Before you set out for your first road trip in a new rig, it’s important to get to know your vehicle and to set up the cockpit for the smoothest possible travel. What does that entail? Glad you asked! RV expert Dave Solberg is here to explain what all you need to understand about your rig prior to departure. He walks you through a quick essential checklist, pointing out all the adjustments you should make for optimal safety and comfort. Incorporate Dave’s advice into your pre-trip routine, and it’ll be nothing but smooth sailing ahead!
When you’re boondocking in the wide open spaces with no street lights or other rigs around, having an outside light is crucial and expected all night long. Move your RV to a park or campground, though, and having a porch light on all night long can really annoy the neighbors. Your outdoor lights may make…Watch Now >>
Making the switch to LED lights can make your RV feel much more open and bright. There are a variety of LED replacement bulbs on the market; therefore, it’s important to research the differences. The more expensive RV LED replacement bulbs are made with an aluminum cage in-between the chips rather than fiberboard. This helps…Watch Now >>
For years, RV manufacturers built boxes above the front of the cabin to house television sets. Most sets were thicker from front to back than they were from side to side, so they had to sit flush in a dedicated box, aimed straight toward the back of the rig. If you wanted to sit at…Watch Now >>
RV batteries, which run the interior lights, refrigerator, computer, and any other electrical appliance you have installed, are built to last 5-7 years, ideally. Manufacturers recommend that you remove the batteries every month and have them conditioned by a professional. This conditioning breaks up the sulfur solids and other contaminants, churning the liquid inside the…Watch Now >>