If you own a travel trailer with a fiberglass exterior you will need to take care of it, so that the finish stays shiny and awesome for years to come. Just like any automotive exterior, the finish and look can deteriorate with time. We have all seen those dingy, chalky, dry and faded fiberglass trailers […]
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In the camping off season it is easy to forget your about your trailer. With the holidays, winter break from schools and everything else that seems to crash at the end of the year, your trailer sits silently under the snow and ice, waiting for the chance to get out camping the next season. You […]
Flagstaff Travel Trailers are designed for maximum ease of use for their owners. They include all sorts of features that make life a little easier, and add more every year. Some of the most useful features have to do with winterizing. Since it is getting to be time, I thought it would be a […]
A short video about the different types of roof structures and why vacuum bonded fully walk-able roofs are preferable to truss-style roofs.
Refrigerator Guidelines 1. Plug in and pre-cool your refrigerator for at least 24 hours for a travel trailer and 12 hours for a pop-up. 2. Pre-chill everything you put in it. 3. If using the refrigerator on propane, light the stove first; if there’s air in the line, the stove will purge it out. When […]
This week we are offering 10% off Camco Pump Converter Winterizing Kit. This kit saves you time and trouble while winterizing your RV. No more will you have to waste anti-freeze pouring it into the fresh water tank, or disconnecting and disconnecting the connection at your water pump. A must –have for anyone looking to […]
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No matter is you have a travel trailer, 5th wheel or pop up camper, spring is a really great time to go over everything on the trailer and do a thorough cleaning and checking of all the appliances. One of the most overlooked components of your trailer are the tires. Hardly a week goes by […]
Maintaining your water heater is very important to making it last for a long time. Water heaters should always be drained when not in use, and and cleaning it out will help keep your plumbing clean, and prevent both mechanical and health related problems. Check out this helpful tutorial about cleaning out your water heater.
Touching up your caulking is a lot more common that starting fresh or peeling all of the old stuff off. Here is a video about how to go about it, again, brought to us by RV Education 101 and Mark Polk. I tell you, check these guys out, they have a lot of great RV […]
With the coming of the warm weather, our thoughts inevitably turn to the camping season. With that time of year, we all need to perform the task known simply as “DE-WINTERIZING”. This mysterious term means different things to different people. Usually it refers to just flushing out the water system of antifreeze from the fall, […]
I have found this video useful, and I think its a lot of good advice. Please remember to take the time to check out your A/C. A little time cleaning can save you lots of time and money in repairs.
Spring is a great time to really clean your trailer thoroughly. Here is a video I found from the RV Geeks on Youtube that does a great job of going step by step through cleaning one of the most easily forgotten things.
While playing around on Youtube a few weeks ago, I stumbled upon the Official Jeff Daniels Youtube Channel. For those of you who don’t know, Jeff Daniels is a multi-talented entertainer, with Major movies such as Dumb and Dumber and RV, and has released a couple of albums (very good ones). He is also an […]
Mark Polk from RV Education 101 has been educating RV-ers for years. He teaches everything from basic mainternance to how to hook up your 5th wheel to your tow vehicle. I find him to be a great resource to help answer questions, and help those who are relatively new to owning a trailer or 5th […]