Charging A Leisure Battery From Flat (Some Great Tips)

A conventional leisure battery will give a cycling life of between 200 – 300 deep discharges. A Gel battery between 400 – 500 cycles and an AGM (absorbent glass mat) battery 600 – 800 cycles. Batteries fail because of lead sulphation of the plates. Capacity loss is quicker with leisure batteries. The deeper that you … Read more

How to Keep Your Motorhome Batteries Charged

If you tend to use your motorhome occasionally you may not be pleased to learn that the batteries tend to discharge when they’re not being used. It is, therefore, vital that you keep the battery charged while it’s being stored. The speed of the discharge depends on the type of battery and the temperature of … Read more

How to Insulate a Caravan for Winter

Many people are happy to camp out all through the year and caravan sites all over the country are staying open for longer. However, if you want to stay in your caravan over the winter months you’ll need to ensure it’s properly insulated. A caravan that isn’t properly insulated is prone to cracked taps and … Read more