Leveling your RV is easy!

Unless you always park in level areas, eventually you will need to level your motorhome when you camp. Sleeping is more comfortable, cooking is easier, and doors will work properly when your coach is reasonably level. Leveling may also prolong the life of your refrigerator. With motorhomes, leveling is usually a simple exercise. Most Class A and larger Class C... Read More

First, do a trial run – Take your RV out for a few days

Congratulations! You did your homework, shopped and talked, wheeled and dealed. Now you’re driving your new RV home and talking about that first outing. Before you get carried away and take off on a two-week or longer trip, it’s a good idea to start a little closer to home with a shakedown trip. Regardless of type, RVs are complex beasts... Read More

What is a battery disconnect and why do I need one

In this segment of “The RV DIY® Project Video Series” Mark Polk, with RV Education 101, demonstrates how-to install a battery disconnect switch directly on the deep cycle RV battery to prevent the battery from discharging due to parasitic loads. This is a simple installation that should take less than 30 minutes. To learn more about the many educational products... Read More

Preserving frozen food when traveling with fridge off

On this segment of Ask the RV Expert, former RVtravel.com technical editor Chris Dougherty responds to a reader who asks if the food in his RV’s freezer will stay frozen when he is traveling with the refrigerator turned off. Hosted by RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury/  Subscribe to the FREE RV Travel Saturday newsletter loaded with information of interest to RVers. Read More