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If you think RV slide topper replacement is beyond your DIY skill set, don’t be so sure! Our favorite type of RV DIY project is one that’s both manageable and saves a lot of money. Slide topper replacement fits that description perfectly by being much easier to accomplish than many RV owners might expect while …

Read More about RV Slide Topper Replacement Fabric: Measure, Order & Install

The Dometic Oasis Elite door awning motor failed on our Newmar Mountain Aire with the awning in the closed position, leaving us with no obvious way to get into it. We had to find a way to fix or replace it, and we were hoping to avoid a huge repair bill, or damaging anything by …

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RVs are exposed to the elements whenever they’re in use or parked outdoors. That’s why many who have an RV awning have encountered mold and mildew on it over time. In today’s post, we’ll tell you how to clean mold off RV awnings and keep them from getting moldy again. Why Do RV Awnings Develop …

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We’ve been reading about an interesting product called the True Topper as a replacement for traditional slide toppers. Most RVs with slide-outs either have nothing at all over their slides, or they have fabric slide toppers. A slide with no topper means dealing with any water and/or debris on top before retracting them. Fabric slide …

Read More about True Topper: An Alternative to Saggy RV Slide Toppers?

Over the years, we’ve demonstrated how to replace the fabric on many different awning & slide topper models. That includes a Dometic awning fabric replacement on one of their most popular models — the Dometic/A&E manual pull-down patio awning. We’ve actually created two videos for the same model. After learning a new way to do …

Read More about Pull-Down Dometic Awning Fabric Replacement: Easy RV DIY

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 …

Read More about Carefree Awning Fabric Replacement: RV Soft Connect

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 …

Read More about When is it Too Windy for Your RV Awning?

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 …

Read More about Everything You Need to Know About RV Window 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. …

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

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? …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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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