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Category Archives: How Tos

Dog Proofing your RV

We have traveled in our Class B motorhome with 2 to 5 dogs.  They are all ~50 lb. Standard Poodles, so shedding was not a problem, but dirty paws were….

How to Test a Battery Isolator

Nearly every motorhome owner will at sometime experience a charging problem with their house battery. Note that even if you have two (or more) house batteries we will use the…

RV Quick Tip: Unclog your water pump filter

Having trouble getting water to flow with your water pump? Or does the pump run all the time? Follow this RV Quick Tio to learn how to clean the water…

Making Reflectix look good

We’ve talked many times before about using Reflectex in RV windows for insulation and privacy. Today we talk to Sharon McCarragher, who made her Reflectix insulation into panels that not only…

RV Quick Tip: Dealing with dirty shoes

Whether our home is big or small, it’s always good to remove our shoes before going inside. But where do you keep those dirty shoes? Jennifer found a great quick…

Ask Us Anything

Our weekly Ask Us Anything LIVE YouTube broadcast comes to you from the Emerald Coast along the Florida panhandle, where we will be spending the next few weeks. This week,…

RV Quick Tip: Carry Extra DEF

RVers with diesel powered motorhomes know all too well that the unwritten rule that says whenever you are far from anywhere, in the middle of nowhere, that is when your…

RV Quick Tips: Easy way to level an RV

It can be a pain finding a level spot when parking your Class B RV for the night. You stop, look at the angle front to back, side to side….

RV Quick Tip: Bring your garden with you

We start a new series today that will appear every Tuesday called RV Quick Tips. These will be very sort, practical little tips we pick up as we travel, perhaps…

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…