Having appliances like the RV refrigerator or plumbing give you problems can be annoying, but when the RV’s motor sputters to a halt and all you get is a Click, Click when you attempt to restart… things can get serious real quick. Your options for seeking roadside assistance vary greatly, depending on what type of RV you have.
RVs and motorhomes are great for tailgating. You can load up a crowd and have your own small party before a concert, sporting event, parade, or most any other outdoor event you can think of!
Ever have a trailer breakaway from your hitch before? I have. Here’s how to properly mount and hook up a fifth wheel hitch on your pickup truck.
See how to diagnose a problem with RV water pumps, plus step by step instructions for repairing or replacing your RV water pump.
Looking for a good RV destination? Give Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 a visit. You won’t be disappointed. You might even be up for the Lake Superior Circle Tour, a well-marked highway tour going completely around Lake Superior. You can experience the Canadian part of Lake Superior, cross the locks at Saulte Ste. Marie, then come around through Wisconsin.
Here’s what should know, in the event that you need to do an RV water heater repair. In most cases, it makes more sense to simply replace the entire RV water heater, rather than try to repair the old one.
Rebuilding or repairing the standard water faucet on your RV just isn’t worth the effort. Most likely, you won’t be able to obtain seals or parts anyway. Instead, your money and time are better spent upgrading to a quality unit from a name brand that provides replacement parts and seals. It just isn’t that expensive to do it right.
What do you do if you turn on the water pump and immediately see water running out onto the floor? After you have located the spot where water sprays out, you need to determine what type of fittings or hose will be needed to make the repair. Here are tips for fixing the water pipes in your RV.
Unfortunately, in the RV world some RV components have a higher failure rate than what you find in the average house. This is due to weight issues, cost restrictions, and of course exposure to the elements. Here are the top 10 RV repairs you can fix yourself.
My top 2 choices for our next RV would be a 25-foot fifth wheel trailer and a teardrop trailer. Here’s why these RVs are tops on my list…
Having trouble climbing hills in your motorhome? What about when you’re towing something like a car, a boat, or a utility trailer behind the RV? With an auxiliary transmission, you can climb the tallest mountain with ease.
Being an RVer becomes part of your life, part of who you are. What better way to fully pursue your interest in RVing than to read about the past, present, and future of the world you’re a part of? If an RVer were to receive any one of the following RV books as a gift , I am certain they would it read from cover to cover many times.
One of the most common reasons that RV generators fail is lack of use — as strange as that may sound. The best way to avoid this problem is to run your RV generator on a regular basis. In addition to that, here are more RV generator tips…
As a full time RVer, you need an insurance policy that is similar to a homeowner’s insurance policy. Adding your RV onto your standard auto insurance policy isn’t enough. Find RV insurance online with these reputable companies that insure RVs.
As a fulltime RVer, here’s how to determine the best state to declare residency in — based on state and local taxes. If you’re thinking about becoming a full time RVer, check here first!
Even when RV tires look like new and have plenty of tread on them, if they are not used regularly and shielded from the sun, then they WILL fail early — and may cause a blowout! Here’s how to protect your tires and prevent tire rot.
A lot of people are going to be buying new TVs soon! Between our house and our RV travel trailer, we have 5 TV sets that will likely quit working on February 17, 2009. Here’s how to tell if your TV is analog or digital, and what to do if it’s an analog TV.
Lots of people are canceling their vacations and choosing to spend more time at home this year. Yep, roughing it at (or near) home is the hot new thing for budget-conscious Americans in search of alternative travel experiences. It’s called a staycation. Why leave home when you have so many great things nearby to enjoy? Vacation is a really a mind-set anyway. Here’s how to turn your next vacation into a staycation… in your RV!
The fact of the matter is, the longer a motorhome is parked and unused, the faster its value declines. Top that with the fact that RVs stored in harsher climates — either too hot or too cold; too dry or too snowy & rainy — can be dramatically decrease in value and even become worthless. Here’s what to look for before you buy a used RV motorhome.
You can save a lot of money by buying a used 5th wheel or RV trailer, rather than a new one. Whether you’re looking for a recreational vehicle for full time RVing, or just the occasional road trip, here’s what to look for in a used RV trailer.
If you own an RV and you enjoy camping, boating and/or fishing, then check out our best picks for small lightweight fishing boats that are easy to transport and store.
How in the world do you maneuver an RV that’s practically as big as a house?! Driving a Class A motorhome can be intimidating. But it’s a skill that can be easily learned — with a little practice. Here are some tips for your first time driving a Class A motorhome.
As a new fulltimer, you are about to head out on a great adventure. It’s a whole new way of life that is totally different from any other. Many parts of the transition will be difficult, even bordering on traumatic. There will be some hard decisions made that you will struggle through. These full-time RV tips will help you make the right decisions when you’re just starting out…
If you’ve stored your RV for the winter, then it’s time to get it out of storage and get things in order for your summer travels. Here’s how I prepare our RV each year for a summer of fun on the road…
Whichever method you choose for planning your next RV roadtrips — mapping software or a GPS unit — you won’t regret it. And the best part? You’ll never get lost again! Here are the pro’s and con’s of both, road mapping software and GPS units.