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Need an excuse to celebrate? Today is National Pralines Day!
Tip of the Day
RV Education 101: Upgrade RV water system with new shower head
With Mark Polk
RV EDUCATION 101®
One of the quickest and easiest upgrades you can make to the RV water system is to replace the existing hand-held shower head with a shower head that improves water pressure and offers different settings.
ONLINE TRAINING COURSES BY MARK POLK
• Owning & Operating an RV – E-book Training Course
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What you may not know about your CO detector
Ex-fireman and Certified RV Technician Chris Dougherty points out some features of an RV’s carbon monoxide detector that many RVers do not know about. Watch the video.
Yesterday’s featured article: RVer admits rookie mistakes buying motorhome
Did you ever smoke cigarettes?
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• NATIONAL TRAFFIC AND ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION.
• ROAD AND TRAFFIC CONDITIONS ACROSS THE NATION.
• WEATHER ALERTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.
• CURRENT WILDFIRE REPORT.
• LATEST RV RECALLS.
• DIRECTORY OF RV PARKS WITH STORM SHELTERS.
Did you buy a lemon RV? Here’s more about RV lemons and lawyers who will represent you if you need help.
3-in-1 NOAA radio, flashlight and charger must-have for RVers
This emergency hand-crank radio is a necessity for RVers. Keep it somewhere safe – you never know when it will come in handy. The 3-in-1 radio is also a bright LED flashlight and a smartphone charger. The radio can be charged via solar charging, hand cranking or a USB plug. You’ll want to buy one here.
Handy linen storage
Need a good place to store linens? Plastic-coated wire racks are lightweight and keep good airflow going.
Did you see this WILD disaster? We showed you this hard-to-believe video on Saturday, but if you missed it, click here.
Random RV thought
At this very moment, as you read this, thousands of people across North America are daydreaming about their next RV trip. Some are at work, others at home, some are working from home, others are just out for a morning stroll. Daydreaming about an RV trip is not as good as taking the actual trip, but it’s better than daydreaming about things like mowing a lawn or ironing clothes.
Website of the day
A pop-up camper to pull behind your bicycle
This isn’t so much a website as it is an article, but it’s too neat not to share. Check out the world’s smallest “home on wheels.”
Run your RV air conditioner with a small generator
When the temperature heats up and you’re boondocking with only a small portable generator for power, you’re out of luck running an air conditioner. That is, unless you have a SoftStartRV. It’s inexpensive, simple to install, and makes running your A/C possible. Learn more or order at a special discount.
Popular articles you may have missed at RVtravel.com
Nearly 15 percent of the land the city of Los Angeles owns is devoted to parking.
*Did you know the horse on the Wyoming license plate has a name? Yup, it does. We told you about it in yesterday’s trivia.
Readers’ Pet of the Day
Send us a photo of your pet with a short description. We publish one each weekday in RV Daily Tips and in our Saturday RV Travel newsletter.
2020 edition is here!
Learn what’s along the Interstate
Never take a wrong exit off an Interstate. The brand-new 2020 Next Exit lists every exit along every Interstate and lists what you’ll find: gas stations (including those with diesel), campgrounds, truck stops, casinos, retail stores (by name), malls, factory outlets, drug stores, hospitals, rest areas & more. Very helpful even if you have a GPS. Learn more or order.
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