Hot Tire Pressure

Q: I live in the desert Southwest and pull a 39-foot Grand Junction fifth-wheel. It is not uncommon for us to experience noon temperatures...
Leveling blocks

Leveling Blocks

Most of us level our trailers from side to side by driving on plastic or wood blocks. I found that 2-by-12-inch planks, cut to...

Sink Cover Storage

  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...

10-Minute Tech: Strain-Saving Trailer Jack Block

Here is how I made an A-frame jack block that saves considerable time and strain when hitching and leveling a travel trailer. Folks with manually cranked...

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...
Draining Hot Water Tank

Draining Hot Water Tank

We like to drain our hot water tank often, but we don’t like the water splashing all over the ground and onto the unit’s...
Leak-Free Tub

Leak-Free Tub

We’ve occasionally had problems with water running over the edge of our tub and onto the bathroom floor when taking a shower. For a...
medicine cabinet

RV Medicine Cabinet: A Cool, Dry Place

I have a simple solution to keep stuff in the medicine cabinet when on the road. I bought small plastic containers that fit onto...

RV Comfort Systems Electric Element Can Lower Heating Costs

  Running a typical forced-air furnace on LP-gas is becoming a more expensive proposition, obviously because propane has skyrocketed in price. Many owners who camp...

Electrical Independence

  Installing a powerful solar system provides freedom from the utility grid and the opportunity to stay in primitive locations without giving up conveniences The sun...
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Products

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...