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Taming Your Dump Snake: Valterra Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier

RV sewer-hose storage that’s easy on the hose…and you Camping is fun, but one thing RVers agree on is that dumping the black- and gray-water...
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Solar-Power Survival in Yosemite

Off-the-grid lessons learned from one family’s DIY solar install Last fall, our family embarked on a journey across the United States in our 30-foot Winnebago...
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Private Eye: Voyager RV Camera System

Installing an RV camera system makes backing a trailer into a campsite or storage spot a breeze We’ve all told our kids we have eyes...
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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...
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 available Did you know that an area the size of a...
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 tiles Sometimes 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 coverage In one way or another, RVers seem to be in a constant battle against the...
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Stow, Go and Glow: Torklift Stow N’ Go Steps

Fold-up entry steps in truck campers can be a real nuisance. Some even need to be secured in place with a rope or bungee,...
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Patch Things Up: Tear-Aid Kits

A damaged awning can be an expensive fix, as even a small tear can lead to a complete replacement if left unchecked. Tear-Aid patches...
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Understanding and Maintaining Your RV’s Batteries

RV batteries were once considered an option primarily for off-grid camping. With the increasing complexity of RV electrical systems, batteries have become a necessity. Understanding...