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…

SmartPlug Featured on Embassy PRL Class B

SmartPlug Featured on Embassy PRL Class B

We’re thrilled to share another great vehicle equipped with SmartPlug!This is an Embassy PRL Class B RV. This RV featured an exclusive rear porch with a tent option, which is unlike any other Class B of its kind! Check out this awesome design: Nice work, team! We love to see our products in use! If you have a SmartPlug product and would like to be featured on our blog, please contact us!

SmartPlug Featured on Nomad Vanz

SmartPlug Featured on Nomad Vanz

We love seeing how our customers use their SmartPlug. It is such a rewarding experience to hear feedback and know we’ve made someone’s RV experience safer and easier. We’re excited to share an awesome van designed by Nomad Vanz that features SmartPlug! Introducing the latest Nomad Vanz showcase van, Yabba Dabba Do, a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2019 VS30 2WD Cargo Van 2500 High Roof 144 WB. This beach house on wheels gives you the freedom to…

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 Their massive, spiking power draws place a serious burden on outdated, twist-type connectors that can overheat Safety-minded RVers are increasingly replacing these devices with the state-of-the-art SmartPlug.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…

Onboard Air Conditioning Is Safer with SmartPlug

Onboard Air Conditioning Is Safer with SmartPlug

As summer draws near, many boaters are planning overnight cruises. To sleep comfortably, they’ll rely on factory installed or portable air conditioners. These appliances, however, can put tremendous electrical loads on outdated, twist-type shore power electrical connections, leaving owners wide-eyed awake wondering if their older plug is going to overheat. Using the revolutionary SmartPlug not only greatly improves onboard safety, but allows cruisers the worry-free rest they need. The amperage draw of an air conditioner…

Your Spring Boat Repair Checklist

Your Spring Boat Repair Checklist

With Spring officially underway, that means people are taking their boats out of winter storage and prepping them to head into the water for a fun-filled boating season. As you get your boat ready this Spring, be sure to follow this repair checklist to avoid future problems during the season: Check belts, cables, and hoses as they can become brittle and may crack during winter storage. Inspect the fuel system for leaks or damage including…

How to Inspect an Outlet

How to Inspect an Outlet

Faulty shore power connections are one of the leading causes of marine fires. It’s important to always keep a close eye on the condition of your connections and to take the necessary safety precautions. Do A Safety Check Often It’s time to update and replace your electrical connection if you notice any of the following: Signs of Melting or Discoloration Don’t ignore any signs of burning or melting. This is a red flag something is…

Get Your Boat Ready for Spring with SmartPlug

Get Your Boat Ready for Spring with SmartPlug

What better way to kick off your boating season than being safe and secure? With the SmartPlug lineup of marine products, we’ve got you covered. Our revolutionary products feature the latest technology and highest quality materials that you’ll find easy to use and install. Here’s what you need to keep you safe on every boating excursion you’ll take this season and beyond: Inlets: Our inlets provide 20X’s more electrical contact area eliminating the overheating conditions…