How to locate roof leaks

Here are some tips from Dicor about how to locate roof leaks. Being careful, get on your roof and feel around. Soft spots can indicate loose roofing material and damage to the substrate, composed of anything from 1/4-inch luaun to 3/4-inch plywood layered over trusses. Structural integrity can be seen by looking for low spots or ripples in the roofing,... Read More

Shake, rattle, roll down the road — but the crystal stays put

By Jim Twamley It’s often been said that by driving or pulling our rigs down the road we expose them to earthquake-like conditions. It’s a wonder more stuff doesn’t fall and break! So, how do we secure something like a crystal vase that we want to stay in one place while we travel? The answer is found in products like... Read More

Tune up your RV fridge for better food care

By Greg Illes The Norcold and Dometic RV refrigerators are ubiquitous, and RVers who live away from AC power a lot of the time really have few other options. By and large they do the job, given their less-efficient (than house-style compressor types) gas-absorption technology. However, there are several problems that can exist even in the best of RVs. Addressing... Read More

Don’t forget to pack along the important stuff

By Greg Illes Ready to go? Let’s go! Anything missing? Nah. (Famous last words!) If you’re a quart low on oil, or you forgot that coffee mug on the tree stump, even the camp shovel leaning against the back side of that tree, well, no big deal — you can wander on down the road to your next destination with... Read More