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

Quick Tips - Good Sam GPS - Illustration

Dashboard Dish Keeps your RV GPS in Place

We recently purchased a Rand-McNally Good Sam RV GPS. Its sole mount is a large suction cup, inconveniently intended for windows or windshields only....

Put a Sock on It

My wife and I grew tired of the constant “clinking” of glassware and the eventual scratching/marring of our glasses from bouncing down the road....
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...
A cover for any three prong plug

Motorhome Quick Tip: Keeps a Plug Snug

Many diesel engines have a three-prong male connector to plug in when the block heater is needed. This plug can get corroded and dirty...
Quick Tips - Ladder Protector

Parkour Punks

  On a couple of occasions, teenage boys engaged in parkour (overcoming urban obstacles by climbing or leaping) and attempted to gain access to our...
Graphic of three books - purple, blue and red - in wire desk holder

Quick Tips From MotorHome Readers

Book Nook I always had a problem with the books we carry in our motorhome. They would fall over, get disoriented, etc. I finally came...
Quick Tips- Wheel chocks

Box Leveling

As frequent snowbirds in Florida, my husband, Chuck, and I are often camping at sandy environments near shimmering lakes, shell-strewn beaches or in the...

Quick Tips: A Trio of RV Tips

When returning to our coach late in the evening, the two lower foldout steps are illuminated by the amber light that comes on when...
Quick Tips - Tension Pole Shower Illustration

Shower Stall Stand

  Our current motorhome did not have any shelves inside the shower. So we purchased a corner shower caddy on a spring-loaded pole in the...

Drying Wet Clothes in an RV

I have a method for hanging wet things in a freestanding shower that is similar to the Quick Tip “Hung Out to Dry” in...
Winegard AIR 360+ amplified omnidirectional antenna

Full Circle

  The Winegard AIR 360+ is an amplified omnidirectional antenna for over-the-air VHF/UHF and FM signal reception. The AIR 360+ is easy to install and...
A man and woman paddling in a green double sea kayak.

Kayaking Florida’s Lower Keys: Paddling to Adventure

Get a close look at the natural side of Florida’s Lower Keys from the seat of a kayak Kayaks are ideal for exploring the vibrant...
Winnebago BOLDT Q70 KL class B motorhome with large victorian home in the background

Adventure in Style: Winnebago BOLDT Q70 KL

Winnebago BOLDT debuts with a sophisticated lithium-based house battery system, luxury appointments and off-road capabilities Alexander von Humboldt was a 19th-century German naturalist, explorer and...
Graphic illustration of cars on highway detected by safety system

Let’s Not Meet by Accident

RV manufacturers and aftermarket suppliers offer a variety of systems that can help make motorhome travel safer Driving down the highway, you activate the turn...
Dreamfoam Bedding’s ASPEN 10" Latex RV Mattress

Camp Comfort

  The ability to get a good night’s sleep in your motorhome is one of the many reasons we love the lifestyle. Dreamfoam Bedding’s ASPEN...