We are planning on a road trip soon, so I decided it was time to look into improving the ventilation in our 5th wheel. We have 2 hatch type windows, 1 small slide window and 3 louver type. There is also a power vent in the ceiling at the rear of the trailer. While parked we have all the airflow we need. My concern was that it can get pretty hot while traveling. I did not want to leave any of the windows open since I have already lost one …

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Sleeping while camping can be one of the greatest challenges of being away from home. The more time you spend in your RV, the more you will come to appreciate a good bed. From crawling into a sleeping bag under the stars to sliding under the sheets of king sized bed in a class A Motor Home, a good night’s sleep can sometimes be hard to get. There are several levels of comfort in sleeping while camping. The most rustic sleeping arrangements start with laying out a sleeping bag either …

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If you are anything like me then the internet has become a big part of your life. I use it at work, I use it at home, and I even use it while camping. Just because we are away from home doesn’t mean we have to become disconnected from the world. Today’s technology has made it easier to stay connected while away from home. Staying connected while RVing is becoming common practice now. More and more campgrounds are discovering how important getting online has become to most people. The internet …

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There are several methods for getting online while away from home. I will try and explain a few of the most common here. Dial-up – First there is the good old dial-up service. Ok, I don’t know how good it is. Not very many places have a phone connection anymore. If you happened to find one that did have one, you would also need to have a dial-up account to use when you plugged into it. But once connected you can blaze across the web at amazing dial-up speeds. Now …

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One of the most likely parts of your RV to get damaged by accident is your TV antenna. It is out of sight and out of mind. It is just too easy to get in your RV and drive away while forgetting to lower your antenna. In doing so, you will be handing it over to the first available low hanging tree limb or power wire. A very common practice to remind you that your antenna is still in the raised position is to place a clothespin or piece of …

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