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RV delamination dilemma

 Dear RV Doctor:I have a 2004 RV with a wood frame. Last summer I noticed what I believe you call "delaminating" on the front...

RV slideout wants to keep sliding in

Dear RV Doctor:I desperately need your input. I have a 1998 5th wheel RV with a slideout living room. My problem is that there...

RV slideouts date back 70-80 years

The slide-out has become a popular feature with American RV manufacturers in recent years but the idea is by no means new. Even 70–80...

Rain clouds coming — should you put in your slide-out?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisYou have your rig settled down in a wonderful camping spot. Your camp chairs are set up, and music...

Slideout toppers — What to do when the wind blows

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIf your rig is equipped with "slide toppers," those fancy awnings that extend out over slideouts to keep weather...

RV slideout “topper” awning sagging. What to do?

By Chris DoughertyCertified RV technician Chris Dougherty received this question from an RVtravel.com reader when he was our technical editor.Dear Chris,The awning over my...

How to care for your RV slideout

By Russ and Tiña De MarisHow do you keep your slideout happy? A little bit of maintenance and forethought will go a long way...

Is runoff from fiberglass roof staining sides of RV?

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianDear Chris, I am getting white streaks on the side of my Newmar Ventana RV from the water from the roof...

RV slideouts: Hydraulic or electric?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIf you're shopping for your first RV with a slideout, you may be scratching your head: Hydraulic or electric?...

It’s fall! Time to check your RV’s roof

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technicianWhen autumn arrives, it's a good idea to spend a little time on RV roof maintenance. First, make sure the...

How to get rid of slideout squeaks

By Russ and Tiña De MarisMany an RVer has been driven to distraction by a squeaky slideout. There's just something jarring to the nerves...

Banish RV slideout squeaks

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Many an RVer has been driven to distraction by a squeaky slideout. There's just something jarring to the nerves...