March 06, 2019
Dry camping (aka, boondocking) can be an affordable and adventurous way to travel in your RV. But dry camping (if not done correctly) can also cause some pretty major headaches when it comes to odors and clogs. Staying in a smelly RV while dealing with awful sewer odors and backed up toilets is not the ideal way to boondock. The good news is that dry camping without clogs and odors is very doable, and in this guide we’ll help you master the art of dry camping, while keeping odors and backups at bay.
Believe it or not, odor and clog issues arising from dry camping are really pretty common. These issues are generally caused by several key factors:
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These dry camping issues are definitely annoying and have the ability to ruin your whole trip. Thankfully, there are solutions to dealing with dry camping problems, and the solutions are actually fairly simple! Let’s walk through them in-depth.
Believe it or not, black water tanks aren’t the only tanks you need to worry about odor issues with when Dry Camping. Your grey water holding tanks can also cause problems. Let’s look at a few tips that will tackle the odor issues before they start.
Please Note: It is usually illegal to dump your RV gray water tank on public lands. Be sure to check all local laws. Waste water disposal can sometimes be tricky when you dry camp, use this guide on where to dump if you are having trouble finding a place on the road.
Several of the points made in this guide come from The Unique Method. What is the Unique Method you ask? The Unique Method is a scientifically-based approach to treating and maintaining your holding tanks in any and every travelling scenario and environment. It helps thousands of boondockers every year keep their tanks odor-free and flowing. For more information on The Unique Method and how to use it, click here.
The success of your dry camping adventure ultimately depends on how well you implement the proper care habits. But as long as you follow all the steps in this guide while also employing The Unique Method in your everyday camping experiences, you can be sure to avoid odors and backups on your next adventure off the beaten path.
We hope that this article has helped to answer all your questions about preventing odors and backups in your holding tank treatment while dry camping! If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to our customer support team.
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