Gimme Some Air! RV Vent Tips and Tricks

Your RV is your own little slice of heaven. When you’re there you want to be comfortable. You shouldn’t have to soak in sweat from nasty high temperatures or bundle up inside because of freezing cold conditions outside. The vents in your RV are made to help circulate air through your rig and maintain climate control inside.

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On Our Level: What You Need To Know About RV Leveling & Stabilization

When you pull up to the campground and start setting up the RV, one of the very first steps, and an important one, is stabilization. Depending on your RV, there are different types of jacks and stabilization systems to use.

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RV Antennas And RV Satellite Dishes

For many RVers, nothing tops off a full day of nature quite like the quiet comfort of your home away from home. Traveling and camping in an RV has many perks, and even though you like getting off the grid, sometimes it’s nice to still have a little connection with the rest of the world. That’s where TV antennas and satellites come in handy! Before you grab the remote and start channel surfing, it’s good to know a few things about your RV’s antennas and how to take care of them.

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How To Handle An RV Blowout

Blowouts can be really scary things. No, we’re not talking about the kind that you got back in the 80’s going for that huge-perm-tease look (that’s another kind of scary all its own). The blowout we’re talking about here is the kind that happens when you’re cruisin’ down the road minding your own business, and then out of nowhere hits you doing 70.

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DIY RV Repairs - RV Fixes For Anyone

RVing is great. It’s a fun way to get to see the world. And there’s no better opportunity to spend time with family and friends than when you’re sitting around a campfire together. But what happens when your RV is in need of a doctor? Here are some basics in case you find yourself in a bind.

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Story City RV Store Closing

On September 30th Good Life RV will be closing our Story City location. We feel we can better serve our customers by consolidating our services at our two main stores, Webster City and Des Moines.

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RV Battery Basics, Tips & Tricks

Hitting the open road is the ultimate the American dream. The ability to see what our country has to offer and marvel in its beauty is the stuff most only see in the movies. To make sure you don’t miss these sights, the importance of a good battery can’t be over-emphasized.

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RV Slang: Talk The Talk (G-L)

Continuing our quest to not look like a total newbie, this is the second part of a three-part series on RV lingo to help you talk like a pro. You were born to do this, right? It’s a primal instinct that you should know how to make camp and live in the great outdoors. Make sure you’re not “that guy” that should have stayed in the concrete jungle when you’re out trying to set up your ride at your first campsite. Here are a few more words that you should know.

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Your Guide to RV Slideout Seal Maintenance

If you’ve ever been in an RV with slideouts, it’s hard to imagine being in one without them.

With the flick of a switch, the RV can double in size, turning your trailer or motorhome from a thin hallway to an expansive living room, with plenty of room for friends and family. Slideouts evolved from a niche concept in the early 1990s, and today, RVers can find them on nearly every model of travel trailer and motorhome.

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RV Water Heater Maintenance Tips

After a long day of outdoor activities, chances are good that you could use a shower. Whether you’re sweaty from hiking and boating, or you’ve got a layer of sunscreen and bugspray on you that have created a greasy funk, it’s time to get cleaned up. And a beautiful thing about owning an RV? Well, instead of basking in your filth like a tent camper or having to go use the community shower at the campgrounds, you’ve got your own personal hot shower waiting for you.

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