Does your RV bathroom need an assist device?

By Jim Twamley Many RVers need a little assistance in the bathroom, like conveniently placed grab bars which are available at hardware stores. These are the bars you see in handicap bathrooms. Most hardware stores will stock grab bars in white or the silver brushed metal color and they can special order brass and beige. These come in handy when... Read More

Extend your batteries’ life with proper care

By Greg Illes Battery capacity is a common topic among RVers, with much discussion of LED lighting and various power-saving techniques. But less understood is the specter of battery life itself: Batteries “die,” which typically means they won’t hold a charge or deliver rated capacity. When this happens, the checkbook comes out and the price tag can be startling. Even... Read More

Pull out storage organizes RV galley

By Duane Curtis Can’t find those things on the back of the deep shelves in your RV kitchen? Here’s our solution, right off the shelves at Lowe’s. At the big-box hardware store we ran across slide out containers. These can be easily mounted with just four screws, and it’s amazing what you can put in them. Our fifth wheel has... Read More

Your RV plumbing: Shake, rattle and roll!

By Bob Difley One major way our RVs differ from our stick houses is the ability to drive them down the highways to a new location. But that also leads to potential problems that you ordinarily don’t have to worry about with your stick house — unless there is an earthquake — and that’s shake, rattle and roll.   The... Read More

Before disconnecting cables or wires, make a diagram!

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service Our first service call today was to connect the cables in a set of four 6-volt house batteries in a large diesel motorhome. The first attempt (not done by us) resulted in six hours on-site and ended in frustration with nothing working. Simply put, too much disconnecting and not enough forethought before the task... Read More