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Traffic jams at the RV dump station

By Jim TwamleyRVers who frequent Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds, state campgrounds, RV rallies or high-traffic tourist destinations on a weekend may occasionally find...

 Refinish those worn-out exterior RV hatches and trim

By doityourselfrv.comTired of yellowing RV hatches, vents and trim? Consider this method for making the yellow disappear and the pieces look brand-new again! Cost effective,...

How to maximize your RV storage with plastic totes

By Curtis CarperA place for everything, and everything in its place. Sounds like the mantra for someone with a compulsive disorder, but in reality...

“Keep-on-hand” items for RV repair work

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIf you've been on the road at all, you've experienced it: Something on your rig broke. You can't always...

Do you really need solar panels on your RV?

By Jim TwamleyMany RVs sport solar panels, and they can be quite handy. On the other hand, solar panels aren't inexpensive — and  so...

Select your towed vehicle for all-around fun and utility

by Greg IllesIt turns out that "towed" and "toad" are pronounced the same. It also turns out that the RV community, as a whole,...

Convert your RV to “all electric”? Not a good idea!

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV ServiceEvery so often someone seems to reinvent the notion that an all-electric RV — one with no propane system...

Fill-up time: regular or premium?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris"If a little is good, a lot more must be better!" It's a common equation to a lot of...

Leave the bugs for the birds

by Greg Illes Let’s face it — the lovely forests and streams that we all enjoy when we are out-and-about are fantastic havens for all...

Leave your RV refrigerator on 24/7?

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV ServiceMany RVers like to keep their campers plugged in with the refrigerator going when it's sitting at their house....

An unusual approach to RV reroofing

By doityourselfrv.comEver wonder what it would look like when you tear off the roof of an RV? Hopefully, you never have to know. If you...

How to easily repair water-damaged cupboards

By Curtis CarperBuying a used RV or even having your own little mishap can leave the kitchen cabinets looking a bit tattered on the...