Thursday, July 16, 2020

Protect your furnace vent from LP-sniffing bugs

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Frustrated with a frigid RV furnace, our friend Joe tried everything he could. The thing refused to light and...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: How to avoid tire “flat spotting” when parked

with RV tire expert Roger Marble Here's a recent post from an RV forum: "I'm no tire engineer but I always thought of a 'flat spot'...

Propane safety made simple – Part 2

By Russ and Tiña De Maris In Part 1 of our little primer on propane, we talked about the nature of propane gas, and made...

Take good care of that RV fridge!

By Greg Illes Most RVs have what are known as gas-absorption refrigerators. This is a meaningless term to all but the most technical, and it...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Beware of tire advertising claims

with RV tire expert Roger Marble I read this recently on an RV forum: "I am using Carlisle Radial Trail HD Trailer Tire ... I think...
maintenance and repair

When should you service your transmission?

Courtesy Motorhomes of Texas If you are undecided about whether or not you should service your transmission or when to service it consider this: Transmission failure is...

How to fix small roof punctures, cracks and tears

The following was provided to us by Dicor Corporation For small punctures, cracks or tears, a sealing tape designed for RV roofs can do a...

Let your lights shine – with less power from your batteries

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Boondockers – those who by definition "camp in the boonies," away from utility hookups – have to be careful...
Reader Poll

Did you watch the Space X rocket launch yesterday as it happened?

Did you watch yesterday, May 30, as two NASA astronauts rode atop a Space X rocket en route to the International Space Station? Bob Behnken...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Lug nut torque – Part 2: Are your lug nuts tight...

with RV tire expert Roger Marble This is Part 2 of how to ensure your lug nuts are tight enough, but not too tight. The...
maintenance and repair

What works when your housey is lousy with mousies?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It all started with a letter from Don Callahan, a long-time RVtravel.com reader. Here’s Don’s missive: “I read in...

Sticky 5th wheel hitch, Cowboy? Slick ’em up!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris One of the most neglected areas for fifth wheels, the hitch, can be one of the most cantankerous. Having...

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