Campers & Motorhomes
All You Need to Know About RV Batteries
Experiencing issues with the electrical devices in your RV? In this article, I will explain to you the types of batteries used in an RV as well as how to keep them functioning optimally. I will also discuss how to tell if an RV batter is bad.
That's Not the Campground's Job
Many people purchasing RVs have no real camping experience, so RV campgrounds are being inundated with requests for their people to do things that are the RV owner's responsibility. It's time that RV owners learn how to perform their own site maintenance.
What to Do If You Need to Sell or Trade Your Aging RV
An RV is an expensive thing to buy, and once sold, it depreciates literally every month. You need to know how to keep your once-new RV in good condition for that day when you decide to sell it or trade it in for another one.
Camping in a Campground: A Snapshot of the Simple Life
Living in a campground, even for just a day or two, was to join a community where everything involving privacy and cooperation seemed different.
How to Live in Your Car and Make Your Car Your Home
You can make your car your home by using the storage space wisely, making modifications as needed, and adapting to the limitations of your parking place.
Is Your Toilet Paper Clogging Your RV Holding Tank?
Why RV owners need to use the proper toilet paper to avoid clogging their black water holding tanks. Here's how to test if toilet paper is safe for RVs.
Disinfecting Wipes and Your RV or Home Sewage System
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.
Choosing a Vehicle for Long-Term or Full-Time Travel: Van, Class B RV, or Travel Trailer
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.
RV Awnings: Use and Maintenance Tips From a Full-Timer
RV awnings are more important than people realize. Learn the basics about how to use and care for them and all their benefits.
Selecting the Best Portable Space Heater for Winter Van Life
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.
Holiday Gifting for RV People: Give Something They Will Use
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.
RV Inverters and Converters Keep Your Camper Equipment Functioning
Two of the most misunderstood electrical devices in an RV are the inverter and the converter. Do you know how these devices work? Each of these devices is critical to the proper function of so many things in an RV. This article explains what they do and how they operate. You should know this!
Essential Items Every Newbie RV Owner Needs Before Traveling
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.
Top 3 Common Problems and Solutions When Living in a Travel Trailer
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.
How Powered RV Entrance Steps Work With Your Battery
Having your motorhome's powered entrance or RV steps stop operating is one of the problems that motorhome owners will run into. This article will explain how RV electric steps operate and how you can avoid future problems.
The Best Disability RVs Have These Important Amenities
Important information for disabled people who wish to buy recreational vehicles that will make RV travel safe, comfortable and possible for them.
What You Need to Know About RVing With a Disability
Helpful information for disabled people who think they would like to go RVing. Includes where to find special needs RVs, how to find accessible campgrounds and more.
Calculating the Current Load of Your RV Appliances
Do you know how much electricity you use when camping in your RV? Planning which electrical equipment you will use when while camping can help the RV owner avoid overloading the camper's electrical breakers.
Becoming an American Nomad: Living in a Van, Is It for You?
Living in a van may seem hard to imagine for the average person. How do you exist in such a small space? Is it too confining? How do so many make the space work for them? Investigating the van-dwelling lifestyle provides the answers to such questions.
The Pros and Cons of Living Homeless Vanlife Full-Time
Living full time in an RV sounds like fun. Let's see. When life spins out of control and you are overwhelmed with debt and bills, bailing out and reducing your living costs may be the only chance you have. I was forced to live full time in an RV to survive. I will break down the associated costs.
Save Money on Campgrounds When You Travel: Use Discounts
A smart RV traveler will take advantage of the campground discounts commonly offered by AARP, Passport America memberships, and more. Even small discounts of 10% per night can add up for someone who hops around the country a lot.
Seasonal Camping: Save Money on Campgrounds When You Travel
Every seasonal RV traveler needs to understand the potentially high costs and the available savings as they plan their trips around the country. Campsite pricing can vary widely throughout the year, and the savvy RV owner can take advantage of these seasonal variations.
Why RV Sales Are Falling, and What This Means for You
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.
How Much Money Do Dealers Make on the RVs They Sell?
A detailed answer to the question many RV buyers have always wondered about, which is just how much profit do RV dealerships make when they sell you a recreational vehicle!