Conserve resources to extend boondocking days

  By Bob Difley Most fulltimers spend the majority of their nights in RV parks and resorts. But as fulltimers become more experienced, they start to spend more time boondocking, just to be distanced from neighbors close by, campground noise, and to enjoy the scenery and solitude of more natural areas. And as they become more comfortable with boondocking, you... Read More

How to increase water flow in your RV faucets

By Gary Bunzer Are you experiencing decreasing water pressure from your RV faucets? Here are a couple of things to check. Remove the faucet strainer at the outlet of that bathroom faucet set. It simply unscrews from the outlet. There may also be a flow restrictor component inside, depending on the brand of faucet used in your motorhome. A flow... Read More

Fulltimers are exposed to potentially unsafe water in campgrounds

Most people – RVers included – do not think much about the quality and safety of their water supply. And they also tend to overlook potentially unsafe water supplies when staring them in the face, such as at some RV parks. And fulltimers spend more time (like 24/7) in RV parks than part-time RVers, increasing their exposure to unsafe water. Here is info... Read More

Transitioning to fulltimer: Conserving use of hot water

    By Russ and Tiña De Maris Transitioning from a sticks-and-bricks house to a home-on-wheels requires adaptation, learning new skills, and learning and practicing resource management. One of those resources is water, especially access to adequate hot running water. Sure, you have a water heater in your RV. Typically it’s a six-gallon job, while your old land-based heater was... Read More