How to keep your fridge running smoothly

Before driving off on their adventures this summer, RVers can help avoid problems on the road by properly servicing and maintaining their recreational vehicles’ refrigerators. An expert at Norcold, a leading manufacturer of RV gas-absorption refrigerators, advises an annual checkup at a local dealer or service center to optimize refrigerator performance and help prevent problems on the road. “RV refrigerators... Read More

Get rid of mold with a non-bleach cleaner

Getting rid of mold is never fun, especially when the process involves bleach.  Shurhold’s Moldaway is an effective bleach alternative, containing no bleach or chlorine products, and is safe on all colors as well as most fabrics. A scientifically formulated, powdered, oxygenated cleaner, Moldaway can be used on a variety of materials, including vinyl, canvas, plastic, carpeting, interior and exterior... Read More

Why outside RV kitchens are a stupid idea

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in March, 2010 The new big thing in RVs is an outdoor kitchen. That’s what the Edmonton Journal reported after visiting an RV show where several were displayed. “Just open a panel and there’s a sink, refrigerator, cooktop or grill, cabinets, and maybe a TV to keep you entertained while you make a... Read More

Keeping spare light blubs is a great idea

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician These days many new RVs are coming equipped with all LED lighting, which is great. LEDs last a long time and are very energy efficient. The rest of us still have good old-fashioned light bulbs that burn out. Keeping a selection of light bulbs in your rig’s tool box is a great idea. This... Read More

Losing (RV) weight begins in the galley

By RVtravel.com staff There is a direct connection between reducing the weight inside your RV and increasing the mileage for every gallon of expensive gas you purchase. Gas may be “cheap” now — but hang on, it can change overnight. Storage space is limited but you can make the best use of the space you have by thinking outside the... Read More