RV shade cover to keep outside wall of refrigerator cool

10-Minute Tech: Cool Fridge

Last year, after arriving in Arizona in September, we discovered that our RV’s refrigerator was struggling to stay cool with outside temperatures averaging in...
Shower cutoff valve installed on shower hose

10-Minute Tech: Wash and Go

Our friends told us they would get a blast of cold water while taking showers when using the on/off valve on the showerhead to...
photo showing RV hitch bar storage system

10-Minute Tech: Hitch-Bar Storage Mount

I have used a system for the past five years to lock and store out of the way the trailer’s Equal-i-zer hitch bars when...
Photo showing RV awning protected by corrugated drain pipe

10-Minute Tech: An Easy RV-UV Awning Guard

After replacing the awning on my RV due to UV damage when it was stored outside and uncovered, I found a simple solution to...
Illustration for reader tip on positioning a trailer with a slide

Room to Slide

After having to reposition my fifth-wheel when discovering that I could not fully extend the slide without hitting the power pedestal, I made an...
A DIY scratching post for cats in RVs

Best Cat-Scratch Post for the Money

Since our cat likes to scratch, we created a scratching post by wrapping a small rug around the table leg in our RV and...
Pool noodle in microwave oven

10-Minute Tech: Stay-Put Microwave Plate

Every time we got to our stop for the night, I had to put the glass microwave turntable plate back in place since it...
Pool noodles hide wiring in campground

10-Minute Tech: No-Trip Cables

My wife came up with this awesome solution to keep us from tripping over the satellite-dish cables to our RV. Slice a swim noodle...
RV Hack for overhead cabinets

10-Minute Tech: Put the Clamps On

We do not have gas struts on the upper cabinet doors in our RV. It has always been a hassle to hold a door...
RV Hack for carrying water filter

10-Minute Tech: Get a Grip

The woven-web plastic handle that came with the water-softener tank was wearing out and needed to be replaced. The new handle had to be...
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Staff Pick: Luci Lights

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Having just visited Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons and Devils Tower National Parks, I was excited to finally get to Mount Rushmore. The plan was...
Die-Cast Adjustable Platform Step, top view

Staff Pick: Adjustable Platform Step

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