It’s been a summer of record temperatures. If you’ve found your RV uncomfortable, with warm air constantly drafting in, it may be time to improve the insulation on your RV. Learn some expert tips for how to keep your RV cool and comfortable, even during the worst summer heat.
The following areas are some of the main culprits for taking on heat/losing cool air during the summer months (as well as losing heat and taking on cold air in the winter).
Windows and Doors: We realize this one is a “well, duh” answer. However, windows and doors are the first place to step up your insulation game. During the life of your RV you will need to re-caulk around windows and doors more than once. If it’s been awhile, you [...]
The blessing and the curse of the RV is the amount of space available to you. The ability to scale back on “stuff” and get out to enjoy nature and the outdoors is phenomenal. However, if you’re traveling extensively you will need to make the most of the space you have.
There are several tips and hacks for making the most of the limited space in your RV, all while not making your rig feel cluttered or stuffed to the gills.
Use packing and unpacking lists
If you’re traveling by airplane and limited to a carry-on, you are likely to be very selective when you pack. When you have an entire RV before you it can be tempting to go by the method of “oh, just throw it in.” However, this [...]
We know the painful feeling of pulling up to a gas pump. Filling up an RV can be quite spendy. Consequently, you want to make the most of every mile. There are several ways to improve your gas mileage when hitting the road with your RV. Follow these tips to decrease your pain at the pump.
1) Keep current on maintenance
Thoroughly inspect your RV before each trip for common maintenance issues that can decrease your mileage. Over time tires lose pressure and seams and sealants need inspection. The air filters in particular can be guilty of impacting your fuel efficiency. Dirty or clogged filters can cause your engine to compensate by increasing the amount of fuel being fired into the cylinders.
2) Lighten up
Some small changes can go a long ways toward [...]
You bought your RV because you wanted to be close to nature. However, there are some members of nature whom you would rather keep out of your home on wheels. With a few simple steps, you can protect your RV from an unwanted pest invasion. If you choose to ignore these steps, you will be ripe for some new house guests.
Mice LOVE campgrounds. There are many yummy incentives to keep them around. To keep them out of your RV, you are going to need to ensure they have no points of entry.
You will need to keep doors and windows closed at the campground. If you want them open for summer breezes, make sure you have installed screens with no gaps. A mouse only needs a dime sized hole to [...]
In this month of love, consider sprinkling a little on your RV as well. Your RV has given you countless memories over the many miles you’ve traveled together. However, if you’ve been adventuring together for awhile, chances are your RV needs a little bit of love. Check out these 6 ways to show your RV love – without breaking the bank. Your RV will be in tip top shape for many more adventures come summer.
#1 Paint – and then more paint
Many of the surfaces of your RV can benefit vastly from a coat of paint. You can paint cabinets, walls, furniture, and even floors and countertops. A fresh coat of pain can breathe a lot of life into the [...]
Planning a trip this spring? Here's everything you need to do prior to hitting the road!
Looking forward to warmer temps and spring vacations? Here are is our RV Travel Guide, laid out in 9 easy steps. If you’ve every wondered how to plan your route, timeline, budget, packing and weather – here’s your guide!
1. Outline Your Route
Do you want to take the scenic route, avoid paying tolls, or get to your destination quickly? Answering this question will help determine your stopping points and the places you plan to stay along the way. Be sure to consider time of year, winter RV trips are best done in the southern part of the country, whereas summer trips are more flexible.
2. Create Your Timeline
Once you know what route you plan to take, you should create a timeline. This outlines how far you’ll drive each day, the roadside attractions you [...]
How to Guide to Attaching RV Wall Decor without Screws
Wanting to decorate your RV without using screws or drilling holes? Try some 3M double sided indoor/outdoor mounting tape!
Outdoor mounting tape is weather resistant double sided conformable tape
Can be used on a variety of surfaces such as painted cement or brick, glass, metal, tile, ceramic and more
Faster, safer more versatile than screws and nails
Can hold up to 5-pound weight
Measures 60-Inch length by 1-Inch width in size
The Scotch double sided mounting tape is plenty robust enough to hold any lightweight item and stuck extremely well to the textured RV wall material. One caveat, though: this stuff is meant to be permanent!
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