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

Why portable generators are so expensive

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician I am often asked why RV or quiet portable generators are so expensive and “Why should I spend the money?” There’s the old saying that you get what you pay for, and here’s what you should expect from a portable RV generator: 1. Quiet. RV generators and portable high-end inverter generators have technology which... Read More

Know to plan for specific needs after a disaster

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician This is part 2 of a series of articles about Disaster Preparedness for RVers. The key word when planning for specific post-disaster needs is “difference.” We all have varying personal needs for ourselves, our spouses, our children and even our pets. All of these differences make it important for each family to review those... Read More

How build an emergency escape plan for your RV

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician This is part 3 on a series of Disaster Preparedness for RVers. As an RVer you are probably ahead of the curve in that most RVers have many of the emergency-type, self-sufficient supplies already in their units. Our RVs carry potable water, have DC-powered lighting, and some even have generators, inverters and solar power.... Read More