Home Tech Quick Tips

Quick Tips

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

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...
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...
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...
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 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 - 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 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)....
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...
Residential refrigerator in an RV

Simple RV Hack to Keep Refrigerator Doors Closed

After installing a residential refrigerator in my Class A motorhome, I immediately found I had a problem: the doors would not stay closed during...
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...