Detailing Your RV Like a Pro

By E. Don Smith
March 3, 2017

  Some expert tips to keep a fully painted motorhome looking great If you are an owner who insists on keeping the full-body paint job on your motorhome looking like new, you have only two options: Spend a lot of money with a professional detailer; or learn all the proper techniques, buy the tools... Read more »

Spring Has Sprung

By Chris Dougherty
February 28, 2017

  Preparing for the upcoming travel season will help ensure all systems are in tip-top condition and ready for service without hiccups As the snow and ice melt in the northern climes, and the travel season officially arrives across the country, we all begin thinking of taking our motorhomes out... Read more »

Power Source

By Chris Dougherty
January 21, 2017

  Batteries are the lifeline of any motorhome, and proper care and maintenance will keep appliances and accessories running for a long time Since the beginning of modern RVing, the concept has always been to be able to take the comforts of home along on our travels, and as we have progressed into... Read more »

Installing an LSL AMP-L-START chassis-battery charger

By E. Don Smith
December 13, 2016

  Keeping the starting batteries topped off means your motorhome’s always ready to go. If your motorhome is a modern unit built within the last decade, it may have come from the factory with a chassis-battery charger/maintainer. When plugged into 120-volt AC shorepower, this charger keeps... Read more »

Get the Sheen Back

Scrubbing the exterior fiberglass and striping with Poli Prep and applying five coats of Poli Glow sealer removed the stains (right of green tape) and brought back the shine (left of green tape). The Poli Glow process is safe for decals and graphic elements.

By Kevin Livingston
November 28, 2016

  Treating a motorhome’s fiberglass exterior with Poli Glow removes oxidation and restores the surface to a shiny look Fiberglass exteriors on motorhomes have a number of advantages that go beyond the shiny look that is visually appealing and exudes pride of ownership. Fiberglass exteriors are... Read more »

Solar-Light Night

November 23, 2016

  I always enjoy a well-lit campsite, but hate having electrical cords strewn everywhere. My solution involves solar lights and flower pots. My husband bored a hole into the base of a flower pot and inserted a solar patio-type light. I don’t need to use the stakes that come with the lights, as... Read more »

Happy Storage Day

November 23, 2016

  As new retirees, my husband and I purchased a 1999 Fleetwood Southwind with the idea that we would see if we were cut out for this form of travel. One thing I quickly discovered was that we did not have sufficient storage. To remedy this problem, I purchased some plastic drawers from a home-improvement... Read more »

Motorhome Roof Sealed, Weather Stays Out

Don’t let this happen to you. Here, the seals around the plumbing vent were allowed to leak, rotting out the roof decking below.

By Chris Dougherty
November 23, 2016

  Preventing leaks is of utmost importance for longevity If there’s one constant concern in the motorhome world, it’s leaks and water damage. Over the years, owners have wrestled with taking care of their motorhome roofs and since they are tasked with the prevention of leaks and consequential... Read more »

Outfitting a Dinghy Vehicle

By Chris Dougherty
October 24, 2016

  Selecting the proper tow bar, auxiliary-braking system and accessories leads to a smooth towing experience   Dinghy towing, or flat towing, a vehicle behind your motorhome is a great convenience, and even more of a necessity for full-time RVers. In order to go, though, you need the proper... Read more »

Dinghy-Towing Primer

By Chris Dougherty
October 24, 2016

  Everything you need to know to get your motorhome and towed vehicle ready to hit the road Let’s face it; motorhoming is the best way to see the country. After all, you are able to watch the scenery roll on by from the comfort of your living room. Want refreshments? Need the potty? They’re... Read more »

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