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Building a small RV – Popup Demolition: Part 2

Building a small RV – Popup Demolition: Part 2

After ignoring the popup camper for a few weeks, I finally had a free afternoon to finish up demolition.  My goal was to get it down to the bare frame and I wasn’t about to stop short of that.  Apparently…

How to remove RV vinyl graphics and install custom decals

How to remove RV vinyl graphics and install custom decals

A few weeks back we posted How we made and installed our new vinyl RV decals.  I decided we didn’t include enough detail in that video, so we decided to make a follow-up. Checkout the below video if you’re interested…

How to seal your RV roof with Dicor lap sealant

How to seal your RV roof with Dicor lap sealant

Once again, spring is upon us and so are those RV maintenance chores! This week we climbed up on the roof to check all the seams and reapply Dicor lap sealant where needed. For those that have followed along with…

How we repaired the threads in our RV water heater

How we repaired the threads in our RV water heater

This year when de-winterizing the trailer I decided to also cleanup the threads for the anode rod in our RV water heater.  When we purchased the trailer used, the threads were mucked up pretty bad and it makes winterizing and…

How To Install Electric Trailer Brakes

How To Install Electric Trailer Brakes

While getting ready for our first major trip of 2016 we decided it was time for new trailer brakes.  Last year when getting the trailer inspected we noticed that the linings were starting to crack, but no chunks have started…

How to replace your RV city water inlet

How to replace your RV city water inlet

Over the past year we’ve been picking away at the worn and weathered parts on the outside of our travel trailer and it’s finally time to replace our city water inlet! It’s still usable, but it’s ugly, doesn’t spin well…

How to replace your RV electric cord hatch

How to replace your RV electric cord hatch

On our last trip we added replacing our electric cord hatch to the list of needed repairs.  We’ve quickly found that part of owning an older RV is constantly replacing the weather damaged plastic parts on the outside of it. …

How to reseal RV windows the right way

How to reseal RV windows the right way

We needed to figure out how to reseal RV windows out of necessity. When we bought our trailer we had roof leaks and most of our windows were leaking. These window leaks were caused by shoddy materials used at the…

How to install tongue jack quick release brackets

How to install tongue jack quick release brackets

In this weeks post we show you how to install tongue jack quick release brackets.  Last week we posted how to install quick release stabilizer brackets to avoid dragging our stabilizers when going in and out of our driveway.  Because…

How to install quick release stabilizer brackets

How to install quick release stabilizer brackets

Our first, and longest running, struggle with our trailer has been getting it in our driveway.  It’s steep, narrow and cut into a hill preventing us from adjusting on the way up.  On day one we drug it up the…

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