Water Pump Fail!

September 8, 2016

RV water pumps are funny things. Sometimes they can last 10 years or longer; sometimes for just a few months. Usually when they fail it happens at the worst of times, like on a recent [read more]

Fixing a Leaking RV Toilet

June 6, 2015

RV ownership certainly has its pros and cons. One con of RV ownership is maintenance with toilet and black tank repairs being, perhaps, the biggest and smelliest con of all. As you know, RV repairs [read more]

RV Black Holding Tank Cleaning Tips

April 1, 2015

We RV’ers have a love-hate relationship with the black tank in our RVs. We all love the convenience of having one to do our business, but hate the smell and cleaning associated with having one. [read more]

RV Refrigerators: How Level Should They Be?

February 20, 2015

There’s no doubt about it. RV boondocking wouldn’t be half as fun without the creature comforts provided by today’s modern RV. The gas/electric absorption refrigerator plays a big role in these comforts. Unfortunately, it’s poorly [read more]

Fan-tastic Vent Cleaning and Maintenance

January 30, 2015

The Fan-Tastic Vent Fan is a must-have RV item, especially if you enjoy off-the-grid camping or boondocking. This 12 volt, American-made fan moves a tremendous amount of air and makes a big difference in comfort [read more]

RV Tip: Water Heater Maintenance

December 26, 2014

If your RV water heater is like ours it gets a lot of use. It’s recommend that RV owners maintain their water heaters once a year, especially in areas where the water has a high [read more]

Torklift Tie Down Maintenance

December 16, 2013

This weekend I performed some much needed maintenance on my road and weather beaten Torklift Tie Downs. In case you’re unfamiliar with the system, the Torklift Tie Downs consist of four independent, frame-mounted tie down [read more]

Refrigerator 12 Volt Exhaust Fan Installation

February 26, 2013

As most of you know, RV absorption refrigerators can sometimes be finicky, especially during warm summer days when ambient temperatures are high. My little two-way, 2.7 cubic foot Norcold refrigerator was having a difficult time [read more]

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