Removing and Resealing RV Slide Out Window

Removing and Resealing an RV Slide Out Window Feature Photo

In this video, I pull out one of my slide-out windows and inspect it for any leaks or water damage. Then I remove the old butyl tape sealant, clean, and reseal with fresh butyl tape from Alpha Systems. The job is fairly straightforward, and the window was small enough to do myself. First, I unscrewed … 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

Replacing RV Slide Out Secondary Rubber Seals

Replacing RV Slideout Rubber Seals Feature Photo

In this video, I replace worn secondary rubber seals on our 10-year old Keystone Cougar trailer’s main slide-out room. I show how to install the new slide seal and discuss sourcing it and the other slide seals, such as the 2″ wiper seal. The job is very straightforward, involving removing a few screws and plastic … Read more