Archive | RV Education 101

Installing Fender Flares on those wide Truck Tires

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 On this week’s RV Education 101 segment, Mark Polk shows us how easy it was to solve the problem of installing wide tires on his Dodge pickup tow vehicle. A common problem of installing wider tires is, they sometimes stick out beyond the fender. Mark shows us how he solved the problem by installing […]

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How to Avoid RV Buyer Mistakes

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Also on this week’s show Mark and Dawn Polk from RV Education show us “How to avoid common RV buyer mistakes” . Mark has witnessed many poor buying decisions in his long history with RVs. First mistake, don’t make a hasty buying decisions which is common in high pressure environments. Next mistake – it is […]

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Five Common Trailer Towing Mistakes

Five Common Trailer Towing Mistakes

 Plus, Mark and Dawn Polk from RV Education 101 fill us in on some very common towing mistake made by many RVer’s. On this week’s show Mark Polk from RV Education 101 shows us five common RV trailer towing mistakes you should be aware of and how to avoid them. If you’re new to […]

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Spring RV Checks from RV Education 101

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Later in the show, with Spring finally here (for some), Mark Polk of RV Education 101 fills us in on some important Spring checks you should perform on your RV before heading out this season. Checking the batteries is first on Mark’s list. Next is the RV water system. If it was winterized you need […]

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RV Safely by Remembering RV Safety

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It’s a new camping season and time to hit the open road, but don’t forget about RV safety. Safety is paramount when it comes to using and enjoying our RVs. From pre-trip inspections to setting up at the campground and actually using the RV there is always an element of RV safety involved. Let’s take a […]

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RV Education 101 – How to Replace Rubber Seals

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It doesn’t matter if you have a pop-up trailer, teardrop travel trailer or motorhome, they all have one thing in common…. They all have rubber moldings, seals and gaskets. And with that said, these often overlooked seals and gaskets get very little attention until you start getting water in your RV. Do you realize that […]

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RV Essential Items for every RV Trip

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When you go camping there are nice to have items and what I refer to as essential items. Here are my top 5 RV essential items you won’t want to be without when you arrive at your favorite camping destination. Surge Protector To help protect the RV’s electrical system use some type of surge protector. […]

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RV Education 101… How to Maintain RV Generators

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As you pretty well know, most RVs have quite a few systems on them and many RVers know, basically how they work and some even know how to properly maintain them. In this Rollin’ On TV show segment, Mark Polk from RV Education 101 shows us all about RV generators, how they work and how […]

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How to De-Winterize and Sanitize the RV Water System

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Let’s start our spring RV preparation by de-winterizing the RV plumbing system. Depending on how your unit was winterized it will need to be de-winterized, but make sure the freezing temperatures are over for the season before you do. Basically what needs to be done is to flush all of the non-toxic RV antifreeze out […]

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RV Education 101 and Tire Pressure Regulators

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 RV Education 101 I’m sure most of you check your RV tire pressure regularly, or I hope you do…. But is your tire pressure gauge giving you the right information? Not always! This week, Mark Polk from RV Education 101 shows us what we should know about checking tire pressure. We have all heard […]

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