A hose is a hose is a hose. Um, maybe not.

RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury has a tip about a new type of compact hose that at first glance seems like a good thing for RVers. But NO-O-O says Chuck. Maybe not. Isn’t a hose a hose? Why wouldn’t any clean hose do what it was intended for? That’s what Chuck explains in this video.  And while you’re here, remember to... Read More

Do you have the right kind of fire extinguisher in your RV?

Mac the Fire Guy (Mac McCoy) is a veteran firefighter and expert on all things connected with firer. When Mac talks, people listen. In this video Mac discusses RV fire extinguishers. The one that came with your RV is typically not sufficient. Some RVers buy another, but is it the right kind? It may, in fact, be toxic. This is excellent... Read More

The ABCs of RV shopping: Slide-in truck campers

By Russ and Tiña De Maris   In our series on the ABCs of RV shopping, we’ve talked about motorhomes and towables of all sorts. While not a “towable” as such, there is one other non-motorized RV that fills a real need for some RVers: slide-in truck campers.   These non-motorized units don’t tow behind you; instead, they slide into... 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

“Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprints,” please!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris A columnist in an Idaho newspaper has a few gripes about bad campground behavior. Trash in fire rings, dog poop on trails, and the other usual suspects. Sometimes bad behavior is just that – a person with a nasty attitude. Other times it’s just a matter of education. How’s your campground courtesy knowledge? Here... 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