Seal out the weather — with putty tape

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you’re an RV do-it-yourselfer, chances are good you’ve already encountered “putty tape.” This sticky material is a regular performer between windows and walls, roof vents and roofs, and plenty of other places where a gasket-like substance is needed to help seal out moisture. Any time you install trim metal, a new roof access... Read More

How sewer backflow can get into your fresh water system

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Dear Go-Go Gurus: My husband is a neat-freak. He can’t stand to think about the stuff that lives in our motorhome holding tanks, and thinks that he needs to flush the tanks clean as a whistle every time we get home from an RV trip. I say he’s nuts. How can I get him... Read More

Running low on water? Bring it to your rig

By Russ and Tiña De Maris RV boondocking brings great rewards. Wonderful scenery, quiet solitude, the constant search for water — Whoa! That is one of the boondocking drawbacks: Where do you get your water? In the one of the great winter boondocking meccas, Quartzsite, Ariz., RVers have been working that problem out for decades. Like most boondockers, once we... Read More