Most RVers, even those who are relatively new to the RVing world, know that they should be using some type of holding tank treatment that digests solid waste. In fact, there’s no shortage of holding tank treatment products out there, promising to break down your waste and get rid of odors.
Many RV owners, especially those who are new to the lifestyle, will run into some sort of a holding tank issue, whether it be a pyramid plug, a compacted tank, or a blocked line. Of all of these types of clogs, however, a blocked line can be the most deceptive.
In this article, we’ll be discussing the compacted tank. In its simplest form, this is a very accurate description! A compacted tank occurs when your entire black water holding tank (or at least a significant portion of it!) becomes clogged with compacted waste (in essence, a big block of often dried out, solid poop and toilet paper!).
The most common type of clog is a pyramid plug. The name of this little bugger is pretty descriptive; an RV pyramid plug is quite literally a pyramid of poop and paper that has built up inside your black water holding tank! We’ll get into the reason for this below, but you should know right from the get go that it’s very easy for a pyramid plug to form if you’re not following the proper RV holding tank care procedures.
Cleaning RV holding tanks is a simple and easy process for both black and gray tanks, especially when using Unique Camping + Marine products. Today we’ll outline exactly how to deep clean your RV black and gray tanks!
The journey of a thousand miles starts by defining your terms. Wait, that’s not how the saying goes, is it? Well, anyway, it is pretty important to understand all the basic ins and outs of a topic (or in this case a lifestyle) before you move forward with it.
The cold, cozy days of winter have passed and the warmer weather is quickly approaching! You’re probably itching to get out and enjoy the sunshine, but how do you prepare your RV to get back outside? Learn how to de-winterize your RV so you can hit the road with ease!
First off, we want you to know that you’ve made the right decision by choosing Unique Camping + Marine products! Not to toot our own horn too much, but we strive to craft the highest-quality products we can. Our products outperform any and all other holding tank products available today.
It’s a common question asked by RVers: can you dump your RV’s waste at home? The short answer is, yes, you can dump your RV’s waste at home, and there are several ways to do it. Indeed, many RVers have good reasons not to empty their tanks at dump stations, and if you’d rather do it yourself, we’re here to tell you how!
Misreading holding tank sensors and level monitors are notorious for being one of the most frustrating fixes within the RV community. At one point or another, you have most likely had first hand experience with this issue.
After a fun summer RVing in the great outdoors, your RV certainly deserves its long winter rest! But if you want your RV to come back next summer performing as well as it did this summer, it is critical that you properly winterize your RV.