check condition and security

Electrical systems

  • Check the leisure battery is being charged by the engine and mains charger
  • Battery (if fitted)-check condition of battery and compartment & check battery charge state
  • Battery (if fitted)-check & top up level if required & perform high discharge test
  • Fridge-check operation from 12v and 230v (ELV & LV)
  • Interior lighting & equipment-check operation & fuse rating
  • Awning light-check operation
  • Wiring earths-check for defects on all ELV circuits (Visual)
  • LV inlet plug & extension lead-check condition & resistance across connection pins
  • Earth bonding-Visual Inspection
  • RCD unit-check operation of RCD test button & operation of MCB’s
  • 230v sockets-carry out plug top polarity test
  • Electric awning & step – check condition & operation
  • Check electric hob (if fitted)
  • Check operation of all other 230v appliances, fans & luminaries
  • Air conditioning (if fitted)-check operation (Weather Dependent)
  • Check that any additional items fitted are to the relevant standard

Gas System (Fridge not serviced unless requested)

  • Regulator & gas hose-check age, performance & security
  • Carry out gas leak check
  • LPG Tank (if fitted) – check security
  • Flame failure devices (FFD) check operation
  • Appliances, cooker – check operation
  • Appliances, heater – check operation
  • Appliances, fridge – check operation
  • Appliances, water heater – check operation
  • Gas cylinder-check security
  • Ensure all gas dispersal vents are clear

Water System

  • Water pump & pressure switch-check operation
  • Taps,micro-switch,valves,pipes & tank (if fitted)-check condition & operation
  • Water filter & housing-check for leaks & replace filter if requested by customer
  • Waste system-check for leaks
  • Water tanks (if fitted)-check security of all water tanks, including under slung
  • Drain down-winter only (suggest 01/11 – 31/03 weather determined) (unless advised not to by the customer)
  • Toilet-check security, operation of flush pump & lubricate seals


  • Fixed ventilation-check for obstruction & free flow of air
  • Check all fixed ventilation is guarded against vermin ingression
  • Roof lights-check for cracks, operation & free of obstructions

Fire & Safety

  • Smoke and/or carbon monoxide alarm(s)-check operation & replace battery if necessary
  • If a fire extinguisher is fitted, check to ensure it is in date
  • If a fire blanket is fitted-check security of its housing


  • Doors & windows-Check operation of all locks,catches,stays & seals
  • Roof-check condition of roof lights & seals & also general condition of roof
  • Body attachments – check security (including ladders, cycle racks, lockers, aerials, satellite dishes, etc)
  • Cab seat – check operation (swivel type or bed configuration only)
  • Floor-check for sponginess/delamination
  • Furniture-check condition & operation of all furniture doors, handles & fixings
  • Blinds & fly screens-check tension, operation & material for damage
  • Damp test-carry out & note readings on a separate damp report sheet
  • Rising roof – check operation (where applicable)