How Long to Run Generator to Charge RV Batteries?
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How Long to Run Generator to Charge RV Batteries?

RVs provide us the freedom to roam off the grid with the comforts of home. But this self-reliant lifestyle depends on keeping batteries charged when shore power is unavailable. Generators offer a convenient charging solution, though runtimes are limited by fuel. So how long should you plan to run your RV generator to recharge batteries?…

What to Use for RV Shower Walls? Step-by-Step Guide

What to Use for RV Shower Walls? Step-by-Step Guide

Choosing the right material for RV shower walls can be tricky. You want something durable, waterproof, and easy to clean. But RVs also require lightweight and affordable options that can withstand movement and vibration. The shower walls also need to allow for occasional access to plumbing and wall cavities for maintenance and repairs. With so…

RV Air Conditioner Not Blowing Hard | Troubleshooting Start Here
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RV Air Conditioner Not Blowing Hard | Troubleshooting Start Here

A week ago I also faced the same situation and was very frustrated. When I tried to find out the reason for this issue, I found out that from clogged filters to refrigerant leaks there are several potential causes for an RV AC not blowing hard. Air conditioners rely on several components working together to…

RV Electrical Outlets Not Working but Breaker Not Tripped | Easy To Fix
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RV Electrical Outlets Not Working but Breaker Not Tripped | Easy To Fix

“Dim lights, dead outlets – Your RV’s electrical system throws a curveball. No tripped breakers, just frustration. What gives?” In these RVing days, I’ve dealt with my fair share of electrical gremlins. Few problems are as inconvenient as non-working AC outlets with the breaker still on. Now, before you panic and call an electrician, some…

Non GFCI Outlet Not Working in RV | Troubleshooting Tips & Precautions
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Non GFCI Outlet Not Working in RV | Troubleshooting Tips & Precautions

Imagine awakening one fine morning, brewing your ritual dose of coffee only to find the kitchen outlets in your recreational vehicle dead and unresponsive. No matter how hard you try, the outlets refuse to power appliances crucial for your off-grid morning brew! Non-GFCI outlets are regular receptacles lacking integrated circuitry for ground fault protection. These…

How Do You Know If You Have Rodents In Your RV

How Do You Know If You Have Rodents In Your RV

Finding an unwelcome rodent visitor in your recreational vehicle can be an unpleasant surprise. But catching an infestation early is critical to prevent major damage. Telltale signs like strange odors, noises, droppings, or chewing marks signal that sneaky pests like mice or rats have already infiltrated your RV’s cozy interior. Left unchecked, rodents can quickly…

RV Slide Out Not Fully Extending | Maintenance Tips

RV Slide Out Not Fully Extending | Maintenance Tips

RV slide outs are a key feature that provide expanded living space at the push of a button. These motorized extensions allow RVers to double their usable square footage in seconds, converting compact floor plans into spacious areas. However, it can be incredibly frustrating when slide outs fail to fully extend or get stuck halfway….

Onan P4500i Generator Starts Then Dies

Onan P4500i Generator Starts Then Dies

Onan P4500i portable generator firing up normally, only to sputter and die just minutes later, this abrupt loss of power leaves you stranded without electricity and scratching your head. The P4500i is a popular inverter generator relied on by RV owners, worksites, and households for its quiet, fuel-efficient operation. But when it starts up only…

RV Repairs and Maintenance

RV Repairs and Maintenance

RVs allow travelers flexibility, freedom, and amenities while on the road. However, they differ greatly from everyday passenger vehicles. Complex plumbing, electrical, propane systems, appliances, generators, and more all require special care and know-how to maintain. As a home away from home in motion, wear and tear while traveling thousands of miles can take a…