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We hear a lot about macerating toilet systems for RVs, but how do macerating toilets work and why would an RVer want one? Today we’re looking at the macerator toilet and why some RVers prefer a macerating unit over a standard toilet system. What Is a Macerating Toilet? In most RVs, a regular toilet uses …

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As an RVer owner, having a collapsible ladder is pretty much a necessity. First, most homeowners have a step ladder, and when you’re on the road, your RV is your home. And for anyone serious about being a DIY’er, you really couldn’t be without one. Our ladder assists us frequently with all of the regular …

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A freezer is a great item to have when you’re traveling, and a portable freezer can be even more useful. A portable freezer/refrigerator can be useful in many different ways.  You toss it in your car for a stop at Costco or Trader Joe’s and pack it with frozen foods no matter how far you …

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A quality, highly protective RV surge protector can appear at first glance to be a bit pricey. But when you consider the cost of replacing your RV’s electronics, the cost of surge protection becomes inconsequential. Plugging your RV into unknown power sources like those at RV parks, campgrounds, state parks, etc. is always risky. Any …

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Today we’re talking about Carefree awning fabric replacement. But we’re referring to a very specific piece of Carefree of Colorado RV awning material. We’re going to cover everything you need to know about replacing the Carefree awning fabric known as the Soft Connect. Not sure what a soft connect is, or if your RV even …

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You may have heard about the RV park 10-year rule that can make owners of vintage RVs a bit annoyed, and understandably so. There are lots of fine older RVs on the road. Heck, we’ve got friends with an RV in great condition that’s nearly 25 years old. And our own 17-year-old rig is (if …

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Traveling in an RV is fantastic. Obviously, we think so or we wouldn’t have continued doing it for two decades! But, RV ownership isn’t all glamour and fun. There are some stressors involved. So, in the interest of full disclosure, today’s post takes a serious look at a few important things to know about owning …

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We’ve discussed the various types of motorhomes on this blog before. We’ve posted about Class A, B, and C motorhomes and about big rigs like our 43-foot diesel pusher. We’ve written lots of posts about motorhomes. But we’ve never written a post about a Toterhome. Until today! These things are COOL, so let’s take a …

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Clearly, the best mosquito repellent for camping is one that WORKS! There’s nothing worse than setting out to enjoy the great outdoors with pesky mosquitoes showing up to ruin the fun. For campers and other outdoor enthusiasts, a product that truly offers protection against mosquitoes is a coveted item. There are hundreds, even thousands of …

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The hunt for the best RV vacuum cleaner can be a frustrating one. The ability to try a variety of machines could require purchasing several models, or at least locating a vacuum cleaner store that has a wide variety on display for testing purposes. Between sand from the beach, desert dust, pine needles from the …

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