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

DIY paper towel holder for motorhome

Motorhome Quick Tip: Paper Towel Bar

  If necessity is the mother of invention, I’m sure the inventor owns a motorhome. Due to limited wall- and counterspace, there isn’t a good...
Twin photos showing before and after results of motorhome dash modification

Motorhome Quick Tip: Light it Up

  Like other owners who have a motorhome on a Ford F-53 chassis, I found it difficult to read the instrument cluster on our 2014...
Party lights are draped around the cab of a class C motorhome

Motorhome Quick Tip: Party Lights

We primarily camp in Florida, where the weather can change in an instant. Because of this, we rarely put out our awnings, as they...
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...
Flatware and nail polish to identify for group campouts

Motorhome Quick Tip: Palate Palette

  Camping with a group and eating meals together usually involves post-meal group dishwashing, too. Like many campers, our cutlery is a mishmash of designs...
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)...
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...
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...
over-the-door shoe holder cut in thirds

A Bed with Sole

I devised a way to keep shoes out of the way. I cut a canvas over-the-door shoe holder in thirds (two pairs per section)....
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...
Luxury Motorhome living area with ornate cieling and plusch furniture

Luxury Motorhomes Will Make You Dare to Dream

Luxurious flagship motorhomes that check off all the boxes: livability, comfort, style and a smooth ride What makes a luxury motorhome? Is it marble countertops,...
three adults and a dog socialize outside the Entegra Coach Accolade 37K

Entegra Coach Accolade 37K Roadtest

Entegra Coach Accolade 37K: New luxury Super C on a Freightliner S2RV chassis, exclusively designed for the RV industry, has a rugged appeal that...
Dinghy Towing Vehicles: Jeep Gladiator in an off road setting

Dinghy Digest: Family-Friendly Dinghy Vehicles

If you need room for five or more, these vehicles will accommodate your crew in style and comfort When one thinks about dinghy towing vehicles,...
Motorhome quick tip: Photo illustrates use of traffic cone to hold water filter

MotorHome Quick Tip: Game of Cones

  I use a water filter at the campground’s freshwater connection, but I didn’t want the weight of the filter hanging on the connection. I...
CLEAR2O DirtGuard Sediment Prefilter

DirtGuard: The CLEAR2O Sediment Prefilter

Most motorhome owners employ some type of inline prefilter for the campground’s water hookup and though these filters work well on chemical contaminants like...