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.
Most RVs have two things in common: tires and a patio mat. Sooner or later, the tires and/or items associated with them that spin (brakes, wheels, bearings, etc) will fail you, which should be considered just part of the adventure known as RVing. When this happens, your RV patio mat can come in handy. Spread […]
Got a leaky trailer or coach and don`t know where to start? Here are a few tips and insight on taking the right measures on how to prevent leaks in your RV.
Is your RV tub cracked or grungy? Anyone can tackle a RV bathtub replacement project by following these 13 easy and illustrated steps with video.
Whether you drive a luxury coach or tow a travel trailer, your rig won’t last long unless you follow these critical RV repair tips from RV Life experts.