RV steps are commonly made from aluminum, lightweight steel, or other forms of metal. Most contemporary RV steps are designed to be easily adjusted to accommodate a wide range of ride heights without needing to adjust the extensions. Contemporary RV steps are also designed to ensure that the step stays parallel to the ground thus avoiding any slipping or falling off of the occupants during use. RV steps can either be a foldable type or one that stows inside the entry door, keeping it clean and preventing damage from road debris, the RV steps can be easily stowed to avoid corrosion by keeping it away from water or mud splashes when the vehicle is moving. Whether the RV steps are manually or automatically stowed when not in use, the adjustable legs and feet of the steps neatly tuck out of the way on the side of the vehicle or into it so it can easily and quickly fold up into the vehicle’s floor when not in use.
Electric and manually operated steps are available for RV’s. These steps are located on the main access doorway of any RV and can easily be installed by RV owners with only basic mechanical knowledge. Stowable steel or aluminum RV steps have perforated steps that are durable and smooth to operate due to its inherent design. RV steps can either be installed by welding or bolting through the floor of the vehicle and come in a variety of the number of steps and colors.
Manually operated RV steps are built with durability in mind, durability in building RV steps is important to avoid slipping accidents from the steps collapsing under the weight of people. Manually operated RV steps are made from premium-quality, heavy-gauge materials to maintain its durability and beauty in years of use and all manually operated RV steps are specifically built to the exact specifications of a vehicle where an RV step is to be installed. Manually operated RV steps can be easily stored or extended using levers that are discretely located on the exterior and interior of the recreational vehicle. The perforated steps prevent slipping and aid in traction under wet conditions, and the electro-coated paint maintains the beauty and presentability of the RV steps in years of use.
Electrically operated RV steps are also available with or without perforated steps, with rubberized or non-rubberized step surfaces. Electrically operated RV steps automatically extend when the RV door is opened and automatically retracts when the RV door is closed. Sensors on the electrically-operated RV step will automatically stop the step from extending if it detects or strikes an obstacle. Electrically-operated RV steps are equipped with weatherproof wiring, connectors, and sensors to prevent electrical shorts and corrosion in the system.
Electrically-operated RV steps are equipped with heavy-duty electric motors that are provided with sealed connections, heavy-duty solid steel drive rods with stainless bushings for all-weather durability and safety. The steps are made from heavy-duty steel or aluminum with powder-coated finishes for long-term durability and good looks. Electrically-operated RV steps also come with hidden step lights to provide illumination for added safety during nighttime use.