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Bugg Banner: A Real Cover-Up

Hanging a Bugg Banner keeps most of the insects off the fifth-wheel front cap and dramatically reduces cleaning time.As a fly fisherman, I have...
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Winter RV-Storage Checklist

Simple, proven tips to keep your RV ready for fun next seasonAs winter draws near, it’s time for many of us to bid farewell...
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10-Minute Tech: Can It!

Before hooking up our trailer for a 10-day trip, I greased the trailer ball and weight-distributing hitch. I told everyone who would listen to...
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Aftermarket Candy Store: Practical Accessories for Pickup Trucks

Personalizing a tow vehicle with a bed cover, running boards, bicycle rack and dash protector is practical and funAccessorizing a truck is a common...
The first step is to drain the freshwater tank of any remaining water. Most RVs have a low-point drain at the bottom of the tank that allows this. Once the tank is empty, close the drain. Then, following the instructions on the Cleaning bottle, add 1 ounce of the concentrated solution to the freshwater tank for every 4 gallons of tank capacity. As an example, a typical 40-gallon water tank uses 10 ounces of the solution.

Fresh Start: Thetford’s Water-Tank Treatment

Eliminate the foul odor in the freshwater system after your RV comes out of its long winter’s napEvery year around springtime, we start to...
The Hitchport system secures WD hitch equipment neatly off the ground and out of the way.

Un-Grounded: Hitchport Weight-Distributing Hitch Storage

Hitch component storage is simple, secure and out of the way with the easy-to-install Hitchport systemA minor annoyance of owning a travel trailer is...
Even capturing a small portion of the energy of the sun is enough to provide electrical power for most appliances and accessories without the need to fire up the generator or plug into shorepower.

Unplugged: RV Solar Systems

Harnessing the sun with solar panels keeps the power flowing when hookups are not availableDid you know that an area the size of a...
Full Dis-CloZure: In the open position (far left), the shade allows a view to the outside. When closed (left), it keeps light from entering through the window. Sliding the handle opens the shade.

RV-Door Window Shade: Now You See It. Now You Don’t

Boost your safety and the view with Zarcor CloZures Door Window ShadeKnock-knock. Who’s there? For many trailer owners, seeing out the entry-door window is impossible...
A relatively easy do-it-yourself project, installing Designer Series Peel and Stick Mosaics adds pizzazz to your RV’s kitchen and living area, and at the same time makes cleanup a little easier, all without adding much weight or taking up space.

Build a Better Backsplash

Perk up RV kitchens and bathrooms with fun and functional stick-on tilesSometimes RVers are racked with envy. We see great ideas on those cable-TV...
Carefree of Colorado’s Awning Extend’r can be installed on manual or electric awnings. When staked down, the straps not only support the extension canopy but also help stabilize the existing patio awning from the wind.

Made for Shade: Carefree Awning Extend’r

Carefree’s easy-to-install fabric Awning Extend’r can nearly double canopy coverageIn one way or another, RVers seem to be in a constant battle against the...
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Sponsored Content: Travel Light with Tamron 18-400mm All-in-One Zoom

Having just visited Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons and Devils Tower National Parks, I was excited to finally get to Mount Rushmore. The plan was...
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Staff Pick: Adjustable Platform Step

The convenience of a perfectly level campsite with a patio pad can’t be overstated, but RV spots aren’t always on the level, particularly for...
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Staff Pick: Titan 20-Foot Sewer Hose Kit

Staff Pick >> We use Thetford Titan kits when conducting RV tests, and they work well. Having two or more hoses is essential for...