No-Stick Drain Valves


November 25, 2015

  Even with regular use of expensive drain-valve lubricants that are poured in tanks, I’ve struggled for years to operate sticky dump valves. Removing and lubricating at least the black-water valve... Read more »

A Tool With Impact


November 2, 2015

  Changing a flat tire on the side of the road is no picnic, but having the right tools at your disposal makes all the difference in the world.  Instead of muscling those lugs with a wrench, consider... Read more »

Cheap Coverage


November 2, 2015

  I have a 19-foot travel trailer with an Ultra-Fab 3002 electric A-frame jack. To protect the electric motor, I use a thoroughly cleaned 182- ounce Clorox plastic jug. I measured about 11 inches... Read more »

Make a Stand


November 2, 2015

  I made a simple stand to hold the filter I use for the water entering the RV using some scrap 2×4-inch lumber and PVC conduit. This comes in handy at paved and concrete campsites where I can’t... Read more »

Break the Ice


by Kevin Livingston
November 2, 2015

  Getting an RV ready for winter travel will take the frost off the windows, holding tanks and plumbing fixtures The temperature has dropped dramatically, flakes are falling, and the moisture in... Read more »

First Line of Defense


by E. Don Smith
September 30, 2015

  Shielding an RV from Mother Nature’s worst not only protects its good looks but prolongs the lifespan of your investment If it weren’t for pesky things like a budget, homeowner association... Read more »

Cover to Cover


by Kristopher Bunker
September 30, 2015

RV covers come in all shapes, sizes and materials to protect every type of rig from the damaging effects of weather In a perfect world, we could all live in our RVs full time, roaming from RV park to... Read more »

Get a Grip


September 24, 2015

  I spotted a variation of this idea for a grab bar at a Chicago RV show. I bought a shower-stall grab bar at a home-improvement store and mounted it vertically next to the door inside my RV, so... Read more »

Keep Connected


September 24, 2015

  Anyone who has hooked up a fifth-wheel and then pulled away, only to have the trailer come unhooked, knows how scary that can be. There are many things — from being in a hurry to a poor inspection... Read more »

Upgrade Your RV Tunes


July 31, 2015

  Trailer Life’s Bob Dawson shows you how to make a quick, really easy and dramatic improvement to your RV’s sound system.    

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