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Category Archives: How Tos

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…

Fixing Glycol Leaks in Alde Systems

First of all, you probably won’t have to do this on your Roadtrek. For one thing, Roadtreks with Alde systems have a six year warranty. Well, except for my Roadtrek….

Updating the Maps in My Clarion GPS

Updating my maps is a project I’ve been meaning to get around to for quite some time, and I finally got irritated with driving past brand new roads that my…

Surviving the cold – in an igloo

On our 2017 January freezeout, we built igloos. Real igloos like my house in Canada. (Just kidding.) (About the Canada thing.) As none of us were experienced igloo builders, and…

Meals & Cleanup in a Winterized RV

Many people park their motorhomes in the winter. And of those that still use them, many do not cook in them except for perhaps using the microwave.  This is understandable…

Transforming RV Closet Into Organized Storage

We have long recognized that closet organization is a good way to obtain more storage, find things easily, and rid life of cluttered stuff. Our Roadtrek closet is 15-1/2″ wide…