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Quick Tips

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

Wood shelf with bottle, cans and spices

Handy Shelf

  By using premade spindle rails and scrap lumber, I made some attractive spice/knickknack racks for the motor­home. Using a piece of paneling on the...
Wooden towel rack and towel

Tricky Towel Bar

Our motorhome came with a bar right below the gas stovetop that we used as a towel bar. It was a nuisance to hold...
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...

Portable Solar Light

  Individual solar-lamp assemblies are available at many hardware stores and home centers, and they make nice light sources while camping. In order to place...
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Freshwater Sun Protection

We traveled to Texas in August for our shakedown cruise in our new coach. The first thing we found was the freshwater line got...
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...
RV Steps Light

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...
Kitchen sink with cutting boards for prep space

More Prep Space

Our motorhome just doesn’t have enough counterspace, so I inserted a cutting board into the galley sink edges. It fits perfectly and I still...
Six glasses in a rack with sock covers to protect glass

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....
work shelf RV hobby helper

Quick Tips: RV Hobby Helper

I was using one of my motorhome’s basement rollout bays to store my hobby supplies, but I also had to carry a folding table...
Dirt road hike on Conundrum Creek Trail with pine tree forest in Aspen, Colorado summer with man walking

Play it Safe: Outdoor Recreation During COVID

Practical guide to getting outside responsibly to enjoy hiking, biking and fishing in the new normal. Many are heeding the call of the great outdoors,...
Disconnecting a dinghy vehicle's battery

Make Your Own Dinghy Towing Checklist

Get ready for worry-free dinghy towing by creating your own preflight checklist. Pilots complete a preflight checklist before each takeoff to ensure that all equipment...
Class C Newmar towing Jeep dinghy vehicle

Our Favorite Dinghy Towables

SUVs and pickups dominate this year’s new flat-towable vehicles and, for the very first time ever, we pick our favorite dinghy towables! Quite apart from...
Branson Missouri Camping

Celebrate Summer in Branson

Enjoy the Great Outdoors and family entertainment in Branson, Missouri Thinking about a weekend getaway or a weeklong vacation that offers something for everyone in...
Fuel Pump Handle

Don’t Let Your Motorhome Sit Too Long

Products designed to help prevent fuel system problems in a motorhome that's been in storage The current crisis has forced us to change many aspects...