Saturday, February 27, 2021
Home Maintenance & Repair

Maintenance & Repair


Have you ever had your RV’s black water tank professionally cleaned?

Oh, the black water tank — the pit toilet of RVs. Actually, they are more like a pit toilet than a home toilet, where...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: What is considered “excessive” tire pressure increase?

By Roger Marble Here's a question from a reader with a "heavy" 5th wheel trailer regarding what is considered "excessive" tire pressure increase: "Hopefully, this isn’t...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Could the information on your tire sidewalls be worth free tires?

By Roger Marble I bet that few of you have ever bothered to read and record the important information provided on your tire sidewalls. There...

Their propane “froze”! Wait … Can propane freeze?

By Gail Marsh This winter’s weather problems have really impacted RVers, especially those who find themselves in the path of snowstorms, ice storms, and record-breaking...

Be kind to your differential – It’s all you have

By Greg Illes Deep down under your rig, far behind the driver's seat and usually caked with dirt, grease and road grime, is one of...

Add this to your home departure checklist to prevent damage

By Steve Greer We have always turned off the home ice maker in the refrigerator when we leave for a trip of any length. It...

How to coil and store an extension cord

How many times have you struggled with untangling an extension cord? Most of us had that experience at one time (or many times), and...

5 RV preventive maintenance winter checks

By Mark Polk, RV Education 101 We enjoy using our RV year-round, but doing so requires some cold weather preventive maintenance. Do not confuse this...

Simple ways to keep RV pipes fresh and clean

By Gail Marsh “Away go troubles, down the drain!” This old Roto-Rooter advertising jingle has been looping through my brain lately, as we’ve recently experienced...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: What is a “C” tire?

By Roger Marble There are a number of Class B motorhomes that are being built on van chassis. Some of these vehicles come with European...

Does your RV currently need an important repair?

If you were to go into or travel in your RV right now, would it need an important repair that would make it dangerous...

Stop throwing money away on throwaway LP gas canisters

By Bob Difley Stop buying those expensive LP gas canisters to fire up your gas barbecue. Not only is it a spendy proposition, it's a...

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