Universal Plate Repair Kit

Let’s talk about the universal plate repair kit. No, it’s not for dinner plates, or upper dental plates, but rather for plates where gas spring door hardware attaches. Many RVs have gas springs on their outer compartment and bay doors, and, all too often, a strong gust of wind (or...

Home Armor Flexible Sealer

It seems like we RVers are constantly dealing with leaks of some sort as we travel around the country. In the past, I have shared a couple of my favorite leak repair products: WoundSeal and EternaBond. Well, I have just discovered another sealer worthy of gadget status: Home Armor Flexible...

Protect Your Fridge

RV refrigerators are expensive, so anything we can do to extend their life is worthwhile. One culprit that will contribute to the demise of your fridge is off-level operation. An RV refrigerator operates on gravity. The ammonia absorption system has no pumps or compressors to move the refrigerant (a mixture...

EternaBond

RV travel is a series of adventures. Some are the fun and entertaining kind of adventures, and some are in the “oops” category. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some kind of all-purpose, fix-anything gadget in our toolbox for those “other” adventures? With a roll of this stuff, you’ll be prepared...

Keep a Dinosaur in Your Tool Box

The technology used in RV propane appliances, like the refrigerator, water heater and furnace, has advanced very little in the last 20 years. One of the things that didn’t change is the fact that almost all of these appliances use an electronic igniter board to control the gas valve and...

Fill those Batteries

Few things are more satisfying (to me) than finding and using a gadget that makes an annoying chore easier or faster. We all know we need to regularly add distilled water to our RV batteries to keep them healthy, but the job is often such a hassle that we tend...