RV moisture misery

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. Dear Chris, Condensation forms inside both the wardrobe and the cabinets on my slide-outs only, not in any other storage compartment in my travel trailer when the temperature gets down to the lower... Read More

Keeping water lines from freezing during cold winter RV use

  Dear Gary, We have a Class C motorhome. We have used it quite often this winter and have resisted winterizing it because we use the shower and toilet and such. I have heated it through the winter so far without any problems, but during a recent cold snap the bathroom plumbing froze. I believe the problem is where the... Read More

How to keep your tanks, water lines from freezing

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris With cold weather arriving soon, one RVer asks: “How can I keep my tanks and water lines from freezing up in cold weather?” It’s a good question, and one we learned about early in our RVing days when we woke up one frosty morning to find our water line looked like an icicle.... Read More

Preventing winter freeze-ups while RVing

  By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. Dear Chris, We’re new RVers. We just bought a 2013 Winnebago Access 25′. Our daughter is graduating from Parris Island, South Carolina, to become a Marine. We are traveling during cold temperatures... Read More

Air-Dryr helps prevent mold and mildew

As seasons change, damp outdoor conditions can bring mold, mildew and corrosion issues inside. The Air-Dryr from Davis Instruments is an inexpensive and effective way to combat these problems. Air-Dryr is the perfect choice for winterization of vacation cabins, boats, and RVs. Constant air circulation reduces condensation in enclosed spaces that are sealed up during the fall and winter. Great... 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