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Eight tips for creating a “rainy day bin” for kids

RV parents, grandparents, and guardians know that scattered rain showers in the forecast mean it will rain on their campsite. Creating a rainy day...
RV Shrink

RV Shrink: Black tank outlet cracked – Can it be fixed?

Dear RV Shrink: We just started a trip that will last two months. We have a 1989 travel trailer. It seems our exposed plumbing outlet...

The RV Doctor: Can I paint and paper my RV’s interior?

Dear Gary, Can you paint and/or wallpaper the inside of an RV? A service person said it will cause mold under the painted or papered...

Alternatives to hitch ball grease

By Russ and Tiña De Maris  A new hitch ball is often bright, shiny and chromed. But many RVers have been much dismayed, on lifting...
maintenance and repair

Do you really need a new refrigerator?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Scan a few RV discussion boards and you'll surely find some who are fed up with their RV refrigerator....

Keep little kids from falling out your RV’s front door

Here are two great safety tips from our long-time reader and RVer George Bliss in Saskatchewan, Canada: George wrote: I'd like to pass along these...

How to locate roof leaks

Being careful, get on your roof and feel around. Soft spots can indicate loose roofing material and damage to the substrate, composed of anything...
maintenance and repair

Keep the weather out – with putty tape

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you're an RV do-it-yourselfer, chances are good you've already encountered "putty tape." This sticky material is a regular...

RV renovation tips to get you started

By Liz Wilcox (Click on any image to enlarge.) Man, are some RVs ugly! You know the ones I’m talking about. You walk in and you...
maintenance and repair

Replacing your RV skylight

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Need to replace your RV skylight? "Why would I ever need to do that?" you ask. You could be...
RV Doctor

How to fix a drippy RV faucet

Dear Gary, How do you repair the bathroom faucets? I have a two-handle faucet in the bathroom that looks to be all metal and it...

Is this the year to get handy?

By Greg Illes When I was nine years old, I took apart my uncle's vacuum cleaner. He didn't like that much – so I put...
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