Does the AEROplus wind deflector really improve gas mileage?

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician When Australian caravan accessories manufacturer Purple Line contacted us to try out their new AEROplus wind deflector, I met the project with a bit of skepticism. After all, I wondered how attaching this thing would improve my fuel economy and handling as the company claimed it would. As I began to learn more about... Read More

It’s fall! Time to check your RV’s roof

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician When autumn arrives, it’s a good idea to spend a little time on RV roof maintenance. First, make sure the roof is clean, using a cleaner recommended for your roof. There are many RV roof cleaners that are safe to use, and some store-bought cleaners will work also. Once that’s done, inspect the roof... Read More

Quick RV winterizing tips

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV Technician In much of the country, once a year it becomes “RV winterizing time.” Here are some tips if that applies to you. • Water System — Be sure to properly winterize your entire water system for where your coach is located! Up here in New England, where winter temps fall well below zero, I... Read More