Issue 906 • May 24, 2018
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Easy and fun window coverings for privacy
Hate the curtains on some of your windows – like the one in the bathroom or the “relite” in the entry door? Ditch the curtains and simply pick up a chunk of privacy screen contact paper window film. Cut the stuff to size, pull off the backing sheet, and carefully apply to a clean window. Or go wild and try the “stained glass” versions. Many Internet sites carry the window film, including Amazon.com.
Tips on keeping your RV cool in the heat
Blake Williams sent in some tips for keeping your RV cool in summertime. He suggests that pointing the rig south to reduce heat absorption works – provided you put out your awning to get afternoon shade. Don’t want to roll out your shade? Then an east-west orientation will keep you cooler. Keep in mind the change of the sun’s path and adjust accordingly. He adds that those without a “reverse” setting on their roof vent fan can simply crack a window on the coolest side of the rig, far from the fan, and turn on the fan. The vent fan will act like your sticks-and-bricks home’s attic fan. Thanks, Blake!
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MORE QUICK TIPS
Keep your ceiling light covers in place
RV fluorescent ceiling light covers often pop off on bumpy roads. Get out your tube of acrylic or silicone sealant and put a dot on each end and in the middle of both sides of the jumpy covers. Let the goop dry, then reinstall the shade. The dried goop should provide enough friction to keep things in place.
Pet microchip registry information
Remember to keep your address and other information up to date with the registry for your pets’ microchips. Otherwise, how will your lost pets be able to find their way back to you? Thank you to Bob and Brenda Rogers for this important reminder!
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Remove ticks easily
from people or pets
This Tick Twister Remover Set will remove ticks, large and small, without squeezing it, reducing the risk of infection. It does not leave the mouthparts of the tick in the skin. It’s the safest and easiest way to remove ticks and in just a few seconds. Helps prevent Lyme Disease. Keep one of these in your RV. It’s tick season! Learn more or order.
WEBSITES OF THE DAY
By Emily Woodbury
Here’s a great page on the National Park Service website about staying safe around bears. We’d like to keep our readers safe!
Movies are expensive these days! MoviePass, if you haven’t already heard about it, is a way to keep your love alive for movies on the big screen. $10 gets you four movies a month at any theater! We’ve used MoviePass for more than a year now and couldn’t recommend it enough, especially if you’re traveling around — it’ll work anywhere!
The best 4th of July celebrations!
Can you believe it’s almost that time again? This list practically plans the perfect celebration for you. Enjoy!
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LEAVE HERE WITH A LAUGH
Three prisoners were captured in the war and were about to face a firing squad. Before their execution they were asked what they would like to eat for their last meal. The first prisoner asked for a juicy steak. He was served the steak and then taken away to be shot. The second prisoner requested roast duck. He was served the duck and then taken away to be shot. The third prisoner asked for strawberries. “Strawberries?” asked the guards. “But they’re out of season!” “It’s okay,” said the prisoner. “I’ll wait….”
RV Daily Tips Staff
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