Do you need to lose weight? No, I don’t mean go on a diet or start exercising more. I’m talking about trailer weight—you know, those extra pounds that stack up every time you buy a souvenir or invest in a new DVD player for your RV. According to the RVSEF, about 60% of travel trailers exceed […]
Giving your kitchen a makeover or simply making things more organized doesn’t have to cost you a lot of money. We found some affordable ideas that will give your cooking space a fresh new look and make it easier to access the things you use every day. 1. Mount wire baskets to hold your fruits […]
One minute you’re laying in bed on what you thought was a warm spring night—the next you’re hearing rain pouring down, your awning whipping in the wind, or worse, a loud bang from a gust of wind that tore your awning off its track. Most RVs come with an awning already attached. Some are automatic […]
Whether your RV has been in storage since winter or you live on the road full time, doing some annual spring cleaning will keep your RV dirt free and looking as good as new. These items are great to have on hand while you’re sanitizing and polishing your rig. 1. An all-purpose cleaner First and […]
Keeping the rubber on the road can be tiresome, particularly for RVers. For example, our tow unit is a 1-ton “dually,” that requires six tires on the pavement, then add the four tires on the trailer we pull (not to mention the spares) and there’s ten tires to be looked after. How about you? Is […]
It doesn’t matter if you tow a trailer that is big or small, there are everyday safety steps that should be taken to avoid tragedies while on the road. 1. Stay up-to-date on regular maintenance. Keeping your trailer in top shape is a critical step in trailer safety. Before towing, ensure that: The bearings have […]
Throughout the years I have shared temporary fixes for an inoperable water heater and furnace, suggested back up plans when things don’t work, and what to pack in your electrical bag to keep your 12 volt system up and operating when something goes awry. Here’s another tip to remember. Just recently the check valve on […]
Sooner or later every towable RVer will experience a flat tire on the tow or towed vehicle. Yes, most of us can summon emergency road service (providing you have cell service) and have the spare tire put on if you are willing to wait hours for the service truck to arrive. It really isn’t that […]
Protect your RV from delamination by following the easy way to seal RV seams with Dicor Lap Sealant.
Rattling down the highway does more than jar an old man’s dentures. Your RV suffers too. One way those bumps and jolts can manifest themselves is in what appears to be a roof leak. But wait! Don’t think your roof is leaking from something ‘upstairs’. It may be something that you need to fix from […]
Can you safely burn wood inside your RV? These RVers discuss the pros and cons of a popular hippie hack, the wood stove for RVs mod.