Wrap Up – 2022 Year in Review

Wrap Up - 2022 Year in Review

I hope 2022 was a great year for you as it was for us. Thank you in advance for taking the time to read our Wrap-Up – 2022 Year in Review. These things usually take on a life of their own when I’m writing them. I’m sure this one will be no exception. Our 2022 … Read more

RV Marker Light Replacement

Our 2019 Thor Challenger 37YT Class A Motorhome comes with a row of small ¾” LED Marker Lights at the lower front corners. These lights turn on when the ignition key is in the on position. A few months ago I noticed that one of the lights had burned out or was no longer turning … Read more

RV Flooring Upgrade to Vinyl Plank

Lisa didn’t really like the flooring in our 2019 Thor Challenger 37YT pretty much from the get-go. She thought it was too light for us with our two Chocolate Labs. Finally, after 3½ years it was time for an upgrade. New flooring can make a HUGE difference in how an RV looks and functions. It … Read more

RV Furniture Replacement or Reupholster

You spend a ton of money for a new RV, no matter if you bought a bumper pull, 5th Wheel, or motorhome, shortly thereafter things start falling apart. These things are built as cheaply as possible. Nearly every component is the cheapest thing the manufacturers can find. Unless you can afford a top-of-the-line Prevost or … Read more

RV Vent Fan Replacement

It was time for our RV vent fan to be replaced. For about a month we could tell the fan was on its last leg. We could press the button to turn the fan on but the fan sounded weak and got weaker as time went on. It got to a point where we knew … Read more

RV Air Conditioner Filter Cleaning

One of the simplest maintenance items to do is cleaning your RV Air Conditioner Filters. This is a task I do monthly. The whole process takes only a few minutes and it’s done for another month. An air conditioning unit works by pulling warm air into the unit, typically through an intake opening, on ours, … Read more

RV Electric Steps Troubleshooting and Repair

There are a few brands of steps for Class A motorhomes on the market but the most popular are Kwikee® Electric Steps. They have been the favorite of RVers for more than 40 years. Kwikee steps are versatile, durable, and time-tested. Each 300-pound capacity step is made in America and features air-pressed rivets in the … Read more

Replacing LED Ceiling Lights

We’ve been fairly happy with our 2019 Thor Challenger 37YT Class A Motorhome. Over the three-plus years we’ve owned it, it’s been for the most part, reliable. When one of the hall lights suddenly dimmed for no reason we hadn’t expected it. Replacing LED Ceiling Lights is a really easy job that anyone with even … Read more

RV Surge Protection-Protect Your Investment

We look at electricity for our home differently as compared to the way we look at electricity in an RV park. At home, we assume that the electricity coming from the power company will be a pretty constant 120 volts and 60 hertz. We don’t have to worry about the house being miss wired. After … Read more

Preventing Black Streaks and RV Gutter Lip Review

You’ve seen the streaks running down the side of your RV but can’t figure out what caused them. Black Streaks are caused by time and neglect. While it is impossible to totally eliminate Black Streaks some simple tasks can limit their appearance on your RV. Note: Some of the links in this article are affiliate … Read more