Outdoor Fan

10-Minute Tech: Blasted Pests

 Heat and insects can make sitting under our RV’s awning at night uncomfortable. To make it more enjoyable, we use an overhead fan mounted...
Bucket with Brush

10-Minute Tech: Double-Duty Folgers Coffee

I’ve been working on recoating my EPDM rubber roof and needed a lightweight container to carry up the ladder to do the trim work...
10MT-drawer-stop

10-Minute Tech: Stop Drawers in Their Tracks

My travel trailer’s drawers don’t have stops to keep them from being pulled out all the way, and this became an issue when our...
Wooden Blocks

10-Minute Tech: Compact Leveling Blocks

Most owners know the problems related to stabilizing trailers at campsites. Sometimes you need more blocks to put under those four jacks. I came...
Magnetic Door Stop

10-Minute Tech: Hold the Door

I have a Forest River fifth-wheel and spend summers in Wyoming where afternoon rain showers are common. When the rain moves in, I don’t...
Fishing Rod Storage

10-Minute Tech: Hooked on Fishing

We have enjoyed camping for 20-plus years. Since we also like to fish, we carry fishing rods in our RV’s outside storage compartment, but...
Closet Door Stopper

10-Minute Tech: Sliding Doors Stay Put

After breaking several plastic latches on the sliding-glass doors on our RV’s wardrobe and having to replace the mirror on one of them because...
Shower

10-Minute Tech: Best of Both Showerheads

I like the convenience of a fixed showerhead as well as a portable handheld sprayer, so I modified the handheld one in our RV....
Propane Protector

10-Minute Tech: Secure Batteries

After having our new trailer’s propane cylinders and batteries stolen at our “secure” storage facility, we decided it was prudent to “close the barn...
Get a Handle on the Fan Crank

10-Minute Tech: Get a Handle on the Fan Crank

 My wife and I are too short to reach the fan crank handle on the overhead vents in our Jayco trailer without standing on...
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Products

PepperBall-LifeLite pepper spray launcher system

Nonlethal Self-Defense

PepperBall brings law-enforcement experience to RVers with its LifeLite launcher, designed to neutralize criminal aggressionPersonal protection is a subject that is constantly debated among...
Aerial view of truck and trailer parked along sidewalk with solar panels

Solar-Power Survival in Yosemite

Off-the-grid lessons learned from one family’s DIY solar installLast fall, our family embarked on a journey across the United States in our 30-foot Winnebago...
VerandaRoom

Add a (Veranda) Room to Your RV

Compatible with both power and manual awnings, Dometic’s Veranda Room features a fast hang-up-and-zip setup. The fabric and mesh are durable, quick-drying and nonflammable....