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Carefree Awning Fabric Replacement: RV Soft Connect

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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When is it Too Windy for Your RV Awning?

An RV awning is an integral part of your rig, making outdoor living more comfortable. You can enjoy the weather without getting burned to a crisp in the summer sun, and it offers additional protected space when it’s raining, making your RV a better indoor-outdoor space. But you need to take care of your awning …

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Everything You Need to Know About RV Window Awnings

RV window awnings are a great addition to RVs that spend any time in the sun, and that’s likely to be… well… all RVs! While we love the sun and appreciate the warmth and light it brings, we also know that keeping an RV’s windows shaded when parked in full sun is important for keeping …

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????$1,000 Replacement RV Awning Fabric Giveaway! + Double Discount Sale At Tough Top Awnings

If you saw our recent post, 5 Signs Your RV Awning Needs Replacement, and you’ve realized that your awnings (or slide toppers) do… read on! With the New Year upon us, there’s no time like the present to start planning your summer RV adventures, and that includes any TLC your rig may be in need of. …

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How To Replace RV Patio Awning Fabric — Carefree of Colorado Power Awning

For anyone who thinks they can’t replace RV patio awning fabric themselves… don’t pay a shop to do it before you watch this video first! Fabric replacement is a DIY trifecta: easier than it looks; a big money saver; and better quality. Just follow these simple steps to new awning glory. Huge sense of satisfaction? …

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How to Replace RV Patio Awning Fabric – Dometic A&E – New EASIER Method

We’ve demonstrated how to replace the fabric on many different awning & slide topper models. A few years ago, we showed how to replace one of the most popular patio awnings on the market – the manual pull-down Dometic/A&E. We’ve now learned a new way to do the job… a considerably easier method than the …

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Special RVgeeks Viewer Discounts! M4 LEDs and Tough Top Awnings

If your RV is ready for new awning or slide topper fabric or LED lights, it’s time! RVgeeks viewers can now receive a special double discount from two of our favorite suppliers of great RV gear – Tough Top Awnings and M4 LED Products. For a limited time, our usual 5% RVgeeks discounts at both …

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How to Replace Dometic/A&E RV Window Awning Fabric

Are you suffering the heartbreak of faded, cracked or torn RV window awnings? Are you embarrassed to have your friends see your rig in this condition? We’ll show you how easy it is to replace them yourself, so you can hold your head high in the campground once again. Awnings and slide toppers take a beating in …

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Quartzsite 2018: Awning & Slide Topper Discounts & Installation

We had a great time at the The Quartzsite RV Show last year. Even though we can’t make it this time, Tough Top Awnings will be there again, and is offering a special double discount to our viewers! Tyler of Tough Top Awnings will be in Quartzsite from Jan. 20-28, 2018. If you’ll be there too, and …

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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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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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Complete Details on Our Quartzsite Appearance – 1/21 & 1/22, 2017

Come meet up with us during the 2017 Quartzsite, AZ RV Show! We’ll be at Quartzsite Town Park on Jan 21 & 22, 2017 from 10 AM – 4 PM. We’ll be joined by Tyler of Tough Top Awnings, who will be installing slide toppers. Come say hello! Quartzsite Town Park is on Plymouth Rd. at the …

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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 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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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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How to Replace Carefree of Colorado “Omega” Slide Topper Fabric

If you’ve followed us for very long, you know that 1) Slide topper replacement is our absolute favorite DIY RV project (easier than expected, better quality than OEM, saves a ton of $$) and 2) We think Tough Top Awnings makes the finest replacement fabric on the market… and is a fantastic company to boot. …

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$1,000 Awning Fail?! Here’s How We Fixed Ours For FREE!

Our Dometic / A&E Oasis Elite power door awning died recently… in the closed position, with no obvious way to get into it. Crowbarring it open would have led to a huge replacement bill. Even if you can’t salvage your motor like we did, you can save a ton… if you know the dirty little …

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Awning & Slide Topper Fabric Replacement Tips, Discount & a $300 Giveaway!

Replacing slide topper or awning fabric might just be our favorite RV project: Surprisingly Easy + Big $avings + Superior Results = Maximum DIY Satisfaction. A 5% discount will save even more… and it might just be free! One lucky RVgeeks viewer will win $300 worth of custom-ordered replacement awning/topper fabric from Tough Top Awnings …

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How to Replace Carefree of Colorado Slide Topper Fabric (Model SOK III)

After 12 years on the road, we’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to suppliers of RV services and equipment. So when we purchased our first Tough Top Awnings slide topper replacement fabric three years ago, we immediately knew we were dealing with a great company. Responsive customer service, fast …

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How To Replace Dometic/A&E RV Patio Awning Fabric

NEW & EASIER TECHNIQUE! We’ve learned a new and improved (EASIER!) way to do this job. Watch the new video here! UPDATE: Tough Top Awnings now offers a special discount for RVgeeks viewers. Use Discount Code “RVGEEKSROCK” at checkout (or on the phone) to get 5% off your entire order! www.toughtopawnings.com Our favorite type of …

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How to Replace a Carefree of Colorado RV Slide Topper (Model SOK II)

Our favorite type of DIY RV project is one that’s both surprisingly manageable and also saves a lot of money. Slide topper replacement fits that description to a T by being much easier to accomplish than one might expect, while costing as little as 1/2 to 1/3 the price of having it done at an …

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Measure, Order & Replace Your RV Slide Topper

Here is the full-length version of this video, showing how to measure, order and install a new A&E slide topper. Our favorite type of DIY RV project is one that’s both surprisingly manageable and also saves a lot of money. Slide topper replacement fits that description to a T by being much easier to accomplish …

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Replacing an A&E RV Slide Topper — “Standard Method”

Here is the “express” version of this video, showing how to install a new A&E slide topper. Our favorite type of DIY RV project is one that’s both surprisingly manageable and saves a lot of money. Slide topper replacement fits that description to a T by being much easier to accomplish than one might expect, …

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

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 is well-suited for deep slide-outs. To see the “standard” installation technique, check out our two videos on the topic. One is …

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