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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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An Absorption Refrigerator: How Can Heat Keep Things Cold?!?!

An absorption refrigerator, like those frequently found in an RV (and commonly referred to as an “RV refrigerator”), uses heat to cool your food and beverages. How can that be? Today we’re taking a closer look at the RV absorption refrigerator – what it is, how it works, how it’s powered, how efficient it is, …

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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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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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What’s the Best Refrigerator for an RV?

We recently published a post on RV refrigerators covering the absorption-style refrigerators (2-way and 3-way) that are traditionally found in an RV. We covered how they work, some pros and cons, and a few tips for keeping things cold. And, before that, we had a post about the benefits of residential refrigerators in RVs. But …

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