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Quick Tips

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

Shampoo Box

Shampoo Shelf

We own a 2007 Winnebago Access Class C motorhome. In the bathroom area, there is a panel that covers a hole to access the...
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 - Refrigerator Restraint

Reefer Restraint

  For people whose motorhomes feature refrigerators that did not come with door locks for travel, I have discovered just the item. I found a...
Quick Tips - Door Handle - Illustration

Easy to Handle

  In order to protect the RV’s screen door from damage due to overzealous hands, many RVers use door handles. Our favorite is the Camco...
Quick Tip - Sewer Hose

Fence the Hose In

  I needed a new sewer hose carrier for my RV. According to reviews of the Valterra EZ hose carrier, the inside diameter seems...
Graphic of RV battery with "old cable mechanism was removed"

RV Battery Tray Trick

After having the release cable mechanism to my motorhome’s battery tray fail a number of times, I unhooked it and bolted a set of...
RV cabinet with decorative sheet-metal grille

Temperature-controlled Electronics

Our Monaco Class A has the TV and home theater components, as well as the DirecTV satellite receiver, in a compartment over the driver’s...
Quick Tip Key Grip with inset - Illustration

Slide Stopper

I’ve had problems with the cushions in most of my motorhomes sliding out of place while the vehicle was moving (and sometimes while sitting...
Quick Tips Hooks-n-grills

Hook ‘Em!

The oven in our RV is a microwave convection, and we found that we use the microwave far more often than the convection function....
RV King Bed Sheet Tip

Quick Tips: Keep Your King Bed Covered

I created this solution for a king-size bed where it is difficult to get a fitted sheet on because the bed is blocked on...
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...