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Quick Tips

RV tips that are tried and true, and really work, because they're all from MotorHome's readers

Water Filter in DIY stand made from traffic cone

Motorhome Quick Tip: No Spill in the Cone Zone

After deciding to add an external filter for the city-water connection to our Class A motorhome, I looked for an economical way to keep...
Residential refrigerator in an RV

Simple RV Hack to Keep Refrigerator Doors Closed

After installing a residential refrigerator in my Class A motorhome, I immediately found I had a problem: the doors would not stay closed during...
A DIY handle for pulling RV portable waste tank

Tug a Lug RV Waste Tank

Tugging a full portable waste tank by the metal handle even a short distance is tough on the fingers and palm. To make the...
Motorhome Quick Tip: Cable storage

Quick Tips: Stress Relief

The 50-amp shorepower cord connector for my motorhome is in a compartment with other utilities. The weight pulling on the plug was stressing the...
Motorhome Quick Tip: front door light

Quick Tips: Lights, Please

Finding the lock to my RV’s entry door in the dark can be challenging. I found a very lightweight, low-cost (about $3) 4 LED...
Dinghy Vehicle hook up

RV Quick Tips: Safety in Numbers

As a pilot and former flight instructor, I constantly emphasize the habitual use of a checklist. It goes far to eliminate missing an important...
Pillow case as RV quilt storage

RV Quick Tips: Quilt Storage

Like most RVers, we are short on space for storing bulky items, especially extra blankets for when the weather turns cold. We solved the...
Class C cabover modification

Quick Tips: Kid Catcher

We found a solution to make the cabover sleeping area in our Class C much more child-friendly. We bought a 1-by-8-by-96-inch piece of poplar...
Quick Tip Window Screen

Screen Time

While set up in camp, Class B and Class C motorhomes can often benefit from additional ventilation at times by rolling down the cab-door...
Quick Tip Bungee Storage

Bungee Blocker

Housed above each of the captain’s seats on my Class A motorhome are very shallow cupboards in which very little can be stored. I...

Products

USB LED Reading Light with Flex Neck and Night Light

Flex Charging

Seems like we’re always looking for an open outlet to charge our phones or tablets. SalVinCo introduces a way to charge an electronic device...
Redarc BMS1230S2 main unit with remote lithium solar ready web

Battery of Skills: REDARC Manager30

Australia-based REDARC Electronics has launched The Manager30 battery-management system. The system, which has been available Down Under since 2014, is designed to charge and...
Woman walking past Coway Air Purifier in apartment home with Amazon Alexa behind her.

Breathe Easy at Home and on the Road: The RV Air Mega Purifier

Indescribably Cleaner Air and Smell for Your RV We all know that our RVs can become, how shall we say, funky smelling from time to...
The Drive 4G-X RV by weBoost

Give Cell Signals a Boost

Can you hear me now? If not, you may need a cellular signal booster in your motorhome. The Drive 4G-X RV cellular signal booster...
Yamaha EF2200iS protable generator

Power By Yamaha: Efficiency and Technology Combined

Yamaha Motor Corp. USA introduces the all-new EF2200iS portable inverter generator. The 55-pound EF2200iS is powered by a high-output MZ80 OHV, air-cooled, single cylinder...