Quick Tips

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

Quick Tips - Anti-Theft System

Run a Lap

I didn’t like the plastic lock available to secure my new – and expensive – surge protector. So, I purchased two 3⁄8-inch-by-2-inch lap (repair)...
A cover for any three prong plug

Motorhome Quick Tip: Keeps a Plug Snug

Many diesel engines have a three-prong male connector to plug in when the block heater is needed. This plug can get corroded and dirty...
motorhome clip lights

Hanging Lights With Quick Clips

We usually dry camp, so we bought some battery-operated Coleman string lights. To hang them, we use ID badge clips that we purchased in...

Portable Solar Light

  Individual solar-lamp assemblies are available at many hardware stores and home centers, and they make nice light sources while camping. In order to place...
Quick Tips - Ladder Protector

Parkour Punks

  On a couple of occasions, teenage boys engaged in parkour (overcoming urban obstacles by climbing or leaping) and attempted to gain access to our...
Quick Tip Icemaker - Illustration

Icemaker Platform

  As do many other owners of motorhomes with the standard RV refrigerator, I got tired of buying bags of ice or fiddling with ice-cube...
Quick Tips - Pump Illustration

A Little Pump Makes a Big Difference

Adding oil to an Onan generator at the end of an oil change can be excruciatingly slow. The process involves adding an ounce at...

Time to Hit the Road

  An atomic digital wall clock is a fantastic item for RVers. It comes in many different sizes and always has the correct information when...

Put a Sock on It

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....

Start With a Clean Spigot

Water-service contamination at RV parks is always a concern of mine. Some campgrounds have the water service next to the sewer outlet. Being an...

Products

Class A motorhome with zip dee awning

Two-stage Convenience

Awnings by Zip Dee now offers the Century 2, a roof-mounted awning designed to add awning strength without overextending into neighboring RV sites. The...
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...