Tech Tips

Master Techs: Poulsbo RV’s Secret Weapon

By admin | February 6, 2018

Being an RV Technician is not a simple thing. First, let’s consider what an RV actually is: a house that must be able to endure what is essentially a small but continuous earthquake for hours at a time whenever you take to the road. That would make an RV Technician a person who: • Maintains…

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Essential Apps for RV Travel

By ShoreLooksNice.com | October 1, 2017

Essential Apps for RV Travel Whether you’re a full-time RVer or just take the rig out when you can, there are certain apps that you need to have.  Here is our list of essential apps for Rvers. Allstays: Camp & RV This app does a great job of helping you find RV campgrounds and other…

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Keeping the RV Warm

By ShoreLooksNice.com | June 19, 2017

UNDERSTANDING HOW THE HEAT WORKS (IT MAY BE DIFFERENT FROM YOUR HOUSE) MAY TAKE A LITTLE BIT OF TRIAL AND ERROR, BUT ONCE YOU’VE GOT IT DOWN, YOU’LL FIND YOURSELF WARM AND COMFORTABLE ON THOSE CHILLY NIGHTS, ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE PLANNING ON SOME WINTER CAMPING.  First, you need to figure out if you have…

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Does Your RV Need to be Repaired due to the recent Snow Blast?

By ShoreLooksNice.com | February 8, 2017

Snow is beautiful. Snow is fun. Snow is dangerous for RV Roofs! The reality is that when it’s not Camping Season you’re probably thinking about, well everything except your RV. Unless of course you’re dreaming of jumping in and heading somewhere warm! While you’re in the house cuddling up in your warm house watching TV,…

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Work from Your RV

By ShoreLooksNice.com | January 20, 2017

If you love your RV. Love taking trips, exploring the country with your loved ones, and being comfortable while you do it. Then let me ask you, what if you could work from your RV and be able to travel year round? Would you do it?

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RV Henge

RV Skywatching in 2017 — Preparing for the Eclipse

By admin | January 16, 2017

So, you’ve decided that this is the perfect RV season to begin skywatching. With this year’s upcoming eclipse, you picked the right year. Let’s start with what you need to view the eclipse. For no money at all, you can build a pinhole projector. For this method, you’ll need: 2 sheets of white cardstock or…

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The Show that Never Ends

RV Skywatching in 2017 — The Show that Never Ends

By admin | January 11, 2017

One of the unique opportunities of RVing is the ability to see the night sky—not the night sky of our cities and suburbs—but the true, inspiring darkness and sprays of stars that fascinated our ancestors. That moment when you show a child the Milky Way for the first time and watch the realization of the…

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Basic Rules of Boondocking

By ShoreLooksNice.com | December 29, 2016

Have you heard of boondocking?  Boondocking is the practice of camping without hookups.  The benefits to boondocking are that you can camp on any land, usually BLM land, see places you wouldn’t usually in your RV, and it’s free!  What’s better then free camping?!  If you’re going to start boondocking, there are some rules you…

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10 Camping Tips Every RVer Needs To Know

By ShoreLooksNice.com | December 20, 2016

To make your camping trip a success, every time, you need to make sure you plan accordingly.  Lots of things can go wrong but if you follow our 10 camping tips, you’ll have a great experience every time you head out into the great outdoors!

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Tips for RV Winterization

By ShoreLooksNice.com | November 2, 2016

The leaves have changed and the weather has turned chilly. That means we are officially in the fall season. This also means that the camping season is over for a lot of people. For those non-snowbirds, it’s time to make sure that you winterize your RV to save yourself costly repairs from winter’s freeze. Is…

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Why the iPhone 7 is Great for RVers

By ShoreLooksNice.com | October 5, 2016

We all know that RVers love nature as well as a little technology in their lives, after all they are camping in an RV instead of a regular tent.  Our love of technology is perfectly displayed by our relationship with our phones.  It’s one of the best and most useful tools to have on hand when…

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What Type of RV is Best for YOU?

By ShoreLooksNice.com | September 25, 2016

Looking at joining the Happy Campers of the RV World? With so many options it can be tough to figure out which is best for you. Here’s a brief guide to narrowing down your search. Class A Description: These are the big boys that look like a bus. They are typically very luxurious with all the…

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RV Showering

By ShoreLooksNice.com | August 16, 2016

Heading out camping for a week in an RV doesn’t mean going without a shower for a week. One of the great things about RVing is that you are able to have all of the conveniences of home while traveling to your favorite destinations. When you’re looking at purchasing an RV it’s important to know…

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How to Pick the Right RV

By ShoreLooksNice.com | July 28, 2016

There aren’t any set rules when buying an RV. In fact, it’s much like buying a home (essentially it is a home on wheels). There will be many variables for you to consider to match your lifestyle. It may seem overwhelming for such an important investment into your family’s future memories and quality of life. A…

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Benefits of Working in an RV

By ShoreLooksNice.com | July 25, 2016

There is a wave of people who are switching from Corporate America to working remotely in scenic locations all across the country. It’s very appealing to be able to work in your RV rather than heading into an office everyday. Whether you are part time or full time you can benefit from this lifestyle that’s often…

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4 Reasons to Upgrade RVs

By ShoreLooksNice.com | July 22, 2016

You’ve been RVing for years and your rig is dialed in exactly to how you like it. Countless memories have been had hitting the open road. You might think “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it” but it doesn’t apply to upgrading RVs. In business this is called “Opportunity Cost” which is the cost of…

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Laundry Options While on the Open Road

By ShoreLooksNice.com | July 16, 2016

When you are RVing there are a few options you have when it comes time to do Laundry. We’ve outlined some of the options that you have when you need to wash your clothes.

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How to Prevent RV Tire Failure

By ShoreLooksNice.com | July 4, 2016

Tires are a critical part of your RV. They are what make your “Home on Wheels” mobile vs. stationary. We would argue that the tires are one of the most important components of your RV. One of the last things you want to deal with on a camping trip is tire failure. Many times when…

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How to Make your RV Bed Feel More Like Home

By ShoreLooksNice.com | July 1, 2016

RVs have a long list of pros and cons and an RV mattress definitely falls on the con list. They typically are thin and hard as a rock; but don’t fret, they are salvageable! And why stop there? Once your mattress is fixed up, might as well make the rest of your bed just as…

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An Interview with Full Time RVers

By ShoreLooksNice.com | June 20, 2016

We recently interviewed the Full Time RV Couple Shorelooksnice.com. They gave up the corporate life to hit the Open Road, visiting 36 states in the past year in an RV. Here’s their perspective on the Full Time Adventure Life: How has your current lifestyle and outlook changed since making the decision to RV fulltime? We have…

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A Dummies Guide to RV Tanks

By ShoreLooksNice.com | June 16, 2016

The title of “Dummies Guide to RV Tanks” is very fitting because 11 months ago when we bought our RV I didn’t know the difference between a gray and a black RV tank. Needless to say we’ve learned a lot about RV Tanks and I only have had one black tank DISASTER (more about that…

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Consign your RV at Poulsbo

By ShoreLooksNice.com | May 30, 2016

Looking to sell your RV? Keep in mind you that when you sell your RV you have to run it through a myriad of repairs like electrical, detailing, and mechanical.  Then you need to put out eye catching advertisements to entice potential buyers.  On top of that you may have to directly deal with finicky…

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DIY Project – De-Winterizing the RV

By ShoreLooksNice.com | April 10, 2016

It’s that time of year again… The time where things warm up, water runs, things turn green, and the RV needs to be prepped for the Camping Season!! Most people enjoy this process much more than winterizing. The goal isn’t to park it, in fact there’s a bright light at the end of the tunnel…

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Learning to Tank

RV Tank Talk

By admin | March 25, 2016

If you’re new to camping here’s a big tip, one of the fastest ways to have a bad experience camping is to head out not knowing how to dump your tanks. Yes we all have to learn how at some point, but you might as well learn before you head out rather than learning through…

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RVing with your Dogs

By ShoreLooksNice.com | March 11, 2016

We call them our “best friends” for a reason. Our animals are such a big part of our lives. Being able to bring them on your camping trips with your RV is fun for you, fun for them. Here’s a few tips to make sure that everyone is loving the time outdoors.   Have a…

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