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Quick Tips

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...
Tire Fill Quick Tip

MotorHome Quick Tip: DIY Tire Fill

At left is a photo of the tire filler I use on my Tiffin Class A motorhome. The red line connects to the air...
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...
Coffee Countertop

MotorHome Quick Tip: Coffee Countertop

Counterspace is always at a premium in a motorhome. Considering that we seldom use the stove in our Class C Winnebago View 24V because...
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...
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...
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...
Headlight, After Soft Scrub

MotorHome Quick Tip: Headlight Lens Restoration

My solution for dull yellow plastic headlight lenses is to use Soft Scrub cleaning liquid rather than an expensive lens-polishing kit. You can see...
Quick Tip Table Top

MotorHome Quick Tip: DIY Table

Our Winnebago Vista LX 35F did not provide any table on or near the doghouse cover. Most aftermarket tables are too large and interfere...
Motor Home 2020 Readers' Choice Awards

2020 Readers’ Choice Award Winners!

You voted for your favorite RV products, services, and destinations, and here are the winners MOTORHOMES Class A Motorhome Gold: Tiffin Motorhomes Silver: Winnebago Industries Bronze: Newmar Corp. Class B...
Jayco Entegra Ethos exterior

Entegra Coach Ethos

The Ethos Class B motorhome is the newest addition to the luxurious line of Entegra Coach products Riding on the RAM ProMaster 3500 chassis, with...
Holiday Rambler Armada motorhome exterior

Holiday Rambler Armada

Bring all the comforts of home along with you on your next adventure with the all-new, luxurious Class A Holiday Rambler Armada. Don’t think...
2015 Chevy Colorado 4WD

The Advantages of Towing a Used Dinghy

Buying a used dinghy vehicle to tow behind your motorhome offers a number of benefits over flat-towing a new model. When shopping for a new...
Wiring

RV Tech Savvy: What’s Wrong With the Wiring on the Motorhome?

We have a 2016 Thor Windsport 31S. This motorhome has had one problem after another since I bought it used. First, the batteries would...