RV Tech

Adding a Double-Pane Window to Our Class C RV

Adding a Double-Pane Window to Our Class C RV

We love our Winnebago EKKO, but from the beginning, I’ve wondered about a window in the EKKO’s door.  It just seemed like it was missing something up there.  Of course, the reason there...
Building a Better (and Cat Proof!) RV Screen Door

Building a Better (and Cat Proof!) RV Screen Door

Sure, our current RV – a Winnebago EKKO – is a Class C.  But before this, for more than a decade, we were van dwellers.  And while there are a lot of changes we like about the move to a...
The RV Check-Up Checklist – Get Ready for Spring!

The RV Check-Up Checklist – Get Ready for Spring!

With the weather finally warming, many of you are starting to think about waking your RV up from its long winter nap. And while it’s exciting to think about getting back on the road, there are...
10 Basic Essentials You’ll Need for your Brand New RV

10 Basic Essentials You’ll Need for your Brand New RV

I remember how nervous I was when Stef and I bought our first RV a dozen or so years ago. I didn’t sleep for a week as that thing taunted me from the driveway. Back then, there weren’t...
Building a Massive Overhead Storage Shelf in the EKKO!

Building a Massive Overhead Storage Shelf in the EKKO!

I don’t know how many people will attempt to follow after me here, because doing this requires ripping everything out of the front of your RV.  But just in case you’re wondering...
Deadening the Sound of Our RV’s Fiberglass Forehead

Deadening the Sound of Our RV’s Fiberglass Forehead

If you remember back to last summer, I embarked on a two part RV Soundproofing project where I installed three different kinds of materials in our RV trying to tame the noises we hear while we...
3 Technology Advancements in RV Appliances

3 Technology Advancements in RV Appliances

Who else has been to the RV Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Indiana? If you haven’t, I’d recommend it. You can tour all sorts of interesting RVs, some dating back to the early 1900’s. Stef...
Wiring a “Gulper” Cut-Off Switch – Lighted RV Switch Wiring

Wiring a “Gulper” Cut-Off Switch – Lighted RV Switch Wiring

Our Winnebago EKKO has a “Whale Gulper” pump to drain the bathroom sink and shower.  It mostly runs on autopilot, but there are times when the autopilot makes the wrong decision about...
Fighting RV Condensation with a Heated Mattress Pad

Fighting RV Condensation with a Heated Mattress Pad

Admittedly, this particular problem is specific to our Winnebago EKKO.  But even if you don’t have an EKKO, there may be an idea here you can use, so check out this video for our latest winter...
10 Tips For Winter RV Trips Anyone Can Use

10 Tips For Winter RV Trips Anyone Can Use

Ever since we got our very first RV ‘Das Bus’ over a dozen years ago, we’ve been RVing in the winter. It’s our favorite time of year to hit the road.  Why?  For various reasons – no...