Shurhold’s Bucket Grate improves RV washing

  By Bob Difley Everyone has a favorite item to clean their RV with, be it a wash mitt, sponge or brush. All of these tools pick up dirt and debris that eventually collect in the bottom of a wash bucket. Shurhold Industries’ new Bucket Grate sits in the bottom of a standard five-gallon pail and allows contaminants to settle,... Read More

Protect your RV’s finish with long handle neoprene sleeve

  By Bob Difley Accidentally scratching the paint on an RV with a metal handle while washing it is a thing of the past with Shurhold Industries’ new Handle Mate PFD. It protects RV surfaces from scratches, dings and other blemishes that can be caused by unintentional slips. The Handle Mate PFD is a durable black neoprene sleeve that fits... Read More

Lube your slideout?

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 own a 2011 Coachmen Mirada 29DS. The DS means that it has double slides: one for the bedroom, and the other for the living area. How often do I need... Read More

Opti-Brite LED headlamps: rugged, with stunning engineering

  By Bob Difley Optronics International, a manufacturer of heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting, announced its most advanced Opti-Brite LED Headlamps featuring advanced retroflective LED technology engineered to emit a wider, brighter beam for increased visibility and safety, and an eye-catching LED conspicuity array that enhances the lamp’s style and appearance and sets them apart from other LED headlamps. Beginning with... Read More

Keep dirt out of your RV with a Reversible Awning Leisure Mat

  By Bob Difley Camco’s Reversible Awning Leisure Mats measure 6 x 9 feet and are made of high-quality mold and mildew resistant material, are easily cleaned, and come in green, blue, burgundy, and brown. Included are rust-resistant grommets on each corner and ground stakes to keep them in place. Durable edging helps prevent the mat from fraying. The lightweight... Read More

Clean all your vehicles the fun way with Foam Blaster

    By Bob Difley The Chemical Guys Foam Blaster 6 Foam Gun is a fun and easy tool for washing any vehicle. Using the power of a garden hose, the Foam Blaster 6 Foam Gun creates super suds that help loosen dirt, road grime, and filth for a perfect washing experience. The innovative Foam Blaster 6 was designed for high-performance... Read More

Beware buying an RV with evidence of water leak

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris Among the pet peeves of a prominent RV technician – customers who bring him an RV with a roof leak. No, he’s not upset because your roof developed a leak; that kind of thing can happen. Rather, it’s the customer who recently bought the RV, only to discover the roof leaks. In many... Read More