Home Tech Quick Tips

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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)....
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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...
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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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2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

The cream of the crop of all things motorhome, as voted by you, our readers We here at MotorHome pride ourselves on providing readers with...
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Dyna-MITE!

Dynamax’s 2020 DX3 Super C is a hit on the road and at the RV resort Size and power are the hallmarks of a...
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Gold Heat: Indications of a Warming Trend

Say “Goodbye” to extra blankets this winter and say “Hello” to Gold Heat mats Comfort takes many forms. A well-worn chair. A familiar meal....
Blue Ox Alpha 2 Tow Bar

Alpha 2 Tow Bar

  Blue Ox has upgraded the design of its popular Alpha dinghy tow bar. The new Alpha 2 is rated for vehicles up to 6,500...
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Dinghy Digest: Brake Time

Auxiliary braking systems provide safe and legal travel when towing a dinghy vehicle A dinghy vehicle towed behind a motorhome offers the freedom to travel...