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Does Propane Go Bad In an RV?

As fall rolls along and some RVers are thinking about winterizing and storing their rigs for the winter, we thought this would be a good time to address the question, “Does propane go bad?” We’ve previously investigated gasoline and diesel in our posts entitled “Does Gasoline Go Bad?” and “Does Diesel Go Bad?” But we’ve …

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Can You Use a Propane Heater Indoors to Heat Your RV?

Portable propane heaters can be sources of fast, efficient heat. They heat up quickly, they produce a lot of heat, and their very efficient, so they use very little propane. But can you use a propane heater indoors? Is it safe? And if not, are there things you can do to make it safe? Today …

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Portable Propane Fire Pits: Best Options For RVs in 2022

A portable propane fire pit? Well – hear us out: There’s nothing like a fire pit to bring people together. Add some marshmallows & s’mores, a guitar or two, and you’ve got the makings of a beautiful evening spent with friends and family that will bring warmth to both body and soul… from the fire …

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How Much Propane Does an RV Furnace Use?

Your RV furnace is a pretty important feature of your home-on-wheels, especially if you travel in areas where the temperature can drop below what’s comfortable. An RV furnace will warm your rig up fast, but for how long? Well, that’ll depend on a couple of things… including how much propane you’ve got onboard. That’s why …

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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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My RV Furnace Fan Runs But There’s No Heat! Now, What?

Have you ever been in a chilly RV, flipped on your furnace to make the RV nice and toasty, and all you got was a steady flow of cold air? If you’ve experienced what happens when an RV furnace fan runs but there’s no heat, then you understand why we’re sending this post out in …

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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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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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RV Shower Getting Cold? RV Water Heater Troubleshooting Tips

If your RV water heater stops working unexpectedly, you could be in for an unpleasant surprise. There’s nothing worse than hopping in the shower and discovering there’s no hot water! ???? There are some common reasons for water heater problems. We’ll tell you how to deal with each of them so you can be an …

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Don’t Let This Happen To Your RV! Check Your Propane Detector!

Mismanaging propane can be an explosive mistake. Don’t let this crucial, but often-overlooked, maintenance item cause your RV trip to go up in flames! We’re doing something a little different this week. By necessity, our videos are usually edited to a reasonable length. If they weren’t, you’d be hanging around with us for hours on …

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How To Connect a BBQ Grill to an RV’s Onboard Propane Tank

When you drive a vehicle with a large built-in propane tank, carrying around small disposable propane cylinders for your barbecue grill somehow seems, well… wrong. We’ll show you exactly how we set up our RV to allow us to connect our grill to our on-board propane tank. While small portable grills are often designed to …

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Furnaces, Heat Pumps & Space Heaters. Oh My! The Pros & Cons of RV Heat.

Not sure whether to fire up your furnace or plug in the portable heater? Is it too cold to run your heat pumps? Will your plumbing freeze if you make the wrong choice? Will you freeze if you make the wrong choice? This video takes a detailed look at the most common types of RV …

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