Welcome to the Beginner’s Guide to RVing from RVtravel.com. The information we present here every Monday through Friday is for brand-new RVers – those in the market to buy their first RV and those who just purchased theirs. If you are an experienced RVer, this material may be too basic for you. This newsletter is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thanks to all of you! Monday, December 14, 2020 If you did not get an email notifying you of this newsletter, sign up here to get one every time it is published. DID YOU MISS reading this morning’s RV Daily Tips Newsletter? Good stuff there . RVing Basics Get a non-contact voltage tester This simple-to-use little device ( non-contact voltage tester ) is, I feel, a must-have for any RVer who hooks up to a power pedestal. It is very easy to use. With it you can safely check the campground power outlet for any possible faulty wiring that could damage your RV electrical systems or cause an unsafe condition. It is one of the only ways you can check for a condition called “Hot Skin” condition [ a term coined by Mike Sokol based on his research] and where the RV metal frame becomes electrified and very dangerous. Thanks to Ray Burr at loveyourrv.com for this tip. Read more from Mike Sokol on hot-skin conditions here and here . Insulate your bed for cold winter night Mike B. shares this timely tip: […]