Quick Tips

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

Residential refrigerator in an RV

Simple RV Hack to Keep Refrigerator Doors Closed

After installing a residential refrigerator in my Class A motorhome, I immediately found I had a problem: the doors would not stay closed during...
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...
Motorhome Quick Tip: Cable storage

Quick Tips: Stress Relief

The 50-amp shorepower cord connector for my motorhome is in a compartment with other utilities. The weight pulling on the plug was stressing the...
Motorhome Quick Tip: front door light

Quick Tips: Lights, Please

Finding the lock to my RV’s entry door in the dark can be challenging. I found a very lightweight, low-cost (about $3) 4 LED...
Dinghy Vehicle hook up

RV Quick Tips: Safety in Numbers

As a pilot and former flight instructor, I constantly emphasize the habitual use of a checklist. It goes far to eliminate missing an important...
Pillow case as RV quilt storage

RV Quick Tips: Quilt Storage

Like most RVers, we are short on space for storing bulky items, especially extra blankets for when the weather turns cold. We solved the...
Class C cabover modification

Quick Tips: Kid Catcher

We found a solution to make the cabover sleeping area in our Class C much more child-friendly. We bought a 1-by-8-by-96-inch piece of poplar...
Quick Tip Window Screen

Screen Time

While set up in camp, Class B and Class C motorhomes can often benefit from additional ventilation at times by rolling down the cab-door...
Quick Tip Bungee Storage

Bungee Blocker

Housed above each of the captain’s seats on my Class A motorhome are very shallow cupboards in which very little can be stored. I...
Quick Tip refrigerator vent bug stopper

Bug Insulation

I was always worried about bugs getting into the back of my motorhome’s refrigerator through the exterior vent when the motorhome was in storage....
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2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

The cream of the crop of all things motorhome, as voted by you, our readers We here at MotorHome pride ourselves on providing readers with...
Exterior of Dynamax’s 2020 DX3 Super C motorhome

Dyna-MITE!

Dynamax’s 2020 DX3 Super C is a hit on the road and at the RV resort Size and power are the hallmarks of a...
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Gold Heat: Indications of a Warming Trend

Say “Goodbye” to extra blankets this winter and say “Hello” to Gold Heat mats Comfort takes many forms. A well-worn chair. A familiar meal....
Blue Ox Alpha 2 Tow Bar

Alpha 2 Tow Bar

  Blue Ox has upgraded the design of its popular Alpha dinghy tow bar. The new Alpha 2 is rated for vehicles up to 6,500...
A InvisiBrake by Roadmaster installation kit

Dinghy Digest: Brake Time

Auxiliary braking systems provide safe and legal travel when towing a dinghy vehicle A dinghy vehicle towed behind a motorhome offers the freedom to travel...