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Do All Campers Have Brakes?

In RV living by Christopher Schopf

Before learning about campers and trailers, you may be surprised that they have brakes on them.  I know I was surprised to find campers had brakes.  Once I found out, I wondered how these brakes were controlled and whether or …

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Do Large RVs Count as a Second Home?

In RV living by Kate Holmes

Many people invest in a large RV for more than just seeking adventure.  Some people choose to finance their RV much like they would their home. Do large RVs count as a second home?  Yes, large RVs can be listed …

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How Does a Camper Fridge Work?

In RV living by Christopher Schopf

When I was first researching campers, I wanted to know why refrigerators cost so much more money than a refrigerator for your home. I found out that it was because a camper fridge works differently than a regular fridge. So …

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Do RVs Have Load Bearing Walls?

In RV living by Christopher Schopf

I have renovated two RVs completely. After tearing down every wall we found that some walls are there for a reason! People like to improve and update their RVs. When we remodel RVs and campers we need to make sure …

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Do Motorhomes Have to Stop at Weigh Stations?

In RV living by Christopher Schopf

If you’ve ever driven on a long highway you’ve probably seen truckers pulling off onto weigh stations.  Some motorhomes are built to look more like cars and most people assume that they wouldn’t have to have them weighed at a …

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What does an RV inspection cost?

In RV living by Christopher Schopf

I decided the first RV I purchased would be a used one.  Since I was buying used, I knew it would need to be thoroughly inspected before I bought it. Even a used RV is an expensive purchase and I …

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How Often Do RVs Break Down?

In RV living by Christopher Schopf

I used to think RVs were easier to maintain than houses.  It seemed to me that since they were smaller, they’d require less maintenance.  After researching RVs, I found that the exact opposite is true.  RVs break down more often …