Yes, it’s possible to add clothing washer/dryer hookups if you don’t already have them. You need electric, hot + cold water, and a drain. If you don’t have factory hookups then you need to build them. I haven’t done it, but I have re-plumbed my existing hookups and I’m convinced it isn’t a very difficult […]
If you can plug it into a regular household plug in your house, you can use it in the camper. The main difference from a house is you have 2 legs of 200 amps of power available. In an RV, you either have 2 legs of 50 amp power or 1 leg of 30 amp […]
To answer if an RV clothing washer/dryer is worth it or not, the first question is are you weekending or fulltime? We weekended for 3 years and just didn’t see the point. We didn’t mind the occasional trip to the campground laundry facilities and taking home dirty clothes. Once we went fulltime, we started without […]
Run it all day. Do not turn the temp up, and limit opening doors as much as possible. Even if you think you don’t need it at night, leave it running. It’s a lot easier to keep an RV cool then it is to cool one down once it’s hot inside.
There are 2 power systems in RVs: 12v system runs off of the batteries; 12v powers things like: lights, water pump, bathroom vents, HVAC thermostat, furnace brains + blower fan, 12v fridge or 2-way fridges, slides, and electric stabilizers/leveling system 120v system comes from the campsite power (or generator or inverters); 120v items are your: […]
RVers are pretty evenly split between driving with propane on and not driving with propane on. Often the discussion gets highly contentious. The concern is that in the event of a propane leak (hose gets broken in some way) that there’s the potential for a fire/explosion if a spark is involved. The counter to that […]
Honestly, unless you spring for the Opal, they’re all about the same. A lot are literally the same machine with different skins. Find the cheapest one you can. 🙂