Make Your RV Shine Again

The majority of RV exteriors are fiberglass with a gel coat finish. Fiberglass is lightweight and durable, which is important for a motorhome or trailer. What is Gel Coat? Gel coat is a synthetic resin used to coat and protect the fiberglass. It’s very thin, and bonded to the fiberglass…

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RV Propane Tanks May Leak Due to Age

“LP” is an abbreviation for liquefied petroleum. The terms “LP-gas” and “LPG” are often used as an abbreviation for propane. While propane tanks are very heavy and sturdy, they can begin to leak, due to age or damage. You may not know this, but removable DOT propane tanks (like the…

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USB Ceiling Fan DIY Project for RV Boondocking

This is a very simple RV DIY project you can do for around $30, or less. Likewise, it works best if your RV has  a carpeted ceiling. All you need is a USB fan, a USB battery pack, and some industrial strength velcro. First, velcro the fan’s stand, with the…

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Summer RV Tips to Help Keep You Cool in the Summer

About the only places in North America with temperatures below 90-100 degrees in the summer are on the extreme Northwest or Northeast coasts, in the mountains above 7,000 feet, or in far north Canada or Alaska. If you can’t escape to a great, cool weather place for the summer, here…

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Can You Tow Your Car 4 Down?

Click here for RV towing supplies on Amazon. Almost any car can be towed behind an RV with two-wheeled tow dollies and four-wheeled trailers. Be sure the weight of the car plus the weight of the trailer or dolly can’t exceed the motorhome’s recommended towing capacity. But towing with a…

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RV Internet: Stay Connected Online From Your RV

If you are traveling, and especially, if you like to go boondocking off-grid in your RV, you often won’t have cellphone service, or an an RV internet connection. That is a simple fact. In order to optimize your chances of getting cell service while on the road, and while off-grid,…

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Water Heater Went Out Fulltime RV

My hot water heater went out, and I had to pay someone to fix it!