Camping season has arrived and it’s time to de-winterize your RV to get it ready to go. But, if you’ve never de-winterized your motorhome, fifth wheel or travel trailer, here’s our step-by-step guide to help get your RV back on the road so you can get camping!
We upgraded our Anderson Kantleak water service panel with a much improved and better engineered retrofit water service panel. Our old Anderson Kantleak had plastic fittings that leaked; making the valve system unreliable. However, as you’ll read further, you’ll notice the vast improvement of the the new Anderson Kantleak’s fittings. Plus, we’ll include how we installed it.
It’s a given that we are going to have repair vital components that will require even the basic tools. Having the right tool for the job will make repairs and maintenance ten times easier. So, we have compiled a list of the top basic tools to keep in your RV tool kit that you should have in your motorhome, travel trailer, camper van, truck camper or fifth wheel .
RV roof maintenance is one of the most important tasks you need to do on your motorhome or camper. Properly maintaining your RV’s roof requires knowing how to inspect, clean and repair it. Because if you don’t do regular maintenance on your RV’s roof, you’ll have bigger problems down the road. Continue reading “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.
While RVing in the summer is fun, when the temperatures are above 80 degrees, your RV vacation can turn into an unpleasant and sticky experience. Your camper will feel like a hot oven inside. And because RVs are not built like houses, it can be a challenge to keep your RV cool in the summer heat. However, there’s several ways to escape the heat, be comfortable and sleep well on those hot summer nights.
The RV air conditioner vents and filters inside your motorhome or camper trailer require monthly maintenance. This includes cleaning the ceiling vents and periodic AC filter replacements. By keeping your vents and filters clean and debris-free, your RV’s air conditioner will operate more efficiently even on your hottest days; thus extending the life of the AC. But most of all, regular vent cleaning will aid in your family’s respiratory health.