Happy Fall! As people head back to their everyday routines and the foliage begins to change, Fall is a wonderful time to head out on an RV adventure. We’ve put together a few helpful tips to make your Fall RV travels a success: Research Destinations As the weather is changing across most parts of the […]
What to Expect When Living in an RV
At first thought, the idea of permanently living in an RV sounds like an everlasting vacation lifestyle. While there are many advantages to living on the road, there are some things that people don’t account for when planning this major lifestyle change. Here we break down some popular myths about RV living: Living In an […]
Summer Safety: Product Spotlight: SmartPlug Combo Kit for Marine
At SmartPlug, our number one goal is keeping boaters safe while out on the water. Did you know… the #1 cause of shore power failure and fires is not electrical shorting, but rather overheating caused by poor electrical conductivity. Our shore power inlets and shore power connectors are designed to be simple, safe and secure […]
Mike Sokol Demonstrates SmartPlug – Part One
As most of us are winding down the camping season and mothballing our RVs for the winter, now is a great time to repair and upgrade our electrical systems. That way you won’t be caught off-guard in the spring when you head out on your first trip and forgot something important. Here Mike Sokol of […]
Autumn Boating Tips
Autumn is a beautiful time to head out on the water and enjoy all the season has to offer. While the weather may be cooler, the crisp air paired with the sunshine can make for an amazing day on your boat. Before you head out, be sure to check out our top autumn boating tips: […]
911! ITS AN EMERGENCY! – SmartPlug Negates Leading Cause of Boat Fires
Overheated and loose electrical connections contribute to a significant amount of boat fires, making them the leading cause of recreational boat fires. But don’t just take our word for it. Check out this recent article All At Sea Magazine wrote, recognizing SmartPlug’s Inlet and Connector kits as a great way to protect against electrical fire […]
Great advice to make plug-in electrical heaters safer to use in RVs.
If you’ve been RVing for any amount of time, chances are good that you’ve seen a burnt or seared power cord. And it’s really no wonder considering the old twist-type cordsets haven’t seen any real developments since 1938. Here’s some great advice from the RV Pro’s over at RVTravel.com to make plug-in electrical heaters a […]
Hot or Not?
SmartPlug Features Push Straight-In Sleeved Design One of the primary causes of electrical arcing in twist-type designs is the fact that the electrical pins bear any weight or tension in the cord, and eventually work themselves loose. The SmartPlug’s sleeve design means that the body of the plug bears that weight or tension, rather than […]