Your RV has sinks and a toilet just like a house, but unlike a home you’re not usually tied into a community sewer system. Your RV holding tanks are underneath the main living space. The black water tank holds whatever gets flushed from the toilet and the gray water tank holds the drainage from the
There are a few different ways to clean an RV awning, ensuring it remains mold and damage free. Knowing how to clean an RV awning is just the beginning to proper maintenance of this part of your RV. By keeping it clean you will extend the life of the awning, ensure you have continued protection
Sometimes at night the passenger will need to read a map or something else to help the driver navigate. An RV reading light installed just behind the passenger will offer enough light to see without disturbing the driver. First you must find a 12-Volt power source to tap into that is not switched somewhere else
The on board RV generator has many different functions that we as RV owners must be aware of before using our unit on the road. Most RV generator models can be easily accessed from the outside of the unit. Most models can often be turned on from the inside and outside of the unit and
Rodents, especially mice are a big problem when it comes to storing an RV. Knowing how to keep mice out of an RV will help prevent disgusting dropping and damage to your RV when it comes time to put your unit away for the winter. There are different methods and product you can use to
For safety purposes, we all like to know what’s in front of and behind us while we’re driving, and that’s especially important for larger vehicles like motorhomes. RV marker lights are required by law to be found and functional at the front, side and back on all tow trailers, RVs and motorhomes. Because RV marker
On an extended RV trip into the desert or the great Northern wilderness, the RV furnace can either remain your best friend or become your worst enemy. Proper RV furnace troubleshooting comes down to how you maintain it–do you take care of it regularly or do you take shortcuts to fix serious problems? To help
RV batteries, which run the interior lights, refrigerator, computer, and any other electrical appliance you have installed, are built to last 5-7 years, ideally. Manufacturers recommend that you remove the batteries every month and have them conditioned by a professional. This conditioning breaks up the sulfur solids and other contaminants, churning the liquid inside the
Boondocking, or dry camping, is the practice of parking an RV overnight in a spot with no running water or electricity. Boondockers rely on their own supplies they have built up. The benefit of dry camping is that some of the spots used are in the pristine wilderness, untouched and filled with natural beauty. They’re
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