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2021 Online RTR: Basic Solar

Solar brings the promise of free, silent, and off-grid energy - but is it really that simple? Join me as I take a look at the basics of RV solar, including what makes up a solar system, the pros and cons of solar, and how to get started.

5 Tips for Winter RVing

Winter RVing can be amazing IF you can handle the cold! Here are our top tips to stay warm and cozy in your RV, even during the coldest winter weather!

Xfinity Cable Internet in an RV

Sick of unreliable and slow RV park WiFi? Struggling with cellular connectivity? We signed up for Xfinity for high-speed cable internet in our RV this winter.

NoFreezeWaterHose Fresh & Waste Hose Installation

If you're looking for the ultimate heated hoses for winter camping in your RV, then look no further - we've installed and reviewed the NoFreezeWaterHose fresh water and waste hoses.

Preparing for Winter RV Living

If you're going to spend a cold winter living in an RV, you need to be prepared. Here's what we're doing to stay safe and comfortable in northern Vermont.

Battle Born Cold Charging Study: Analysis

Can you use lithium batteries in cold temperatures? That's what Battle Born sought to find out in their study, and here's our analysis!

Airstream Electrical Upgrade

Airstream Electrical Upgrade

6 months agoElectrical

How we installed 600Ah RELion lithium batteries, 1,000W solar panels, a Victron 3000 inverter and dual DC-to-DC chargers on an Airstream Flying Cloud.

Adding Extra 110V Outlets

It took less than an hour and under $50 in materials to add new outlets on their own circuit - perfect for running an electric heater this winter!

Pimp My Slide

Pimp My Slide

8 months agoNews

The moment of truth has arrived - will our new custom-built desk fit in the RV slide?

Sonoff S31 Smart Plug Review and Tasmota Installation

When flashed with the Tasmota firmware, the Sonoff S31 WiFi smart plug is a powerful addition to our Smart RV home automation system.

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Sticking to the Budget

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Securing Home Assistant with a Web Application Firewall (WAF)

If you expose Home Assistant to the internet, it's your responsibility to keep it secure. Here's how I implemented a Web Application Firewall to help improve security.

Our 2021 Plans

Our 2021 Plans

2 months agoNews

While our 2020 plans may not have turned out the way we had hoped, we're not going to let that deter us - and we have BIG plans for 2021!