Posts tagged DIY
The Pains Of Renovating Our RV Countertops

Our kitchen countertop has been the bane of our existence for the last 1.5 years. The wood veneer has been slowly cracking and peeling off since we moved in thanks to water splashes. It was finally time to do something about it. Unfortunately the project turned out to be extremely stressful.

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How To Live Your RV Dream: Free Podcast Series

Want to live full-time on the road but not sure how to make it happen? Register and join us for this free podcast series, “Your RV Dream: Discover the Lifestyle, Make Money While You Travel, and Live a Life of Freedom and Adventure” starting May 8. This series features interviews with 20 long-time experienced RVers (including us) to share their advice on achieving the RV dream.

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How Can We Afford Lithium Batteries?

Every time I come across RVers who have switched to lithium batteries, the first question that comes to mind is: how the heck can they afford lithium batteries? It’s no secret that they are expensive! Lithium batteries can cost anywhere from $5,000 to $8,000. So then, how the hell did we afford them?

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RV Rebuild Retrospectives: Slide

When we rebuilt the RV, the slide had to be removed so we could take off the siding. But aside from that, very minimal work was done to it: interior walls and cabinets were painted and the couch reupholstered. Since we didn't do a lot of work on the slide, I'm going to talk about the pros and cons to our slide and slides in general rather than specifically the rebuild aspect of it.

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RV Rebuild Retrospectives: Kitchen

We’ve been living in the Toaster for over a year now. So we’ve had a lot of time to stare at the inside of the RV and wishfully talk about what we could have done differently and what we’re happy with. Rebuilding the Toaster was hard. Not having lived in it beforehand meant we didn’t know exactly what kind of features and changes we would want. We didn’t know how we would use the space. Like the saying goes, “Hindsight is always 20/20,” and I find that saying popping into my head a lot nowadays.

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Shortening Your Mini Blind Wands

When we first started renovating the Toaster I was set on replacing all the window blind wands with something a bit more tasteful than the clear cheap plastic that our original blinds came with. But as the list of things that needed to be fixed on the RV got longer, the wands lost priority and fell off my list. But they came back on my list when I recently noticed markings on the wall.


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