4 Rules for Taking Long RV Road Trips with Kids & Pets

We’ve been over road trips at great length. We have posted about how fun they are, all the benefits they provide, and why it’s simply amazing and refreshing to take the whole family on a cross-country road trip. However, what can you do if you have young children or pets? The answer is: take the… Read more »


Revamp Your Vintage RV or Trailer Interior with Retro Wallpaper

Traveling by vintage RV is rekindling the love for a simpler time; they remind us of the times when crossing the country on four wheels was the ideal way to see the sights. Thanks to vintage trailer restorations, you can now embark on an adventure in style.   Vintage trailers are typically symbolic of the… Read more »


Retro Paint Ideas for Vintage Trailer Interiors

  Just before the year 1969 when Woodstock shook the nation in the most unbelievable way, we as a society became very stylistic in our design choices. Largely popular, the “retro” theme swept across millions of homes, creating unique trends that have come back full circle in this current generation.   We are now seeing… Read more »


Restoring and Decorating Your Vintage Trailer for Glamping!

Camping is growing in popularity, which means interest in modern and vintage RV is growing. Vintage RV’s are a huge thing right now, metaphorically speaking, of course (have you seen the average vintage trailer?). Vintage RV’s and trailers are wooing campers of all ages, with their antiquity and charm. There’s something to be said about… Read more »


Popularity rising in restoring vintage trailers

Vintage trailer restorations have been on the rise recently. People are using the opportunity to remake an old Shasta or Traveleze as their little camping escape, a project that involves as much elbow grease as it does love. One way to tell these are gaining in popularity, if you have you haven’t seen more of… Read more »


Figuring out what siding you need for your vintage trailer

At Hemet Valley, we make it as easy as possible when determining what kind of siding your vintage trailer restoration project may need. Restoring trailers have becoming more popular these days with people realizing they can have all the amenities of a new trailer, with a cool vintage look of the old ones at a… Read more »


You can purchase vintage drip rails at Hemet Valley RV

Looking at pictures of canned ham trailers or seeing one in person, you automatically get butterflies in your stomach, but you’re not sure why. That’s because nostalgia and that can-do American spirit is taking control of you. America IS the canned ham. Do you own one? If so, you’re in luck… Good news all you… Read more »


Delaminated Filon Trailer Blues

The joys and perils of the fiberglass trailer Do you own a fiberglass, or Filon, trailer? They first became popular in the 90s. Since then, several companies have developed fiberglass trailers. Their popularity is again on the rise, as people are attracted to their smooth sleek look versus the corrugated aluminum. However, with that said,… Read more »


The life of a trailer tire

Happy New Year!  Hope you had an enjoyable holiday season.  2013 is sure to be as unpredictable as 2012. Have you ever been on the road, driving your RV, calmly staring at the endless American road ahead of you when – all of a sudden – you hear an explosion?  The calm is gone, the… Read more »