Cut a piece of rope to match the distance your RVs slide-out reaches out from the trailer. Now before you deploy the slide in the camp site you can quickly measure to see if it may hit an obstacle such as the power pedestal,tree,water outlet,etc. We have a dog so I’ve marked the leash to … Read more
Replacing your regular incandescent lights in the RV with LED type can reduce power consumption dramatically. Some LED lights use 1/10th the power. This means when camping without hookups you will get longer battery life and need to recharge less often. I recently updated all my RV lamps to LED. Check out my article detailing … Read more
Dish detergent works well in salt water for bathing, washing your hair or doing dishes if you are camped by the ocean.
Since we travel with a dog full time the carpet areas in the rig get quite dirty. I found a great solution was a portable stream cleaner. They are designed for stairs and spot cleaning but since the RV area is so small it’s perfect and does a great job. My video of the unit … Read more
In order to save our batteries, we use solar lights which you find in lawn and garden centers. We have a couple of pots of petunias outside with a solar light and we bring them in at night and put one in each room. The flowers make our camper smell so nice! A couple of … Read more
Introduction Every six months or so I wash, wax and detail the RV. Occasionally between, it may get a quick wash if it gets very dirty or dusty, usually after a couple of rainy drives or a desert windstorm. Below you will learn the methods, tools, and products I use to carry out the task. … Read more
Quick way to clean out the black tank, before leaving the campsite dump a couple bags of crushed ice down the toilet. During the drive it will clean up the tanks walls.
Introduction Since using and maintaining an RV involves a great deal of tasks and procedures it’s best to have some sort of RV Checklists. You may have an excellent memory but even the best of us can forget something, usually when you’re tired after a long days travel or its dark and raining. Most likely … Read more
Introduction Anne and I have been together over 11 years and lived full-time in an RV for 4 years now. Thankfully we are very compatible and have grown even closer while RVing. We manage to cohabit in 180 square feet living space. How do we manage it without killing each other? Here are some tips. … Read more