• Thinking about going solar?

    Thinking about going solar?
    Are you thinking about adding a solar system in your RV or motorhome? Here are 5 simple things to get you thinking… 1. Budget - It seems things always begin and end with money…. but if you set a budget for yourself it will help you decided where to put that money.  2. Wattage - Its tough to figure out how many watts you will need, that might take some research, depends on the number of people, and it your wanting to keep the same lifestyle as if you were at home. Think about ways to save...
  • RV Tips

    RV Tips
      Some RV tips to help you if you are a RV newbie or have been a RVer for awhile. Place a carpet sample at the base and one at the top of your entry steps, which will help keep dirt and moisture out of your rig. Have a list to remind yourself of what you need to do for setting up and leaving. Have disposable rubber gloves to use during sewer hookups and dumping. Use a portable space heater at night instead of using all that propane. Travel in the morning or late afternoon when...
  • Buying an older model, used RV

    Buying an older model, used RV
    Its been years since I bought an RV.   Its also been years since I wrote my ebook “An RV Tech’s Checklist for Buying a new or used RV” (click to learn more and buy ebook). This spring our son Rick, a freelance designer and web designer / marketer for Tough Tops told us he wanted a change in his life and he wanted to hit the road. It’s January, Rick lives in Boulder Colorado and its not the time of year to RV shopping. Myself and my wife are in Mesa Arizona, and it was not winter...
  • Spring Cleaning Tips for Slide Toppers

    It’s that time of year to get ready for the road....it's also our favorite time of year Time to clean any dust and debris from the tops of the slide outs. While the slide is in make sure to clean the areas of the slide out that go out. It is a very over looked area that picks up everything from dust to pine needles to toys. Take it from Tyler. He has pulled everything from toy motorcycles to hair brushes to a customer’s wallet that he thought he let at a truck stop. After a...

    We do our best to provide the most information we can about our awnings, and want to make the buying process as easy as we can! We created a page of some of the questions we get asked the most. Click below....And don't be afraid to ask a question...we are only a phone call or email away.... http://www.toughtopawnings.com/questions.html

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      We will be in Quartzsite making, installing and delivering awnings from Jan. 17 - Jan. 23rd. To show our appreciation we will be giving a 10% discount on all slide out awnings for all our wonderful customers who pre-order from our on-line store to be installed or delivered in Quartzsite during the show.   CLICK HERE TO GET ALL THE DETAILS ABOUT THE SHOW, HOW YOU CAN SCHEDULE AN INSTALL AND GET YOUR COUPON CODE!!
  • See our new video!!

    Tough Tops have teamed up with the RV Geeks for another instructional video How to Replace a Carefree or Colorado RV Slide Topper (Model SOK III) Click to see more RV Geek videos
  • We have a new Accessory!

    Tough Top Awnings is proud to introduce our newest accessory the Soft Connect... The Soft Connect is For Carefree of Colorado Main Over the door electric Patio AwningsIt is 5 ¼ inches wide and Tough Tops can customize the length to your needs.Connects a hard metal cover that goes over the fabric and the roller tube when it is fully rolled up.   CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND BUY  
  • Some Fun to Kick Off the Summer

      The summer season is here again. All of us at Tough Top Awnings hope you have a great summer. We will have two new videos on awning installation soon that you can see on the Tough Top Awnings website and the RV Geeks You Tube page. To see the RV Geek You Tube page click here We already have some  of the best RV Awning installation videos on the web so check them out.  Previous videos are: Patio (Main) awning installation, A&E slide out installation and Carefree slide out installation. See all our videos here   With summer fast approaching...
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