Complete Camper Tools List for DIY Repairs

When you buy an RV, a complete list of camper tools should come along with it. RV campers need routine maintenance and occasionally some repairs. You never know what the road will bring so be prepared. Having the right tools with you for simple repairs leads to better RV trips. There are also some tools to keep … Read more

Travel trailer at dusk with porch light on.

Should I Tow My Camper Home With a Broken Awning?

Sometimes things on the camper just break.  The awning is no exception. If the awning breaks, is it safe to drive the RV or tow the camper home?  No, don’t drive home with a broken retractable awning.  The retractable awnings on campers and RVs are held to the side of the vehicle using spring pressure … Read more

A hand performs a camper outlet test with an electronic device.

Is It Safe To Plug My Camper in? How to Test a Shore Outlet

Testing the shore power outlet is an important step when arriving at a new campsite. An outlet that has been improperly wired could have too many volts, too few volts drop off, or reversed polarity.  If the voltage drops, the appliances in your RV will work and appear to be working correctly, but they are … Read more

Should I Finance My Camper Or RV?

“Should I finance my camper or RV?” Isn’t quite the right question. The better questions are, am I willing to pay the premium in the form of interest to get a camper or RV now?  And does taking on debt make financial sense?  These are difficult questions to answer because they are different for everyone.  … Read more

Park Highlight—Governor Dodge State Park in Dodgeville, WI

Governor Dodge State Park was the first place we took our camper.  I would recommend it as a first adventure and spot to return to.  The park is easy to find your way through with well mark roads and sites.  No dead ends to have to back down with the trailer.  The roads are wide … Read more