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Category Archives: How Tos

RV Quick Tip: Picnic Pal food protection tents

We’ve all been camping somewhere where it is just bugs, bugs, bugs everywhere. If there’s a pot luck gathering with other RVers, keeping bugs off the picnic table can be…

Quick Camping Tip: Drying out wet firewood

At our recent Roadtreking gathering in Kansas, we all wanted to gather around a big campfire. But it had rained for several days just before we arrived and the supply…

RV Quick Tip: No more messy grill

Do you hate having to scrub and scrape all the mess from your grill? Check out these handy grill mats, made with coated fiberglass and safe to cook on! There…

Ask Us Anything: From the Kansas Prairie

Our latest Sunday night Ask Us Anything on the YouTube RV Lifestyle Channel came to you from Kansas, where we’ve been spending the last several days at one of the…

California Here We Come

On our Ask Us Anything show last night on the RV Lifestyle Channel on YouTube, we talked aboiut our planned visit to the huge California RV Show in Pomona next…

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…