The RV Tool Kit You Should Never Be Without

Your home on wheels requires maintenance, and many of the small RV DIY repairs can be done yourself. Think about it; your RV is like both a house and a car, which means, you’ll need to carry both basic car and home repair tools in your RV tool kit. Let’s…

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RV Rainwater Collection When Boondocking

I have a simple set up for RV rainwater collection off the roof of the motorhome while boondocking. During a recent desert storm, that lasted half a day, I collected around 25 gallons in 6 blue buckets. I could have collected more if I had the storage! After collecting the…

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10 Tips for RV Water Conservation While Boondocking

Many newbie RVers are disappointed to find that their freshwater only lasts for two or three days. They use it, as if they have an unlimited supply, like at their house, or a full hook up campground. But there are tricks newbie RV boondockers can learn, to make freshwater last…

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Safety Tips for Solo RVing

Taking a few common-sense precautions, and a few “just in case” measures, can go a long way to maintaining your peace of mind, and keeping you safe while RVing. Trust Your Instincts: The most important safety tool you have, are your eyes, ears and common sense. Always be aware of…

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EMP Protection For Your Tow Vehicle and RV

Vehicle Micro-circuitry & Computer Chips Will be a Problem During an EMP First of all, most tests performed by the government and by private companies have concluded that most pre-1990 vehicles will largely be unaffected by the EMP. The engine and mechanical parts of a vehicle will remain intact. However,…

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Is Your RV Bug Out Worthy?

What is a bug-out vehicle (BOV)? What does “bug out” mean? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, bug out is slang for “to depart especially in a hurry.” A bug out vehicle can quickly evacuate you and your family or from a natural or man-made disaster, as well as away from…

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Why NOT to Have a Composting Toilet in Your RV

There is a huge interest in composting toilets for an RV, instead of the conventional RV toilet, especially those with a desire to live a sustainable, green, off-grid lifestyle. However, there are environmental reasons, as well as practical and financial reasons, to NOT install a composting toilet in your RV. Cmposting…

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