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Category Archives: How Tos

RV Quick Tip: Prevent refrigerator odors

Here’s how to prevent odors from building up in your refrigerator when it’s not being used: Subscribe to our Free RV Newsletter and get a RV Packing List as a…

Is a Cassette Toilet Right for Your RV?

Cassette toilets are very popular in Europe and they are showing up more and more in RVs made in North America. But are they right for you and your RV…

Apps to monitor emergency radio bands

If you’ve ever been on the road and watched a bunch of emergency vehicles go speeding by and wondered where they’re headed, it might be easier to find out than…

The secret for getting your mail on the road

Do you worry about important mail piling up at the post office or your sticks and bricks home? Until recently – like many RVers – when we were away from…

How to camp in the cold and snow

We love to camp in our RV in all seasons and in all parts of North America. Winter camping, in fact, is one of our favorite RV activities. But there’s…

What you need in your RV Kitchen

No matter what size RV you have, storage room is always at a premium. And food preparation products and storage is one area every RVer needs to maximize for efficiency….

Is your RV Ready for winter?

With winter and cold weather now a reality for many who live in northern states and Canada, its time to make sure your RV is ready for winter. There are…

How and where to refill Alde heater fluid

If you’ve listened to the podcast or read my blog, you’ve heard me talk about the Alde hydronic heater we have in our Roadtrek RV. While it doesn’t need much…

Replacing the Headbanger Light

Eight years ago we began changing out the old light bulbs in our Roadtrek for LED bulbs.  In an older RV with a single battery, the change to LEDs is…

Tips: Avoid Becoming a Missing Person

Jennifer’s Tips: Avoid Becoming a Missing Person

Our Roadtreking friend Mary Z recently shared a fascinating article from Outdoor magazine that notes 1,600 people go missing from our public lands each year. They’re doing stuff like hiking, jogging, exploring…

Campskunk Plugs In – In Europe!

OK, OK, I weakened. I’ve been going along fine for months without shore power, but Sharon was intent on sitting in one particular riverfront spot for days – under a…

Tiny Tick Big Problem

Tiny Tick, Big Problem

Warmer weather means we’re spending more time outdoors — and potentially more exposure to a tiny creature that poses big problems. I’m talking about ticks, a biting, blood-sucking bug not much…