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Plugging Into Pedestals

Plugging Into Pedestals

Plugging Into Pedestals Demystifying 30- and 50-amp hookups from shore power Getting outdoors and “roughing it” in an RV means different things to different people. For those who just want to leave their hectic lifestyle for a few days and find the nearest campground...
No Nasty Surprises

No Nasty Surprises

No Nasty Surprises Adding an extra dump valve body can end messy sewer connections Dumping the holding tanks can sometimes present unpleasant surprises, like getting a handful of contents when the cap is removed to attach the sewer hose. In a perfect world, the slides...
Bump Stop

Bump Stop

Bump Stop Swim noodles offer a perfect buffer between the sharp slideout corners and your head. They also have other applications around an RV, including their intended use as flotation devices. We all love our slideouts, but those corners can be troublesome for...
Worry-Free Freshwater Sanitation

Worry-Free Freshwater Sanitation

Worry-Free Freshwater Sanitation Rather than subscribing to the old method of using a mixture of bleach and water to neutralize bacteria and slime that contaminate the RV freshwater system, treating with Purogene, a solution that’s been around for more than 50 years...
Sealing Up the Cracks

Sealing Up the Cracks

Sealing Up the Cracks Inspect the roof at least once a year. For some reason, the sealant around the skylight has a propensity to crack prematurely. An annual inspection of the roof will undoubtedly reveal a few areas where the old sealant has become damaged or...
Galley Stink Bomb

Galley Stink Bomb

Galley Stink Bomb When the check vent connected to the P-trap under the sink fails, plan on holding your nose. Replacement is easy, and the use of a Studor Redi-Vent will keep noxious odors at bay for a longer period of time. When a friend called to tell me that,...