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Category Archives: How Tos

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…

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…