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Quick Tips

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

Photo with inset showing setup of diy RV drawer lock

Motorhome Quick Tip: Drawer Lock

I was irritated by the kitchen drawers sliding open in my 2017 Winnebago View when making right turns. After one of the drawer guides...

Curbside Convenience

  To make it more convenient to spray things off, I ran a hose from the street-side utility bay. A Y-fitting with valves was used...
Motorhome nightstand shelf

Simple Shelf Improvement

My motorhome doesn’t have a nightstand on the right-hand side of the bed. I needed something to hold my coffee cup, watch, etc. I...
Quick Tips Cardboard Glass Holder

Glass Saver

  My husband, Chuck, and I have read MotorHome for two years in preparation for buying our first RV, a new 25-foot Class B-plus motorhome....
Quick Tip - Sprayer Illustration

RV Tip: Use Pump Sprayer for Filling Batteries

For difficult-to-access batteries that require refilling the cells with distilled water, I use a 1-gallon pump sprayer (such as is used for weed killer)....

Safer Knife Holder

    We needed a place to store our knives and grater that would keep them sharp and our fingers safe from cuts. We fashioned custom...
Quick Tips - Nozzle

Foam Foiler

As a longtime RVer I have learned that diesel fuel foams (or blows back if there is no auto stop). To help with the...

Compact Storage Solution

I carry 40 feet of sewer hose, which is cut into four 8- to 12-foot-long pieces, with each section fitted with connectors. This allows...
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...
RV Reminder Clips

Tag It

After driving away with my motorhome’s water hose still attached, I looked for a way to make sure I didn’t forget anything so critical...
SeaSucker’s Waste Band

SeaSucker’s Waste Band: Simple Solution for the Garbage Conundrum

Plastic waste bags are a convenient way for motorhome owners to contain and dispose of garbage, but they can be difficult to access when...
KING Extend LTE/cell signal booster

KING Extend Signals Better Cell Reception

  Part of the allure of the motorhome lifestyle is to get away from it all, but that can also mean “getting away” from reliable...
DIY paper towel holder for motorhome

Motorhome Quick Tip: Paper Towel Bar

  If necessity is the mother of invention, I’m sure the inventor owns a motorhome. Due to limited wall- and counterspace, there isn’t a good...

RV Tech Savvy: Wonky Windshield Wipers

  I have a 2015 Thor Challenger 37 GT with 22,000 miles on the odometer. On a trip to the Southwest, our windshield wipers went...
A woman examines a shell picked up on Sanibel Isalnd beach

From St. Mark’s to Sanibel Island, Lighthouses are Just the Beginning

A bit out of the way but worth the journey, hiking, birding and manatees fill in between lighthouses on Florida's Gulf Coast As the saying...