Power Converter

Essential Guide to 120-Volt Power Converters for RVs

The power converter is an essential component in an RV’s electrical system. Typically, coaches have two essentially separate electrical systems; one that provides 120 volts AC to high-power consumption, high-wattage appliances such as coffee makers, microwave ovens, hair dryers, air conditioners, etc. The other, low-voltage part of the electrical system provides 12 volts DC to… Read more »

RV Water System Tips

Tips for Using and Maintaining your RV Water System

We rely heavily on our RV’s water system, for personal hygiene, washing dishes, and in some cases for doing laundry or drinking. So it’s worth taking a few minutes to give this vital system some attention. Pressure Regulator To protect your RV’s plumbing from damage due to excess pressure, use a water pressure regulator when… Read more »

What to Do About A/C Condensation

QUESTION The water from my air conditioning unit keeps running down the inside of my RV rather than outside. How can I fix this? Submitted via email ANSWER Condensation from the A/C unit has been a long time battle with RV owners. Some people will actually leave the rig slightly higher to the passenger side… Read more »

On the Road with Sue: Washington’s Olympic National Park

The crown of the Olympic Peninsula has got to be Olympic National Park, consisting of a million acres – including 73 miles of pristine Pacific Ocean beaches, rain forests, alpine meadows, clear mountain lakes, abundant wildlife, and of course that magnificent mountain range. In 1909, President Teddy Roosevelt designated part of the areas as Mount… Read more »