RV Safety Tips from Mike Sokol

RV Safety Tips from Mike Sokol

Summer is in full swing! It’s the season of RV adventures, camping and cookouts. At SmartPlug, we’re all about safety. We thought it’d be the perfect time to share some safety tips before you head out on your next excursion. Mike Sokol is the nation’s leading authority on RV electricity. He is the author of “No Shock Zone,”a guide to learning about the electric in your RV and how to avoid being shocked. Recently he…

SmartPlug Makes RV Air Conditioning Safer

SmartPlug Makes RV Air Conditioning Safer

Once considered a luxury, air conditioning is now commonplace in RVs. Whether it’s a motorhome’s ducted system, rooftop unit on a trailer or portable model cooling a pod, they’re invariably plugged into shore power. Their massive, spiking power draws placea serious burden on outdated, twist-type connectors that can overheat Safety-minded RVers are increasingly replacing these devices with the state-of-the-art SmartPlug. It’s the singular upgrade that provides the peace-of-mind needed to thoroughly enjoy a cool night’s…

RV Summer Preparation Checklist

RV Summer Preparation Checklist

Adventure season is here! For many RVers, the season is just beginning and it’s the perfect time to do a routine check on your camper. Before you head out, be sure to follow along with this handy checklist to avoid problems on the road: Do A Safety Check– Do you have smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, LP gas detectors, fire extinguishers and a first aid kit on board? These are all essential to a safe…

Boosting Rv Safety, One Shore Power Plug At A Time

Boosting Rv Safety, One Shore Power Plug At A Time

As lifestyles go, RVing is one of the more laid-back, focused more on enjoying family and nature than pumping adrenaline. But a scorched shore power connection is enough to get the pulse racing of the most seasoned RVer. It means the electrical connection overheated and is close to a critically failure. The revolutionary SmartPlug overcomes the shortfalls of a traditional twist-style connection. With it, RVers worry less about electrical equipment and more about when to…

Bring It On Mother Nature, SmartPlug Is Ready

Bring It On Mother Nature, SmartPlug Is Ready

Mother Nature and RVers don’t always see eye-to-eye, especially when it comes to cold weather. But with SmartPlugSystems onboard, she can bring on her worst and not affect the safe flow of electricity to the RV, nor dampen the spirits of those who appreciate four-season camping. When it’s time to plug into the pedestal, the SmartPlug System can’t be beaten. Its SUPERFLEX50 50A 125/250V 30′ dual configuration cord set remains flexible and easy to coil…

SmartPlug is the Easiest RV Power System!

SmartPlug is the Easiest RV Power System!

At SmartPlug, our goal was to not only create a safe and secure electrical connection system, but we wanted to make sure it was easy to install and use as well. Hearing from our happy customers means we’re doing our job right! Thanks to Roger for sharing his shore power installation review! Check out what he had to say on his blog “Casa Rodante –Our House on Wheels.” “Our shore power connector is a 50amp…

Another Happy SmartPlug User

Another Happy SmartPlug User

Recently we had the pleasure of donating a SmartPlug to the Southeast Region Rally to raise money for the Heartland Gives Back Project. Bob Curry was the winner of our SmartPlug donation and was kind enough to share hisinstallationexperience with SmartPlug. Here is what Bob had to say: “At the Abilene TX Rally I placed an offer on a silent auction for a SmartPlug and won. For those that are interested I installed it today…

Don’t Let April Showers Interrupt Your Next RV Adventure

Don’t Let April Showers Interrupt Your Next RV Adventure

Although April is typically seen as a rainy month, that doesn’t mean it should keep you from taking your RV on its next adventure! Preparation is key to keeping your RV weather proofed for whatever may come your way. Here are 3 must-have items to equip your RV for the rainy season: Retractable Awning While most RVs are equipped with an awning, it’s likely the quality is subpar and will suffer damage, especially in inclement…

5 Must Have RV Accessories

5 Must Have RV Accessories

Whether you live the RV lifestyle full time or if it is just a favorite pastime of yours, it’s important to make the most use of the space you have. There are so many gadgets available on the market, but which ones are most useful? Here are our top 5 picks for must have RV accessories: 1. Solar Oven Why heat up your kitchen and drain your battery? Use the power of the sun to…

Equip Your Airstream Toolbox

Equip Your Airstream Toolbox

While you’re on the road, especially on family trips, safety should be your number one priority. While equipping your Airstream with our SmartPlug technology is a great way to ensure safety for all passengers, another great safety tip is equipping your Airstream toolbox with the necessary items. Here are some of our must have items to keep in your toolbox at all times: Tools No matter how new or well-constructed your Airstream or RV may…