Leave roof vents open even in rain with MaxxAir covers

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV Technician Imagine this: You are dry camping in the rain in July. Stuck in your RV, you can’t run the air conditioner, and because it’s raining you can’t open the roof vents. So there is almost no ventilation. No fun, right? Ventilation of an RV’s interior is of primary importance. During the warmer months, using... Read More

HepvO replaces sink P-traps, save space, keep odors away

The number one complaint of RVers is holding tank odors coming into the inside of their RV. The HepvO is the innovative hygienic self sealing waste valve that replaces the traditional water-seal P-traps and prevents the escape of foul sewer air from waste discharge systems. Unlike conventional waste traps — which work well in stationary houses, but have many drawbacks... Read More

Charge your cell phone with a campfire

By Chuck Woodbury RVtravel.com I suspect that headline grabbed you. It sounds ridiculous! But it’s true. It’s about a device called the Power Pot, which for gadget freaks like me is just about the coolest camping accessory to appear in a long time. The Power Pot uses hot water to generate power — essentially acting as a mini thermoelectric generator.... Read More

There’s more to “RV retirement” than just a lawn chair

By Bob Difley This is the decade when baby boomers start retiring, taking to the highways in search of the “real America,” exploring our national parks, and boondocking in our national forests and in the southwestern deserts. Part of that dream — since you can easily recall how hard you’ve worked all your life — includes snoozing in a camp... Read More