From the editors of RVtravel.com, “The RVers’ Voice of Reason.”
Monday, September 9, 2019
Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and small-space living tips from the pros, travel advice, a handy website of the day, tips on our favorite RVing-related products and, of course, a good laugh. Thanks for joining us. We appreciate you.
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Tip of the Day
Shower stall handy for storage
While there really isn’t any wasted space in RVs, sometimes you find you need more room. One RVer found the shower stall area, while not being used most of the time, a perfect place to store items in a plastic see-thru storage cart with drawers. She put her paper plates, napkins, cups and cutlery, salt/pepper or whatever is needed for meals in it. When set up at a campsite she just set the waterproof storage cart on a picnic table so she didn’t need to go in and out of the RV when setting up for meals.
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RV Electricity – This week’s J.A.M. (Just Ask Mike) Session:
How much power does an electric water heater kettle use? A reader wonders if there’s something wrong with his electric water heater kettle because it draws so much power.
Last Call to join Mike in Hershey
Just a reminder that Mike will be presenting free seminars at the Hershey RV Show September 11-15, as well as offering a 3-hour advanced electricity seminar just off campus in Grantville, PA, on Saturday, Sept. 14. Cost for his Advanced RV Electricity seminar is $125, but discounted to $100 for RVtravel.com paid members. Register HERE.
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Did you buy a lemon RV? Here’s more about RV lemons and lawyers who will represent you if you need help.
Remove scuff marks with vanilla extract: Do you have a vinyl floor in your galley? Banish black “scuff marks” by rubbing them with vanilla extract on a paper towel.
Random RV Thought
If you want to be absolutely sure that an RV park where you plan to spend the night has a space available, call and/or make a reservation, even in the off-season. You never know if there’s a special event in the area that might have the park booked solid.
Website of the day
Mobile Home Living
Recreation vehicles and “mobile homes” have a lot in common. Although this website is aimed at people who live in manufactured or mobile homes, some of the subject matter will be of interest to RVers, especially full-timers, who live in large RVs.
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