What Makes your life easier whilst M.H.'ing

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  1. LAM

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    Following on from your great, simple advice you have posted in relation to my many questions e.g. the washing powder/liquid for the cassette.

    I thought it might be an idea if members have any more tips to share.
    For example, what is the best way to clean the m.h. plastic windows ? :think:
    Maybe one day I will be able to contribute too !!.
     
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    A wife can make your life easier whilst motorhoming!
     
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    As regards plastic windows, a non abrasive car wax hides the scratches really well.
     
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    I would second that.

    I have "issues" with how things like beds are made up so I leave it to Isabel(y)
     
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    Copious amounts of red wine :wine::wine::wine::wine:
     
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    Happy bowl liners, nuff said!
     
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    :) Always save any left over water out of kettle after boiling. Bottled then kept in fridge for drinking.(y)
     
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    Good quality dust pan & brush , your palace is clean in minutes on or off site. (y)
     
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    Anyone got any tips for getting a fly out of the void in a window? Not sure how it got in there but it's a bit gross
     
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    We had one in our window void late last year - couldn't get at it so had to try to ignore it. It's completely disintegrated now and as if by magic it's gone......... be patient.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Put a spider in with it!
     
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    A decent heater system that works well off grid
    A GOOD mattress ( we use box spring ones from the local bed centre )
    An easy to use water filling system ( for when you cannot pull up to a tap ).. I use a rolly polly and a whale pump which I plug in to a 12v socket I fitted in the external shower locker

    Oh and....

    A lady to come in and 'do' .. Saves SWMBO whinging on about the hoovering etc she has to do....
    Not something I have managed to arrange as yet but.....

    And GOD FORBID Woman ever reads this ! LOL !!!
     
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    Another vote for Happy Bowl(y) Strikeback alarm & Clutchclaw for peace of mind, Gaslow or Gasit refillable bottles for convenience & solar panel with Battery Master for freedom :) Fiamma Easy Dry Drying Rack for bike rack - crazy price but very handy item. Plus Maypole full cover & wheel covers to keep it clean between uses & stop UV degradation. Bobby Dazzler sprayed on (garden sprayer) after washing for shine & protection with no elbow grease! Just noticed that these are not really hints - more like a shopping list - think maybe we love accessories too much :whistle:
     
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    Put the excess boiled water in a vacuum flask, ready for the next cuppa. whether on the road or parked up.
     
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    We've only been doing this for 18 months or so but off the top of my head:
    Some sort of mat by the door.
    Change shoes as you enter and leave I have two pairs of Crocs, one old pair without any tread for indoors and a new pair for outside.
    Collapsable buckets for waste and filling with fresh water for which I use a funnel with a bit of hose glued on the end. Saves moving the MH when staying in one place for a while.
    Endless Breeze fan for hot weather. Our dog loves it so much we may have to buy a second for ourselves.
    Rechargeable Dyson vacuum cleaner used every day where possible to keep on top of the sand and dog hairs.
    Brush the dog every day. (see above)
    Do the chores first thing in the morning before it gets too hot.
    Little glass tumblers for wine.
    Don't buy Spanish brandy, it causes headaches for some reason and the bottles are sub-sized I think as they don't last very long.
    Sit and eat outside as much as possible, the interior is only for when it gets too cold.
     
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    Knowing the keys are in my pocket and not locked in the van. :whistle2::swear2:

    Hymie.
     
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    Just ordered some Happy Bowl and they arrived today!:BigGrin:
    Looking forward to trying them this weekend :moon2: :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    Another vote for this, wouldn't be without it. And if you get this set up you can have a quiet chuckle to yourself watching other people make about 10 trips with their little collapsible water carrier. :D
     
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    Or watering can, why I often ask myself do people use a watering can? Do as John does and pump it in from a large container.

    The best things I have fitted are my solar panels and Gaslow, had them now for 7 years and wouldn't be without them now.
     
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    Solar panel, and yes, watering can! Though my wife would argue the case for our Kamper Bucket.
     
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