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

What to do if you find bubbles 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

Why fulltime RVers should choose South Dakota as a homebase

Don Humes of America’s Mailbox explains why many fulltime RVers choose South Dakota as their homebase. America’s Mailbox facilitates many of the services required by full-timers who establish a home base in South Dakota, which Don explains. Learn more at America’s Mailbox. An excellent resource for establishing an RV home base is Choosing An RV Home Base, available at Amazon.com at.... 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