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How to keep tabs on your sealants to prevent leaks

The following was provided to us by the Dicor CorporationIf the sealant around your roof edges, skylights and the like is looking cracked, brittle,...

How to keep your RV’s fresh water tank fresh

By Mark Polk Do not assume your RV's fresh water will stay safe and fresh like at home. Contaminated water is extremely dangerous. As RVers,...
RV Electricity

How much maintenance is required on solar panels?

The answer is "not much!" There is very little maintenance required on a well designed solar electric battery charging system. Solar panels have no...

Simple test helps gauge if your tires are safe

Every so often, depending on how much you have driven your RV or car, or before you embark upon a long road trip, check...

Don’t be zapped by low voltage

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIn the classic monster movies, the mad scientist zaps his new "creation" with a huge blast of electricity —...

Water accessories every RV needs

by Russ and Tiña De MarisIf you'll be camping in a park with "city water," that is, water from a faucet, there are some...

Finding the stuff you’ve “stored” in your RV

By Bob DifleyAs we RVers add years to our experience, we also add stuff to our cabinets and lockers. Sooner or later we arrive...

Lemon pledge good for wood and the RV toilet

By Jim Twamley Many "old school" RVers keep a spray can of Pledge in their cleaning supply closet. After all, your rig can accumulate a...

Cast iron cookware perfect for RV kitchens

By Rene Agredano Storage space is precious for most RVers, especially in smaller rigs. RV kitchens are extremely challenging to keep well-stocked without being cluttered....

Do “gas saving” products really help?

The answer is "probably not." Be skeptical of the following kinds of advertising claims."This gas-saving product improves fuel economy by 20 percent." Claims usually tout...

How to safely hide valuables in your RV

By Peggi McDonald and Chuck Woodbury There are many places to create ‘out of sight’ hiding places in your RV. It's difficult to steal something...

How to fix small roof punctures, cracks and tears

The following was provided to us by the Dicor CorporationFor small punctures, cracks or tears, a sealing tape designed for RV roofs can do...