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

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

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

The easy way to carry bikes on your camping trips

Do you carry bikes with you on your camping trips? If you haven’t, it’s really easy to carry bikes on the back of your RV and have them available for exercise, riding bike trails, going for supplies, riding around your campground, and just for fun. Jim Nelson demonstrates a very clever bicycle rack that uses an RV’s ladder to transport one... Read More