By RV Stuff - Ron Jones
There are only two groups of people on this planet that have made a conscious decision to carry their sewage with them—the big boaters and RVers. You have to get rid of it every so often to make room for more. You also have to handle it correctly to be safe and sanitary and doing so could prevent you from spending a small fortune for repair, getting sick, or being hurt.
Living in an RV is like living in a moveable house/apartment. It can be one you can drive—like a motorhome. It can be one you can tow—like a fifth wheel or travel trailer. It can even be one you can haul around—like a slide-in camper on a pickup truck. Regardless, you will move it to some location and move it back or just keep moving on.
New RVers don't realize how much there is to learn just to function normally in an RV. We joke that no matter how long you lived in a house or apartment, you never had to crank down the TV antenna and unhook the sewer hose just to drive away. Some of that “house experience” just won’t help you with some of the basic, necessary operations in an RV. You will have to learn new and different operations to function normally in your RV. This isn’t hard to learn or do but it must be done.
Here’s how and why...