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Your RV Battery Life Expectancy (Plus Tips on Improving Battery Life)

Throughout your home, electricity powers almost everything, from your lights to your refrigerator and freezer to your Internet and cable. Without it, you’d be sitting in the dark. Your RV is set up a bit differently. It relies on the power of a battery to run devices like RV lights, water pumps, entertainment devices, and more. Of course, this doesn’t …

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RV Water Heater Troubleshooting Tips

Have you ever woken up in the morning, eager to start a pot of coffee so you can get the fuel you need to get through your day, only to find the water is cold instead of warm? Maybe you decide to take a shower instead, but the water in there is also like ice! What is going on? Most …

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RV Refrigerator Troubleshooting Tips

As an RV owner, you likely plan each of your trips down to the letter. This involves budgeting everything you’re going to need for weeks on end, from gas to food to activities. Speaking of food, you probably keep your meals pretty simple while on the road. RV kitchens can indeed rival those you have back at home, but there’s …

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RV Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Tips

There are a few simple pleasures in life: waking up several hours before your alarm goes off, sitting down to relax after a long day, and turning on your air conditioner when the humidity starts to creep up. There’s just one problem. Lately, you’ve been depriving yourself of one of life’s best summertime pleasures: the envelope of artificial cold air …

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How to Replace Torn RV Awning in 5 Easy Steps

The sun at your back, the shadow of your RV behind you, and a homemade fire with some tasty snacks roasting in front of you: is there anything better? For nature lovers and RV fans, the answer is no. From trailers to full-sized motorhomes, these vehicles often come equipped with awnings. These are designed to protect you and your favorite …

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How Much Does a Travel Trailer Weigh? (With Real Examples)

Can’t choose between a campervan and an RV? A travel trailer is like the best of both worlds. These lengthy trailers have all the amenities of the classic motorhome but without the bulk. They’re cute like a campervan but can be hitched to many trucks and SUVs. In other words, you’ll be living a great life out on the road. …

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Fifth Wheels Vs. Motorhomes: Pros and Cons

You’ve already made the decision to invest in the RV life, but now comes the hard choices: which vehicle are you going to choose? You may get a traditional motorhome, which comes with all the bells and whistles. You may prefer to get a trailer you can tow to your truck or SUV, such as a fifth-wheel. You could spend …

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Buying a Used RV Checklist: 17 Things to Check

Owning a motorhome is one of life’s simple pleasures. This cozy vehicle has everything you could ever need, from kitchen amenities to beds and sometimes even a bathroom. You get to see the world from a whole new set of eyes as you explore to your heart’s content. You’ll meet others on your way who are just as dedicated to …

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7 Things You Must Know Before Towing a Travel Trailer

The humble travel trailer makes for a great introduction to RV life. These smaller vehicles have at least half the heft of a traditional motorhome, yet the number of amenities and passengers you can squeeze into one is nothing short of astounding. From king-sized beds to kitchens, televisions, bathroom nooks, and even a fireplace, travel trailers are a preferred option …