Quick Tips

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

A cover for any three prong plug

Motorhome Quick Tip: Keeps a Plug Snug

Many diesel engines have a three-prong male connector to plug in when the block heater is needed. This plug can get corroded and dirty...
Water Filter in DIY stand made from traffic cone

Motorhome Quick Tip: No Spill in the Cone Zone

After deciding to add an external filter for the city-water connection to our Class A motorhome, I looked for an economical way to keep...
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...
Class A and Class C motorhomes with football stadium background

11 Motorhomes to Get the Pregame Party Started

Whether in a stadium parking lot, at the RV resort or in your own backyard, these motorhomes split the uprights in terms of terrific...
Newmar Super Star super-C motorhome exterior in wooded setting

Newmar Super Star 4061 Shines Bright

Newmar’s Super C has the makings of a super star Newmar Corp. has concentrated on building Class A motorhomes ever since the company exited the...
DISH Playmaker satellite antenna

DISH Playmaker: Light, Small and Portable

    Whether you’re trying to watch the big game, the local news or your favorite movie, a satellite antenna is usually far more reliable than...
CDC200 Dual Canister Filter System

CDC200 Dual Canister Filter System: Just Clean Water

  Access to potable water is one of life’s necessities, and the freshwater system on your motorhome can provide that. Problem is, water from city...
Twin photos showing before and after results of motorhome dash modification

Motorhome Quick Tip: Light it Up

  Like other owners who have a motorhome on a Ford F-53 chassis, I found it difficult to read the instrument cluster on our 2014...