Category Archives: How To Tips

Installing a Retractable Screen Door

Hi, I'm Mark Polk with RV Education 101, and today, we're doing an RV DIY project. At a trade show we attended, I was walking through a new RV, and I noticed it had a retractable screen door. The screen conveniently, slides open or closed, and it's stored out of the way when not in use.…
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Installation of a Solid Step from Lippert Components

Jeff Johnston: People have been climbing in and out of RVs pretty much the same way for 40 or 50 years. These collapsible, foldaway steps have been kind of the de facto standard on RVs for a long time, and they work. But there is a better alternative today. Sometimes, these can be a little…
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RV Flooring Install with Infinity Luxury Woven Flooring

In this part 2 install of the Infinity Luxury Woven Flooring,  we jump right in by  unscrewing the threshold. And we found underneath the threshold were three lines. But there's room for the flooring, so we're good. The other moldings we took off and they had little, short barbs on them, so we knew we'd…
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Installing an Infinity Luxury Woven Floor – Part 1

Hi, Michelle and Laurie here. We've had our Lance trailer for two full years going onto the third year. It's time to personalize it a little bit. And we've decided to upgrade our flooring and do the install ourselves. Michelle: A year ago, I went to the RV open house in Elkhart. And I got…
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Winegard ConnecT 2.0 Installation for Two Gals and a Boston Brood

Michelle Fontaine: Laurie and I are here at Major's RV in Bourne, Massachusetts to have our Winegard ConnecT 2.0 installed on our Lance trailer. Major's RV was started by David's father 45 years ago. The unique thing about Major's RV is they don't sell RVs. They specialize in service, and they do it quickly and…
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RV Cooling Tips from RV Education 101

Hi, I'm Mark Polk with RV Education 101. It's fun to get outside and enjoy all the summer activities, but when your fun in the sun is over, you want your RV to be an oasis to keep you cool. Here is my list of five inexpensive products to help keep you cool when you…
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Campfire Starting Tip

Jeff: Well, it’s campfire time again, and I for one am really glad for it. Been a long winter. But getting started in the spring means sometimes where we wind up using firewood that’s a little less than optimum, maybe it’s a bit wet or green or a little bit punky, well, there’s something you…
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Replacing an RV Fan with RV 101

Replacing an RV Roof Fan by RV Education 101 Mark Polk: "Hi, and welcome to another segment of RV 101, understanding your RV. I'm Mark Polk and I'll be your host today. Today's topic is RV roof vents and how to install a high speed ventilation fan on your RV. When you purchase an RV,…
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