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No hot water? Do a couple of quick checks before you panic

By Russ and Tiña De MarisTaking off for an RV trip is a sure-fire way to relax, right? Ah, but there's nothing that can...

Use bicycle bottles for your handy drinking water suppliers

By Greg Illes After many years of anywhere from serious to casual cycling, bicycle water bottles had become a familiar accessory to us. So it...

Fixing a leaky toilet valve seal

By Russ and Tiña De MarisOne of the more frustrating aspects of RVing can be dealing with odors in your bathroom. Chemical manufacturers have...

Using a propane heater in your RV? Be careful!

By Jim TwamleyRVers have been using propane heat for almost as long as there have been RVs. Most RVs come with a forced air...

Should I buy a motorhome with a gas or a diesel engine?

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV ServiceShould I buy a motorhome with a gas or a diesel engine? Good question. Not a simple answer.In general, I...

Valve extenders — getting air in your tires with ease

By Dicor CorporationWe want to tell you about a small accessory that can make a big difference in creating a safer and more pleasant...

Mounting a spare tire carrier on your RV

By Russ and Tiña De MarisHaving a spare tire with your RV is a great thing — provided the tire is small enough for...

It’s in the bag: One with a few basic tools can handle most simple...

By Bob DifleyYou can make life a bit easier by keeping some standard fix-it tools in a canvas bag which you keep in a...

Choose the right vacuum cleaner to keep your rig tidy

By Greg Illes Whether we live in stick-and-brick houses or in our cherished RVs, the grime of daily living always seems to intrude. Dust, dirt...

Displaying your travel collection — in a unique way

By Jim TwamleyRVers love to collect things. The problem is that some collectables are too large or heavy to carry along with you in...
RV Electricity

Charging your trailer with your tow vehicle alternator

By Russ and Tiña De Maris You've boondocked (dry camped) for a couple of days now. You've taken showers, run the lights, maybe watched a...

Is your fire extinguisher past its “pull date”?

By Bob DifleyOne of the most overlooked items you can find in a rig is the fire extinguisher. Most of us will never need...