Simplify Ceiling Grille Removal

    We love the 8½-foot ceilings in our toy hauler but cannot imagine why anyone would design the air-conditioning return grilles in the ceiling (that...

Sturdy Spool for RV Shades

  One of the pet peeves I have with our RV’s day/night shades is the plastic piece that holds the cords tight and is held...

Basic Battery Disconnect

Most travel trailers have the battery or batteries on a tray on the frame at the front of the RV, and there is no...

10-Minute Tech: Fifth-Wheel-Hitch Cable Catcher

After getting the breakaway-switch cable caught in our fifth-wheel hitch and pulling the pin (and hearing of the same thing happening to other RVers),...

RV Smart: Bumper Saver

Over the past 40 years, I have hitched up boat and travel trailers of all sizes hundreds of times — and damaged a few...

Cabinet Items Stay Put

When we’re traveling, items in our RV’s cabinets tend to slide around. More often than not, these items end up at the cabinet doors,...

Hang in There

  The majority of our camping is done in national forests, which means a lot of towing on bumpy gravel roads. We recently purchased a...

Keep Water Out

I prefer to use a power-cord connector with an angle head to take stress off the connector, but wet weather was a concern. I...

Durable Dump Valve Rods

  We are on our second RV and find that the dump valve push/pull rods have failed, either by bending or by the plastic T-handle...

CPAP Setup

I have been reading Trailer Life for many years and have seen various ideas on setting up a CPAP machine in an RV. I,...
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Slick Moves

Proper RV maintenance is a must, but finding the right products to keep everything in working order isn’t always easy. A simple way to...

Banner Idea

The task of keeping the front cap on a fifth-wheel trailer clean while on the road can be overwhelming since insects, dirt and other...

Remote Monitor Your RV with Bluestream Sensor

Bluestream, a $50 Bluetooth sensor tracks the temperature, humidity and motion inside an RV and monitors conditions via a mobile app Do you take your...