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Why Is Your RV Freezer Frosting Up and What to Do

With the heat and humidity of summer in full swing, some RVers are experiencing the nuisance of their RV freezer frosting up.  So, today we’re tackling the topic of what causes an RV freezer to frost up and what you can do about it. Let’s jump right in! What Causes an RV Freezer to Frost …

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How to Protect Your RV’s Decals & Keep Them From Fading

RV graphics are great because they add some flair to your rig. But RV manufacturers don’t tell us much about how to protect RV decals. We’ve learned a lot in our 20 years as full-time RVers, including how to keep RV decals from fading and even peeling. Even a premium RV can come from the …

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21 WD 40 Uses on Cars that You May Find Useful for Your RV!

We’ve all heard of WD-40, and most of us have probably used it a time or two. Over the years we’ve learned about lots of great WD-40 uses on cars, and many of these uses apply to RVs as well. So today we’re running through 21 uses for WD-40 that you might find useful for …

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Looking for an RV Black Streak Remover? Look No Further!

Many an RVer has cursed the black streaks that accumulate on the sides of their rigs. But there are ways to deal with RV black streaks, and the best way is to prevent them from occurring in the first place. In this post, we’ll look at the oh-so-handy product (the RV black streak remover), and …

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RV Fire Safety: What You Need to Know

RV fire safety – it’s something we don’t think about all the time, and yet it’s one of the most critical pieces of preparedness an RVer can undertake. As we roll down the road in our homes-on-wheels, often carrying multiple types of fuel in, electrical components throughout the rig, and appliances that use both electricity …

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RV Furnace Not Working? Let’s Troubleshoot!

If your RV furnace isn’t working, there are a number of possibilities as to the reasons why. Depending on the symptoms your furnace is experiencing, you can troubleshoot a non-working RV furnace on your own. This post aims to help you with that process. We’re going to be focusing here on the most typical RV …

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How Much Propane Does an RV Fridge Use?

Propane fridges are fantastic in many ways, especially when you’re boondocking and trying to conserve electrical power. Propane RV fridges actually use SOME electricity (12V, and not a lot) as well as propane. And since your RV’s furnace probably also uses propane and your stove certainly does, it’s good to know roughly how much propane …

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5 Reasons NOT to Use Flex Seal For Your RV Roof

As RVers, we’re all aware of the threats to the RV roof that can result in water leaking into various crevices of the rig, further threatening its structure and integrity, while potentially introducing (potentially dangerous) mold into the RV environment. While we’ve used a few different products over the years to keep the roof of …

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RV Maintenance and Repair – Who Do The RVgeeks Call?

Cue the theme from Ghostbusters because today we’re addressing a question we get asked a lot – when The RVgeeks need RV maintenance and repair, who we gonna call? We take incredibly good care of our RV. After all, it’s our home, our office, and our travel vehicle. We, and pretty much everything we own, …

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7 RV Maintenance Tasks You Can Easily Do Yourself

If you know The RVgeeks at all, you know that DIY RV maintenance is important to us. Why? Well, for one thing, it can save a LOT of money. Labor costs alone for a good RV tech are expensive, never mind potential markups on parts prices. But even more important than the money-saving piece is …

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What An RV Propane Detector Is And How it Could Save Your Life!

All RVers have different priorities according to their preferred style of RVing. For example, larger holding tanks and a solar system are important to boondockers, but probably not important to travelers who exclusively camp in campgrounds/RV parks with full hookups. But there are a few items that should sit at the top of every RVer’s …

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Can I Use Household Toilet Bowl Cleaner in My RV Toilet?

If this seems like an odd topic for a blog post, keep in mind that many seemingly ordinary household tasks that most people take for granted can be just a little different in an RV. Just like folks in a sticks-and-bricks house, those of us who live full-time or travel part-time in an RV have home maintenance …

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RV Roof Repair: How To Fix Holes in an RV Roof

Some RV repairs can be temporarily put on hold, but an RV roof repair is not one of them. Failing to repair your RV roof can cause a frustrating and expensive set of circumstances that will only grow worse with time. Because roof repair is such a critical piece of RV maintenance, in today’s post …

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What to Expect with the NIRVC RV Detailing Service

Our RV is now 16 years old, and we’ve been full-timing in it for its entire life. It doesn’t look absolutely like new, but when people see it they can’t believe how old it is. We take meticulous care of it, sometimes including the professional services of great places like National Indoor RV Centers (NIRVC). …

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5 Best RV Washes and Waxes to Keep Your RV Looking New

Next month, our RV turns sweet sixteen. We can hardly believe it ourselves! We’re gratified to hear how often people are amazed when they find out our rig is that old, and how new it still looks. We do have a couple of advantages though. First, we bought our RV brand new, which means that …

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RV Caulk: Why Choosing the Right One for the Job is Important

RV caulk, or sealant, may be something you don’t think about very much. But it plays an important role in the life of every RVer. Caulk is an essential part of RV living. Leaks are the bane of an RVer’s existence, but the good news is that leaks can be stopped and more importantly, prevented! …

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How Long Can You Keep Fresh Water in Your RV Tank?

Using an RV fresh water tank is a relatively simple matter. How to fill it, how to hook up to city water, how to monitor how full it is, how to keep it clean – these are all pretty straight-forward processes. But there’s one important piece of information that often gets overlooked, and that is …

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