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Jennifer’s Tip of the Week: Mobile RV Repair Services

| Updated May 13, 2017

One of the fun things about visiting RV shows, like the Super B RV Show in Glendale, Arizona that Mike and I recently attended, is visiting with other RVers who share their tips and suggestions.

That’s exactly what happened with one of our listeners named Jim, who came out to meet us and offered a tip about using mobile RV repair services – and how to find them – when local RV service centers can’t squeeze you in for an appointment.

Jim said his RV had a water faucet that started leaking all over the place, and while RVing. They would’ve had to have waited a day or so to get into to the closest service center so they bought a faucet and got back on the road.

Later that night, while checking in at an RV resort, Jim noticed business cards for handymen willing to service RVs on site. He picked one up and made the call.

Jim said it turned out the handyman had previously worked in an RV service center and went out on his own to start his own business.

“It was just fantastic,” Jim said. “The guy came out to our site…and just replaced the faucet. He had all the tools and it was all done and fine and we’ve never had a problem with it since.”

And it’s worth adding extra emphasis on part of Jim’s comment – specifically, the part about the handyman having all of the tools many of us might not have with us when on the road.

Have a tip or suggestion for the RV lifestyle? You can use the “Leave Voicemail” link at Just click it and then use the built-in microphone on your computer or mobile device to record a message to me. You can do it over as many times as you want, until you are satisfied. And then you just click a button and it comes right to my email inbox.

Jennifer Wendland

Published on 2017-05-13

Jennifer Wendland travels North America with husband, Mike, in a small Motorhome. She has worked with Mike as a television producer and traveled extensively all over the world. She is a self-described "gym rat," enjoying fitness and exercise wherever she goes. She is a certified Water Aerobics instructor and has taught large group classes in leading health clubs for more than 20 years. She and Mike have three grown children and seven grandchildren. They travel about two weeks out of every month. When not on the road, they live in southeastern Michigan.

One Response to “Jennifer’s Tip of the Week: Mobile RV Repair Services”

May 13, 2017at12:58 pm, rhiebert said:

You will very likely see at least one AMSOIL booth at any RV show. I’m curious how many would make suggestions about reducing operation and maintenance by using their products?

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