When out on the road, your RV is your home away from home. Just like with a stationary home, you want to keep your mobile home as comfortable as possible, so you make minor (and major) improvements to interior components such as RV plumbing and RV heating to get your space just the way you want it.
Also like in your stationary home, items in an RV are prone to malfunction unexpectedly, requiring inspection, troubleshooting and, oftentimes, upgrade. These can be stressful or tricky situations, so we created this series on proper RV interior repair and maintenance to help you easily complete a range of RV repair and upgrade projects on your rig.
Whether you’re looking to make your RV refrigerator more efficient or you want to install a new digital thermometer to better monitor your RV heater, we’ve got the expert guidance and simple solutions you need to navigate any RV interior project. Follow along as we teach you how to repair and upgrade a variety of RV interior components, from a smelly RV toilet to leaky RV heating appliances. Take advantage of these handy tips, and take the stress out of maintaining your home on wheels!
RV refrigerators are capable of cooling your food and beverages with either LP or 120-volt power, however if they aren’t running at their highest efficiency, the RV refrigerators can be a headache when you’re out on the road. In this maintenance demonstration on RV refrigerators, Dave Solberg discusses some of the simplest methods for keeping… Read more »Watch Now >>
This video takes a closer look at one of the most valuable, yet under-appreciated, parts of RVing: Having easy access to cold food and beverages through absorption refrigeration. One of the conveniences and money saving aspects of owning a recreational vehicle is that ability to stock up a refrigerator with store bought foods that can… Read more »Watch Now >>
Traveling the open road in an RV is a great way to explore the country. Not only do you have many of the comforts of home, you also have the freedom of traveling where you want, when you want. One of the best features of RV travel is having an RV refrigerator available to keep… Read more »Watch Now >>
Tempted to Use a Residential Refrigerator in Your RV? Think Again! You may think a specialized RV refrigerator is a waste of money, but it could actually saves you funds in the long run. Besides being a space-saver, compared to a residential version a dedicated RV refrigerator has multiple benefits that outweigh those of the… Read more »Watch Now >>
There are many things to consider when deciding to switch to a RV residential refrigerator in your RV. In this video, we break it all down for you. The first thing to consider is the fact that regular residential refrigerators run off of electricity only, unlike a RV refrigerator that can run off of either… Read more »Watch Now >>
Over time use, vibrations and other causes of damage may make it necessary to do a complete RV refrigerator replacement. Though you could repair the damage, it could cost just as much as an RV refrigerator replacement. Before installing a new refrigerator you need to measure the current one to verify if it will make… Read more »Watch Now >>
Sometimes when the RV refrigerator stops working the solution is as simple as turning the LP gas back on. However, it may take a bit more RV refrigerator troubleshooting than that. When troubleshooting the LP power for the refrigerator you should first verify that it does work on both the 120 volt electricity and the… Read more »Watch Now >>
If your absorption refrigerator is not working, your first RV refrigerator troubleshooting step should be to verify that both the LP gas and 120 volt electrical systems are operating properly. Meaning you will want to verify that you have power coming into the RV before continuing any further RV refrigerator troubleshooting. You need to make… Read more »Watch Now >>
If the refrigerator does not work when there is working 120 volt electricity and LP gas lines it might be necessary to conduct further RV refrigerator troubleshooting to find out the problem. Start by checking the 12 volt battery to ensure there is at least 10.5 volts of power available to operate the valves. During… Read more »Watch Now >>