Sun Visor Extension

If you’re plagued by glaring sun that comes through the part of the windshield that is not covered by the sun visors, you can...

RV Cover Saver

  We’ve come up with an easy and inexpensive way to keep rain gutters from tearing into our RV’s cover. Simply place rolls of toilet...

Medicine Cabinet Guard

  Tired of everything falling out of our trailer’s bathroom medicine cabinet every time we moved, I made a simple solution. I purchased a 4-foot-long...

Diesel Fuel Differences

Q: I have a 2005 Chevy HD 2500 diesel pickup. Is there any difference between name-brand diesel fuels (Chevron, Shell, etc.) and the independent gas...

RV Clinic: Water Pump Cycling

When dry camping, my 12-volt DC water pump cycles about every 10 minutes. I’ve checked every inch of the water lines twice and cannot...
Drawer Latch

Drawer Latch

We have two drawers in our travel trailer that acted as a battering ram on the cabinet door that conceals them while traveling on winding...

Travel Trailer Hitch Weight

Q: I have read in past issues of Trailer Life that hitch weight should be 10 to 12 percent or more of the trailer’s...

Battery Drawdown

Q: I have a 2009 Skyline Malibu 24-foot travel trailer and have been careful not to leave the shorepower connected for more than four...

Electrical System Upgrades

Have you ever had that sinking feeling when you turn the key, and nothing happens, that it could be the starter? Or it could...
Regularly clean your battery terminals for reliability, especially after storage.

RV Battery Basics: Get the Best Performance

Batteries are the silent servants of unplugged camping, providing us with light, entertainment and other important functions. Yet many pay no attention to them...
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Products

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 coverage In one way or another, RVers seem to be in a constant battle against the...

Solar Charged: Victron System from AM Solar

Keeping batteries charged while dry camping can be a challenge unless an AC generator is powered up. A smart alternative is a Victron Complete...

Pump Up the Volume: Flow Max Water Pump

Larger RVs sometimes have issues with good water pressure in fixtures farthest away from the freshwater tank and pump. Duraself’s 12-volt DC Flow Max...