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

New RV Awning Fabric Installation – Solera Universal Replacement from LCI

Installing New Awning Fabric Feature Photo

In this video, I remove my Keystone Cougar fifth-wheel trailers original 10-year-old and badly worn Dometic 9100 power awning vinyl material. I replace it with a new Solera universal fit replacement from Lippert Components.  Disclaimer: Love Your RV! received this LCI product sample free of charge for the install. (See the Solera Universal Awning Fabric … Read more

Portable AC-DC Fridge/Freezer Review

Mobile Fridge Freezer Review Feature Photo

In this video, I review a 50L mobile AC-DC fridge/freezer, model F40C4TMP. The product was mainly of interest to me for off-grid camping (aka boondocking). Since it is capable of operation using 12VDC or 24VDC power is could be ideal. A way to complement our existing RV gas fridge providing more fridge and freezer capacity, fewer … Read more

RV Digital Thermostat Upgrade Mod *Explained*

RV Thermostat - Analog to Digital Upgrade Explained Feature Photo

I swap out my OEM Coleman Mach manual slider type thermostat for a battery-operated Honeywell RTH5100B digital with auto heat and cooling changeover. I’ve done this particular upgrade a few times in the past. First I upgraded to a Hunter 42999B and then to a Honeywell Focus Pro 5000 series. The Hunter worked well but … Read more