Save Money when Buying an RV

iStock_000003474764XSmallIf the idea of buying an RV is something you are interested in, don’t think that you can’t afford it. There are many ways you can save money on buying one of them. First, you can avoid all the fancy things. Sure, you want a comfortable RV but that doesn’t mean you have to get all the perks. Be realistic about what you will use and how you will use it. Then you will save money because you are only going to pay for what you will actually be using.

Do your homework before you buy an RV so you know what the retail price is. You want to take the year, the model, the mileage, and the overall condition of it into consideration. When you know what the price should be for such an item you won’t get taken advantage of. It also gives you some bargaining power to work with.

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RV Tips On How To Take Care And Maintain Your Waste Water System

When traveling on the road with an RV, waste water systems can be be very useful while you are driving or decide to stop at a campsite. RV waste systems consist of holding tanks, the toilet,and the tank dump valves. These waste water systems use p-traps and vents that are used to help release the oders and gases from the RV. It is exactly the same way that oders and gases are released from your house.

Waste Water will be seperated into black and gray colored water. The black water is associated with the waste that is flushed down from the toilet. Black water is kept in only one tank that is known as the black tank. The gray water is referred to as the waste water that comes from the Rv sink, tub drains, and shower. This waste is stored in either one or more of the gray tanks. These two waste tanks will be emptied by using one single outlet and each one is operated by seperate valves.

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RV Awning Repair

All recreational vehicle owners like to have comfort while travelling. RV awning is one way to be under shade and be protected from rain. Majority of the RV’s life is spent on the road and hence an awning can be easily damaged. Repairing the RV awning on our own is easy. Let us see few RV repairing instructions that guide us to clean up the repairs on a damaged awning.
As an initial point, ensure that a rip or a tear in the RV awning doesn’t get any bigger or longer. Smaller repairs are easy to fix rather than replacing it with a brand new awning. If the rip is more than 3 feet or quarter length of the awning, we might have to get the section sewed from someone or replace it completely. Purchase a roll of clear RV awning tape. It comes handy during the time of need.

How to Repair an Awning

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