Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Home Maintenance & Repair

Maintenance & Repair

Tuck some drawers under your dinette for small-item organization

By Greg Illes Every once in a while you run across a really handy little accessory that makes RV life just a little bit better....
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Rules of thumb regarding tire inflation

By Roger Marble Don't get your shorts in a bunch about tire inflation – BUT you still should consult the inflation tables. I talked about this...
maintenance and repair

RV weight limits can sneak up on you

By Greg Illes I've learned to always drive my RV within its specified weight limits. How I learned this is a long and somewhat sordid...
RV extended warranty shopping tips

RV Warranty Questions: What kind of extended warranty should I get?

By Tony Barthel RVtravel.com asked you for your RV warranty questions and we have been flooded with responses. We have a series of articles upcoming...

Is your RV out of balance? This might be the cause

By Barry Zander When your chassis arrived at the RV manufacturer, the assemblers probably didn’t take into account the weight distribution of the rig. Is...

Have an electric fireplace? Here’s a simple trick to get more heat

By Nanci Dixon When we bought our motorhome it came with an electric fireplace. I thought, "What a ridiculous thing to put in an RV!"...

How well is your RV air conditioner working?

Steve Savage submitted this article to RVtravel.com when he was a Master Certified RV Technician with Mobility RV Service. One of the calls we often...
maintenance and repair

Keep your powder dry – and your landing gear greased

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We learned the hard way that it's necessary to keep the landing gear greased on our RV. We were...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: What is the “10% safety margin” for tire inflation referring to?

By Roger Marble Roger: "When you refer to a 10% safety factor, is the tire any safer at 10% over its rated load psi? If...

Yikes! There’s a freeze warning – Tips to keep the water flowing

By Nanci Dixon Yikes! It is starting to get colder in our neck of the woods, and just north of us there is a freeze...
maintenance and repair

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

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

Be kind to your transmission for its long and happy life

By Greg Illes Most of us check our transmission fluid now and then (don't we?). Some of us even have it changed every once in...

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