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Planning Our Secret Weapon For Winter RVing

When we’ve wintered in cold climates in the past, some people have asked “Why?” We’ll not only talk about why even us full-timers don’t always snowbird, but explain how we’re planning to make a cool mod to our rig to keep us warmer than ever RVing in cold weather. We’ll be spending this entire winter …

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And the 12 Winners in Our $5,000+ Giveaway Are…

We just announced the winners in our 12 Days of RV Christmas Giveaway, live on the air! If you missed it, here’s the archived YouTube Live broadcast. Besides announcing these great prizes, we also shared a very special gift that you gave to us. Thank you so much! Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to everyone …

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The 12 Days of RV Christmas $5,000+ Giveaway!

UPDATE 12/7/2017: We’ll be announcing all 12 winners LIVE on the air in our very first YouTube Live broadcast! Tune in tonight (Thursday, 12/7/2017) at 5 PM Pacific / 8 PM Eastern by visiting our YouTube Channel or by accessing the YouTube Live Broadcast video directly! If you can’t tune in tonight, don’t worry! We’ll be …

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The RVgeeks Live Appearance On The RV Show USA

Alan Warren, host of The RV Show USA, the only nationwide syndicated radio show about RVing, graciously invited us to join him on the air this week. We appreciate the enthusiasm that Alan and his team put into promoting RVing, so we were honored to be asked and happy to participate. Last night, October 18, …

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How To Install An RV Water Purification System + Our Ruggable Winner

While we’ve always sanitized, and drank directly from, our RV’s fresh water tank, we know a lot of people aren’t comfortable that their RV’s water supply is safe to drink. They might be concerned about the water sitting in the tank, or the wide variety of unknown sources that they hook up to. They might lack …

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Tow Bar Update & Care, Plus Our Biggest Giveaway Ever (Over $1,000)!

So we’re kinda excited… pinching ourselves… humbled… and very grateful to all of you. We’re about to hit two big milestones: 25,000,000 video views and 100,000 subscribers! As a big THANK YOU, we’re giving away our most valuable prize ever (a retail value well over $1,000!) in our latest RVgeeks Giveaway. WATCH THE VIDEO FOR …

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SPECIAL ALERT – CRAZY Sale On Our Favorite Air Compressor!

Even though the Viair 400P-RV air compressor is one of our favorite pieces of RV gear, it’s not cheap, with an MSRP of $299. We just spotted an amazing deal, so wanted to alert our most loyal viewers. So if you’ve been holding off on this one, now’s the time! But the sale is only …

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Leveling Travel Trailers & 5th Wheels – First Time, Every Time

Last year we discovered a whole new world of high-tech RV leveling – the LevelMatePRO. Since it was originally designed for towables, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it’s got even more features for travel trailers and 5th wheels than it does for motorhomes! Our original video showed how to install the LevelMate, set …

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RV Patio Awning Fabric Replacement – Carefree of Colorado Manual Pull-Down

You’ve heard us say it before… replacing awning and slide topper fabric is just about our favorite DIY RV project. That’s because it saves a lot of $$, yields better results, and is easier than it looks (when you know how… which we’ll show you, of course)! The whole idea of being a DIY RVer …

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Replacing An RV Faucet — Your Options Aren’t Limited!

Since our RV came equipped with ordinary residential faucets, replacing them is similar to doing the same job in an ordinary sticks & bricks house. But some RV plumbing systems can be a little different than a house, so we’ve made a step-by-step tutorial showing exactly how we did the job. Last month marked 12 years …

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Converting RV Lights to LEDs – Part 10: RV Headlights!

We’ve been slowly but surely converting our entire RV to cool, energy-efficient LED lighting. Today we’re featuring one of our favorite upgrades so far: our RV’s headlights. When the topic of LEDs comes up, RVers most often talk about interior lights. Of course those are important for boondocking, since they use so much less power …

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Improve Campsite Privacy & Shade With Privacy Panels

We’ve demonstrated how to replace awning & slide topper fabric, and now we’re sharing a great new product from Tough Top Awnings: Privacy Panels, which increase both campsite privacy & shade. Optimizing life aboard an RV involves not only learning to manage a variety of systems and handle minor repairs, but also determining the best RV gear for …

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Introducing the Roadmaster Nighthawk, Plus an Exclusive Deal For Our Viewers!

Since our experience with the Sterling All-Terrain tow bar has been nothing short of… ahem… sterling, we couldn’t wait to try out Roadmaster’s hot new follow-up: the Nighthawk. We’ve even arranged an exclusive deal on it for you! We’re honored that Roadmaster has given us the opportunity to premiere their cool new tow bar (Wait… …

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How to Level an RV Without Jacks, Plus a New Giveaway!

Last summer we shared the cool new device we discovered for leveling an RV. Today we’re demonstrating how the LevelMatePRO is an even bigger game changer for rigs without jack systems, and two lucky viewers will each win one in our latest RVgeeks Giveaway. That’s $280 in prizes! WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE FOR DETAILS ↓↓ …

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Inverter Update, Auto Gen Start & ComBox. And We Have a Winner!

After installing our new Xantrex inverter/charger last summer, we promised to provide an update. Now with 6 months of flawless performance under our belts, we’re also sharing our AGS system and our ComBox, which is one of the coolest pieces of elec-tech ever! Not only can we set our generator to operate autonomously, but we …

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10% RV Mattress Discount, Plus a $500 Giveaway!

Does your RV need a new mattress? On March 12th, 2017, one lucky viewer will win a $500 Mattress Insider gift certificate which they can use toward the purchase of a replacement mattress for their RV. You can also save 10% using our special RV mattress discount code. Watch the video for details and then …

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2017 Quartzsite RV Show Meet & Greet Wrap-Up

Our appearance at the Quartzsite RV show was a big success, and we want to thank everyone who came out to see us! Tyler installed Tough Top Awnings slide toppers, and both he and Steve from M4 LED Products gave away a bunch of cool stuff in their hourly giveaways, including a $100 gift certificate from …

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Quartzsite RV Show Bound + A Special Guest + Awning, Slide Topper & LED Discounts!

We’re excited to announce that along with Tyler from Tough Top Awnings, Steve from M4 LED Products will also be joining us in Quartzsite, AZ this weekend. And they’re both offering the same special 10% RVgeeks discount, whether you’re joining us during the show or not! Come see us at Quartzsite Town Park on Saturday …

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Boosting Cellular Signal — Install The WeBoost Drive 4G-X Cellular Booster & 4G-OTR Antenna

Our latest video provides a complete overview and step-by-step installation of the WeBoost Drive 4G-X cellular booster, including our custom flat-mount of the spring-loaded 4G-OTR truck antenna on the roof of our RV. While the magnet-mount “stubby” antenna that comes with the standard Drive 4G-X is probably fine in the majority of situations, we opted …

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DOUBLE Slide Topper & Awning Discounts, Installation Tips + RVgeeks Quartzsite Appearance!

In this video, Tyler from Tough Top Awnings shares a couple of tips for replacing slide topper and awning fabric, offers RVgeeks viewers their biggest discount ever, and we announce our appearance in Quartzsite, AZ during the big January, 2017 RV show! If you’ve watched any of our DIY videos about how easy it is …

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How To Connect a BBQ Grill to an RV’s Onboard Propane Tank

When you drive a vehicle with a large built-in propane tank, carrying around small disposable propane cylinders for your barbecue grill somehow seems, well… wrong. We’ll show you exactly how we set up our RV to allow us to connect our grill to our on-board propane tank. While small portable grills are often designed to …

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SPECIAL ALERT! LevelMatePRO Now Back In Stock! Limited Supply! Act Fast!

UPDATE 10/12/16 – 7:05 PM PDT: Amazon showing “In stock on October 20, 2016. Order it now” but we bet it will be before that, as Chuck from LogicBlue Technology says more are standing by. At least they’re accepting orders. :) UPDATE 10/12/16 – 6:50 PM PDT: Some more just appeared in stock! Grab ’em …

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Converting RV Lights to LEDs – Part 9: Basement & Utility Lights

Even though we’ve been in the process of upgrading our incandescent, fluorescent and halogen RV lights to cool, energy efficient LEDs, it’s been just that… a process. It’s not that it’s all that difficult. We just keep realizing that we still have more lights to convert! During a visit with our friends from Tough Top …

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Xantrex Interview – Part II: The RVgeeks Hit The Road

Xantrex has just released the second video in their series about our 13+ years of experience as full-time RVers. This short video touches on some of the reasons we hit the road in the first place. We also visited Xantrex headquarters in Burnaby, BC, Canada recently, where we hosted a meet & greet on board …

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PRESS RELEASE: Xantrex Interviews The RVgeeks!

Xantrex recently interviewed us about our switch to their Freedom SW 3012 inverter/charger. They created the above video about it, plus you can read their companion article about us here. Our decision to replace our Magnum inverter/charger with a Xantrex unit was a long time in the making. We’d been having some minor glitchy behavior with …

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How To Replace A&E / Dometic WeatherPro Power Awning Fabric

Our current RV is over 11 years old, so our patio awning has seen better days. In this video tutorial, we’ll share the step-by-step directions as we swap out the old fabric for new. We’ve replaced a lot of awnings and slide toppers with Tough Top Awnings fabric, so we know we’re installing quality material …

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Replacing Our RV Mattress – Plus a 10% Discount on YOUR Next RV Mattress

When something on an RV breaks or wears out, you usually know. But some things wear out like a slow drip. An RV mattress is a good example. There wasn’t one particular day we sat up and said “Okay, our mattress is worn out.” We’ve been sleeping on the same mattress that came with our …

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