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RV LED Lights Technology: Everything You Need to Know

Light Emitting Diodes, otherwise known as LED lights, have become the popular choice for use in recreational vehicles for numerous reasons. Your rig may still be equipped with its original incandescent/fluorescent light bulbs, but we assure you that after comparing the technologies, the first thing you’ll do is switch out all of your power-guzzling bulbs …

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Headlight Restoration — Best method yet for restoring plastic headlight lenses

Here’s how we cleaned and restored our cloudy, yellowed headlights to like-new condition. This is the third method we’ve tried, and while the others worked to some degree, this one holds more promise than ever! We’ve been towing our CR-V around by the nose for nearly 17 years, and it’s never been garaged. Spending most …

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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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LED Your RV – Part 11 – Increasing Exterior Visibility

As with many of our RV projects, upgrading to LED lights has been a process. A thoughtful, deliberate, ongoing process. We started out with the lights we used most, primarily for power savings and heat reduction. We’ve been slowly but surely replacing our “old school” lights (i.e. incandescent, halogen & fluorescent) with cool, modern LEDs. …

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Converting RV Lights to LEDs – Part 10: RV Headlights!

We’ve been slowly but surely converting our entire RV to cool, energy-efficient LED lighting. Today we’re featuring one of our favorite upgrades so far: our RV’s headlights. When the topic of LEDs comes up, RVers most often talk about interior lights. Of course those are important for boondocking, since they use so much less power …

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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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Converting RV Lights to LEDs – Part 9: Basement & Utility Lights

Even though we’ve been in the process of upgrading our incandescent, fluorescent and halogen RV lights to cool, energy efficient LEDs, it’s been just that… a process. It’s not that it’s all that difficult. We just keep realizing that we still have more lights to convert! During a visit with our friends from Tough Top …

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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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Enter to Win $300 of LED Lights in the New RVgeeks Giveaway!

Converting our RV lights from incandescent, fluorescent and halogen to cool, energy-efficient LEDs was the most satisfying mod we’ve done in nearly 13 years on the road. So we’re pleased to be offering $300 worth of LEDs as the prize in our latest RVgeeks Giveaway! On Sunday, February 14, 2016 one lucky viewer will win …

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Awesome RV Products at Great Discount Prices!

The only thing better than finding innovative, high-quality RV products… is getting a discount on them! We’re thrilled that some of our favorite companies have agreed to offer special discounts to our viewers on the very same gear we use and love. Since we’ve been full-timing for over 12 years, we’re often asked what products …

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Converting RV Lights to LEDs – Part 6: Security, Entry & Reading Lights

It’s amazing how many lightbulbs there are in an RV. Just when we think we’ve pretty much completed our conversion to LEDs, we realize that there are still more that we want to do. So we’ve continued to order more bulbs and we’re sure there are still more left! This time, we’re replacing our security, …

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We Have an LED Winner! Plus Our New FAVORITE GEAR Page!

Someone just won $250 worth of LED lights from M4 Products in our latest RVgeeks contest. Was it you? Scroll down to the bottom of this post to find out! We also have some other exciting news. We’ve now been full-timing for about 11½ years, so fellow RVers often ask us what RV products we …

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Converting RV Lights to LEDs – Part 5: Docking & Patio Lights

In Part 5 of our LED Your RV series, we’re replacing our RV’s docking and patio lights with cool, bright, low-power LEDs. We’re also excited to announce our newest RVgeeks Contest! On September 15, 2014 at 8pm Pacific Time, one lucky RVgeeks viewer will win a $250 Online Shopping Certificate to M4 Products, our favorite …

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Converting RV Lights to LEDs – Part 4: 12-inch Fluorescents

Our previous videos about LEDs have generated so much interest that we wanted to share the details about the new way we’re upgrading our fixtures. This video covers the steps needed to convert 12″ fluorescent tubes to beautiful new LEDs. Since 12″ fixtures are upgraded to LED in a different way than 18″ fixtures, we’re …

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Converting RV Lights to LEDs – Part 3: 18-inch Fluorescents

Our previous videos about LEDs have generated so much interest that we wanted to share the details about the new way we’re upgrading our fixtures. This video covers the steps needed to convert 18″ fluorescent tubes to beautiful new LEDs. Since 18″ fixtures are upgraded to LED in a different way than 12″ fixtures, we’re …

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Converting RV Lights to LEDs: Part 2 – LED Color & Brightness

Last week’s video about our ongoing conversion to cool, energy-efficient LED lights generated a lot of interest, plus some questions. Today we’ll provide some additional details about the exact choices we made regarding color temperature, brightness and style of LEDs. The majority of light fixtures in our RV came with the following types of bulbs: Incandescents, …

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Converting RV Lights to LEDs: Part 1 – Incandescents & Halogens

The process of converting our RV’s lights to LEDs has been a bit frustrating… until now. This video explains what’s been happening. If you’ve seen our video about converting our RV’s fluorescent lights to LEDs (if not, you can view it here), you may have noticed that it’s been a while since we’ve shared any …

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