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If your RV’s hot water isn’t as hot as it should be, the problem could well be your RV water heater thermostat. Fortunately, most RV water heaters aren’t all that complicated. So when this happened to us, we had an easy DIY repair on our hands. In this post, we’ll show you exactly how we …

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This post is a guide to draining, flushing, cleaning, and descaling an RV water heater. We’ll show you the method we’ve used for years to effectively flush and clean our tanked water heater and how to descale a tankless one, too (like our new Truma AquaGo Comfort Plus on-demand water heater). Our method for our …

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One of our favorite pieces of RV gear is our Viair air compressor. In fact, we actually have two of them. We carry one in our RV and keep a smaller, lighter model in the back of our Honda CR-V toad car, in case we need it when we’re away from the RV. We’ve spent …

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Finding RV roof leaks can be tricky, but it’s one of the most essential maintenance and repair tasks an RV owner can undertake. Identifying and repairing leaks while they’re minor will save you from costly repairs in the future and could even save your RV from destruction. In today’s post, we’ll discuss the best way …

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Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a full-time RVer, proper maintenance of your RV refrigerator will help ensure that it continues to operate efficiently and keeps your food fresh as you travel. In today’s post, we’re providing a guide to the most important RV refrigerator maintenance tips. RV Refrigerator Maintenance Tips Keeping in mind that …

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We’ve always been pretty obsessive about keeping our motorhome neat and tidy, and we’ve also posted on various aspects of RV AC maintenance. But how do you clean RV air ducts to keep your rig’s air quality clean and healthy? That’s what we’re covering in today’s post. To be clear, we’re not talking about just …

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We recently wrote a post answering the question, “How much RV antifreeze do I need to winterize my RV plumbing?” We noted that the answer depends not only on the size of your RV but also on whether you choose to blow out your RV water lines vs using antifreeze. (Even when blowing the lines …

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Caulking is an important maintenance task for all homes, including RVs. A good caulking job seals gaps and prevents leaks, keeping living spaces comfortable and well-protected and leak-fee. But achieving a smooth, professional finish can be a challenge, especially for beginners. In this post, we’re offering some smooth caulking tips to make the job easier …

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Whether you’re just out for a drive, taking a weekend road trip, or crossing the country, there’s nothing quite like hitting the open road in your car, truck, or RV. But that often means getting bugs on your vehicle’s exterior. Since dead insects as well as other debris such as tar and sap can be …

Read More about Best Bug Remover For Cars/Trucks/RVs: Less Effort = More Fun

Refrigerators in both homes and RVs play a crucial role in preserving your food, beverages, and medications. However, a damaged or ineffective door seal can lead to temperature fluctuations, wasted energy, spoiled food, and unusable medicine. That’s why it’s important to know how to test refrigerator door seals in both RVs and homes. The good …

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Recreational vehicles are not immune to wear and tear… or damage. One issue that many RV owners face is fiberglass damage. If you’re considering doing some RV fiberglass repair yourself, we’ve got a step-by-step overview of the process for you in today’s post. Whether your RV fiberglass exterior damage is a minor scrape, a crack, …

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In this post, we’re talking about the RV rubber roof. From EPDM to TPO, rubber RV roofing is very common on a wide range of rigs, so it’s important to understand. There’s quite a bit of confusion around the different types of rubber roof material, so we’ll try to clear things up in this post. …

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