To Shower or not to Shower (in the motorhome) that is the question..

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  1. PP Bear

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    :Smile: Just wondered how others think or feel about their motorhome showers. My other half has Multiple Syrosis and struggles to get around without her chair. One of the reasons we got the Dakota in the first place was that it had a separate shower and was hot enough, powerful enough with a good supply of water, for her who must be obeyed, to shower, wash, shampoo and condition her blonde locks in comfort and warmth:Smile:

    With both the gas and electric switched on, the water heats up super fast, so we both enjoy a good hot shower without the need to step outside :thumb: frizerlous I know :BigGrin:

    We also picked the lounge layout so as to assist in getting her dressed in the morning with the freedom of space and comfort:thumb:

    Isn't life good and all about choices too :Smile::BigGrin::Smile::BigGrin::thumb:
     
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    On the last motorhome very cheap Italian model.
    We had a realy nice shower.
    On our new exppensive { to us}Motorhome the shower is a bit too small.
    But we still use it all the time.

    But your right life is good.

    At least we can go where we want when we whant.

    And we just enjoy the fredom a MH brings.

    Mel
     
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    What is the point of havin a shower if you not goin to use it:Laughing::Laughing::Laughing:
     
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    :thumb: My thoughts exactly, but a few of my motorhome friends always use the site facilities wherever possible, but like we said, each to their own and life's about making choices........best one I ever had, was to get my motorhome and haven't regretted a single second of it either :thumb::thumb:
     
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    If where we are staying has showers we use those. If not we use the on board one. Having a combined shower/wc means everything needs wiping down after use.
     
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    i have a half bath /shower in my motorhome
    having a spinal injury it is nice to have a good hot shower
    not used any site facilities in five years since i got my RV
    its far to handy not to have to go out in the cold
    hot shower and in to bed
    works for me :thumb:
     
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    Must admit having a proper shower, sure as hell beats dusting yerself off with a tube of flea powder:RollEyes:
     
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    Strangely enough not only do we use the motorhome shower, we also use the loo and even wash up in the sink. I stopped wandering around campsites with a toilet roll under my arm and carrying buckets full of dirty dishes when I got rid of my tent :Cool:.
     
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    and I thought the shower tray was for stacking beer and wine in (and drain any spillages).:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Spot on and same here. I wild camped at the Great Dorset Steam Fair for 6 nights and it really was packed out to the gunnels and I loved that we had the full use of a 5* facility..............ya know motorhomes rock :Smile::Smile::Smile:

    :thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    and for those who wont use their onboard shower......


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    Am amazed at how many vans I have seen when advertised say things like, oven, toilet, shower etc. never used. Mainly on German vans that are for sale I must admit. Why don't they save themselves some money and just buy a Tranny van and put a bed in it :Doh:. The general reply is "We always use the site facilities". They obviously have a far greater bladder capacity than me :Blush:.
     
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    But not to be put down the black tank John. One of those things has just destroyed my macerator impeller.
     
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    Agreed Dave, they DO NOT dissolve and are quite strong.:Doh:

    one or two web articles about clogging mains sewers as well.
     
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    When we bought our MH last July (1st one) all the oven trays etc were still in the wrapping 1st time away went for a shower and the hose from the sink would not go up to the shower holder so undid the panel under the sink to find hose still tied up
    Never been used but well used now
     
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    To shower etc

    SWMBO uses the cooker every day and I do the washing up at the site sinks. Its the best way of meeting people and making new friends. We both shower using the site facilities and the toilet is for night use only.
    Works for us.:thumb:
     
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    If you use aires it's either the MH shower or be smelly. On the odd occasion when the aire's got a shower block (eg Ile d'Oleron) I'll use that because I've paid for it.

    I've used the shower a few times by pouring the contents of a solar shower bag over myself in there - that's a bit different.
     
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    I must admit I have always treated my motorhomes as my home away from home and am a little bemused that people are quite happy to walk 2 or 3 hundred yards to go to a campsite loo but if you said take away the indoor loo at home and go back to the days of walking down the yard to the thunder box they would be horrified.
    Some of my extended family would not even have water of any description in a van, clean or dirty but that's more a cultural thing. I wonder sometimes if there are more Roms on here than would like to admit.
     
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    I think everybody has a bigger bladder than me, including the dog:thumb:
     
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    Lots of the wet wipes say 'Flushable' but they are NOT. Water companies spend millions unblocking drains which have been blocked with these 'flushable' things. The last campsite I was at had notices asking people not to put them down the loo.

    Catherine
     
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