RV Article Directory

We hope you find this collection of RV Articles to be both amusing and possibly a bit educational. The following stories are meant to help make your RV maintenance and jobs a little easier as well as keep you up to date with the latest designs and solutions for your RV.



Keep it Clean

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Residing in the state of Michigan exposes us to a lot of news about drinking water problems lately. In fact, people outside of the state of Michigan, in the past would associate this location with popular places like Detroit, Grand Rapids or possibly even Traverse City. Now everyone just says “ are you by Flint?”…more


Noisy RV Water Pump

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The first thing we noticed when we got our new RV was how loud the water pump was when we used it. The first time the dog heard it, she about tore through the door trying to get away from it… more


When The Rain Stops The Dogs Come Out

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Water hitting the roof of our RV on a rainy day is such a tranquil sound. It provides such a soothing and calming effect. There is no better time to kick back, relax and take a nap… more


Sleeping with Truckers

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After the sun sets following a long full day of driving on the open road, there may come a time when the only choice you have is to find a spot to pull over and sleep with a trucker… more


Bathroom Eyes

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Bathroom EyesToday modern campground bathrooms have eyes everywhere. They have them in the lights, in the faucet, in the soap dispenser, in the blow dryer, in the paper towel dispenser, in the room air freshener and even in the toilet… more

 

 


RV Black Water Tank Maintenance

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Maintaining your RV’s “Black Water Tank” is one of the most daunting tasks for either the new or the most experienced RV’er. The black tank or “potty” water tank can be both difficult to empty and hard to determine when it has been emptied…more



Bob Bonker

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How many times have you run into the awning support arms on your RV? You know, those rods that hold up your awning. If you are like me you can honestly say more than once…more


Can You Come Outside to Play?

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Ever notice how the larger the size of the RV, the more time the owners tend to spend inside? …more


 

 RV Germ Warfare

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On one side we have the “GERMS” and on the other, we have the “RVer”. Germs simply lurk inconspicuously waiting to latch on to any RVer that approaches their borders. RVers on the other hand, have the skills and weapons to wipe-out the nasty critters before they can assemble into any sort of organized, dangerous threat…more


All Tied Up

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I have been searching for a way to keep my RV hoses and cables bundled. I have been using large wire tie wraps. These work ok, but don’t last very long. I have spent quite some time looking in several stores for replacement tie wraps large enough to bundle my hoses. It seems to be a hard item to locate…more



What’s the Big Stink About?

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With just a little extra work on your part, your black tank can do its job without raising a big stink about it…more


I’ll Tell You Where You Can Go!

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Have we finally gotten to the point where we are letting computers tell us all where we can go? …more


More Power To Ya

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There will come a time when you want to plug something in and all your outlets in the RV are dead. It could be because of various reasons but, never the less, you are stuck eating cold left over pizza. The microwave just won’t run off the battery…more


Stop Slamming the Tent Door

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Tent camping is not even in the same ballpark as RVing. It takes a special kind of person to stay in a tent. Modern RVs are now pretty much just like small homes on wheels. Tents now days are pretty much just like well tents. Living in a tent is not unlike hanging a sheet over a tree and calling it home…more