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Cleaning up looks good and feels good

By Greg Illes We've all rolled into a campsite and found trash lying around. Cans and bottles and candy wrappers are the usual offenses, but...

Rules for RV happiness

By Jim Twamley On the road I've met all kinds of RVers, and one couple I met are out having the time of their lives....

Dump valve wisdom: Keep ’em closed

By RVtravel.com staff When you have full hookups, leave both the black and gray water valves closed. This allows solids and tissues to start breaking...

Carry the right hose kit for your RV lifestyle

By Greg Illes When we take our RVs out into the world, inevitably the day ends and we have to park. After all, there's Happy...

Keep your cat (and yourself) warm with a “cat” heater

By Russ and Tiña De Maris   While our own four-footed feline thinks our "cat" heater was made just for her, "cat" stands for catalytic....

Lube those awning rafter locks!

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service If your RV has manual awning (and, yes, many of us still do), here's something to put on your maintenance...

Is your RV fresh water safe?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Many of us laughed ourselves silly at the old TV show detective, Monk. The poor guy couldn't touch door...

Check your fuel tank plumbing to ensure a fast, easy fill

By Greg Illes For years I struggled with my fuel filling speed. Sometimes, gas would flow into the tank without complaint. Other times, I couldn't...

Setting your RV water heater bypass valves

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service One of the common service calls I receive begins with,"The water coming out of the hot water faucet is only...

Is your four-footed child misbehaving behind your back?

By Bob Difley We've all suffered under the slings and arrows of somebody else's dog's obnoxious barking. It leads to the old mystery, does a...

Alternatives to expensive RV toilet sprayers

by Russ and Tiña De Maris RV toilets, by their design, at times don't flush quite as cleanly as we might hope. To that end,...

Craft a clothing kit for any encounter

By Greg Illes My wife and I have a running joke — she asks me how the weather is going to be, and I tell her that...