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Frozen RV Door Locks, Windows & Doors: Prevention & Solutions

As refugees from the frozen north, snowbirds escape winter at home by migrating southward each year. However, some RVers, either by choice or by circumstance, end up living in their RVs in cold weather areas. Winter’s bitter winds can freeze RV door … Continue reading

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Snowbird Basics

Winter is a time for boots, snow shovels, and icy roads… unless you’re a snowbird who RVs to the Sun Belt. As Neil Young once sang, “the summer ends and the winter winds begin to holler all around the bend…” … Continue reading

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Preparing Your RV for Winter Storage

Preparing an RV to be stored for a prolonged period of time can be simple, if the proper steps are followed. Follow these tips to make to ensure your RV is in great shape during and after long-term storage. It … Continue reading

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The 4 Categories of RV Winterizing

All recreational vehicles require preventative maintenance, especially when placed in storage for a considerable period of time. As RVs remain parked during the long northern winter, it is important that owners understand exactly how to winterize one of their biggest … Continue reading

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Innovative Energy Introduces Arctic Package for RVs

Three months ago, Lowell, Indiana-based Innovative Energy announced it was launching a program to support RV manufacturers that purchased its Arctic Package insulation. As of mid-October, the Indiana-based manufacturer of reflective insulation products has become the principal register of the trademark for Arctic … Continue reading

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Getting RVs Ready for Winter

Spending a northern winter in an RV might sound like a crazy idea, but hundreds of people are about to do it. And if you’re one of them, there are steps that need to be taken immediately to get ready … Continue reading

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Winterizing an RV for a Northern Winter

When it comes to a northern winter and surviving its sub-zero temperatures, few things could be as tricky to prepare for as living in a recreational vehicle. At a recent event organized at the Williston (North Dakota) Village RV Resort, … Continue reading

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Oilfield Workers Buy Up Bakken Tough Trailers

Camps for Bakken oilfield workers in North Dakota and Montana are dotted with fifth wheel trailers shielded with foam-board insulation and skirting and whatever else workers can muster to keep water pipes and waste tanks from freezing and to lower … Continue reading

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Flocking South for the Winter? A Home Checklist for Snowbirds

It seems like a bad dream, those thirty-four years when I trudged to work each day. Winter was the worst: Get up with the sky still black; hastily don my suit or sports jacket; struggle into my Parka; pull on … Continue reading

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