Alternatively keep using your motorhome during the winter months – but there’s still a lot of things to do to get ready for the colder temperatures.
If you have a Whale or Truma type filler on your van and for any reason it goes faulty then without a filler cap into the tank can make it tricky to fill the fresh water tank.
If like mine you have a drain tap then there is a solution with the use of a hose tap adapter you can fill the tank through this.
When the tank is full it comes out the overflow so you know when to cut the supply – check you have an overflow that discharges under the van.
In fact this is quite a convenient way to fill the tank when filling at home prior for your travels.
It was always a struggle to find the switch for the shower room light in the pitch dark in the middle of the night. So when the original switch failed I took the opportunity to change it for a pull cord switch – cost just a couple £ from eBay. Now a lot easier to find in the dark.
I often struggle to identify the gas taps and electric switches located at the back of the wardrobe especially when it is full of gear etc. The original labels are too small to read and at an awkward angle. The 13mm self adhesive letters I bought off eBay has solved the problem.
Even better if you can find some luminous lettering.
A potential thief would have great difficulty driving away a motorhome with the drivers seat locked facing the opposite direction.
On the Peugeot there is a conveniently placed bracket that a padlock fits perfectly. There may be similarly conveniently placed holes on other makes.
Just another distraction that makes it a little bit more difficult for a thief to take your motorhome.
Cut a X in an old tennis ball with a sharp knife and push it over those heavy steel pegs that hold the awning down to protect your toes from stumping in them.
Mainly based around the American RVs buy with plenty of good ideas.