While humans do not have quite the incredible sense of smell as many members of the animal kingdom, our noses are pretty adept at recognizing nasty odors. But enjoying time away in the great outdoors is not where you want your nose to detect those types of smells. So how can you fix RV toilet odors and stay ahead of them so you never need to experience nose-wrinkling smells while relaxing in your RV? In this series of articles, we’re going to cover everything you need to know about RV toilet odors and how to avoid unwanted smells in all types of camping.
Why does my camper smell like sewage? What a loaded question. You might be surprised at all the possible answers to that problem. Who knew keeping your RV odor-free could be so nuanced! It could be habits you’re not employing, the treatment products you’re using/not using, maintenance checks you’re neglecting, or a combination of all of them! In this article, we will touch on some of the reasons you could be dealing with sewer smells in your RV.
“How do I get rid of odors coming from my RV toilet? I never have this problem at home.” Plenty of RVers (even seasoned pros) have struggled with this question, and because the issue of RV toilet odors is so prevalent, it's easy to give up and assume that there is no workable solution. So know that this is a common problem and you’re not alone; whether you’re new or experienced, toilet odor problems can happen to anyone.
High heat can cause strong RV toilet odors to go from bad to worse in no time. Dealing with these odors is not only frustrating, it can easily ruin an RV trip. Thankfully there are solutions that allow you to camp in high heat locations without being flooded with those foul sewer smells. In this article, we’ll briefly review why odors are worse in high heat, and provide some simple solutions on ridding your toasty RV of odors.