A stinky RV is arguably one of the most unpleasant aspects of living in an RV. Whether you full time in your camper or are a weekend warrior, it is VERY likely that you’ve dealt with holding tank odors at some point. Ideally odors aren’t an everyday issue for you, but if they are, this article is a must read. In this post we go over what often causes unpleasant smells and some of the best ways to effectively fight your stinky camper toilet.
If you’ve been RVing for any length of time, it’s likely that you’ve heard a whole lot about RV holding tank maintenance. In fact, we have been the source of many articles about how to properly care for your holding tanks! But there’s a topic that often gets pushed to the side when it comes to properly maintaining your tanks: how do you deal with dirty, contaminated fresh water and algae build-up in your fresh water holding tank?
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.
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.
Your standard RV toilet is very different from your home toilet. Besides the obvious differences like plumbing and water use, RV toilets are often made out of different material; plastic not porcelain. Along with the difference in materials, there are a few things you should know to avoid and incorporate in your regular cleaning. In this article we will go over cleaning products, tools for cleaning, and some best practices to keep your RV toilet working right.
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.
SB-317: To many people, that might just be a nondescript, meaningless number code for something they know nothing about. To others—particularly avid RVers in California—though, SB-317 changes a whole lot about the way they go about their RVing! In this article, we’ll break down what California’s SB-317 bill is and what it means for you as an RVer!
If you are considering joining the ranks of RVers around the country, a rental RV might be a great way to get started. However, we understand that first time RVers can feel a little overwhelmed! But with some simple pointers, you’ll soon be traveling in a rental RV like a seasoned pro! This article will cover the basics of renting an RV as well as some practical tips and fun first time RVing activities.
At first glance, it seems really quite logical: if you need plenty of water in your RV’s holding tank to help facilitate the breakdown of waste and suppress odors, then plenty of urine ought to do the same thing, right? Actually, wrong! There are many reasons why urine is simply not a good substitute for water in your holding tank.
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'llwalk throughhow 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 tocorrectly use your valves, the better you life will be.
When it comes to the many different types of holding tank products and RV chemicals on the market it is important to understand some of the biggest differences between some terms that are often used to define different types of products. Organic, Safe, and Natural. What exactly does each mean in the grand scheme of things?