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

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Coolant Overflow Tank Protection Tip

There has been an ongoing problem with UV damage to the coolant overflow tank, which is in the rear engine area, on many built...
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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...
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Stacked Motorhome Storage

In order to create more organized storage space in my motorhome’s exterior bays, I used an old piece of countertop, some pipe and a...
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RV DOOR HANDLE HELPER

Like most motorhomes, ours came with small handles at the door for stability when entering or exiting the rig. We found these small handles...
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Latch On, Latch OFF

The latch on our motorhome’s shower door was difficult to operate. The plastic knob had to be twisted to get the door open. I...
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Sewer Hose Solution

After having to hunt for big rocks or large pieces of wood to hold our sewer hose down into the RV park’s drain, I...
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HEADLIGHT SUNSCREEN

Most motorhomes have plastic headlight lenses that fog over because of sunlight. To help prevent fogging while the coach is in storage, I went...
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PERSONAL WINDSHIELD WASHER

My previous Class A motorhome had a factory-installed window washing squeegee held in place with spring clips under the hood. My latest unit had...
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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...
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Drying Dishes in an RV

The kitchen counter in our RV is too small to hold a conventional dish drain board. Using an idea we saw in our travels...
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National Park Visitation Tops 325 Million in 2019

Visitation in 2019 surpassed 2018 by more than 9 million recreation visits, a 2.9% increase WASHINGTON – America’s national parks continue to be popular destinations....
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Coachmen Beyond 22C is Nimble and Loaded

New well-appointed 2020 Coachmen Beyond 22C combines good road manners and full-featured livability For many motorhome owners, a Class B hits the sweet spots of...
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Spring Opener: Getting Your Motorhome Ready for Travel

Following these steps to get your motorhome ready for the travel season will pay dividends all year long Now that spring is around the corner,...
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How Much Motorhome Does Your $250K Buy?

With MSRPs less than $250,000, these 10 Class A motorhomes will have fellow RVers convinced you spent much more When shopping for a new Class...
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Safe Dinghy Towing: Getting It All In Line

The right equipment, proper hitching practices and regular inspection ensure safe dinghy towing We all like to think about RVing as a pleasant experience, one...