Clearing the Air

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by Bob Livingston
December 3, 2013

  Australian tea-tree-oil-based Kanberra Gel is a natural way to control mold, mildew and bacteria — and associated bad odors   After a while, RVs tend to take on an unpleasant odor that can affect the joy of living on the road. Natural odors from wood, carpet, upholstery, cooking and bedding... Read more »

Installing a Dometic SlideTopper Deluxe Keeps the Elements at Bay

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by Bill and Jenn Gehr
October 29, 2013

  Slideout awnings have become a popular RV accessory in recent years, and for some very good reasons. A slideout awning helps avoid having dirt and debris pulled into the living space when the slideout is retracted, and also helps deflect sun and rain when it’s extended. If your RV is not equipped... Read more »

Firestone Air Command

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October 28, 2013

  Obtaining the correct rear suspension adjustment just got easier with the introduction of the Air Command Kit for Android from Firestone Industrial Products. The kit is intended to give users the ability to adjust air helper springs wirelessly using their Android smartphone as the remote control.... Read more »

Dual Backup Camera

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October 28, 2013

  Hitching up, and backing up while hitched are two of the biggest challenges facing RVers — but AmeriCam Automotive Cameras thinks it has the solution. The AmeriCam KT41BT kit includes two cameras that work interchangeably; one camera is installed at the back of the trailer, the other on the... Read more »

Box Tops: Products Designed to Keep Your Truck Looking Good and Protect the Cargo

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by Kristopher Bunker
October 24, 2013

  When getting ready to hit the road, RVing is all about space. How much can I bring along? Where will it fit? And where can I store things like an AC generator or firewood that I don’t necessarily want inside the trailer? The answer to that one is simple: the bed of the pickup when used as a... Read more »

My Cup of Tea…
or Coffee…or Wine

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October 24, 2013

  Drinking a beverage while reading the newspaper or watching TV was a problem in our RV. There was no place to set a cup or glass when seated at one end of the sofa. We have an assortment of old RV accessories purchased through the years that are no longer needed. One of these items was an oak... Read more »

Sink Cover Storage

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October 24, 2013

  I really like our one-piece molded sink with covers. But when my husband is doing the dishes (and I’m relaxing!) he has to have some place to put the covers so they are out of the way. He came up with a clever idea to do just that — he hangs the covers on a peg that he attached to the cabinets... Read more »

Essential RV Travel Resource

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October 7, 2013

  In RVing, timing is everything. So if you plan on hitting the road next year, pre-order your copy now of the 2014 Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory. This complete RV travel companion, with its comprehensive campground listings, RV-friendly travel routes, helpful maps and informative... Read more »

Proper Selection and Maintenance of Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors are Critical for Safe RV Living

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by Kristopher Bunker
October 7, 2013

  Apart from on-the-road hazards and in-camp mishaps, trailer owners need to be especially vigilant when dealing with two potential dangers: fire and carbon monoxide (CO). These dangers can be avoided with smoke and CO detectors. The units are relatively inexpensive and very easy to maintain.In... Read more »

Power Armor Box Dresses Up Any Trailer While Making Batteries More Secure

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by Bob Livingston
October 4, 2013

  Batteries are commonly mounted on trailer A-frames in plastic boxes that are strapped to a couple of lateral channels. While this type of battery storage technically gets the job done, there are a few drawbacks that make this type of system less than optimum. First, the batteries are mounted in... Read more »

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