RV Entry Steps

RV Entry Steps

In order to eliminate slipping on our entry steps, and also to trap dust and mud, I designed simple removable step pads that are...
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...
Full Dis-CloZure: In the open position (far left), the shade allows a view to the outside. When closed (left), it keeps light from entering through the window. Sliding the handle opens the shade.

RV-Door Window Shade: Now You See It. Now You Don’t

Boost your safety and the view with Zarcor CloZures Door Window Shade Knock-knock. Who’s there? For many trailer owners, seeing out the entry-door window is impossible...
Travel Trailer - Winterizing

Break the Ice

  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...
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Watt’s Up

  Learning how to properly maintain a built-in or portable generator can save time, trouble and money   As a trailer owner, it probably took you only...
2014 RV Travel Guide

Top-Rated RV Parks

  The Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory has compiled its list of top-rated RV parks to visit in 2014. These parks have...
Slideout slicker

Slideout Slickers

When we got a new fifth-wheel, we ordered it from the factory with laminate wood flooring. We had wanted this type of flooring for...
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...

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...
Leveling blocks illustration

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...

Products

An array of solar panels

Porta-Power: Installing a Xantrex Solar System

Advancements in solar and lithium-battery systems spearhead off-the-grid living Renewable energy technology remains a moving target, and as this highly competitive industry continues to innovate,...
KIJARO ROK-IT CHAIR

Staff Pick: KIJARO ROK-IT CHAIR

After pulling into a campsite, the mind ponders the best location for our camp chairs. Nearer the fire? In the shade of that tree?...
RV A/C Silencer

Silent Treatment: WackO Products RV A/C Silencer

An easy upgrade takes the growl out of ducted air conditioners Rooftop air conditioners revolutionized the industry and made camping locations more pleasurable and...