Winterizing your RV, part 4 — ‘Check for leaks; clean inside of aerosols, food'

Winterizing your RV, part 4 — ‘Check for leaks; clean inside of aerosols, food’

This is the final post of a four-part series on 'Winterizing your RV.' Another major concern of storing an RV for months is the rig’s exterior, its roof and sidewalls. After thoroughly cleaning the rig, inspect all sealants for signs of damage or cracking where water might seep into the RV. “There can be a tremendous amount of water damage done over the winter,” said Terry Cooper of Mobile RV Academy. Water can leak into the smallest surface cracks
Winterizing your RV, part 3 — ‘Check batteries, remove or plug into shore power'

Winterizing your RV, part 3 — ‘Check batteries, remove or plug into shore power’

This is the third of a four-part series on 'Winterizing your RV.' “You’ll be amazed at how simple it really is to take care of your own rig,” said Mark J. Polk, host of “Winterizing and Storing your RV” (DVD $24.95, and e-download $19.95) available through  RV Education 101. “Anybody can easily winterize and store their RV by following a few easy step-by-step instructions.” Automotive technician and expert RV educator Polk  (below) said that hi
Winterizing your RV, part 2 — ‘Protect water systems from freezing temperatures'

Winterizing your RV, part 2 — ‘Protect water systems from freezing temperatures’

This is the second of a four-part series on 'Winterizing your RV.' The number one concern during cold weather is the damage that freezing temperatures can inflict on an RV’s water system including its supply lines, holding tanks and hot water heater, said John Melaas, manager at Chuck’s RV parts and service center in Mead, a small community few miles north of Spokane in eastern Washington. “Frozen and damaged water lines and water heater tanks are in fac
Winterizing your RV, part 1 — ‘Now ... or before first hard freeze'

Winterizing your RV, part 1 — ‘Now … or before first hard freeze’

Some parts of the country are ready experienced very cold temperatures and autumn snow. It is definitely time for RV owners to start thinking about winterizing their recreation vehicles. If you are a new to the RVing lifestyle, this four-part series will help you protect your RV from the upcoming freezing elements. For the veteran RVer, you might use this as a review of your own process. Even if you are planning winter excursions in your RV, such as skiing or
Thank you Veterans ... Enjoy your weekend, you deserve it ... and much, much more

Thank you Veterans … Enjoy your weekend, you deserve it … and much, much more

One day isn't enough to thank all our veterans, (including James "Jimmy" Wesley Smith, U.S. Coast Guard and Army), for serving our country and us. And, of course, we extend a huge appreciation to all the loved ones who support our veterans and active-duty military women and men. One way to celebrate Veterans Day is by visiting one of our country's treasured National Parks and Monuments free of charge (to everyone) on Nov. 11-12. There are almost 100 nation
Winterizing your RV, part 4 — ‘Check for leaks; clean inside of aerosols, food'
This is the final post of a four-part series on 'Winterizing your RV.' Another major concern of storing an RV for months is the rig’s exterior, its roof and sidewalls. After thoroughly cleaning the rig, inspect all sealants for signs of damage or cracking where wat
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Winterizing your RV, part 3 — ‘Check batteries, remove or plug into shore power'
This is the third of a four-part series on 'Winterizing your RV.' “You’ll be amazed at how simple it really is to take care of your own rig,” said Mark J. Polk, host of “Winterizing and Storing your RV” (DVD $24.95, and e-download $19.95) available through
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Winterizing your RV, part 2 — ‘Protect water systems from freezing temperatures'
This is the second of a four-part series on 'Winterizing your RV.' The number one concern during cold weather is the damage that freezing temperatures can inflict on an RV’s water system including its supply lines, holding tanks and hot water heater, said John Mela
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Winterizing your RV, part 1 — ‘Now ... or before first hard freeze'
Some parts of the country are ready experienced very cold temperatures and autumn snow. It is definitely time for RV owners to start thinking about winterizing their recreation vehicles. If you are a new to the RVing lifestyle, this four-part series will help you pro
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Thank you Veterans ... Enjoy your weekend, you deserve it ... and much, much more
One day isn't enough to thank all our veterans, (including James "Jimmy" Wesley Smith, U.S. Coast Guard and Army), for serving our country and us. And, of course, we extend a huge appreciation to all the loved ones who support our veterans and active-duty military wo
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Happy Birthday Marines - Nov. 10, 1775
It is with great pride that I say "Happy 242th Birthday United States Marine Crops." RIP Major Ronald E. Crane, USMC, Retired (1941-2000). Thank you and your fellow Marines for serving stateside and offshore; and bless everyone who stays home, supports and waits. Sem
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Free meals, discounts on Veterans Day Nov. 11
On TheBalance.com, Stacy Fisher has posted an extensive article on Veterans Day free meals at many restaurants, discounts and other freebies for veterans on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2017. The list of restaurants includes Applebee's, Golden Corral, Red Lobster, Olive Garden
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National Park's final free entrance day for everyone in 2017 is on Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 11-12
Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 11-12, are 2017's last National Park Service's *free entrance days. This is a meaningful opportunity to take your children and grandchildren to one of the National Park Service's battlefields, military parks, or historic sites that commem
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RV Snowbirds go for sunsets, free activities in Tucson
In addition to the magnificent sunsets and abundant natural beauty surrounding Tucson, Arizona, there are numerous free and low-cost activities that entice tens of thousands of RV Snowbirds to return each winter To read about free events including farmers markets,
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Gilbert Ray Campground, outstanding county RV destination west of Tucson, great views
Gilbert Ray Campground is one of those gems that you might never experience unless someone tells you about it. That's how we landed for a couple of days at this outstanding Pima County Campground located on the west side of the Tucson Mountains, a convenient 13 m
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