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How Much Does Motorhome Insurance Cost?

When considering the purchase of a motorhome, it’s important to consider the extraneous costs as well as the cost of the rig itself. In addition to things like maintenance, registration, and gas, you’ll also need to factor in motorhome insurance cost into your budget. The fact that a motorhome is part vehicle and part house …

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Do Gas Powered Motorhomes Lack Power?

We’ve lived, worked, and traveled in a diesel pusher that we’ve driven all over the United States, Canada, and even into Mexico for nearly two decades. But we’ve driven a gas-powered motorhome now and again as well, so we’ve got some experience to put behind any comparisons we make relative to the pros and cons …

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The Benefits of an RV Inspection Before Buying

When shopping for an RV, there are many things to look for regarding liveability and driveability. First, of course, you’ll want a floor plan that suits your needs, and you’ll want to be sure you’re comfortable driving and parking the rig. But one of the most important aspects of RV shopping is an RV inspection. …

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What Are the Best Motorhome Storage Options?

We live and work full time in our motorhome, and there are approximately one million other people who do the same. But we’re a minority when compared to the number of people who vacation in their RVs part of the year, or only seasonally, and who need motorhome storage when their rigs aren’t in use. …

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The Best Places to Buy a Used Class A RV

The used Class A motorhome market is absolutely screaming these days for a number of reasons. First, more people than ever before are interested in traveling by RV. Remote work opportunities mean that people don’t have to retire before hitting the road. And entire families are moving into RVs, with parents homeschooling their kids on …

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Washable Rugs for RVs + 25% My Magic Carpet Discount Code!

When talking about DIY RVers like us, “washable rugs” probably isn’t the first phrase that comes to mind. But our recent research into a potential new RV has brought up a topic we rarely cover – the impact the decor inside an RV can have in creating a warm atmosphere and the comfortable feel of a …

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5 Awesomely Small Class A Motorhomes

We’ve traveled, lived, and worked in a Class A motorhome for nearly two decades now. Our first rig was a 2002 39’ Fleetwood Bounder Diesel (model 39Z if you’re really curious), and our current home is a 2005 43’ Newmar Mountain Aire. We never considered small motorhomes because we knew that we wouldn’t just be …

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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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Best RV Forums for Finding Great Camping Advice

RV forums have been around for a long time. We’ve been full-time RVers for nearly two decades, and RV forums existed when we hit the road and for many years prior to that. With today’s focus on social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, and others, you might not be as inclined to focus on RV …

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What to Expect with the NIRVC RV Detailing Service

Our RV is now 16 years old, and we’ve been full-timing in it for its entire life. It doesn’t look absolutely like new, but when people see it they can’t believe how old it is. We take meticulous care of it, sometimes including the professional services of great places like National Indoor RV Centers (NIRVC). …

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What is the Micro-Air EasyTouch RV Thermostat?

Home automation is huge these days, and new RVs are coming with more and more of it right from the factory. But having an older RV doesn’t mean you have to be left out. With the Micro-Air EasyTouch RV thermostat, you can control your RV’s furnace and air conditioners from a smartphone app. This technology …

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4 Reasons We Love RV Tire Covers & Our Awesome New Ones!

Some RV owners may question whether RV tire covers are worth using. You may not even think about using RV tire covers until you see someone else in the campground putting them on. During our 18+ years of full-time RVing, we’ve used our RV tire covers as often as possible, and our tires have benefitted …

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Benefits of a Diesel Class A Motorhome

Diesel or gasoline? It’s one of the oldest debates in the recreational vehicle industry. Which is better, and why? Today, we’re taking a deeper look at the benefits of diesel class A motorhomes – what makes them stand out, their fundamental differences, and more. What Is a Diesel Class A Motorhome? As the name implies, …

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How Big Is a Class A Motorhome? Everything You Need to Know About Class A RVs

If you’re buying your first RV, you may have sizable questions: How big is a Class A Motorhome? How tall is a Class A motorhome? How much does one weigh? The answers to these questions can have a big impact on how, or if, you’ll be able to store your RV and where you’ll be …

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Valuable Reasons Why You Need An RV Windshield Cover

No matter what type of motorhome you have, you’ll find one accessory to be an absolute necessity for the protection of your investment: an RV windshield cover. Even if you have a towable RV, a windshield screen for your tow car or truck will protect the interior. While a windshield cover may not be as …

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RV Refrigerator Failures — Removing an RV Fridge Without Removing the Windshield

We’ve had our second RV, our 2005 Newmar Mountain Aire, for 15 years, and consider ourselves lucky that it’s held up so well (with a lot of RVgeeks TLC, of course ????). But there’s been one particular part that has plagued us with troubles over the years: the refrigerator! Or more accurately, refrigerators. We started …

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Stranded in New Zealand During a Pandemic! ???? Live Chat & Update

The coronavirus has us stuck in New Zealand… in an RV. This Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 6pm Eastern / 3pm Pacific, we’ll fill you in on what’s been happening and take your questions LIVE on the air. Use the following link to join the live broadcast (or watch it after the fact, too!): https://youtu.be/1AqImtvJPoo …

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway… Here We Come!

We’re off to the races this weekend! February 21-23, 2020 we’ll be at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Pennzoil 400 NASCAR race! We’re bringing our RV and will be parked in the infield for the whole weekend. In addition to just being out-and-about, we’ll be attending many events throughout the weekend, including appearances at …

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LIVE from LAX! Upcoming Appearances & Video Update

We’ve been running around more than usual lately, and it doesn’t look like that’s going to end anytime soon. We just finished broadcasting a YouTube Live update from Los Angeles (which you can watch above), where we’re about to board a plane to Florida to attend the RVillage Rally in Live Oak, FL from 2/12-2/16. …

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The Safest, Most Secure RV Storage We’ve Ever Seen! NIRVC, Las Vegas!

Just like people who live in sticks & bricks houses, we occasionally travel away from our home. During our recent RV trip to Italy, we were away from our rig for two whole months. In the past we’ve left it in the enclosed storage lot of an RV park when we’re away, but we heard …

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2019 Wrap Up & 2020 Preview – Appearances, Discounts & More!

As big a year as 2019 was, 2020 is already shaping up to be even bigger! Join us as we review 2019, and give you a sneak peek into what’s coming in 2020. 2020 RVgeeks Appearances – Come See Us! Jan 11-19: Xscapers Annual Bash: Happening at the rodeo grounds in Lake Havasu City, AZ, the Xscapers …

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Meet TV Producer Anthony Nalli of The RVers + New Personal Appearances

The new TV series The RVers premieres on The Discovery Channel on Saturday morning, November 23, 2019 with yours truly, Peter & John, co-hosting! We’ll also be on PBS, iTunes and lots of other outlets. While on a recent video shoot, we sat down for an in-depth update with none other than Anthony Nalli, the …

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Goodbye to FLAKING RV PAINT! Roof Radius & End Cap Re-Painting.

Our RV has suffered from a fairly common problem for years. Slowly but surely, the clear coat on our RV’s roof radius has been flaking off, making the top edge of our poor rig look like it has leprosy. We originally thought we might be able to stave off a more major repair by sanding …

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Van Conversion Window Installation – Van Life DIY – Class B Living

Are you considering, or already underway with a van conversion? Before you go cutting a giant hole in the wall of your rig, we thought you might appreciate a step-by-step tutorial on how to install a window in a conversion van. In this detailed DIY video, we’ll show you how to install Motion Windows into …

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RVgeeks & RVwithTito – LIVE! Join Us For Parking Lot Camping!

We wanted to give you a heads up that we’ll be broadcasting on YouTube Live later today, as we’ve rendezvoused with our friends Brian & Melissa of RVwithTito. The four of us will be live today, 3/27/19, at 6 pm Eastern / 3pm Pacific. We’ll chat about parking lot camping (which we are currently doing!), …

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Newmar Super Star Super C RV – Detailed Tour & Impressions from RVX

We attended the RVX trade show in Salt Lake City last week to host Newmar’s live broadcast, during which we revealed their very first entry into the Super C market – The Super Star! After the broadcast, we heard from lots of you who said “More Super Star!” So without further ado, here is our …

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