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Air-Dryr helps prevent mold and mildew

As seasons change, damp outdoor conditions can bring mold, mildew and corrosion issues inside. The Air-Dryr from Davis Instruments is an inexpensive and effective...

Does the AEROplus wind deflector really improve gas mileage?

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianWhen Australian caravan accessories manufacturer Purple Line contacted us to try out their new AEROplus wind deflector, I met the...

Tools for RVers: Leatherman New Wave multi-tool

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianI recently recommended the Leatherman tool as a good tool to have along as an RVer. Well, upon doing some...

A rundown of heated hoses for RVs

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianFor 10 years I was a fulltimer, and spent most of each year, including most of the winter, in the...

It’s fall! Time to check your RV’s roof

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianWhen autumn arrives, it's a good idea to spend a little time on RV roof maintenance. First, make sure the...

Tools for RVers: DeWalt heavy duty stapler/brad nailer

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianThere are two things that are used frequently in RVs: staples and brad nails. The staples that are used require...

Quick RV winterizing tips

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV TechnicianIn much of the country, once a year it becomes "RV winterizing time." Here are some tips if that applies...

Helpful RV Gadget: Blow out plug

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianWhen it's time to winterize your RV blowing out the water system can be a pain. Having a quick disconnect...

Five ways to unintentionally ruin your RV

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianThrough the years I have seen people with RV damage that they could completely avoid simply by paying attention to...

Help keep your RV warm or cool with vent pillow

 By Bob DifleyRoof vents are a terrific feature of RVs. They allow a flow of air to circulate through the RV, light to help...

Help avoid water heater problems with tank rinser

It's likely that you don't think about your water heater much. As long as it turns on and you get hot water what's to...

Tools for RVers: Sears Craftsman Handi-Cut

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianOne tool I have used frequently over the years is the Sears Handi-Cut. This unique cutter has a 3 7/8...