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New RVer asks: What’s a blue boy?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris What's a blue boy? Well, we're not talking about silly Cousin Dexter who locked the door behind him when...

What would you do if your dump valve suddenly malfunctioned?

If you've never had your RV waste valve leak, break, or freeze in the open position, you've likely never thought about the need for...

Avoid this dangerous situation when hooking up to sewer

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Readers Don and Carol Callahan sent me this alarming photo and the message: "Many RV parks have sewer and water connects in...

Thoroughly clean black water tanks with flusher system

Many RVs now come with black tank flushing systems built in at the factory, but some don't — and some folks actually want to...

See what’s coming out your sewer hose to be sure you’re done

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV Technician Dumping your holding tanks is as much about art as science. If you want to know if your tanks are...

Portable waste tank: A must for boondockers

If you are a winter snowbird and boondocker and don't already have a towable waste tank you are missing one of boondocking's most useful...

We know what the Lone Ranger did with his trash – How about yours?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It's a problem that doesn't get much play —but what do you do with the trash? Many "boondocking" locations...

Hygienic care of your RV sewer attachments

By George Bliss Hygiene: "Conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness." RVers have to travel long distances and often are...

Tips on portable waste tanks

By Jim Twamley There are several portable "dump" tanks available to RVers. Most are familiar with the blue tanks with wheels, but these come in...

Macerator pump makes RV dumping easier

By Bob DifleyMy best guess — and this is just a stab in the dark — is that there aren't too many RVers that...

RhinoFLEX sewer hose works exceptionally well

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician One of the most unpleasant tasks in RVing is handling waste. Nothing incenses an RVer more than a dump station...

Sewer extension dilemma solved

By Jim Twamley RV plumbing is a BIG issue to most RVers. Many travel trailers and 5th wheels have two separate gray water dump valves....