For me, the 3 most important items inside an RV are: a decent bed, a decent shower, and a decent kitchen. You’ll notice that an RV dinette is not on that list! Since a dinette is not an item that I use, I decided to remove it myself. Here’s how I tackled the RV dinette replacement myself… and put a comfy recliner in its place!
Space And Storage Issues
Here RV owners are sharing their own personal experiences & favorite tips to help you make room for all your stuff inside an RV. Clever ways to make the most of limited space and what you need to know about RV weight limits. Find how much weight your RV can legally handle, how much your RV weighs when it's empty, and how much it weighs after you've packed it for an RV trip.
Wondering what other RVers do for Halloween on the road? Here’s what you can expect to see at the RV parks and RV campgrounds – a fun Halloween guide for RVers. Plus tips for making your own RV Halloween decorations!
Is it time to remodel your RV? Oh, how I’ve enjoyed remodeling RVs and travel trailers… Here are my best tips doing the RV renovation yourself. Plus where to find RV parts & accessories, and RV renovation companies that will do the work for you if you like.
When it comes to closing up your house and downsizing your life to fit inside an RV, drastic measures must be taken. But living in an RV is worth it!
I turned our RV bunkhouse room into a space that was more usable to us: an RV laundry room! See how I did it… and how you can too.
Here’s everything you need to know about RV locks, keys, and trailer hitch locks that will ultimately prevent thieves from driving away with your RV trailer or fifth wheel.
Avoid RV weight problems by going to a truck scale first. It’s the only way to know for sure you haven’t added too much cargo inside your RV or trailer. These videos show how easy it is to weigh your RV at a truck scale.
Your RV isn’t a secure place to leave valuables. Aside from changing the locks and installing RV alarms, what are your options? Floor safes or small fireproof safes will help keep the valuables inside your RV safe. Here’s what to look for.
Tackling each specific RV odor with the proper solution is the best way to freshen up your RV. These videos show how to remove sewer odor, as well as how to eliminate moisture and mildew odor. These are the 2 most common RV odor problems you’re likely to encounter.
When you pick up your new RV the dealer will include a complimentary starter kit to get you off on the right foot into the RV lifestyle. Unfortunately this is but the tip of the iceberg in RV equipment and accessories that are essential. Here’s the rest of the list.
Most RVs use the same key for all outside storage compartments. The entrance door lock isn’t much better when it comes to RV security. Keep this in mind, especially when storing your RV for the off-season. Never leave valuables inside.
How do full time RVers simplify their lives? They only take what they need! Full time RVing requires ridding yourself of excess baggage. There just isn’t room to take it all with you. Here’s how to simplify your life and make fulltime RVing even easier.
The best part about adding a central vacuum system to your RV is the fact that it will preserve the carpet inside your RV while keeping your resale value high as well! Here are the best RV central vacuum systems worth considering.
Here are 5 ways to make the most of the limited storage space inside your RV.
Here are my top picks when it comes to RV camping accessories like: a camp stove, fold-up table, extra propane hoses, portable grill, cast iron cookware, reclining outdoor chairs, and an emergency radio. I have my favorites, which are yours?
Just as you need to know your RV’s height limitations and width limitations, you also need to know your RV’s weight limitations. Here’s how to tell how much weight your RV can legally carry, as well as how much your RV weighs with everything on board.
After owning numerous larger RVs while we were full timing, now that we only take shorter trips a smaller RV seemed appropriate. We still enjoy RVing, but we no longer need a 37-foot vehicle and multiple slideouts. Our 2007 Dutchmen 18B travel trailer is half the RV we had before. See how it has worked out for us!
An equalizer hitch is probably the most important part of towing a travel trailer. That, and how well you properly load the trailer. Here are my best tips for loading and towing RV travel trailers.
Just like homeowners are starting to downsize their homes in order to become more cost & space-conscious, RVers are also downsizing these says, as a way to save money while still having fun out on the road. Here are the pros & cons of downsizing your RV lifestyle, plus a few things you may want to think about.
The RV lifestyle actually makes Christmas shopping easy for everyone. This is one activity that is loaded with accessories, add-ons and do-dads that every RVer could use. You won’t have to look too hard to find that one special gift for the RVer in your life.
Good news: Just because you’re spending the Christmas holiday on the road in your RV doesn’t mean you can’t decorate just as extravagantly as you have in years past. In fact, there a lot of things you can do that wouldn’t even be possible back home!
Here are some Autumn and Thanksgiving decorations that work great in small spaces. These will add a festive touch to your RV — without emptying your pocketbook.
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…
There are several ways to carry the ‘green’ way of life into your RV lifestyle. Here are 5 things you can do to help restore and protect the environment when you’re RVing. Plus, some great tips for using alternative fuels in your RV or pickup truck.
Whether you are going to a new campground and planning to stay for months, or just going on a weekend trip in your RV, you should have a checklist of things that need to be done before you leave. Only by crossing off the things on this list can you get from one place to the other safely — and without forgetting anything!