• Solar power is becoming more common every year in the RV world.   There is a lot to choose from, so let’s take some time to explain the basics. What type of solar panel should I buy? Amorphous Cell – Amorphous cell panels are the least efficient and have the lowest life expectancy.     They convert 6%-8% of light energy to electrical energy.   They are often brown in color and have a life expectancy of about 3 years.     If you’re not sure what type of panel you are looking at in a store – ask about the warranty.    If it is a ...

  • RV maintenance is not always the most fun way to spend your time - but ignoring the following maintenance items could end up costing you a lot in unforeseen expenses and ruined vacations.  Here are some tips to keep your RV ready to go when you are! Batteries:  A lot of customers forget that their lead-acid battery requires periodic maintenance.    We get asked all the time to test batteries, and more often than not, they are completely dry.    Lead acid batteries have caps on each cell that can be removed to see water levels.     Each cell should have distilled water ...