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Quick Tips

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

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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...
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)...
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...
Quick Tips - Door Handle

A Better Grip

While RVing in the mountains last summer I had the doors open a lot and used the screen. There was no grab bar to...
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...
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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...
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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...
Stove Cover Adds Space

Stove Cover Adds Counter Space

I used some leftover laminate flooring to make a stove cover in my motorhome. It makes for excellent storage space when the stovetop is...
Winegard AIR 360+ amplified omnidirectional antenna

Full Circle

  The Winegard AIR 360+ is an amplified omnidirectional antenna for over-the-air VHF/UHF and FM signal reception. The AIR 360+ is easy to install and...
A man and woman paddling in a green double sea kayak.

Kayaking Florida’s Lower Keys: Paddling to Adventure

Get a close look at the natural side of Florida’s Lower Keys from the seat of a kayak Kayaks are ideal for exploring the vibrant...
Winnebago BOLDT Q70 KL class B motorhome with large victorian home in the background

Adventure in Style: Winnebago BOLDT Q70 KL

Winnebago BOLDT debuts with a sophisticated lithium-based house battery system, luxury appointments and off-road capabilities Alexander von Humboldt was a 19th-century German naturalist, explorer and...
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Let’s Not Meet by Accident

RV manufacturers and aftermarket suppliers offer a variety of systems that can help make motorhome travel safer Driving down the highway, you activate the turn...
Dreamfoam Bedding’s ASPEN 10" Latex RV Mattress

Camp Comfort

  The ability to get a good night’s sleep in your motorhome is one of the many reasons we love the lifestyle. Dreamfoam Bedding’s ASPEN...