Follow this step by step guide for; trading or selling your RV, determining NADA pricing, estimating dealer markups, and and estimating what your motorhome is actually worth, as well as how to determine the true value of all motorhomes.
Here are several reasons why people should think twice before buying a motor home or camper. Consider them carefully before spending your money.
I live in the travel trailer that I'm telling you about in this article. Though some of the appointments of these trailers just aren't built to handle someone living in them full time, luckily for me (and anyone else living on one of these), the problems aren't anything major.
All RV owners, and homeowners with home septic tanks, should recognize the problems they can create when they dispose of those disinfecting wipes which are so popular these days.
The price of campsites can vary considerably. You can save some money if you comparison shop during your RV vacations.
Looking for the best space heater for your RV this Winter? Follow along with me as I provide research and reviews of the most popular space heater types on the market. Don't spend another frigid night with your old, inefficient space heater.
When you run into weather colder than you expected, there is a lot you can do to plug leaks, insulate your space, and use your heaters wisely.
A discussion about the financial and lifestyle issues that people might face if they decide to start living in a recreational vehicle.
If Covid 19 is not stopped, the effect on RV travel could be significant. This article discusses all of the possibilities so that readers can make realistic summer travel plans.
This article is a detailed overview of what you can expect if you decide you want to live in a campground in your RV.
I've been living inside a travel trailer for most of the past ten years. This page will be about the biggest three problems I encountered with the trailer itself, and then the solutions to those problems.
Many RV owners fear using their washer/dryer units. This article tells you what you need to know to take advantage of their many benefits.
Every RVer must eventually deal with dumping their waste water tanks. Here are good tips for keeping RV holding tanks in good working order. Learn when to dump, how to identify RV safe toilet paper and how to maintain black and gray water tanks.
To get the most out of your batteries and avoid problems, you really need to understand the basics of RV batteries and their care and maintenance.
Specific information about design and construction items you should look for if you want to purchase a quality coach.
It is important for RV buyers to understand the values of different types of vehicle designs before they buy a travel unit. Entry doors definitely fall into this category. Choose a coach with the wrong door, and you'll be miserable!
Learn how to load and pack your RV to make you and yours safer and more comfortable when you travel.
An honest explanation of two months of significant drops in RV shipments nationwide, and what they can mean to buyers and private sellers if this trend continues.
If you want to buy an RV, do yourself a favor and take the time to find out which methods and materials manufacturers use. Doing this could save you a fortune!
Important advice about buying previously owned RVs that will help people to avoid problems and financial losses.
A discussion about the 12 features RVs should have in order to make living and traveling more comfortable. The more of them a coach has, the nicer vacations will be!
Before you buy an RV, you need to understand the financials involved in order to get your best deal. This article explains how the different pricings of an RV are determined.
A discussion about an alternative way of RV camping and living that people can use in special circumstances or simply to save money.
Curious about full-time RVing? Here are some great reasons to choose the RVing lifestyle. The top three reasons to choose RVing are: to lead a simpler life, to live more cheaply and to see the country. This article includes many tips on how to get started.
What you need to know before you purchase the RV you plan to use for living and travel so that you don't make a buying mistake.
Here are some useful tips to help minimize your power usage in your RV throughout the day, especially on a hot day with kids around.
RV repair costs are high. This article gives you some idea of what you might have to pay for parts and labor along with tips for reducing costs.
Get rid of the bungee straps on RV tire covers and make the installation and removal process easier and much safer.
Anyone storing an RV at home needs an outlet to plug it into. Here's how to install a dedicated outlet for your RV.
A complete list of "must have" tools and equipment items every RV owner needs to keep on board to help with basic repairs as well as emergency situations.
Using a Consignment Seller to handle the sale of your RV can be a great option for the RV owner who wants to avoid the tedious details of the sale process. The owner can often even save significant money and get a quick sale.
Answers to questions you may have about living in a motor home or camper year round. What does it cost? What is it like? Will I enjoy it? Find out here!
Advice from a veteran RVer that will show you how to enjoy recreational vehicle vacations without spending a lot of money.
Mice are pests that RV owners do not need. Here are instructions on how to prevent mice from entering your camper, and if they do get in, how to get rid of them.
Find out what really happens when people decide to sell everything and move into a recreational vehicle.
Helpful information for disabled people who think they would like to go RVing. Includes where to find special needs RVs, how to find handicapped accessible campgrounds and more.
Simplify your life and downsize your stuff! Whether you are downsizing into an RV for a life of full-time RVing or downsizing to move to a smaller home, here's what to keep, what to donate and what to trash.
Important information for disabled people who wish to buy recreational vehicles that will make RV travel safe, comfortable and possible for them.
Will a used camper shell fit your truck? This article will help you choose the best shell for your truck and what to look out for in a used shell.
Learn why motorhomes that run on diesel fuel are better to own than those that run on gas, even though their up-front prices may be higher.
There are many reasons why someone would consider moving into an RV. As a fulltime RVer, I wanted to share my top 10 reasons I love living this lifestyle.
RV slide rooms are popular, but before buying a unit that has them, make sure you know both their good and bad sides.
Is placing a motorhome, trailer or camper on your own land legal or even a good idea? Find the answers here.
If you're thinking of living in an RV full-time due to cost, retirement or you just want to live a remote life, this article may help you. Whatever your reason is, together we can figure out if it's right for your life.
Here are some secrets of how to live on less by full-time RVing. Many retirees live well on limited incomes by living in an RV rather than a house. They have found many ways to cut costs and live on less. Read here to find out how they do it.
A tutorial that will help RV buyers to understand the difficulties they face when making a purchase and what can happen if a dealership cheats them.
These true stories of vacations gone bad explain what happens to RV travelers when they aren't paying attention to what they are doing.
Dumping, cleaning, and maintaining your holding tanks is easy if you follow the right procedures. This guide will help you avoid those nasty accidents and get rid of your sewage efficiently.
It's impossible to know what will happen when you're traveling in an RV, so it's a good idea to take information with you that you may need in the event of illness, accident, lost pets and even death. You may not think these things happen, but they often do, so better safe than sorry!
When RV travelers hit the road on their camping trips, they usually start out with everything they need. Here are a number of ideas for great holiday gifts that every RV owner will appreciate and use.
Have you ever asked yourself, "How do I park my motorhome in a campsite?" If you own an RV, you know how hard it can be to get your rig into a campsite. Read this and you will have a new perspective on how to park your RV.
A tutorial that will show you the best methods and materials to use to keep the internal living area of your coach clean and sanitary.
There are both good and bad things about owning a lot where you can park your motorhome, trailer or camper, so do your homework before you invest.
How to troubleshoot a generator, and how to replace the fuel filter and fuel pump easily and simply on an Onan Model-5500 RV generator.
Important information for RV owners about our most visited national parks. You don't want to show up only to find there is no campsite available, do you?
Guidelines and information that will help couples who live in recreational vehicles to avoid relationship problems that can result from their lifestyle choice.
For great off-grid camping, head to BLM land near Quartzsite, Arizona, and use solar energy or wind power for electricity. The best things in life (like sunshine and wind) are free!
RV awnings are more important than people realize, Here is where you'll learn the basics about them, how to care for them and how to understand their benefits.
A discussion about specific steps you can take when buying an RV that will protect your interests in the event of post-purchase problems.
I turn my van into a temporary camper within 30 minutes whenever I have to go away for more than one day. I have a standard set of equipment which covers all that I need on my many trips through my country.
Recreational vehicle living: What do you need? What will it cost? What about kids and pets? Find the answers to these questions and more right here.
The Ice Maker in the 2-Way Fridge in my RV and I repaired it after some research and the discoveries I made that are listed in this article should make the job easier for other RV owners.
RV Snowbirds and full time RVers, are you looking for cheap entertainment and fun things to do on a budget? Here are some great ideas for free and cheap things to do during your winter travels to Arizona or the Rio Grand Valley of Texas.
Arranging for a new state residency is one of the first things that new full-time RVers need to do after they sell their homes. Most full time RVers choose one of three states for their legal residence. Here are the advantages of those states and tips on how to go about changing state residency.
Suppose you have a camper and you want to trade in the vehicle you tow it with? You will need to understand the regulations for vehicle towing and your vehicle's capabilities and limitations.
RVers have many options for free or cheap camping if they know where to look. RVers on a budget can find many suggestions here on how to find free and cheap places to camp.
If you own a recreational vehicle, this article will show you several options for living totally rent-free all over the US.
This article explains a popular scam that is being perpetrated on owners of expensive RVs and Motorhomes who want to sell. It is basically a check-kiting scam with a twist that is used to bilk Motorhome sellers.
Each winter, thousands of RVing snowbirds flock to the Imperial Dam Long-Term Visitor Area on the California–Arizona border for the mild weather. Check here for RV camping information, ideas on things to do, and photographs of Senator Wash Reservoir campground and surrounding areas.
Learn how to set up a campsite properly when it comes to the special equipment needed to enhance your camping experience. Pick the the best gear such as tables, rugs, lanterns, chairs, grills, lights, and more.
RVs are large physical monsters at times and they require special attention when they get dirty. Read this and you will get some great ideas on how to keep your RV clean, cheaply and efficiently. It includes tips and planning methods that should help everyone.
Formaldehyde and ethanol are toxic chemicals found in recreational vehicles that can make people sick or even kill them. Learn about them and what you can do to protect yourself from them.
Learn why RV living does not work out for some people or why, for many, it turns out to be a temporary, rather than permanent way to live.
Tricks and tips from a veteran RV traveler about how you can save up to 50% on the fees you pay for campsites. Been there. Done that. It works!
If you want to sell your recreational vehicle and save a ton of money doing it, the best and smartest thing you can do is to avoid the professionals and sell it yourself. It is not hard to do and can save you thousands of dollars. The directions are right here!
Be a good neighbor by following some simple rules of etiquette when RV boondocking. Learn what others expect of you when camping out on public lands and you'll be a welcome member of the boondocking community. Respect the environment so that those who follow will be able to enjoy it as well.
Older motorhomes used black-and-white rear monitoring systems. Many of these systems are now going bad and need to be replaced. Here's how I replaced mine.
Want to know the best RV road trip destinations in the U.S.? Come with me! I have been to all of them and can guarantee that you will not be disappointed!
Picking a vehicle for full-time living is a difficult decision. In this article, the smaller-to-medium size options are compared. These include cargo van, Class B RV, and travel trailer.
There are ways to get rid of an invisible bra on an RV. You can throw money at the problem. Or if you like doing things yourself, you can get the job done very cheaply using good old elbow grease.
A discussion about the five most well-known camping clubs that will help RV owners choose the one that is best for their individual needs.
Boondocking in the Arizona desert is a favorite winter pastime for RVing snowbirds. Here are tips on how and where to boondock in southern Arizona with pictures of some of the most scenic areas.
Many inexperienced people will purchase a new or used RV without any knowledge of what other things they might need to bring to have a safe and fun camping experience. This article lists items your RV should have to assure you'll have a great camping trip.
Often, the heat of the summer can be overwhelming. Following these handy tips will give added comfort to everyone by helping reduce excess interior heat.
The proper adjustment of your mirrors is one of the most important things for driving an RV safely. Here's how to adjust your mirrors for the best coverage.
How to troubleshoot common electrical problems that may cause breakers to trip and fuses to blow. This article includes information on fuses and resistors, power drawn by common appliances, and electrical terms and abbreviations.
Specific directions for keeping your RV fresh water tank clean and sanitized so that you can avoid contamination when you travel.
Learn how to determine the true value of a coach you are selling or wish to purchase so that you can negotiate the best possible deal for yourself.
These days, professional detailers are charging upwards of $39 per linear foot, so it's important to find ways to keep RVs in good condition without spending a fortune to do so. This article provides a safe, effective and easy way for individuals to do this.
If you drive an RV or pull a camper, there are certain critical things about handling one properly and safely. Read this to learn those little secrets about driving a motorhome with confidence.