Guides and Resources

If you’re struggling with misreading holding tank sensors, you’ve officially joined the ranks of the RVing community because this is one of the most common problems. And this article will provide you with all the guidance you need to understand why sensors misread and how to restore them easily and without damaging your wastewater system.
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Water is incredibly powerful. It can carve out canyons, forge mountain basins, and on a less epic level, it can break up waste and block odors in your RV! Many in the RVing community don’t realize how much of a hero water can be in their RV wastewater systems. Using lots of water is a crucial component to help bacteria-based and even zinc-based tank treatments work as effectively as they are able.
  • 10 min read
Did you know that you have anywhere from two to six pounds of bacteria on or inside your body at any moment in time? Makes you wonder about all the other surfaces you touch, doesn’t it? Some bacteria can cause problems, but others are essential to make life run smoothly.
  • 11 min read

Cleaning RV holding tanks is a simple and easy process for both blackandgray tanks, especially when using Unique Camping + Marine products. Today we’ll outline exactly how to deep clean your RV black and gray tanks!

 

 

  • 8 min read

We hear from hundreds of RVers who have issues with misreading sensor gauges. In fact, this is a very common problem in RV holding tanks! Believe it or not, the cause of this problem, as well as the process for restoring your sensors, is different for black tanks and gray tanks.

  • 3 min read
Uncertain times caused by the COVID-19 outbreak are forcing people to shelter-in-place. In order to remain safe and healthy, many people are staying in their RVs, meaning there is increased use of RV waste-water systems. These systems are crucial to the health and well-being of RVers, so keeping them in good shape is very important - especially now.  
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Believe it or not, the actual shape of your RV holding tank can be a big reason why you struggle with waste tank clogs! The construction and design of your holding tank, as well as how it is mounted to your RV, have a surprisingly large impact on how susceptible you are to getting pyramid plugs and clogs in your tanks.
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For many RVers, owning a motorhome can be an extension of your home life. For those of you that full time, it is your home life. Despite the luxuries your RV has, there are some major differences between your RV bathroom and a household water closet. In this article we will discuss the biggest differences you should remember: we will talk about plumbing, ventilation, what you can flush, and preventative care. 
  • 4 min read

You've probably heard a dozen different opinions on how to use the gray and black tank valves in your RV. Should you leave them open or closed? Does it really matter? 

In this post we'll walk through how your tank valves work and what part they play in proper waste water care. Using your valves incorrectly can lead to frustrating and expensive problems, so the better you understand how to correctly use your valves, the better you life will be.

  • 4 min read
As a Full Time RVer it’s important that you properly maintain your RV waste water systems, not only because you want to avoid disgusting odors but also because you know that prevention is the best defense. As a rule, it’s always better to avoid a problem than to have to deal with it later. There is a lot of misinformation out there regarding the best ways to treat your tank, so we’ve developed this easy to follow step-by-step guide so you can effectively treat your black tank without worry.
  • 12 min read
What you allow down your sink and toilet drains has a big impact on preventing holding tank troubles - clogs and harsh odors. Building good holding tank habits will help you avoid these frustrating and expensive problems. In this article we will dive into what chemicals and products you should AVOID allowing in your holding tanks, so your RV trip isn't ruined by unexpected odors and clogs.
  • 10 min read
While dry camping (also called boondocking) can be an inexpensive and exhilarating way to travel in your RV, the last thing you want is a clogged holding tank or odors that seep up into your RV! If you wish to prevent these issues, you need to keep in mind that the success of your adventure ultimately depends on how well you implement the proper care habits.
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