Sunday, April 18, 2021

RV awnings: Everything you need to know

By Tony Barthel An awning seems so simple, especially on newer RVs where it opens at the touch of a button. There are a few...
Check RV battery

5 important RV spring checks. Is your RV ready for the road?

By Mark J. Polk, RV Education 101 For lots of folks around the country, spring is in the air, and that means spring checks to...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Adjusting tire pressure in heated garage in cold weather

By Roger Marble I found a chart that covers how to adjust tire pressure when you are inflating tires inside a heated garage (heated to...

RV jacks won’t retract? Try this

By Kate Doherty It’s time to pick up and move to a new adventure! The weather is perfect, it's mid-week, there's little traffic. Time to...
maintenance and repair

Are remanufactured parts any good? Do they carry a warranty?

By Kate Doherty Remanufactured parts, or more commonly called “remanned parts,” are products made by a manufacturer that have been returned for various reasons. Some...

Time to de-winterize and sanitize the RV water system

By Mark Polk, RV Education 101 March is a safe time to start RV spring preparation checks for some RV owners. A good place to...

Tire pressure gauges lose accuracy over time. Here’s how to check them

By Mark Polk, RV Education 101 I talk about the importance of checking inflation pressure in tow vehicle and RV tires all the time, but...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Are “China bomb” tires built that way on purpose?

By Roger Marble This is a long post, but I wanted to share the type of questions I sometimes get. This inquiry was about so-called...

Have you ever replaced the carpet in your present RV or one you owned...

Some RV carpeting can be less than desirable (didn't anyone tell designers that brown shag carpet went out of style?). Have you ever replaced...
Reader polls

Have you installed a lithium battery in your RV?

Have you installed a lithium battery in your RV? They do have many advantages and they are very efficient and flexible compared to lead-acid...

Time to replace those RV cabinet carpets! Do it for under $15

By Kate Doherty Recently, we decided to replace the carpet under our RV's kitchen sink. Over the years it had become stained and discolored. It...

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...

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