Best RV Campsites on the East Coast

Best RV Campsites on the East Coast

Summer is not over yet and you know what that means… time for a vacation! In these summer months, take advantage of the high temperatures and beautiful sunshine. Pack up the RV and hit the road. Don’t want to travel too far? Here are some of the best campsites to visit along the East Coast. South Carolina: Ocean Lakes Family Campground Ocean Lakes Family Campground is located in Myrtle Beach, and is the largest campsite…

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 motor-home’s duct system, rooftop unit on a trailer or portable model cooling a pod, they’re invariably plugged into shore power. Their massive, spiking power draws place a serious burden on outdated, twist-type connectors that can overheat Safety-minded RVers are increasingly replacing these devices with the state-of-the-art SmartPlug.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…

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…

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…

Winter RV Tips

Winter RV Tips

For most people, winter means hibernation time. But, for RV adventurers, winter brings with it some beautiful RV destinations. Snow frosted mountains, icy lake campgrounds… doesn’t that sound peaceful? Before you head out for the winter, we wanted to share some important tips to help keep you safe and warm: Insulate: Keep as much warmth inside the RV as possible by insulating. Use thick rugs to help add an additional barrier to the cold floor….

Safe Is Sexy; Show Off Your SmartPlug this Valentine’s Day

Safe Is Sexy; Show Off Your SmartPlug this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Do you have a romantic RV adventure planned? Or maybe you’ll enjoy date night on your boat? No matter how you plan to celebrate, remember –safe is sexy! Before your mind begins to wander, let us clarify. By “safe”we, of course,mean practicing safe boating and RVing!Queue SmartPlug… SmartPlug’s 4-Stage solution protects against overheating–the #1 cause of shower power failure and fires.Loose connections are addressed by a sleeve design…