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An RV Living compilation of the top eleven questions I have been asked, in no certain order while living full-time in an RV. This article with cover the who, what, when, where and how of RV Living.read more
When buying your first RV taking time learning about electric, water pressure, condensation, air conditioning, tires, and water systems is paramount.read more
RV Campers primarily are powered off of a 12-volt direct current and a 120-volt alternating current system. The 12 VDC power system is the primary power. This can be sourced from batteries, converters, or generators and even solar. The 120-volt AC current, usually from campground hookups works in resemblance to that in your home. The devices with electric motors usually require more current. Little to no maintenance is required on AC current.read more
A Travel Trailer or Camper Trailer which also known as a Caravan is a tiny home on wheels that provides a protected place to sleep. This is a towable unit attached to the bumper via a “hitch” of the towing vehicle, a truck, SUV or car that is capable of pulling the weight of the pull behind trailer legally. Travel Trailers have several uses as a home on a journey or a vacation allowing people to stay in different sites rather than relying on a motel or hotel. Most are built set-up for electricity, plumbing, propane gas, and air-conditioning. The more luxurious travel trailers offer the creature comforts of home with separate rooms, furniture, furnishings, kitchens, and bathrooms.read more
RV Fifth Wheel Checklist: The following is a short list of maintenance items and some general time frames to maintain them:read more
The Structure of a Travel Trailer is constructed with three main materials, Aluminum, Fiberglass, and Wood. Aluminum happens to be the best choice for the framing or the “cage” of the unit because it is lightweight, durable and rust free. Being lighter as well as cheaper not to mention rust free, aluminum is what has captured the market on framing. Moreover, steel tends to rust and corrode easily while exposed to natural elements.read more
The first thing to know is that this RV is literally a house on wheels. The technology incorporated into every system of these rigs comes from years of feedback that existing owners have shared. Taking time learning about electric, water pressure, condensation, air conditioning, gas and what preventive maintenance is required is paramount. The time invested in the care and developing an awareness for what the future holds is time well spent. The following is what I have discovered in my years of living in an RV full time.read more
In my experience, two types of RV dealerships exist. Company-owned and privately owned. The larger dealerships can offer lower prices. But do they reveal every fee? The company owned dealerships start with the lowest price. Once committed will reveal to you line item pricing showing the fees. On the other hand, most privately owned dealerships offer all-inclusive pricing, both exclude tag, title, and tax.read more
Sunlight is energy that comes down from the sun and is collected by solar panels that are normally mounted on the top of an RV. The energy generated is transmitted through a series of cables that go from the outside of your RV to modules on the inside. Sunshine can be direct sunlight or partially blocked by clouds thus making the voltage variable.read more
One of your biggest decisions will be what to bring with you and what necessities are required from the start. Most full-timers start with a list or checklist of the essentials. We have spoken with a multitude of these RVers and asked them how they began.read more
One of the most important components of your Coach, which is also the most neglected is your RV wheels and tires. Did you know that up to twenty-five percent of coaches weighed had loads that exceeded the capacity of the tires? Four out of Five had at least one under inflated tire and at risk of failure from heat build up.read more
Wifi is any wireless “LAN” or local area network. And for those of you wondering, the term “Wifi” if short for “wireless fidelity”. Before we begin it is helpful to understand that Wifi is a radio signal and two-way communication. To get internet wirelessly, we have to transmit and receive a Wifi signal to and from your computer, laptop or cell phone.read more