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 are ten tires to be looked after. How about you? […]
Maintenance is something every RV owner should keep track of for several reasons. Most importantly, it will keep your RV in safe working condition and prevent expensive problems later on down the road. It also helps to have your maintenance records organized if you ever wish to rent or sell your motorhome, truck, or toad. […]
I was recently sitting around the campfire while camping with some friends, and as it typically does, the conversation turned to RVs. One friend mentioned that he had studied RVs at length before he purchased one himself. He had looked at RVs built by the same manufacturer as my travel trailer and discounted that manufacturer, […]
In our previous article, we discussed how to maximize the use of your RV and get the most out of your investment. Now let’s take a look at ways to maximize the value of your RV when it comes time to sell or trade it. 1. Use it! As I covered in the last installment, […]
Whether you’re a newbie (or a seasoned veteran who needs a refresher every now and then), here is our version of Tank Dumping 101- plus a few extra tips you may not know.
It’s important to give your RV a thorough wash and wax every six months to keep it looking as good as new. Bugs, bird droppings, and grime from the road can leave stains and screw up your RV’s paint job if they are not cleaned properly. Waxing also helps protect your RV from the sun’s […]
Did you take the plunge and buy your first RV at one of the RV shows this winter? Are you getting ready to hit the road and head out on your first camping trip? Listed below is a brief, yet important checklist to ensure a great and safe season without any problems. 1. Choose the […]
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.
RV mods and upgrades don’t always have to take weeks or months. These simple ideas from iRV2 members should only take you about an hour or less and they’ll make a huge difference. 1. Get rid of odors with a holding tank vent Average time: 10-20 minutes These holding tank vents can be attached to […]
You’ve probably had people tell you to “be positive” or “don’t worry.” While optimism is a valuable trait in many situations, you shouldn’t let it prevent you from knowing what to do in a crisis or buying the right emergency gear. In-the-moment emergency supplies Window breaker/Seatbelt cutter tool: If your RV is in an accident and ends […]
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 […]