Friday, May 7, 2021
Home Maintenance & Repair

Maintenance & Repair

Caring for these is the easiest thing you can do to stay safe while...

By Gail Marsh One very important RV maintenance project is keeping your windshield wipers in good working order. If it’s not already on your maintenance...
Dump station

Epic dump station design failure – Gross!

By Dave Helgeson A while back I wrote about the venerable sewer hose and how one day it may become obsolete and relegated to the...
maintenance and repair

How to kill lingering RV refrigerator smells

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Full-timing friends of ours took off for a week away from their RV. On returning home to their hot...

How to increase the longevity of your tow vehicle

By Mark Polk, RV Education 101 When you spend fifty thousand dollars (or more) of your hard-earned money for a tow vehicle, you don’t intentionally...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Are ST-type tires better because they have a higher “speed rating”?

By Roger Marble I recently saw an RV forum post about better durability of trailer tires. The poster said: "Old trailer tires were rated to...
maintenance and repair

How to diagnose your RV’s air conditioner health

Certified RV technician Chris Dougherty shows you a way to diagnose the health of your RV's air conditioner (or air conditioners) using an infrared...

11 unexpected ways sandpaper comes in handy in the RV

By Gail Marsh Space is so limited in our RV that I like to find common products that can be used in different ways. Let’s...

How to replace and reseal RV windows

By Mark Polk, RV Education 101 Part of RV ownership is preventive maintenance. Preventive maintenance consists of cleaning, inspecting, lubricating, adjusting, and servicing your RV....

Why do my RV batteries only last a year or two?

By Mark Polk, RV Education 101 Why do my RV batteries only last a year or two? What can I do to extend the life of...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Which tire expert is correct about tire inflation?

By Roger Marble Internet "experts" have Dennis confused. Maybe I can help. Dennis said: "Okay. I've been RVing in Class A's for 40-plus years and...

This is the best portable air compressor for your RV

By Mark Polk, RV Education 101 I think most RV owners understand the importance of maintaining proper tire inflation pressure. The problem is, if you...

RV demolition: The quest to renovate a water-damaged junker

By Kate Doherty Last year, the pandemic restricted many from their planned vacation destinations. In defiance, many non-RVers chose the open road, purchasing all types...

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