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Are RV vent fans a good idea?

Editor's note: Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Dear Chris, I am in the process of buying a new trailer, and I was wondering if...

New RVer asks: How do I know how much propane I have left?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Step into most any RV and you'll find a panel with a set of gauges. Press the button, and...

Safe and proper use of stabilizer jacks

By Russ and Tiña De Maris RVs, being built light for easy (and economical) travel are not "rock solid" in camp. The longer they are,...

New RVer asks: How will my batteries cope with winter?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Not every RVer uses their rig throughout the year. Some do a winter lay-up and wonder: Just how will...

Motorhome buying: gas or diesel?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Looking into buying a motorhome? A major decision is the power plant: Gas or diesel--which is better? Ask this...

Use your hazard flashers for more than breakdowns

By Russ and Tiña De Maris In the hill country out west it’s not uncommon to find 18-wheelers the hard climb with ‘warning flashers a'blazin....

New RVer asks: How do I keep my water lines from freezing?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When winter heads toward your parked RV, it's surely susceptible to the ravages of Old Man Winter. An area that...

Save thousands on RV refrigerator replacement

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Of all of the things that can break in your RV, one of the most expensive issues you'll face...

Beware the grocery bag wars

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Our summer travels have taken us to the Pacific Northwest; it's not an area we're unfamiliar with, having had...

Faculty announced for RV education conference

(April 19, 2016) — The faculty and teaching staff has been announced for the upcoming 2016 RV Technical Education and Safety (RVSEF) Conference, co-sponsored...

The great debate: Slideout supports

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Ah, the great debates. Lincoln v. Douglas. Chevy v. Ford. Slideout supports v. nothing. Round up a few folks...

RV slideouts: Hydraulic or electric?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you're shopping for your first RV with a slideout, you may be scratching your head: Hydraulic or electric?...