Even the most experienced motorhome owner sometimes overlooks the items that can make the difference between a sweet ride and an accident waiting to happen. Sometimes it's the littlest things that make that difference, so here are a few little reminders of motorhome accessories that will make your next RV trip less prone to problems.
Not Your Standard GPS
Having a GPS system has become a must-have necessity for road trips, whether you are going by car or taking your motorhome. When you do take an RV trip, you may want more than a standard GPS. GPS systems made specifically for RVs take additional factors into account, such as the location of campgrounds or customization features for your motorhome. The Rand McNally RVND 7730 LM RV GPS Navigation System offers these features plus much more. For example, you can plan your route around toll booths, receive advanced notice of changes in speed, and better navigate unfamiliar intersections and junctions. Standard GPS units and apps are just not capable of dealing with all the aspects of the RV life. Instead, you need to ensure you have an
RV GPS unit
that knows how to route your rig so you can get to your destination without a lot of hassle.
Exterior Cleaning Chemicals
Staying on top of cleaning and maintenance is important to preserving the condition of your RV for as long as possible. When you are busy removing the dirt and oxidation from your rig, you'll want to make sure the you are using the best cleaners for the job and for the surface material. The selection of
for the roof and side panels will ensure that your rig stays in top condition. There are glass cleaners for windows and windshields, cleaners made specifically for rubber roof material, and cleaners designed for removing black streaks, mildew, and bug stains. Besides cleaners for nearly every purpose, we also offer a number of cleaning tools such as telescoping brushes, mops, and squeegees to help get the job done easily. It's also a good idea to get into the habit of applying sealants, lube, and other protectants as needed. This is especially important if your RV has slideouts or metal parts that need to stay protected from rust and moisture.
Tire Pressure and Temperature
One of the most dangerous things about owning a motorhome of any type is tire blowout. Prevent this problem with a
designed to keep you constantly aware of each individual tire. The Doran tire pressure systems feature units with 2 to 14 different sensors, you can easily find one to accommodate the size of your rig. With one of these systems installed, you can have peace of mind while you are on the road, always knowing current pressure and temperature for your tires. They can provide audio alarms that will alert you so you won't have to constantly keep checking the monitor. The wireless receivers make the systems easier to install and manage. As an added bonus, you will get the most out of your fuel usage as well, as proper tire pressure is a crucial factor to having efficient gas mileage. Please note that as the seasons start to change, keep in mind that external factors such as colder outside temperatures can affect tire pressure readouts.
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By Julie T
Must Have Motorhome Accessories