Posts byMark Nemeth

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Mark My Words January: Removing Roof Stains and Tackling Slide Trouble

Hi, Mark My Words Readers! This month, we’ve got questions on stains, drips, sags, RV furnaces and GPS mounts. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Mark, What is the best way to remove leaf stains on a fifth-wheel EPDM roof? We had a recent storm come through while in an RV campground, and
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Mark My Words September: RV Troubleshooting

Rescuing a wayward fuse and sniffing out gas leaks

Hi, Mark My Words readers! This month we’ve got questions on fridge shelves, fuses, propane leaks and jacks, and some tips on travel trailer electrical connectors. It’s all in the Mark My Words September 2020 edition. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Hi Mark, Our RV refrigerator racks are rusty, and we would
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Keeping Your Cool: Maintenance for Your RV’s AC, Fridge and More

Hi, Mark My Words August readers! This month, we’ve got a lot of questions on refrigeration and AC maintenance. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Hi Mark, I have owned my Class C motorhome for about 14 years. During the first 10 years when I would have the rooftop AC on the AC
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RV Parked in the Desert

Mark My Words: Safe and Sound Summer RV Travel

Hi Mark My Words readers! This month we’ve got questions on propane appliances, cell phones and steps. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] The following answers will help you practice safe and sound RV travel this summer. Hi Mark, We bought our first camper trailer (Sunset 186BH) and took her out for the
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Mark My Words — Planning for the Road Ahead

Hi Mark My Words Readers! We’ve got a mixed bag of questions this month: Fridges, roofing, brakes, appliances and double-towing. Have a great spring, and keep those questions coming! Email your questions to [email protected] Hi Mark, We plan to store our fifth-wheel for a month at a campground site with electricity while we assist my
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Mark My Words — Bike Racks and Battery Charging

Hi, Folks! This month, we’ll talk about traveling to Alaska, hanging bikes and dealing with electrical issues. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Your question (and answer) may be published in the next Mark My Words post. Howdy Mark, Is it safe to use a hook-on bicycle rack to transport two heavy cruiser-
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Mark My Words — Tips for RV Upkeep

Hi Mark My Words Readers! As the cold weather approaches, it’s almost time to start winterizing those rigs. If you have questions about winterizing, please send them in and we’ll talk about it next month. For now, I’ll field a few general RVing questions. Thanks for writing and remember to send your RVing questions to
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An RV camping in the snow

Get the Cold Facts on Winter Camping and Seasonal Storage

RV advice from October's Mark My Words column

Hi Mark My Words readers, This month’s column will address some issues with winter storage and camping in frigid weather. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Hi Mark, I am spending four months this winter skiing at Mammoth Lakes, Lake Tahoe and Breckenridge.  Two of the RV resorts include electric in the monthly
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Girl opening a fridge in a luxury motorhome

Cool Care for Your Fridge and Troubleshooting an LP Gas Leak

RV advice from September's Mark My Words column

Hi, Mark My Words readers! This month, we’ve got questions on fridges and propane leaks, along with a maintenance reminder about your rig’s AC power system. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Hi Mark, We just replaced our Norcold refrigerator on a used RV we just purchased with only 23,000 miles on it.
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A two-lane road leads to a rocky horizon under flashing thunder.

Withstanding Inclement Weather and Dealing With Weight Ratings

RV advice from August's Mark My Words column

Hi Mark My Words readers! This month, we’ve got questions on severe weather, dripping slides, weight ratings and a great reminder about your brake fluid. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Mark, Recently, we parked our truck in an RV park pavilion, along with other travelers, to protect it from anticipated hail. We
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Dealing with RV Water Worries and Tank Trouble

RV advice from July's Mark My Words post

Hi, Mark My Words readers! This month, we have lots of questions on water and tank problems, as well as plumbing-related issues. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Mark: My gray water tank pressures up during showers and the water will not drain. It also seems to be pulling a vacuum when draining
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