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To keep RV roof air conditioners in top form, you should perform some maintenance every year before you use your RV again.
RV tankless water heaters can provide hot water for the entire family in just minutes. No more waiting for the small water tank to heat up again and again; these compact units offer hot water instantly. You only have to attach a cold water line, and they plug into your campsite electrical power for energy (it runs on 120 volts).
The only thing you have to remember is that all your faucets, showerheads and aerators must be low-flow. Most companies supply a low-flow aerator with their RV tankless water heaters. These RV tankless water heaters really make sense for big families or full-time RVers that use dishwashers and washers as well.
If you have to replace your RV furnace, don't despair. There are many replacement models available and some are much more energy-efficient than ever before. Some offer a premixed gas/air combo that means more energy-efficiency and a better use of gas by wasting less, thereby improving performance.
RV furnaces are available in low-profile models as well, in case space is a concern when you replace your RV furnace. These low-profile models will even fit in many RV basements, which allows you to service them from outside, rather than inside the coach. Never try to replace an RV furnace yourself, it must be done by a qualified RV technician.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|