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CleaningExterior

Tidy Up Your Rig’s Appearance in 10 Minutes

https://youtu.be/aEDuEJKh67Y?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 We picked up our new RV on May 17th, 2005. For its 8th birthday today, we’re going to do a quick exterior cleanup to show you how we keep it looking good between washings....

Black WaterGray WaterHolding TanksSewer Hose

No More Guessing About Tank Levels! Gray Tank & Sensor Cleaning

https://youtu.be/gmdzFpdB–c?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 Besides water, an RV gray tank (or “grey” if you trend more British) takes in lots of greasy, sticky substances. These include food particles & residue from preparing meals and washing dishes, soap, shampoo,...

Leveling

The Best RV Leveling Blocks (Jack Pads)

https://youtu.be/Dlb14PqCkUQ?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 We’ve had our Utility Blocks long enough to be really happy customers and wanted to share what we think are the best RV leveling blocks we’ve ever seen. Every RVer has to deal with...

BasementLocksSecurity

How To Repair RV Power Door Locks

https://youtu.be/ml2WyFiPruA?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 Most RVs are equipped with lockable outside storage compartments, including our first motorhome, a 2002 Fleetwood Bounder Diesel. Since our basement doors had no central locking mechanism, we got used to carrying the keys...

Gulf CoastTravel Tip

RVing on the Gulf Coast Ferry System

https://youtu.be/XlTYa83EoTM?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 In ten years of full-time RVing, we’d only taken our motorhome aboard a ferry twice before, on a round-trip sailing from Horseshoe Bay in Vancouver, Canada to Gibsons, on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. That...

LEDLighting

Converting Fluorescent RV Lights to LED Strip Lights

https://youtu.be/SAMPQrAu0aI?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 UPDATE: Check out the new and improved ways we’ve converted our entire RV to LED. View our entire LED video playlist here. Being frequent boondockers (for the uninitiated, that’s camping without hook-ups), we’re always...

New OrleansTravel Tip

NOLA! RVing To New Orleans, LA

https://youtu.be/otgv3wVCJMk?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 Like most RVers, we spend a lot of time exploring the wide open spaces of the great outdoors. But there are definitely times we like to visit large and medium size cities too. New...

Factory TourTiffin

Tiffin Motorhome Factory Tour — Red Bay, AL

https://youtu.be/VS9Y6FLB4fc?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 We take you on a video tour of the Tiffin Motorhome Factory in Red Bay, Alabama. 2013 marks Tiffin’s 40th year, so what a great time to visit. We’ve taken an awful lot of...

Food

How To Make Celery Last a Month!

https://youtu.be/qFHHLyLE9H8?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 Using this simple trick, you can keep celery fresh and crisp for a month or longer in your refrigerator. Hummus and celery is one of our favorite healthy snacks. But since we’re faithful Costco...

Travel TipWyomingYellowstone National Park

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

https://youtu.be/I-dHzfdOtJE?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 Mention Yellowstone National Park, and most people probably think of Old Faithful. While we love the geyser basins, our favorite part of the park might be just a little less famous: the Grand Canyon...

DumpingHolding TanksSewer Hose

RV Holding Tank Dumping 1-2-3

https://youtu.be/gZFyfsy4ptw?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 Dumping your RV’s black and gray tanks might seem like a no-brainer, but we can’t tell you how many times we’ve seen people who could use a little help with the basics. Properly dumping...

Food

Separate Eggs With a Plastic Bottle

https://youtu.be/26k3sAy41Xg?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 Using a simple plastic water or soda pop bottle, here’s a quick trick for separating the white from the yolk the next time a recipe calls for you to separate eggs. We’re off the RV...

InflatingTires

UPDATE: High Pressure RV Tire Inflation

https://youtu.be/n5fK54DKWP0?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 This is an update to our video How To Inflate High Pressure RV Tires. If you haven’t already seen it, this one won’t make sense. You can watch it here: How To Inflate High...

Glacier National ParkMontanaTravel Tip

Glacier National Park – Going to the Sun Road

https://youtu.be/BnV9Elax5jI?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 One of our favorite RVing destinations in the U.S. is Glacier National Park, where you’ll find one of the most spectacular scenic drives in the world: Going to the Sun Road. The road itself...

Devils Tower National MonumentTravel TipWyoming

RVing At Devils Tower National Monument

https://youtu.be/Q04aP8-P_f4?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 We never travel near Northeastern Wyoming without stopping to hike around one of our favorite (and most accessible) natural wonders – Devils Tower. It’s a great place to camp and one of the best...

Canada

Campground Flooding in BC, Canada

https://youtu.be/e8gQ8lZY754?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 The RV Park we’ve been staying in is directly on the Harrison River in the Fraser Valley of southwestern British Columbia, Canada. Over the past couple of weeks, the water in the Harrison &...

SolarUpdates & Upgrades

RV Solar Panel Installation Overview

https://youtu.be/JT2HwPSEHuk?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 As we spend a fair amount of time boondocking (camping without hook-ups), solar panels have given us the freedom to enjoy the peace & quiet of remote locations without running our generator too much....

AwningsSlide Topper

Replacing a Dometic/A&E RV Slide Topper — “Alternate Method”

https://youtu.be/7EXgaoRNkYg?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 UPDATE: Tough Top Awnings now offers a special discount for RVgeeks viewers. Enter the discount code “RVGEEKSROCK” at checkout and get 5% off your entire order! www.toughtopawnings.com This is the “alternate” installation method, which...

DicorLeaksRoof

Preventing RV Roof Leaks (Dicor Maintenance)

https://youtu.be/PzAjZbCEbLU?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 Just about everything attached to the roof of an RV is a potential entry point for water. The TV antenna, vent fans, satellite dish, plumbing vents, solar panel mounts or anything else screwed into,...

GeneratorOnanOnan Generator

Onan RV Generator Maintenance: Change the Coolant

https://youtu.be/0LB5ZhvhXas?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 As a follow-up to our recent video on generator maintenance (Servicing an Onan RV Generator), when we cleaned the spark arrestor and changed the oil, oil filter & air filter, today we’re servicing the...

Safety

How To Start a Fire with Steel Wool

https://youtu.be/YjYecQeQ7_A?rel=0&showinfo=0&autohide=1 We recently heard from an RVer who was using steel wool to stop pests from coming in near the water heater, and we realized that it might not be common knowledge that fine steel...

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