Camping season is here! And it’s time to get your RV out of storage and get your motorhome, fifth wheel or travel trailer camper ready for RV travel! But, there’s a right way to get your RV back on the road. Here, we’ll show you how to dewinterize your RV or camper with this do-it-yourself guide!
Since we are not television satellite dish users, we rely on our over-the-air (OTA) television. We enjoy at watching at least a little local television stations to catch up on the news, watch a game or regular television programming. However, our old Winegard antenna was just not hacking it to do the job. So we replaced our old RV television antenna with the Winegard RVW-205 Sensar IV with Wingman.
I can’t believe it’s already been over three years since we took delivery of our Heartland Landmark 365. One of the features that sold us on the Landmark was the beautiful, large, fully-functional RV kitchen. The island creates a more ample food prep surface. Oh, and that big single farmer’s sink allows for cleaning large pots and pans. However, one little issue just grated on me that needed to be updated; our kitchen faucet.
RV owners should periodically clean and sanitize your RV fresh water tank. If you don’t, there’s chance that you and your family will get sick from mold and bacteria growing inside the tank. We’ll show you the correct and safe water tank cleaning process to ensure your RV’s potable water is safe.
Recently, we were provided the opportunity to work with Anderson Brass Company by testing their improved RV water service panel. We replaced our existing plastic-fitting Anderson 200RV water service panel in our fifth wheel’s utility distribution center (UDC) with a better-engineered retrofit panel. Unlike the old plastic leaky and unreliable valve system, the Kantleak MANRV101-RF is manufactured with all brass fittings.
Being full-time RV nomads, we need to pay close attention to the care and maintenance of our fifth wheel and truck. Its a given that we are going to have repair vital components that will require even the basics of tools. So, we have compiled a list of our Top 10 RV Tool Bag Must Haves we think you should have in your tool box for your motorhome, travel trailer, camper van, truck camper or fifth wheel .
An RV is a major investment so, it only makes sense to take care of it. One area out of sight but that should not be out of mind is your RV roof. In this blog, we’ll include some details on inspecting, cleaning and maintaining your RV roof and some of the components you’ll see topside. Continue reading “RV Maintenance: RV Roof Inspection, Cleaning and Maintenance”
If you have pets, kids, cook indoors or are in areas of excess pollen and dust, it’s important to keep your RV window screens, door screen and Fantastic Fan clean and in working order. But, they are one of the most ignored regular maintenance chores even though we look through everyday.
Having a clogged drain in your motorhome or towable can surely ruin your RV vacation. Calling an RV tech can be expensive to take care of what’s backing up into your sink or shower. And that’s if you can even get an appointment immediately. But there are ways to mitigate getting clogged drains in your RV.