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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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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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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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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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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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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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What’s Inside Our RV Technology Cabinet? Geek Tech!

As working-age full-time RVers running our business online, our technology needs might be a bit higher than most. But plenty of our gear would be useful for anyone. Come along for a tour as we share our Geek Tech! John is our resident technology guru, so he’s giving the video tour (with a gracious introduction …

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21st Century RV Leveling. Check Out The LevelMatePRO!

Whether you have a motorhome, travel trailer or 5th wheel, leveling your RV is a routine part of setting up camp. But even rigs with hydraulic jacks like ours can have leveling challenges to contend with… until now. Enter the LevelMatePRO! We recently discovered that we’d been using 20th century equipment to address a common …

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We Have A Winner In Our $300 Tough Top Awnings Giveaway! Was It You?

Out of 848 entries, one lucky winner has been selected at random in our latest RVgeeks Giveaway. The prize, a $300 gift certificate from Tough Top Awnings, will allow them to order top-quality replacement fabric for their RV’s patio or window awnings, or their slide toppers, from our very favorite supplier. If you weren’t the …

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Slide Topper Challenge + $300 Tough Top Awnings Giveaway

We often talk about how easy it is to replace slide topper and awning fabric. So we decided to challenge Tyler, the Operations Manager at Tough Top Awnings. How fast can he replace a slide topper all by himself? We put a stopwatch on him to find out, and you won’t believe it ’til you …

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Tough Top Awnings Meets M4 Products!

We create a video mash-up between two of our very favorite companies, showing that upgrading RV lights to LED is child’s play! We’re all about doing things ourselves. There’s not much we hate more than paying someone else to do something we can do on our own. So discovering sources of retail products that can …

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Replacing A&E / Dometic TwoStep Awning Fabric

In our humble opinions, replacing awnings and slide toppers is the absolute epitome of the perfect DIY RV project. When we’re deciding between hiring a professional vs. doing a repair or upgrade ourselves, fabric replacement hits a grand slam in the Do It Ourselves! department. Each make and model is just a little bit different. …

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Towbar Unbound! “How It’s Made” – RV Edition!

We’ve been towing our Honda CR-V with the same towbar for over 13 years. All that time we’ve dealt with binding issues when trying to disconnect on curves or facing downhill. We figured that was just a part of RV life. A recent conversation with fellow full-timing friends led to a major change; further proof …

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Converting RV Lights to LEDs – Part 8: RVer Toys — Off-Roading Fun, Day or Night

Okay… it’s no secret… we love LED lights. So it’s no surprise that we jumped at the chance to experience the exciting combination of LEDs and something else we love: speed. We were in the Desert SW after flying into LAX from Sydney, when we got a note from Steve, the owner of our favorite …

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Enter to Win $300 of LED Lights in the New RVgeeks Giveaway!

Converting our RV lights from incandescent, fluorescent and halogen to cool, energy-efficient LEDs was the most satisfying mod we’ve done in nearly 13 years on the road. So we’re pleased to be offering $300 worth of LEDs as the prize in our latest RVgeeks Giveaway! On Sunday, February 14, 2016 one lucky viewer will win …

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WiFiRanger Update: Improved Internet Access

Last year we demonstrated how we installed a WiFi Ranger system on our RV to improve internet connectivity. We mentioned that we’d report back on it, so here’s a very brief example of a situation where we’re picking up free WiFi signal, where we’d otherwise be off-line. Like many RVers (especially full-timers), we have more …

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