Figuring out generators, CO detectors, fumes – and safety

Exhaust, generator noise, carbon monoxide detectors – Greg tries to figure it all out and not get asphyxiated in the process.  By Greg Illes Contributor, RVtravel.com My generator is quiet, but never quiet enough. I usually run it on a long cord, away from “Howie,” our motorhome. In fact, I run it very rarely: Our solar system usually keeps our batteries... Read More

Fulltime RVing couple list their top five frustrations

  Fulltimers Mike and Jennifer Wendland publish the excellent website/blog Roadtreking, “Celebrating the RV Lifestyle.” Although the Wendlands are enthusiastic about their RV lifestyle, Mike takes an opportunity here to describe the couple’s top five RV frustrations. By Mike Wendland Deplorable campground conditions This, we believe, is one of the biggest scandals of the RV world. There are many campgrounds that could more... Read More

Modify your basement storage for more efficiency

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris It seems like we fulltimers can never have enough “room” to carry all the stuff we find ourselves unable to ditch. Basement storage became de rigueur for motorhomes as designers made them taller and opened up spaces like the luggage storage bays on a Greyhound bus! But basement storage, being what it is,... Read More

Do you really need a deep soaking bathtub?

By Andrew Robinson RVs continue to grow larger and larger, adding “bells and whistles” and other frills to telmpt buyers. And many RV manufacturers are evolving from building RVs as vehicles to use for recreation into building them for homes-on-wheels, we have yet another entry into the RV designers’ game: “What cool option can we feature next that nobody really needs?” We already have built-in washer-dryers, dishwashers, fireplaces,... Read More

Save weight and space when stocking your RV kitchen

  By Adrienne Kristine No matter what size rig you drive, you will always need more space in the galley. But you can be more efficient and save space with these galley tips. Cans and bottles are heavy, but boxes of dry stores, like cereal, pasta, and snacks are bulky and contain a lot of air. If you remove the contents and put... Read More