RV Advice

Top 7 Consumable Items for RVing

June 7, 2017

RV expert Mark Polk discusses the consumable items he never leaves home without.

When you go camping at your favorite KOA, there are essential items, nice to have, but not necessary, items and consumables. In this video, Mark shares his top consumable items for RVing.

Top Tips From This Video

  • Always have holding tank treatments on hand to treat your black and gray water tanks.
  • Stock up on toilet paper designed for RV use
    • To see if your toilet paper is compatible with your RV waste water system, see if a sheet breaks down easily in water
  • Laundry soap and dish soap are must-haves
  • Keep a well-stocked cabinet of first aid supplies and over the counter medications
    • If you need prescriptions makes sure to have them filled and ready to go
  • Hand sanitizer and hydrogen peroxide spray are handy to keep in the compartment where the sewer connection is made as well as inside your RV
  • Keep disposable gloves handy for chores and maintenance
  • Spray lubricant, such as Boeshield T-9, can help with a number of tasks around your RV

About the Expert

MarkheadshotKOAKOA’s resident RV expert, Mark Polk, and his wife Dawn started RV Education 101 in 1999. Since that time RV Education 101 has helped educate millions of RV owners and RV enthusiasts on how to properly and safely use and maintain their RV. Mark’s favorite past times are RVing in their 35-foot Type A motorhome, and restoring vintage RVs, classic cars and trucks. For more information on using, enjoying and maintaining your RV visit RV Education 101.


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