Northwest RVing 

The Northwest RVing Blog site is hosted by MHRV (Manufactured Housing and Recreational Vehicle) Show Association. Each year, MHRV presents three important trade shows in the greater Seattle area to promote and display the RV Lifestyle. We are all about RVing and hope you will enjoy the many articles posted here about RVing in general and about our upcoming shows. 

Last month I discussed how to winterize your RV. While winterization is the standard rite of passage before our coaches are tucked away for the winter, there are other important tasks that should be undertaken at this time. This month I will examine some of these. Note that these are some of the key areas only, and you may have other tasks you wish to perform.

youtubeHave an RV enthusiast on this year’s Christmas gift list and have absolutely no idea what to get them? Following are six items with a Pacific Northwest slant sure to put a smile on any RVer’s face this Christmas.

youtubeThe Holidays are right around the corner while the pandemic rages on. Surveys show many families plan to still get together to enjoy traditional celebrations while others are considering alternatives or canceling due to health officials' recommendations. Incorporating an RV, or two, into this year’s Holiday plans just might be what you need to enjoy a safer Holiday regardless of whether you plan a traditional or alternative celebration without having to cancel.

youtubeIt’s almost that time again and I can hardly believe it! Christmas is fast approaching and with it the gift-giving season. No need to break the bank with expensive gifts, or hit up store after store during cold and flu season. Save yourself time and money with my 2020 gift guide for RVers- all available for purchase online.

youtubeForecasters predict La Nina conditions for the Pacific Northwest for the winter of 2020 / 2021 which means colder and wetter conditions. Before winter arrives be sure the proper precautions are taken to protect your RV. In a previous entry we reviewed tips for storing your RV over the winter. One of the tips (#9) addressed protecting your batteries during winter storage. Protecting the batteries is one area RVers tend to overlook when prepping their RVs for storage which can result in ruined lead acid batteries.

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