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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…

Maximizing Storage: Above the Door Shelf Ideas

We always admired Roadtrek’s above-the-door pocket shelves (or rail pockets or whatever they’re called) used on any of the Chevy or older Dodge models. They are so handy for so…

The Clothes We Pack for an RV Trip

A viewer named Lilli writes: “I am brand new to Class B travel, and I would love it if you would share your clothing list for a 2-3 week trip…

A Pet Detective's Advice for RVers

A Pet Detective’s Advice for RVers

Lots of RVers like to take their pets with them while travelling, but that creates a lot of opportunity for our animals to get lost, one way or another. That’s…

Is My Battery Charged?

“What is wrong? My battery was low, so I turned on my generator, and 20 minutes later the battery was full, so I turned off the generator. But 20 minutes…

RV Closet Contents Revealed

RV closets are dimly-lit spaces jam-packed with clothes. And the smaller the RV, the more packed the closet.  The wardrobe closet in our 19.5 foot Roadtrek 190 Popular is 16-inches…

Make your own RV Travel Checklists

If you’ve ever forgotten to bring something on an RV trip, or left something behind at the campground or even forgot to turn on the right switch for the battery or…

Let there Be Light (for Fewer Watts)!

I recently undertook a conversion on our 2008 Roadtrek 190 Popular, swapping out the original fluorescent light bulbs for LED bulbs. Now this might sound simple, as in remove one…

How to start a fire without matches

We RVers spend a lot of time outdoors. And one skill we all should have is the ability to start a fire without machos. Recently, at a winter campout we did…

On the Road: Microwave Replacement

Why don’t things quit working before we hit the road? We had just headed out in our winterized Roadtrek for a 10 day trip when we found the microwave oven…