Get Your Foot in the Door

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June 29, 2016

  To keep the floors clean, we always remove our shoes when entering our motorhome. That made the entryway a jumble of footwear until I found an adjustable two-tier shoe rack at The Container Store.... Read more »

Blow Dry

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June 29, 2016

  Are you tired of having to use so much elbow grease to wash and dry your motorhome or dinghy vehicle? A quick tip is to wash the vehicle with a brush, and then rinse and blow-dry with a leaf blower.... Read more »

Shower Matters

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May 23, 2016

  After checking out the price of teak shower mats, I decided to make my own, cheap, wooden mat. I bought pressure-treated lumber and decking screws to craft this gizmo. I made the size of the mat... Read more »

Freshwater Flume

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April 21, 2016

We had a problem in our Class C motorhome with the gravity-fill freshwater tank taking a long time to accept water. The freshwater tank is under the bed and the fill is on the same side of the motorhome.... Read more »

Dashboard Dish

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April 21, 2016

We recently purchased a Rand-McNally Good Sam RV GPS. Its sole mount is a large suction cup, inconveniently intended for windows or windshields only. To make the GPS readily movable yet stable, we mounted... Read more »

Whisk Away the Broom

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March 22, 2016

Ever notice how the front steps just inside the door of your motorhome get dirty with little pebbles and whatnot? Mine aren’t anymore. I attached a small whiskbroom to a retracting dog leash that’s... Read more »

Handy Temperature Control

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March 22, 2016

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 to see clearly. I have to perch over the steps leading... Read more »

Start With a Clean Spigot

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February 24, 2016

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 engineer, I can’t understand why this is legal. To sanitize... Read more »

Hang On, Stay On

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February 24, 2016

Here’s an idea for keeping hangers on the rod so clothes don’t fall off during travel. I have been using a tension curtain rod in our RV’s wardrobe closet for years. It’s a quick fix that only... Read more »

Put a Sock On It

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January 27, 2016

  A friend knitted us a little “sock” to put on the antenna crank handle inside our motorhome. When we crank up the antenna, we move the little sock to the gearshift lever in the cockpit and... Read more »

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