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!
For safety and convenience it is best to replace your RV GFCI outlets when they malfunction. These can easily be identified with your tester. Feel confident to perform this DYI job, a job that will save you time and money. When should you replace your RV GFCI outlets? When they’re malfunctioning or old a replacement… Read more »Watch Now >>
A ground Fault Circuit Interrupter or GFCI is an outlet or device that can detect the current in your RV is not flowing along the desired path, rather through water or a person and will shut off the power supply at the outlet. GFCIs work by monitoring for an imbalance between the neutral wires and… Read more »Watch Now >>
Purchasing an RV can be a great deal of fun but there are some key RV storage tips to help keep its value. One of the most important things that you will need to do is winterize your RV before putting it in storage so it will be in good condition when you’re ready to… Read more »Watch Now >>
RV manufacturers always try to anticipate the needs of their customers while on the road. What’s needed from some people, though, maybe not be necessary for others. While most RVs have adequate lighting installed for almost every general task, sometimes things come up that require more concentrated lighting, even on a temporary basis. That’s where… Read more »Watch Now >>
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… Read more »Watch Now >>
If you want to compare the benefits of LED and incandescent bulbs, this is the video to watch. You’ll find out why LED lights draw less from your battery while providing the same amount – or even more — light than the old incandescent ones. This video takes you step-by-step to quantify the amp draw… Read more »Watch Now >>
RV refrigerators are basic, simple machines, but they need regular maintenance so that they’ll work efficiently. Some basic RV refrigerator maintenance will help your refrigerator stay cool even in hot weather. The way an RV refrigerator works is by heating a liquid in the back of the unit which “percolates” up through a series of… Read more »Watch Now >>
In an RV water system, the sewer vent allows sewer gas to escape and allows water to flow through the system. It’s a basic technique that lets you have a kitchen and bathroom in the same vehicle without contaminating one with the other. Without releasing sewer gas and allowing fresh air into the system, the… Read more »Watch Now >>
One of the best things about living the RV lifestyle is the beautiful scenery you’ll enjoy right outside your front door. Anything gets old after enough time has passed, though, and that includes even beautiful natural vistas. Sooner or later you’re going to want to enjoy your favorite television shows just for a change of… Read more »Watch Now >>