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How Long Do Camper-Trailer Tires Last?

I noticed the tread on one of my camper tires was wearing down. Although the other tires looked fine, I wondered if there were other things to look for to see if my tires needed replacing. I found with tires, there are two areas to be concerned about: tread and aging tires. If you drive about 10,000 to 15,000 miles …

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The Complete Guide to RV Tire Safety

When was the last time you’ve given your RV tires some love? These hefty rubber behemoths may be several sizes larger than the average car tire, but they’re still susceptible to many of the same issues: underinflating, overinflating, low pressure, punctures, and other external damage. Changing and replacing your vehicle’s tires can be a pain due to their sheer bulk, …

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8 Top Must-Have Appliances for Your RV Kitchen

Description: Tired of flights, bookings and tickets, hours of flights and additional documents, hotel reservations, car rental, numerous calls, and correspondence, but want to go on holiday. These issues are increasingly affecting tourists and travelers. At the same time, many of us come to the fact that we want more comfort, independence from documents and freedom of movement, while still …

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How To Flush And Clean An RV Black Tank

Now this is a topic that’s on everyone’s mind that owns an RV with a toilet, but one that few want to think about, let alone talk about.  Let’s get down to the nitty gritty dirt on keeping that RV black tank like new and running clean! Starting with the basics When at your site with full hookups or when …

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How Long is a Class A RV?

When considering buying a Class A RV, there are many factors to consider. For starters, the length of your vehicle will play a very important role. So exactly how long is a Class A RV? These models can come in sizes as short as 22 feet and as long as 50 feet. What is a Class A RV? So what …

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Does My Camper or RV Have a Rubber Roof?

When deciding to take a look at my rubber roof on my camper to see if any repairs were needed, I wondered why rubber roofs are becoming more common on campers and RVs. It turns out there are several reasons. Rubber roofs are cheaper to maintain or repair, have low weight, are less slippery, and less likely to have weather …

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What Tools Do I Need For My Camper—Complete List

Campers and RVs are going to need some routine maintenance and occasionally some repairs.  You never know what the road will bring so be prepared. Have the right tools with you to make some simple repairs for better trips.  There are also some tools to keep at home the will make doing maintenance easier.  Many of the tools listed are …

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Fix’er Up: Guide to Upgrading the Bathroom in a Camper or RV

When it comes to fixtures, the first thing that probably springs to mind is light fixtures, right? That’s fair, but fixtures encompass so much more than lights. Almost anything that sits in one spot in your camper trailer is considered a fixture. That means your fridge, freezer, cabinets, sinks, showers, and yes, even your toilet are all fixtures. You might …

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Solar Panels or Generators for Campers and RVs—What’s best?

Which Is Best, Solar Panels or Generators for Campers? The question of whether a generator or solar panels were best to use in an RV came up, and after looking into it, I decided that solar panels were the best power source for my RV backed up by a small generator for days of cloudy or bad weather. Cost of …

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Money-Saving Tips When Storing Your RV

So, you’ve found the RV of your dreams after many months, or even years, of researching, shopping, and visiting RV shows and dealers.  Congratulations!  It’s such a feeling of elation when you’ve picked out “the one.” Now onto the nitty gritty of storing your RV and purchasing those extras needed to keep her up and running efficiently.  There are more …