Home Tech Quick Tips

Quick Tips

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

Quick Tips - Sewer Slinky Hose Kit

Hold That Hose

You set up camp, make all your attachments and assume things will be fine. But hot weather and repeated dumping of the tanks...
Quick Tips - Thermostat

Phone Cord Trick Makes Great Fix For Heat Control

Our Class A gasser has the heat/air-conditioning control located above the entry door. The thermostat controller is LCD and mounted too high for me...
Quick Tips - Nozzle

Foam Foiler

As a longtime RVer I have learned that diesel fuel foams (or blows back if there is no auto stop). To help with the...
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...

RV DOOR HANDLE HELPER

Like most motorhomes, ours came with small handles at the door for stability when entering or exiting the rig. We found these small handles...

CUT THE CLUTTER

  I grew tired of a disorderly table that was littered with pens, TV remotes and travel literature. Nothing was commercially available, so I fashioned...
Quick Tips - Wine Glass Covers Illustration

Save the Clinking for Toasts

  We love our wine, so when my husband installed a hanging wine glass rack and I placed the glasses on the rack, I was...
Quick Tip - Broom Storage

RV Broom and Dust-Mop Storage

We travel for months at a time in our 25-foot Class C, and are always looking for efficiency and simplicity in storage and daily...
Windshield

For a Rainy Day

The windshield and the driver- and passenger-side windows of my motorhome constantly had dirty streaks from rain running off the roof. To solve the...
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Motorhome Quick Tip: Think Vertical

The storage space in our compact Class B is limited, which requires us to get creative. The two rules we have are: square is...

Products

King Combi step ladder

King Kombo

Considering the limited storage space in a motorhome, a conventional ladder may seem like a luxury item. But when that one item can perform...
ENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo

JENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo is Twice as Nice

Music is an important part of the motorhome lifestyle, inside and out of the coach. ASA Electronics now offers the JENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo....
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Dometic PLB40 Portable Lithium Battery

Perfect for off-grid camping, the Dometic PLB40 lithium battery was designed to run 12-volt DC appliances — specifically, Dometic’s line of CFX mobile compressor...
Photo of Oru folding kayak

Origami On the Water

Looking to ply the waters but don’t have the space to store a traditional kayak? Oru has launched its first tandem folding kayak, the...
Photo of 30 amp Power Watchdog RV surge protector

Smart Surge Protector Reports RV Power to Your Phone

Hughes Autoformers’ Power Watchdog EPO (Emergency Power Off) combines Bluetooth technology with the automatic shut off and re-start of an energy management system, offering...