Monthly Archives: November 2015

What To Do When You Have RV Hail Damage

Posted by | How-To & Helpful Tips

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The unpredictable weather of fall and winter means unexpected damages can happen to your RV. Whether you’re cruising south for the winter or are storing your RV for the frigid season, hail damage is something that can happen in the north and south.

Here at Woody’s RV World in Alberta, we know what hail can cause damage to the structure and visual appeal of your RV. Our certified RV technicians know exactly what it takes to get your RV back in top condition, so you can get back on the road in no-time.

Let Us Get You Camping Again

Our technicians at Woody’s RV World in Calgary, Red Deer and Edmonton all follow a simple three-step process to getting you back on the road.

Step one: First, we take a thorough look at your vents and windows and repair any damage found. We’ll also replace any windows or vents that are beyond repair.

Step two: Next, we assess your window damage. We repair or replace all windows that show any type of hail damage.

Step Three: We offer you the unbeatable chance to store your RV here at Woody’s RV World for free. Any of our customers that return after a camping season to have all of their hail damage repaired will be offered free RV storage for the remaining winter months. That means you don’t have to worry about future damage being caused in the year’s harshest season.

Book Today

Hail damage is a common occurrence in the RV lifestyle, and the spaces in our state-of-the-art service centre fill up fast this time of year. Call one of our service centers in Edmonton, Red Deer or Calgary to book your hail damage repair as soon as possible.

Start Your Holiday Shopping

Not in need of hail damage repair? Woody’s RV World is also the perfect place to shop for the RV lovers in your life this holiday season. Log online or stop in and see us to shop our huge selection of RVs, accessories and camping supplies.

Making Candy Apples

Posted by | RV Cooking

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Fall and winter have certain flavors associated with them, and one of those flavors is apple. Apple cider, apple pie, and, of course, candy apples. Want to learn how to make your own candy apples while you’re out exploring in your RV? This recipe is sure to please and it’s very easy to make it in your RV’s galley.

How to Make Candy Apples

Making candy apples is a quick and easy process that’s fun for the entire family. This recipe takes just 10 minutes to prep and 30 minutes to cook, so you can enjoy these tasty treats in less than 1 hour.

What you’ll need:

  • 15 fresh, local apples
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 8 drops red food coloring
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 15 craft sticks

Cooking instructions:

  1. Lightly grease one or two cookie sheets.
  2. Insert craft sticks into the 15 whole, stemmed apples.
  3. Heat the water, corn syrup and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  4. Heat the water and sugar combination to 300 to 310 degrees Fahrenheit (149 to 154 degrees Celsius). Having a candy thermometer on hand will help greatly with this step.
  5. Make sure a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms brittle but hard threads. Do not stir the mixture after it has begun boiling.
  6. Hold an apply by the stick and dip it into the syrup.
  7. Remove the apple, then turn it numerous times to coat it evenly.
  8. Place the apple on a prepared cookie sheet to harden.
  9. Repeat the same process with all 15 apples, and enjoy.

Stop in and See Us

Don’t forget to stop in and see us at Woody’s RV World in Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Calgary and Red Deer when you’re cruising south in your RV this fall. We’re your one-stop RV shop with everything from new and used RVs to service, parts, accessories and camping gear.

The 2016 Fleetwood Flair

Posted by | RV Feature

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Convinced a brand-new Class A motorhome is out of your price range? Think again. The 2016 Fleetwood Flair is available right now for a nationally-advertised promotional price. That means you can start your full-time RV lifestyle in a luxurious, top-quality Class A gas motorhome that won’t break the bank.

2016 Flair Floorplans

The 2016 Fleetwood Flair is a comfortably-sized motorhome that is available in three spacious floorplan options. Floorplans range from 27-feet and 10-inches in length to 29-feet and 10-inches in length with options like a booth-style dinette, a free-standing recliner, a slide-out ward, a jack-knife sofa or an extra large kitchen. The 2016 Flair features everything a couple or small family needs to enjoy a full-time life on the road.

A High-End Interior

The interior of the 2016 Fleetwood Flair is equipped with a long list of luxurious standard features. Travelers enjoy a 32-inch wide-screen TV, a 6-cubic-foot Dometic refrigerator, laminate countertops, a microwave oven, a residential bedspread and headboard, a 19-inch LED bedroom TV a frosted glass shower door and countless other touches that will quickly turn this compact Class A motorhome into your dream vacation home.

Top-Quality Construction

The 2016 Flair’s affordable price doesn’t mean that quality was sacrificed in any way. The Flair is manufactured with 21st-century advanced motorhome construction, including premium full-body paint, automatic hydraulic leveling jacks, aluminum extrude slide ramps, a raised space frame foundation, a Tuff-Roof low-maintenance roof system, the Tuff-Pex plumbing system and several other key proof points that are shared throughout all Fleetwood classes.

Whether you’re cruising down the road or lounging outside at the campsite, you’re guaranteed to be wowed by the quality and convenience of the Flair’s exterior features.

Start Your Full-Time RV Lifestyle Today

The 2016 Fleetwood Flair is available right here on our lot at Woody’s RV World in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Simply log online, give us a call or stop in and see us to find out how you can start your Class A lifestyle for an unbelievably low price today.

November Events Across Alberta

Posted by | Local Events

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The temperatures may be dropping here in Alberta, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. There are plenty of festivals and events happening across the province this month to keep you cozy and help you get in the holiday spirit. Fire up your RV and cruise throughout Alberta to these must-visit November events.

Linden Fall Fair

The temperatures are dropping, but fall certainly isn’t over in Linden. The annual fall fair and trade show will feature arts and crafts by local artisans, cooking demonstrations (and delicious eats) and a must-visit trade show. The fair will take place at the Cultural Centre and Dr. Elliot School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Nov. 7.

Winterstart Festival

Winter isn’t a bad thing in Banff. Celebrate the coming of winter and another season in the snowy outdoors at the Winterstart Festival, which kicks off on Thursday, Nov. 12. The event continues all the way through Dec. 12, with seasonal dishes at local restaurants, bustling nightlife, downtown holiday decorations and sales at Banff’s unique downtown boutiques. The Banff Winterstart Festival is everything you need to get excited about the upcoming season.

Festival of Trees

Cruise over to Camrose to take part in the annual Festival of Trees from Wednesday, Nov. 18 through Nov. 22. This anticipated annual event will feature an array of family-oriented activities like a teddy bear disco, tree displays, a trade show, a gala dinner, craft shows, kids events, performing arts shows and so much more. The festival will take place at the Camrose Regional Exhibition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., each day.

Unbeatable Fall Deals at Woody’s

Our Woody’s RV World locations in Calgary, Red Deer, Grande Prairie and Edmonton are now offering unbeatable fall deals on every new and used RV in stock. All of our 2015 RVs are now on clearance, so you can drive or tow your dream RV away for an unbelievably low price this November.