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Staying Cool In Your RV

Staying Cool In Your RV

June 28, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

  Staying cool in your RV during the summer is a direct result of regular air conditioner maintenance.  Though there are both roof and basement AC units used by RV manufacturers, we will address the most common, roof mounted unit. The first and most frequent item that needs attention are the filters; that screen the […]

Decorating Your RV

Decorating Your RV

June 20, 2014 by · 3 Comments 

Is your RV all set for summer camping? There are so many great ideas for decorating your RV to create style and save space.  Whether its just a sink cover, installing a new drawer, or collapsable bowls, Camping World has the largest online RV supply store to help kick-start all of your RV shopping needs. […]

DIY Project For Your RV

June 7, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

If your RV is approaching 10 years old or more, here’s a DIY project that will provide more bonus benefits than any other. Replacing an aging CRT TV with a modern light flat panel will pay in so many ways.  In addition, doing the work yourself is quite simple.  So, let’s look at why you […]

RVing Vancouver Island

RVing Vancouver Island

May 31, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

RVing on Vancouver Island, the Pacific Jewel of British Columbia, Canada can offer something for everyone.  Heavily forested mountains, rugged sea coasts and quaint villages await.  It can be accessed with your RV only by ferries that operate from Horseshoe Bay (North Vancouver), Tsawwassen (South of Vancouver),Anacortes , Washington or Port Angeles, Washington.  While it is […]

Is Synthetic Oil Worth The Money?

May 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Will that be regular motor oil or synthetic?   Whether you tow a trailer, 5th wheel, or have a motorized recreational vehicle, you have seen the synthetic oil hype.  Is synthetic oil worth the extra money or is it just snake oil? First of all, synthetic may be a little misleading.  So called “Synthetic oil” is […]

Motor Home Driving Tips

Motor Home Driving Tips

May 25, 2014 by · 1 Comment 

Operating large class “C” and “A” coaches is not as difficult as you might think.  However, maneuvering in some campgrounds, especially backing into your assigned space, can present challenges.  The primary concern is to get onto the campsite safely and without damaging the motor home or surrounding items.  This can best be accomplished by using […]

Battery Maintenance

Battery Maintenance

May 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

  The supplying of electricity to your RV is the single most important system that makes the RV lifestyle possible. Electricity, supplied by the starter battery, starts your engine, without which you wouldn’t make it to the nearest campground. When we camp without hookups, electricity from our house batteries provides the day to day features […]

Great Grills and BBQs For Small Trailers

Great Grills and BBQs For Small Trailers

May 15, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Up north all winter we’ve been gazing longingly at our RVs in the driveway, impatient for signs of spring, itching to hit the road. Spring camping has finally sprung in the Pacific Northwest, but that still means huddling inside our tiny, 16-foot Airstream out of the wretched weather, smelling wet dogs drying by the floor […]

Space Heaters a Potential Cause of RV Fires

Space Heaters a Potential Cause of RV Fires

March 9, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Fire safety is essential when camping in your recreational vehicle. In earlier posts I reported on space heater fires that destroyed RVs and caused the death of its occupants—both human and canine. Following are recent reports on four RVs destroyed by fires that were caused by human carelessness. Ohio: Space Heater Cause of Camper Fire Mansfieldnewsjournal.com […]

Power of Preventative Maintenance: Tools and Resources for Your RV

Power of Preventative Maintenance: Tools and Resources for Your RV

February 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Your RV is your home, your vehicle, and a valuable investment; however, it can be very costly to repair if it is not properly maintained. This is why preventive maintenance is so vital to the long-term health of your RV and to your overall ownership experience. There are two basic types of maintenance for your […]

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