You just bought a new camper or new-to-you RV. However, before you turn the key to your motorhome or hitch your camper or fifth wheel, you’ll need a basic RV accessories starter kit. By having the right RV accessories, you’ll not only have less stress but you’ll look like you know what you’re doing.
Once we took ownership of small motorhome, we knew we were going to need to do some suspension upgrades and modifications on our our 2019 Winnebago View Motorhome to make our ride more pleasant and stable. So, what did we do to improve our ride?
Being full-time RVers, it’s extremely important that we be thorough with all of our vehicle and RV maintenance because this is our home. But also, to drive sensibly and defensively. By doing so will help us avoid roadside emergencies and accidents. Whether you drive a motorhome or pull a fifth wheel or travel trailer camper, we’ll show you how we practice safe RVing. Continue reading “10 Ways to Avoid Roadside Emergencies and Accidents”
The most important feature on your RV are the tires. Oftentimes, those tires on a motorhome, fifth wheel or trailer tires are ignored or forgotten which could lead to the path of destruction or worse. So, we’ve put together our valuable RV tire safety and maintenance tips and accessories guide to help minimize or even eliminate potential of tire blowouts or accidents.
From the RV batteries and battery monitor to solar panels and solar charge controller, our small Winnebago View Class C motorhome is now equipped for longer-term boondocking and off-the-grid camping! We no longer need to rely on or be plugged into electric pedestals to produce electricity. Check out our tiny motorhome’s maintenance-free solar and energy storage upgrades.
RVing is fun and adventurous! Getting to experience the thrill of driving down the road is exhilarating. But what if you have a breakdown or an accident? Do you have the right safety gear and accessories for a roadside emergency? Check out our comprehensive guide of RV safety gear and accessories that will keep you safer on the road.
Due to the state of our Country’s aging infrastructure and city water treatment facilities adding unhealthy chemicals, there is a growing concern about our Nation’s drinking water. And, adding in aging campground water systems loaded with contaminants and heavy metals, it’s no wonder the water tastes horrible and leaves spots on anything we wash. So, before hooking up our RV water hose to the campground’s water spigot, we connect it first, to our Clear Source Water Filter System.
Camping season is over and it’s time to winterize your RV or camper before putting it into storage. Regardless if it’s a motorhome, travel trailer, fifth wheel, truck camper or even camper van, proper winterization procedures are necessary for all of your RV’s systems and components. Here’s a great how-to-guide.
Being that most campgrounds and RV parks disallow us to wash our RV at our site, we became enamored with this product called Waterless Wash Wax ALL. We’ve used it on both of our former fifth wheels. However, since downsizing significantly to our 25′ motorhome, we ran into a humongous dilemma! We had very little space to store the gallon jug of the Wash WaxALL solution. But, we found a better more-storage-friendly solution!
In 2014, we purchased our Heartland Cyclone 4100 fifth wheel toy hauler and Ram 3500 truck. However, we still had one more piece of the puzzle that would allow us to pull our load safely; a fifth wheel hitch. We read reviews and researched every fifth wheel hitch out there. Our focus kept pointing to Curt Manufacturing because of their commitment to safety. So few years later, when we were approached to be featured in Curt Manufacturing’s Tested. Proven. Safe. safety campaign commercial, we said YES!