Sunday, April 18, 2021
Home Maintenance & Repair

Maintenance & Repair

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...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Like tires, windshield wiper blades need protecting

By Roger Marble I had a windshield wiper blade fail when I pulled my RV out of storage before I headed south to the FMCA...

Should you keep your RV freezer full?

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as's...

RV water filtration; and water system maintenance after a trip

By Mark Polk, RV Education 101 Take a minute to think about the water system on your RV. First, consider you use water from a...
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Scare away thieves: Paint your cat!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We recently shared with readers a news item that police in Saint Paul, Minnesota, had a free clinic to...

RVer suspects sewage leak, but where?

By Chris Dougherty Dear Chris, I suspect we have a leak in our black water system between the toilet and tank, which sits directly below the...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: What’s the “best” TPMS? What are important features?

By Roger Marble No, I don't want to start a fight. Probably everyone that already has a TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) will say that...

Fungal jungle in your dishwasher? Sanitize it in 5 easy steps

By Kate Doherty You’re thinking why clean the dishwasher – it cleans itself, right? Not so. Each time you add dishes that contain minute food...

Some important RV tire do’s and don’ts

Courtesy Dicor Corporation In our previous tire reports (see below), we discussed some of the key things to look for when taking your RV out...

An easy trick that’ll make RV dumping a lot more sanitary

By Nanci Dixon I have been storing our plastic disposable gloves for dumping the RV tanks in a bay cabinet next to the water bay...

RV Tire Safety: Is “sealant” a good fix for a flat tire?

By Roger Marble NHTSA (DOT) – Improper Repairs: “A plug by itself is not an acceptable repair” to fix a flat tire. “The proper repair of a...

Tire wear and tear – What to check

Courtesy Dicor Corporation Question: What is the only part of your rig that touches the road? Hopefully the answer is just your tires! Braking, handling,...

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