Tips for towing a vehicle behind your motorhome

The first time you tow a vehicle with your RV it will seem a bit squirrely, and it may make you nervous. But you will get used to the feel. But that’s not all you need to know about towing. In this video, Walter Cannon, Executive Director of the RV Safety and Education Foundation, offers advice about safely towing a... Read More

How to adjust your rear and side view mirrors for maximum visibility

All RVers use their side and rearview mirrors, but do you know how to adjust them to provide maximum safety when on the road? Walter Cannon, Executive Director of the RV Safety and Education Foundation, explains why setting your RV’s mirrors properly is important, and how to set them for maximum visibility – and safety. Read More

Stop shower leaks before they cause damage

Having a leaky shower stall is not only a nuisance requiring constant clean up, but it could also lead to mold, mildew, and rotting floors as well. Certified RV technician Chris Dougherty outlines a simple way to keep your RV’s shower stall from leaking. Remember to subscribe to RV Travel’s FREE weekly newsletter with more maintenance tips, and articles about RVing. Read More

Travel with an empty fresh water tank? Maybe not a good idea

Do always travel between campgrounds with an empty fresh water tank to cut down on weight and improve fuel mileage? That may not be the best idea. RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury explains why you should always carry at least some water in your RV’s fresh water tank even when you will be fully hooked up at a campground. And don’t... Read More

Look closely, do you see bubbles appearing on your rubber roof?

Have you noticed any bubbles appearing on your RV’s rubber roof? On this episode of “Ask The RV Expert,” RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury talks with Chris Dougherty about a reader’s problem: bubbles on his rubber roof. What to do? Sign up now to receive the FREE RVTravel weekly newsletter to receive all the news, how-tos, and other articles of interest... Read More

Should you buy an extended warranty on your RV?

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO RVing SERIES: Some decisions about your RV need to be made before or shortly after you purchase your home-on-wheels, such as insurance and extended warranties. In this video aimed at brand new RVers and RVing novices, RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury covers the pros and cons of buying an extended RV warranty. Sponsored by Explorer RV Insurance, Read More

Replace or repair your damaged RV power cord?

Nothing lasts forever, including most of the parts that make up your RV. For instance, sooner or later, the connection between your RV’s power cord and its plug will begin to separate. When this happens, you have a couple of options, which Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor, explains. Be sure to subscribe to the FREE RVTravel newsletter for news, how-to... Read More