Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Make your under-cabinet electric outlet really work for you

By Jim Twamley Power outlets under cabinets may be OK for a few appliances, like a mixer or a coffee pot (if the cord is...

Test your shore power outlet for safety

By Russ and Tiña De Maris One quick way to ruin an RV trip is a heavy electrical shock. Shore power systems in campgrounds can...

Should I upgrade my RV to match the features of more expensive models?

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service The other day someone asked me how to go about finding the same high-end features found in a more...

Learning from the “other guy”

By Russ and Tiña De Maris While there's plenty to be learned from industry experts, as RVers we often learn a lot from fellow RVers....

Use self-fusing tape for weatherproof connections

By Greg Illes Standard vinyl electrical tape has been around for a long time — too long, some would say. The problem with this commonly...

Secure hiding places in your RV

By Peggi McDonald There are many places to create "out of sight" hiding places in your RV. It's difficult to steal something quickly when you...
maintenance and repair

Does your refrigerator have indigestion? Burp that baby!

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service There was a time when "burping" an RV refrigerator was a standard service technique. Burping has gradually fallen by...

Ask the RV Tech: How much value is there in RV forum advice?

Steve Savage Mobility RV Service In my opinion, the more you know, the less value there is in following these sites — and the less you...

Why your RV roof needs to flex

Courtesy Dicor Corporation Most people don't think of the need for an RV roof to be flexible, but flexibility is a vital characteristic that every...

Simplify backing into your RV space

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service If you tow, I suspect you  have suffered through the stress that comes along with backing into your space in...

Roof reflectivity can help your RV beat the heat

Courtesy Dicor Corporation and RVtravel.com staff You may have noticed the logo for the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program attached to various appliances, electronics,...

Backup cams: Changing your trailer hitching routine

By Dave Helgeson Ever since man first attempted to back a horseless carriage up to the coupler of a trailer he has been trying to...

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