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Big Rig RV Route Planning: 7 Tips To Know Before You Go

If you’ve got a Big Rig RV, planning your travel routes requires some extra thought and preparation. Since we’ve been living and traveling full time in a Big Rig RV for nearly 20 years, we feel fairly well qualified to offer some insight gained through our considerable experience. So today we’re sending out 7 of …

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15 Clever Uses for Toothpaste Around Your RV

Keeping our teeth clean and our gums healthy is among the more commonly understood uses for toothpaste, but we’ve actually heard about a bunch of clever ways to use toothpaste for various tasks around the RV! We decided to toss them over to you in today’s post because toothpaste is a thing every RVer has …

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How to Clean RV Windows and Make them Sparkle!

Like any home, your home-on-wheels has lots of windows. The difference is that not only do your RV windows travel down dusty, dirty roads… but they also may not be composed of the same materials as the windows of a sticks & bricks house. Today we’re talking about the specific tips you should know about …

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9 RV Newbie Mistakes To Avoid – Special Guest Post!

While we’ve made plenty of RV newbie mistakes ourselves over the years, we’re happy to be sharing someone else’s mistakes! Today we’re thrilled to feature a special guest post by best-selling author, and our dear friend, Alyssa Padgett. Besides her fame from her first book — A Beginner’s Guide to Living in an RV  — Alyssa …

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How to Get the Smell Out of Your RV Refrigerator

It’s fairly common knowledge among RVers that RV fridges can smell. But there are a number of reasons why. Depending on the odor, the issue could be anything from food, to mold/mildew, to the interior of the fridge surface, to a mechanical/technical problem with the refrigerator itself. And as you might imagine, different sources call …

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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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Use These 13 Budget Travel Tips to Save Money As an RVer

Most people love to save money anywhere they can, and we’re no exception! So today we’re sharing our budget travel tips in hopes that some of them might help you to save some dough. With fuel prices continuing to hit record highs, the more you save with our budget travel tips, the more money you’ll …

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How Safe Is an RV in a Lightning Storm?

How safe is an RV in a lightning storm? That’s a loaded question and one we’re here to answer. There are many myths about RVs and lightning. What’s important is that we’re all armed and ready to do what’s legitimately called for in a lightning storm when we’re in an RV. Preparedness is everything where …

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11 Tips for How to Keep Your RV Cool in Summer

As we write this post, we’re stepping into spring which means summer is right around the corner. We’re excited, and we know you are, too. But, one of the top questions RVers seek to answer when the hot weather rolls around is how to keep their RV cool and comfortable. So today, with time to …

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Is Your RV Shower Head Clogged? Here’s How To Clean It

A shower that produces weak pressure, or that sprays water out in random directions, is no one’s idea of a good showering experience. A number of issues can cause these problems, but a common one is a clogged shower head. If you suspect that your RV shower head is clogged, then this is the post …

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RV Winterizing Tips | Avoid Common Mistakes!

Winterizing an RV takes some time and thought, and there are consequences to taking shortcuts. There can also be serious consequences to forgetting some crucial winterizing steps. So, we’re offering some RV winterizing tips to help you avoid some very common mistakes that you’d seriously regret… and which could be very costly. Winterize Your RV’s …

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27 Boondocking Tips To Extend Your Next Trip

It’s no secret that boondocking is our favorite way to camp. There’s nothing like finding a remote spot (or even a not-so-remote spot) that not only offers the best of the natural world as your living room but is also free! But many people find the idea of boondocking intimidating, and we can understand that. …

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15 Tips for Winter RV Living

As winter rolls in once again, lots of RVers put their rigs into hibernation mode, while others travel to warmer climates. Some RVers, however, spend time camping in the winter in areas where temperatures regularly approach or drop below freezing. Some travel to visit loved ones over the holidays or take an occasional winter camping …

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How to Use Heat Tape for Your RV Water Hose

One of the great things about camping in your RV is that you can stay warm and cozy even when the temperature drops below freezing. In a previous post about winter RVing, we included tips on successful cold-weather camping strategies. But since our visit was so short, we were able to leave out some steps. …

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10 RV Tips and Tricks Every RVer Will Love!

When we set out in our first motorhome, there were many RV tips and tricks that other travelers knew and implemented regularly, but that we had yet to discover. Now, after nearly two decades of full-time RV living, we’ve got LOTS of tips and tricks up our sleeves, and we still learn a few new …

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RV Toilet Paper? Don’t Waste Your Money!!

RV toilet paper. Believe it or not, it’s a common topic of discussion among new AND seasoned RVers alike. We’d be willing to bet that almost everyone who has ever owned any type of motorhome or camper with a toilet and a black tank has either participated in this conversation or has done some Googling …

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How to Hook Up to an RV External Propane Connection

Many RVers have an occasional (or frequent) opportunity or need to connect to an external RV propane connection. In fact, we’ve done so ourselves a number of times over the years. The first time we considered doing this, we had no experience connecting to an external propane source, but we were spending the winter at …

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10 Best Motorhome Accessories That Won’t Disappoint

After nearly two decades on the road, we’ve gotten pretty good at finding gear, tricks, tips, and motorhome accessories to make RVing more enjoyable. Traveling, living, and working on the road for this long means recognizing ways to make your life easier and taking advantage of them. In today’s post, we’re sharing ten great ideas …

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RV AC Not Cooling? 6 Tips to Make it Work Better

As RVers, we all love to get out there and enjoy the benefits of this lifestyle when the weather is fine. Summer is a popular time for camping, and in winter the snowbirds hit the road in search of higher temps. Those of us who RV full-time seek the benefit of warmer weather in every …

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RV Door Latch: How to Repair, Replace, and Install

An RV door latch isn’t an item you generally need to spend much time thinking about, but when a door latch fails, the consequences can be serious. A broken door latch could lock you OUT of your RV or allow a stranger IN! Or your RV’s door could open while you’re driving at highway speeds. …

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