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Kill flies with electric zapper. Fun, too!

The Electric Fly Swatter will easily kill all flying insects including mosquitoes, flies and gnats just by waving at them with the swatter, and...

Freezing foods for easy fixin’ – Part 2

Editor's note: Adding to Ralph Graner's ideas for freezing foods for easy fixin', here's a little extra freezin' foods wisdom from Alice Henneman, MS, RD,...

Tips on portable waste tanks

By Jim Twamley There are several portable "dump" tanks available to RVers. Most are familiar with the blue tanks with wheels, but these come in...

Macerator pump makes RV dumping easier

By Bob DifleyMy best guess — and this is just a stab in the dark — is that there aren't too many RVers that...

Decoding motor oil container mystery codes

By RVtravel.com staff Q: What do the numbers and letters in a motor oil designation mean? A: There are several different items encoded. There is a...
RV Electricity

Beware of RV gas pains!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When RVers think of gas pains, they may think about the price they have to pay for a fill-up...

A warning about outdoor grilling: Danger lurks!

Be careful the next time you eat a hamburger or other product cooked on an outdoor grill. There could be danger lurking in the...

Move your travel trailer by remote control

By Eric Brotman RVtravel.com Power trailer movers can make an RVer’s life a whole lot easier — if certain criteria are met. The mover should be...

RhinoFLEX sewer hose works exceptionally well

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician One of the most unpleasant tasks in RVing is handling waste. Nothing incenses an RVer more than a dump station...

Stick on pods add storage in unused spaces

There are few really active RVers who claim to have enough storage in their rig. And, unfortunately, too many of the storage places we...

Siphon vent removes sewer odors from inside RV

You've heard of the venturi effect, and you likely know that there are people who make a life's work out of studying how wind...

Keep mildew away with compact dehumidifier

It's only natural during the rainy season to close our RV windows to keep the heat in and the rain out. That's all good,...