Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Whether you RV full-time or just take your RV out for weekend and holiday travels, you must understand what an asset your recreational vehicle can be to you and your family. When you want to keep it in the best condition possible, you should know when to perform seasonal maintenance and when it needs to go in for specialized repairs. By keeping alert to the mechanical and cosmetic issues that could compromise your RV’s integrity and value and making repairs as necessary, you will keep it in good condition for years. RV Parts and Professional Servicing You may be able to make some of the needed repairs to your RV by yourself. If you know your way around an RV engine and can confidently replace other parts in the vehicle, you can get the gear you need for the repairs at a Roseville or Folsom RV parts store.
Monday, November 9, 2015
People who own a recreational vehicle (RV) consider it to be one of their most prized possessions. They want to make sure it lasts for as long as possible so they can get a good return on their investment. When they want to keep their RV in good condition, they should be ready to take the steps necessary for its upkeep and repair. RV Repairs and Seasonal Upkeep Recreational vehicles are built to be sturdy and long-lasting vessels; however, their longevity depends on how well their owners take care of them. One of the most important parts of an RV to take care of is its roof. The roof of an RV can quickly deteriorate because of exposure to the elements like the sun, wind, hail, and snow. With proper RV maintenance and trailer repair, Sacramento RV owners can keep their roofs in good condition.
Monday, November 2, 2015
Many Folsom and Sacramento locals load up their RVs for outdoor excursions, whether it's for a weekend getaway or an extended vacation on the road. In itself, the RV could be sufficient for your needs. However, there are many things you can accessorize your camping vehicle with that can add more to the experience. From safety to comfort, there are several components you might find very beneficial. Useful Gadgets Rechargeable batteries can be a boon in the RV, especially if you have a solar charging unit. Everything from smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to attachable lighting and flashlights can drain batteries over time. Making sure that you have ample power can promote safety as well as overall functionality.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
It’s certainly fortunate for RV owners that there are plenty of trailer and RV repair facilities located in larger and smaller communities in Sacramento and all across the country. Life with an RV means life on the road, after all, and there’s really no telling when you will need the help of a repair company en route to whatever adventure you’re off to next. In cases where you have several options available to consider, keep these simple points in mind.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Living in California cities like Folsom or Roseville, you are in close proximity to the state’s many recreation sites, including its over 5,000 acres of parks in the Sacramento area lone. Many of these parks are great spots for RV camping. If you love traveling and the outdoors, this is a great place. Here’s a few thing to take into account to maximize your fun. Equipping Your Vehicle When you buy your RV, it might not have all the essential equipment that you’ll want and need. . The Fun Times Guide highlights five categories of essential equipment that are probably not included in the purchase: waste water management, food preparation and storage, entertainment systems, cleaning supplies, and clothes storage. Finding them won’t be hard, though. Many RV centers, such as Prairie City RV, also provide parts and accessories on top of providing repair services.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
The city of Sacramento is home to more than 5,000 acres of park system. For RV lovers, they have a whole slew of choices where they can go RV camping. The Travel Tips section of USA Today lists Downtown Sacramento, Cal-Expo, South Sacramento, Tradewinds, and West Sacramento as key areas to check out if you plan an RV camping trip. Before going on your trip, be sure to contact your target park early to make reservations and confirm that your RV doesn’t exceed length restrictions. Be sure that your RV is in optimal condition and you have all the accessories you need for the trip. If there are problems, bring it to an RV repair shop, like Prairie City RV, right away so it would be prepared come your vacation day.
Friday, August 7, 2015
When you’re planning a family outdoor trip on your RV, you’ll want to ensure that you’ve got the essentials packed, including your food, clothes, and toiletries. Aside from these things, make sure that your RV is equipped with all the parts and accessories needed to make your trip comfortable and enjoyable. Every RV owner knows that their trusty vehicle will serve as their home for a few days, so it should have all the things necessary to provide the comforts of home. If you’re new to the RV life and you’re going on a trip in the next weeks, here are the essential RV parts and accessories your vehicle must have.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
RV Repair Services Can Help Deal with Your RV’s Refrigerator WoesRV Repair Services Can Help Deal with Your RV’s Refrigerator Woes
In the same way that your home’s refrigerator is important in keeping your food fresh for the whole family, your RV’s refrigerator is perhaps the most important appliance in your vehicle, since it ensures that all the food you’ve packed will remain edible throughout your trip. Unfortunately, some RV owners have little understanding on how their vehicle’s refrigerator actually works, aside from turning it on and switching between electric and gas operation.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Summer is definitely the best time to explore the wonders and the splendor of the Golden State, and what better way to explore the great outdoors than to gather the family for a ride on your RV? After months of being idle, however, your RV might need a check-up. When you’re planning your first trip this summer, here are some Folsom RV expert tips on checking your vehicle and preparing for the journey.
Monday, July 6, 2015
When you’re planning a vacation, there’s nothing more reassuring than knowing you have your recreational vehicle (RV) is in great condition. Either as an independent trailer or as a vehicle on its own, there’s nothing like a home away from home to ensure your comfort as you travel. The problem is that, as with all types of vehicles, certain issues may crop up. Professional RV repair by Sacramento experts like Prairie City RV can ensure that your unit is in tip-top shape. Here are a few examples of things that can go wrong with your vehicle.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The change in seasons gives you a chance to free your RV from what might have been several months in storage. According to writer Curtis Carper in a contribution for the Fun Times Guide, there are a lot of things you’ll need to take care of to make sure your vehicle is properly acclimatized. As such, you should book a de-winterization session with a Folsom RV company like Prairie City RV. Storage Location The condition of the RV when it comes out of storage will depend on where it was stored - a special storage compound for RVs, your garage, or simply outside the house at the mercy of the elements. The latter may require having the vehicle wrapped under a large canvas tarpaulin.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
An RV is a great vehicle to have if you enjoy going on vacations and spending quality time with your family and friends. Even with such a wonderful way to travel making the most of it will require constant care. An article on RVLiving.net states that scheduled downtimes will prevent costly mishaps while on the road. Sacramento, CA is the hub of a road network centered on I-5 and branches out up north to Oregon, east to several national parks and all the way down to LA. There are some long stretches of road that do not have any service stations on them and being stuck in the middle of nowhere can be the ultimate bummer and dangerous. With that in mind, you need to check in with professionals at RV repair in Sacramento like Prairie City RV.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
For those who like to take a road trip to their vacation destination, going to Alaska presents an exciting and exhilarating prospect. Traveling to Alaska in an RV will help provide comfort and safety. Road Trip America contributors George and Jaimie Bruzenak say the trip is a lifetime dream that can be a reality through extensive preparations not much different from those for trips to any of the contiguous 48 states. For Sacramento residents relishing a challenge, this represents a unique destination. Going from Sactown to Anchorage – all 3,015 miles of it – will take you through major thoroughfares in northern California, Oregon, Washington State, British Columbia, and Yukon, on a voyage lasting several days. Some experts say that May is a fine time to visit Alaska because of the clear weather. If this seems like the perfect timing for you, you should start preparing for the adventure now, starting with seeking the services of Sacramento RV repair professionals like Prairie City R
Monday, April 13, 2015
Prairie City RV will now be providing Flame King 1-lb Refillable Propane Cylinders, which would are convenient and environmentally friendly additions to the equipment sets of Roseville and Folsom RV owners. The cylinders are versatile and refillable making their purchase the best value for an RV owner’s money. Flame King, a manufacturer of propane-related products, will be introducing its 1-lb Refillable Propane Cylinders at the National Propane Gas Association’s (NPGA) Southeastern Convention 2015 that will take place on April 11 to 13, 2015 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Rue Mapp, founder and CEO of Outdoor Afro (a national network that aims to reconnect African Americans with the natural world), presented an advocacy on increasing the inclusiveness of the state parks of California in an article posted on The Sacramento Bee. Their aim is for the parks to meet the need of a population that is growing more diverse and urban. It’s a nice idea for your next road trip vacation to take advantage of California’s many parks—279 in all. Needless to say, there are plenty of campgrounds for RV enthusiasts throughout California, you just need to pick the best one. Of course, if you want to really enjoy your RV vacation, you must adequately prepare your RV. If you live near Folsom, you’ll be glad to know that there are many Folsom RV shops and repair centers to help you with that.
Monday, March 23, 2015
If you plan to bring an RV to make camp in the campgrounds and RV parks, that’s good. It’s as though you won’t be leaving the comforts of your home; however, you must ensure that everything is in order. If the RV has a problem or has not been regularly maintained, you must go to a center for RV repair near Sacramento or Folsom for a quick check. It’s critical to prepare your RV ahead of time to make sure when vacation time comes, you won’t have any problem.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Savings Traveling in an RV can save thousands of dollars in airplane tickets and hotel accommodations. You and your kids get to sleep in familiar surroundings like your own bed every night of the trip. Even when hotels have no vacancy, all you need to do is park and power up your RV and you’re home for the night. Quality time The kids can engage themselves in many different activities during the trip to avoid boredom and will less become bored or irritable during long trips. Even the family pet can come along to prevent homesickness in the kids, and anxiety in your pet for being left behind.
Friday, February 20, 2015
The first four months of the year may be a fun time to go south of the border to Baja California – and you may even think of getting there in your beloved RV. Experienced road-trippers would advise that an ample amount of preparation be made as it is vital to making the big trip and back across the border. This includes checking if your RV and travel papers are in top condition. The cross-country trek is challenging but no less exciting for Sacramento residents who have RVs. The weather south of the border before spring is a great for people who want fun in the sun, and there are many RV campgrounds. Considering that there’s nearly 500 miles of freeways to traverse from Sactown to cross the border at San Ysidro or Otay Mesa just outside San Diego, plus several hundred more miles to a place like say Cabo San Lucas, have professionals at RV repair in Sacramento like the Prairie City RV Center go over your ride before the big trip.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Owning an RV is not without its problems, however. While they are also residences, they are primarily vehicles, and can have the same issues as a car or a truck. RVs are even more susceptible to wear and tear since they are constantly utilized for long drives. Common issues include tire blowouts, battery failure, and suspension bounce. In addition to these, RVs can have problems unique from other vehicle types, such as appliance and fixture damages or plumbing concerns; as well as leaky vents, windows, and roof. These problems are best left in the hands of Roseville or Folsom RV specialists instead of any other mechanic or technician.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Many of those who choose to live their lives in an RV are retirees who are looking to catch up on adventure. Retirees can take longer trips and more often which they could not do while they were still working fulltime. Some people, however, don’t wait until retirement to live the wanderlust life. Some decide to get on the road in as early as their 30s. While traveling via RV seems like the ideal lifestyle, it is not without its problems. RVs and trailers often get more punishment than other personal vehicles. Because they are on the road for so long, they get subjected to all kinds of road and weather conditions. For this reason, it is important to get RV repair in Sacramento when to make sure you are safe when traveling.