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Grow mushrooms in your RV? Best to keep water out of your rig

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Face it: RV maintenance does mean work. For many RVers, this means an exercise in do-it-yourself. Happily, most of...

Change your brake fluid for reliability and long system life

By Greg Illes Absolutely everybody changes their engine oil and transmission fluid (or has it done). Some folks remember to change differential gear oil. But...

Be a full-time RVer to save money?

by Bill Tuttle, Explorer RV Insurance Agency Whether you live in an apartment, a house or an RV, the greatest impacts on your ability to...
Boondocking

Stay longer with supplemental heat when RV boondocking

By Curtis Carper Setting the thermostat at a comfortable level on your RV's furnace is the simplest way to bring your rig up to a...

Some pointers for choosing an RV storage facility

By Jim Twamley I know my neighbors weren't happy when I stored my RV next to my stick house. I tried to keep my RV...
RV Electricity

Troubleshooting RV electrical issues? Keep it simple!

by Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service One of the most important rules when troubleshooting anything in your RV is "Keep it simple." This rule is...

Avoid big trouble: know your RV’s height

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It should be intuitive for RVers, but a British insurance firm has the "straight up" facts: If you keep...
RV Electricity

Just how important are your RV batteries?

By Steve Savage Mobility RV Service Question: I have heard the batteries in my RV are important to almost everything in the RV. Why? Answer: What you...

Carry some basic tools even if you can’t use them

By Greg Illes Well, that's sort of a joke title — why carry tools if you can't use them? Actually, the answer is simple: you...

Keep a log in your RV

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Do you keep a log in your RV? Before you respond, "Yeah, several, in the basement storage for when...

Eliminating hitch clunk

By Dave Helgeson Clunk! If you pull a travel trailer you are likely to hear this sound being emitted from your hitch after a few...

Want a new faucet on your galley sink? Read this first

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service One of the most common upgrades RV owners take on is replacing the galley faucet in their RV with...