Replace or repaint RV swooshes — Which is better?

Dear RV Shrink:Now you’ve done it. Since your column on removing weathered decals and painting them back on, my husband has been out buying painting supplies. Now my husband wants to be a painter. Is this really a good idea? Shouldn’t we just replace the decals with new vinyl ones? —Cautious in Claremont Dear Cautious:My mother always said, “If somebody... Read More

Haunted by kitchen floor squeak, RVer seeks help.

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as’s technical editor. Dear Chris,We have a 2006 Newmar Kountry Aire model 37 “KSWB” which we purchased new. The living room floor in the center of the trailer, in front of the stove to in front... Read More

Two magic ingredients that can handle all your cleaning chores

By Bob Difley Before you go out and buy high-priced, fancy-packaged, specialized cleaning supplies, try these two items you probably already have in your rig. If you don’t already have them, they are readily available in any grocery store — and you may be pleasantly surprised at their versatility. What are these magic ingredients? White vinegar and baking soda! Don’t... Read More