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Keep cool with home made sun shades


When you’re out in the “wild” with the sun beating down on your coach a simple Sun Shade does wonders.  We’ve all seen the smaller versions for cars made out of the reflective insulation material (it looks like foil bubble wrap).  RV and camping stores sell pre-made Sun Shades for RVs but don’t bother.  You can make your own and even have enough material left over to make shades for all of your windows. Continue reading Keep cool with home made sun shades


Jack pads – make your own


Whenever you set up, it is a good idea to place a pad of some sort between your leveling jacks and the ground.  This distributes the weight of your coach over a larger area.  In the case of macadam (black top) and grass, reasonably sized jack pads can help prevent sinking.  In the case of concrete, it can help protect it from cracking under the direct pressure.  There are many different options when it comes to jack pads from store bought to home made. Continue reading Jack pads – make your own