RV slideout “topper” awning sagging. What to do?

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician Chris Dougherty received this question from an RVtravel.com reader when he was our technical editor. Dear Chris,The awning over my slide out is sagging on one end, the other end is tight as both ends should be. Is there a way to adjust the tension on the end of the awning? -Jim Wiles Dear... 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

Can WD-40 really do all that?

By Greg Illes The “WD” in WD-40 stands for “water displacement,” and it was reportedly the 40th blend that finally made it to production. Since that time (1953), the simple product has achieved near-legendary status in virtually all walks of life. I wouldn’t be surprised to find out that an astronaut was spritzing the stuff on the pivot joints of... Read More