When your RV windshield glass gets a small ding these are your options: Get the ding sealed immediately before it spreads for around $30, or ignore it until it spreads and you have to replace the whole windshield. Repairing RV windshield glass will cost well over $1,000.
Sometimes pictures alone just aren’t enough when you want to see the details of what something looks like or how something is done. These RV videos make it possible to see unique RV features up close before you buy an RV -- and watch RV tutorials live before you tackle a DIY RV project yourself. Or, if something just sounds hard to believe, these videos will show you it's true!
When you’re new to RV travel, you might not be aware that many RV friendly places will bend over backwards to attract your business. Here are the top 6 places where you can usually stay for free… and take advantage of other conveniences too.
Run flat tires on RVs can cause catastrophic damage when they fly apart. A tire pressure monitoring system can alert you to dropping air pressure in time to safely get off the highway and avoid a serious accident.
Is the price of a new Class B RV just too much for your budget? Consider building your own like I did. You can save a bundle and have a lot of fun doing it. Here’s a video showing one man’s motorhome creation that’s a real showpiece.
Just like in your home, there are a number of RV alarm systems you can employ to protect your possessions and the safety of your loved ones. These videos show security systems installed in cargo trailers that would also work in your RV trailer or motorhome.
You can make that old tired looking RV fresh and new again simply by replacing the RV furniture. Think of it as a home makeover on wheels. And while you’re adding your own personal touch, your investment is growing more valuable too! These videos have some of the best tips for replacing your RV furniture.
Every year half a million RV snowbirds head to Quartzsite AZ. With ongoing activities and plenty to see & do many spend their winter months parked in the desert. Free camping in the desert is a great way to stretch both your vacation and your budget.
When my wife and I headed out as fulltime RVers, we had 2 middle aged cats and a small dog. They were never a burden and many times they were the life of the party — creating lots of fun memories. Here are my RV pet tips — before you go RVing with a cat or a dog.
Boondocking with your RV means you bring your own electricity. Portable RV generators make it possible to use all your electrical conveniences, no matter where you are.
A teardrop RV trailer can be the perfect way to stay comfortable when you’re winter camping. This video shows why teardrop trailers are great for winter camping.
Are the noise and confusion of an RV campground too much for you? Try a 4-wheel drive vehicle with a small off-road trailer and get away from the crowds by boondocking!
If you will be living or traveling in your RV during Christmas, it’s time to think about which holiday decorations you will use in and around your RV!
Maneuvering a big RV for the first time can be tricky. New motorhome drivers need to take care.
Here are 5 ways to make the most of the limited storage space inside your RV.
For those on a small budget, a teardrop or other lightweight RV trailer is an excellent option.
Following these few simple defensive driving techniques will greatly increase the likelihood that your RV lifestyle won’t be cut short because of an unfortunate accident that probably could have been avoided — if you had just done things a little differently.
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 of the detectors and monitors inside your RV that need to be checked each year — and have a fresh set of batteries installed.
Nothing would ruin your day faster than the instant you realized that your RV was too tall to fit below the bridge you just went under. Every state is different as to whether they mark the height of bridges or not. Here’s what you need to know before you drive an RV.
The first sign there is a problem will be when you remove the black cap in preparation to drain your waste tanks. If you’re greeted with about a half gallon of waste water as soon as you loosen the sewer cap, then one of your dump valves has lost its ability to contain the water in the tank. The next step is to determine which of the dump valves is leaking.
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.
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.
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.
Deciding which RV is right for you may be easier if you think of it as buying a HOME instead of thinking of it as buying an RV. After all, if you’re going to be a fulltime RVer, your RV will BE a home. Here’s what you need to know about the types and sizes of RVs, travel trailers, and motorhomes; towable trailers and tow vehicles, RV floorplans, and more!