Squealing RV Water Heater Fix – Failed Check Valve

In this video, I locate and replace a faulty brass 1/2″ check valve (one-way valve) in the RV water heater output piping. It turns out the rubber o-ring had split, and the spring was vibrating against the brass casing, making a heck of a racket. I was able to narrow down the problem to the … Read more

10 Cool Tips for RVing in a Heat Wave with No Shade

10 Tips for RV Living in a Heatwave Feature Photo

The last week of June 2021 saw an unprecedented heatwave in the Pacific Northwest. Even here in the usually mild oceanside town of Campbell River on Vancouver Island, the temps reached over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. To combat the abnormally extreme heat in a campsite with zero shade, I had to use all my RV cooling … Read more