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Temperature controlled shower unit – high-end but so comfortable

By Greg Illes Many modern homes enjoy the benefits of a temperature-controlled shower. No more hot and cold valves, but rather one handle for setting...

Need a new RV water heater? Try this HOT option

By Jim Twamley   We have a standard RV six-gallon electric/propane water heater in our motorhome. It works great and we use it most of the...

Silence that noisy water pump

By Russ and Tiña De Maris   If your water pump reminds you of a jackhammer on a New York City street, you are not alone....

What to do about a very loud water pump?

Dear RV Doctor: We have a new 27-foot travel trailer RV. The first time we used it the water pump was very loud. What can...

Take a really nice shower AND save water

By Greg Illes Before we even took a test drive in our first RV, we knew about "the shower rules" — basically, fast and furious,...

Use wireless thermometers to track important areas

By Greg Illes Once upon a time, the only reliable temperature measurement was with a hollow glass rod filled with mercury. As awkward and fragile...

What kind of water filter do you really need?

By Greg Illes We shower with it, flush the toilet, wash dishes, and (most importantly) we drink it. Behind the scenes, it also runs through...

Does your RV need “drinking water freshener”?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Perusing the RV accessory shelves at Walmart, we ran across a bottle labeled "CAMCO Drinking Water Freshener." Water freshener? A...

Holding tank chemicals — choose carefully

By Greg Illes Absolutely nobody can tolerate a stinky holding tank. This newsletter and the forums are full of advice on how to eliminate odors,...

Got a smelly Dometic toilet? This could be the problem

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service   If by chance your new RV came with a Dometic Series 300 commode as standard equipment and suddenly your...

RV winterizing do’s and don’ts

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service Every year folks ask me questions about winterizing, and every year I go through the same steps. I try...

Learning from the “other guy”

By Russ and Tiña De Maris While there's plenty to be learned from industry experts, as RVers we often learn a lot from fellow RVers....