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RV Fridge Not Working on Electric? 6 Things to Check

Whether you’re a stationary RVer or prefer the open road, a functioning refrigerator is one of the most crucial parts of RV life. And while they are pretty resilient, some things can go wrong. Most RV fridges switch from electric to propane, but sometimes they won’t work on electric. If your refrigerator not working on …

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How to Flush and Clean RV Black Water Tank (7 Easy Steps)

As an RVer, one of the most important things to remember is how to flush and clean your black water tank properly. Let’s face it; no one wants to deal with a nasty clog or spillage. This guide will help you to avoid such disasters. To flush your RV black water tank, you’ll begin by draining …

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RV Black Tank Shows Full When Empty? (4 Reasons) How to Fix

You probably don’t give your RV black tank sensors much thought – that is, until they start misbehaving. After all, there’s nothing glamorous about your RV’s black tank sensor. But as any seasoned RVer knows, it’s a vital part of keeping your rig in good working order. If your black water tank shows full when …

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How to Defog Windshield in Summer (7 Fixes, 8 Reasons)

Camping in the summer means foggy windshields. Moisture forms inside your vehicle because the temperature and humidity difference between inside and outside. Condensation often comes from breathing and wet clothes inside the RV, fogging up the windshield.  Here’s how to defog your windshield in the summer. Turn your heat and A/C up at the same …

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How to Ground a Generator When Camping: Warnings & Requirements (13 Tips)

When do you need to ground your generator? You don’t want to start a fire or shock someone. In this guide, you’ll learn when you need to ground your generator, according to experts. And how to ground a generator when camping. To ground your generator while camping, you’ll need a few supplies: an 8-ft copper …

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Can Propane Freeze? Guide to Warm Winter Camping (6 Things to Know)

Winter camping means being ready for whatever weather comes. Cold temperatures mean having the tools for your tent or RV. Can propane freeze? Here’s what you need to know. While propane has a freezing temperature, it is never that cold on earth. When someone complains that their propane tank froze, they mean that ice has …

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How to Sanitize RV Fresh Water Tank: 8 Simple Steps (Tips & Supplies)

Sanitizing your RV water tank is important to protect you and your family from dangerous bacteria, germs, and parasites. These risks include E. coli, Giardia, and Cryptosporidium. And they can cause diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and more severe conditions such as gastrointestinal distress and kidney failure. Here’s how to sanitize RV fresh water tank in 8 …

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How to Quiet a Generator: 9 Easy Tips for RVers & Campers

Imagine the scenario: You start your generator and notice that it is louder than you remember. To avoid a noise complaint from other campers, you’re trying to silence your generator. In this guide, you’ll learn how to make a generator quiet. Here’s how to quiet a generator: Place your generator on a soft location (like …

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How to Dump RV Waste at Home: 9 Things to Know (3 Methods)

You can legally dump your RV tanks at home in certain areas. If unsure, it’s good to check with your municipality. While it’s generally best to empty your tank before traveling, you might need to dump it at home. It’s important to follow best practices and safety tips for getting rid of RV waste. Below …

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How to Get Diesel Smell Out of Clothes (& Hands) 12 Tips for Campers

Diesel-powered RVs are fabulous on the road and they offer excellent fuel economy. But what happens after tinkering with your RV? Clothing is left smelling like they belong in a mechanic shop. Here’s how to get diesel smell out of clothes: Wash with baking soda and vinegar, grease-cutting detergent, Listerine, or ammonia. To get rid …

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