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Quick Tips

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

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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...
squeejee clips

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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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...
Overhead organization boxes

Overhead Organization

Collapsible cube-shaped canvas storage boxes make great overhead storage bins for our 1999 Winnebago. We bought them in different colors to organize each family...
RV Shade Holder

Quick Tips: Silence Your RV Shades

Driving a motorhome is a task that requires your full attention and the last thing you want is to be distracted by your window...
Lazy Susan Table RV Rendering

Table Tip

Sometimes the dining table in our Roadtrek is just too large. If the weather is nice, we prefer to eat outside, but we still...
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...
Joshua Tree National Park

California’s Golden Landscapes

Exploring the deserts, history and wild animals on the “quiet side” of Southern California One thing I like about owning a motorhome and being semi-retired...
Lifeline Battery

Motorhome Battery Systems

Improving 12-volt DC systems using the latest technology can dramatically extend off-grid livability One of the primary benefits of owning a motorhome is the ability...
Odometer

RV Tech Savvy: Odometer Issue

We have a 2007 Holiday Rambler Vacationer diesel. The odometer went from 54,000 to 3,400 on a trip. The odometer continues to work, but...
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MotorHome Quick Tip: Headlight Lens Restoration

My solution for dull yellow plastic headlight lenses is to use Soft Scrub cleaning liquid rather than an expensive lens-polishing kit. You can see...
Xantrex Charge Controllers

Solar Power for Your Motorhome

Xantrex has added two new lithium-ion compatible solar charge controllers to its energy-management solutions. The new 30A MPPT charge controller ($299) features dual bank...