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Home Tech Quick Tips

Quick Tips

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

Battery Tender2

Charge It!

To keep the batteries charged in my 2003 Winnebago Journey, I purchased a Deltran Battery Tender designed to handle the dual 12-volt starting batteries...
Flashlight Holder

Creative Flashlight Storage

We store flashlights for the kids right next to the door. I found that by simply drilling holes (the width of the flashlight heads)...
Quick Tips Wooden Boards Awning Hook Illustration

Wood Working

  I carry a selection of wooden blocks in my motorhome to put under the leveling jacks in case I park on a slope or...
Quick Tips - Sewer Slinky Hose Kit

Hold That Hose

You set up camp, make all your attachments and assume things will be fine. But hot weather and repeated dumping of the tanks...
Quick Tips - Shower Caddy

Who’s Your Caddy?

We bought a shower caddy that was intended to be hung on the shower rod. Instead, we mounted it on a hat rack with...
floor protector

Win the Rug War

Because our motorhome came with light beige carpet, it is extremely difficult to keep clean – especially with grandkids along. I tried using the...
Two dowels with sewer hose connected inside

Compact Storage Solution

I carry 40 feet of sewer hose, which is cut into four 8- to 12-foot-long pieces, with each section fitted with connectors. This allows...
A DIY handle for pulling RV portable waste tank

Tug a Lug RV Waste Tank

Tugging a full portable waste tank by the metal handle even a short distance is tough on the fingers and palm. To make the...
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...
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...
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...