Home Tech Quick Tips

Quick Tips

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

Pool noodles used to quiet RV window shades

Motorhome Quick Tip: Another Noodle Use

While driving, I noticed an annoying clanking sound in my Thor Quantum Class C. I discovered the new-style pull-down shades were banging against the...
Photos showing use of plywood to cover motorhome stairwell

Motorhome Quick Tip: Ankle Saver

We have owned several types of RVs. The one thing I can say about Class A motorhomes is that the step-well inside is fine...
Photo with inset showing setup of diy RV drawer lock

Motorhome Quick Tip: Drawer Lock

I was irritated by the kitchen drawers sliding open in my 2017 Winnebago View when making right turns. After one of the drawer guides...
A flea collar fastened inside motorhome compartments keeps the insects from moving in

Motorhome Quick Tip: Bug Off

When I worked as a walk-through technician at a large RV dealership, I was responsible for giving new RV owners their orientation. During this...
Photo of adjustable trekking poles used to hold RV interior panel in place for gluing

Motorhome Quick Tip: Walking Sticks

After one of the upholstered panels fell off the wall in the cockpit area of my motorhome, I needed to glue it back into...
Photo of two eye hooks and a small nail that will keep motorhome drawers closed when in transit

Motorhome Quick Tip: Nailed It!

  The kitchen drawers in our Winnebago Sunstar would slide open when driving around curves. After much discussion and searching for solutions, my husband came...
Results photo of DIY vinyl RV graphics technique

Motorhome Quick Tip: DIY Striping

I purchased a 2001 Winnebago Brave that was sun-faded on the outside. I wanted to improve the exterior, but didn’t want to spend an...
Rope hanger fro hats in RVs

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...
illustration of hanging tage to remind RV owners to remove slide bar

Motorhome Quick Tip: Name That Slideout

Recycle your old name-tag lanyard and avoid the damage caused by trying to extend your motorhome’s slideout while the locking bar is in place....
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...
Fan-Tastic Vent 7350

Sponsored Content: Fan-Tastic Vent for Motorhomes

The powerful yet compact Dometic Fan-Tastic Vent model 7350 provides you with the airflow inside your motorhome that you desire. The 7350 has 14...
Young man and woman posing on BMW motorcycle in front of RV

Big Rigs & Big Motorcycles

Bringing your motorcycle along with you - Can it be done? Tips, tricks and options for bringing a motorcycle and car with you while...
Camping on Public Lands

Camping on Public Lands

Save money and get back to basics by staying at primitive campsites! Most RVers love America’s national and state parks. Few locations on earth can...
N∙Command TPMS (NCTP100) with Bluetooth technology and waterproof sensors

Stay in Command

  ASA Electronics is expanding its line of iN∙Command products with a new tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS). The iN∙Command TPMS (NCTP100) uses Bluetooth technology and...
A man in a wheel-chair exits the Winnebago Adventurer 30T AE’s curb side door

No Place Like Home

Winnebago’s Adventurer 30T AE incorporates an expanded hallway and bathroom, and an 800-pound-capacity hydraulic lift for wheelchair accessibility People with mobility issues are faced with...