How to Maximize the Life of Motorhome Tires

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By E. Don Smith
November 22, 2014

  With a few protectant products and a little care, premature sidewall damage can be greatly reduced   If you own a motorhome long enough, you will eventually have to replace the tires. Most coaches require six tires, and a tag axle means two more. If you have priced tires lately you know... Read more »

Put a Sock on It

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November 21, 2014

My wife and I grew tired of the constant “clinking” of glassware and the eventual scratching/marring of our glasses from bouncing down the road. I screwed a spice rack to the back wall of the cabinet, tie-wrapped another to it and my wife covered the glasses in fun/funky socks she bought at the... Read more »

That’s a Wrap

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November 21, 2014

I use a Christmas-wreath container to store my freshwater hoses. It’s the perfect size for easy coiling, and it keeps the hoses orderly and clean. Basil Vanderboegh | Benton Harbor, Michigan  

Spray-Head Holder

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October 24, 2014

We found that the holder for the toilet spray head on the side of the toilet was in an inconvenient location. It required bending over to pick up the sprayer and if I forgot that there is a cabinet over the toilet when I stood up, it added scars to a head that has enough scars from being chewed on by... Read more »

More Prep Space

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October 24, 2014

Our motorhome just doesn’t have enough counterspace, so I inserted a cutting board into the galley sink edges. It fits perfectly and I still have room for a colander to wash fruits and vegetables. Pete Chiarolanzio | Florham Park, New Jersey    

Outside Temperature Sensor

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October 24, 2014

  I have a SkyScan digital clock that displays inside and outside temperature. After trying to find a location, when parked, that the outside transmitter unit could sense air temperature without being in direct sun any part of the day, I decided to place it in a wheel well on top of the tire. That... Read more »

Don’t Get Zapped!

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by Dennis C. Brewer
October 23, 2014

  Tips on How to Make Your Motorhome Safer During Lightning Strikes   According to the National Weather Service, there are more than 22 million cloud-to-ground lightning strikes on average each year in the U.S. Even though the chance of being struck by lightning is low — only 1 in 600,000... Read more »

Fridge-Fix

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By Bill and Jenn Gehr
October 23, 2014

  This add-on fan box from Smart RV Products beefs up interior circulation for more efficient operation and less food spoilage   RV gas/electric absorption refrigerators are subject to improper installation and high-ambient temperatures that can significantly affect the cooling process. When... Read more »

Suck It Up!

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By Kevin Livingston
October 22, 2014

  DIY: Central vacuum-cleaner installation   Installing an InterVac remote vacuum-cleaner system in an unused area saves space and makes cleanup a breeze   Whether you’re parked in a low-dust, paved campground or in the middle of off-road racing pits, the dirt always manages to find... Read more »

Safe & Secure

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By E. Don Smith
September 25, 2014

  How to protect your sticks-and-bricks home before heading out on the road   We can probably all agree that traveling in a motorhome is the best way to take a vacation, and whether it’s for a long weekend or an entire season, getting away and going to new places and seeing exciting things... Read more »

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