Ways to Keep Cool: RV Air Conditioner and Awnings

Cruising around your rv in the hot summer months can make for a really fun time for the entire family. With hiking, sun tanning, picnics and swimming, few vacations can beat the summer-time fun you can have in your rv.

However, before driving around the country during the summer, you should stop to figure out how you and your family are going to keep cool during the summer vacation. Accessories, like an rv air conditioner, awning or screen room, should be thought out ahead of time.

Summer months, especially when traveling around the West Coast or the Deep South, can be very dangerous. Many people, especially the younger or elderly people, don’t realize that they are suffering from heat stroke until it is too late.

An rv air conditioner that is installed before you leave your stationary home can help your entire family stay healthy and cool while inside their home away from home. Whether the rv air conditioner is helping your family stay cool and comfortable on the road, or if it provides a cool oasis from the summer heat while the family ventures outdoors, it is always a good idea to have it on board for the safety of your family.

If you want to save energy or add to the oasis, have an awning installed on the side of your rv. You can prop up your awning every time you take a stop on the road or whenever you arrive at your destination. While the sun is gazing and blazing on everyone else outside, you can sit comfortably and cool underneath your awning. They come in all different sizes, shapes and designs these days so that you can find the right awning that matches your rv.

A screen room is another way to keep your family cool and comfortable while you are exploring the outdoors. Just prop open your screen room and attach it to your rv for an additional room and roaming space. You will be shielded from the hot sun and the unwelcome guests of nature (insects, bugs and animals) while still enjoying the sights and sounds of the outdoors. The windows and doors are screen, so you won’t miss out on anything!