RV Information, Insurance, Maintenance, and Safety

Generators: Electricity on Demand

Posted by Bill Tuttle on Fri, Mar 27, 2015 @ 07:03 AM

Whenever camping “off the grid” you will appreciate having a generator. To determine the best generator for your RV, consider what electrical equipment you will want to run at the same time (A/C, appliances, computer, TVs, satellite dish, coffee maker, etc.). The first step in deciding on a generator is to understand your needs.

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Tags: Education, Full-Time RVing

How to Keep Mice Out of Your RV

Posted by Bill Tuttle on Fri, Mar 20, 2015 @ 18:03 PM

If you’re like many RVers, you store your recreational vehicle during the winter months. If your RV is stored outdoors, it could become an inviting nesting place for mice and squirrels. To them, your RV offers many tempting amenities, including the fact that it is comparatively warm and dry.

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Tags: Education, RV Maintenance

Tankless Water Heaters: Questions to Ask

Posted by Bill Tuttle on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 @ 07:02 AM

Have you ever been showering and run out of hot water? These days many new RVs come with tankless water heaters to eliminate this problem. Whether you are considering a new RV or have an older model it may be worth considering tankless water heating technology. The technology is not new. Tankless water heaters are used in homes and RVs around the world and are gaining popularity in the US. Near instant, unlimited hot water and fuel efficiency are driving the increasing demand for tankless water heating technology in the US.

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Tags: Education, RV Maintenance

What are the Best RV Camping Spots for Stargazing?

Posted by Bill Tuttle on Tue, Feb 24, 2015 @ 07:02 AM

Looking for a 'heavenly' RV experience? Want to get closer to celestial bodies of all description, including thousands of stars, faraway galaxies, meteor showers, satellites and even the International Space Station?

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Tags: Education, RV Travel, RV Hobbies

RV Insurance Discounts Available for Driver Training Courses

Posted by Bill Tuttle on Tue, Feb 17, 2015 @ 07:02 AM

Explorer RV Insurance is an agency that cares for nothing more than your safety. That’s why we offer discounts for drivers who demonstrate their commitment to safe driving. Voluntarily seeking out driver safety instruction is a commendable action. Drivers who place great emphasis on safety are less likely to be involved in accident.
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Tags: Safety, Education, RV Safety Tips

Which RV Floor Plan is Best?

Posted by Bill Tuttle on Tue, Feb 10, 2015 @ 08:02 AM

50_resize_people_in_rv-resized-600If you plan on spending a lot of time in your RV, it is important that you are happy with the layout. You need to feel that the space suits your lifestyle and family size in form and function. The greatest amount of flexibility comes with the larger Class A, B, and C motorhomes. Let’s take a look at the standard accommodations and popular add-ons.

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Tags: Education, Different Types of RV

RV Must Have Accessories

Posted by Bill Tuttle on Tue, Jan 20, 2015 @ 08:01 AM

class_a-resized-170If you have just purchased your first RV, you might expect that it has everything you need to take your first road trip. That’s probably mostly true, but experienced RV enthusiasts have found many additions that have proven essential for more trouble-free travels.

Most of these accessories assist the RV owner with a basic function such as cooking, cleaning, relaxing, or entertaining. Let’s review the most recommended additions by category.

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Tags: Education, RV Travel

7 Tips for RV Winter Storage

Posted by Bill Tuttle on Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 14:10 PM

After spending your spring and summer on the road, you are now expecting your first snowfall. When it comes, the pure white snow will coat the ground and line the trees reminding us of the beautiful landscape nature provides. Unfortunately, this frosty coating is not so friendly to RVs. Sustained exposure to moisture and the weight of snow can cause a variety of problems, especially when it comes to vintage models.

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Tags: Education, RV Safety Tips

Economize with RV Hub and Spoke Travel

Posted by Bill Tuttle on Thu, Sep 25, 2014 @ 09:09 AM

While sleeping in your RV can save you a lot of money on hotels, driving your RV to every destination you would like to explore can consume a sizable portion of your budget. One way to economize your RV travel is to execute a “hub and spoke” strategy.

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Tags: Education, Explorer RV Insurance, RV Travel

The Truth about RV Blackwater Tank Buildup (And How to Avoid It!)

Posted by Bill Tuttle on Tue, Aug 26, 2014 @ 09:08 AM

One of the most convenient features of travelling in an RV is the onboard bathroom. Because it does not function the same way as other toilets, keeping it properly maintained can be a challenge. In this article we will explain the key points that every RV owner needs to know to avoid problems with the RV sewage system.

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Tags: Education, RV Insurance, RV Maintenance

 

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