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Ultimate Guide to Living Off Grid In A Motorhome

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Ultimate Guide to Living Off Grid In A Motorhome

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 26th January 2023

If you’ve ever considered selling up the house, buying a motorhome, and living off-grid, you’re not alone. You get to enjoy the benefits of being rent- or mortgage-free, travel the country, and meet interesting new people. Talk about living the dream! And for increasing numbers of motorhome owners, it really is a dream come true. But before you stick a ‘for sale’ sign on the front lawn or hand your landlord your notice, it’s worth delving into the nitty gritty of off-grid living.

Maintaining your Motorhome

Maintaining your Motorhome

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 16th December 2022

Your motorhome is likely to be one of your biggest investments, so keeping it well-maintained is definitely worth the effort! In this blog, we’ll take a look at some of the important steps you can add to your motorhome maintenance schedule to keep it in tip-top condition.

How to get your motorhome ready for summer

How to get your motorhome ready for summer

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 15th December 2022

As the days start to get longer and the weather warms up, it’s time to start thinking about hitting the road for summer adventures! If your motorhome has been hibernating over winter, there are a few key steps to take to prepare it for another season of summer holidays. Don’t worry, it’s easy! Just follow our handy tips below!

How long does the gas bottle in a campervan last

How long does the gas bottle in a campervan last

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 27th November 2022

From heating your water to cooking your meals, gas is a must-have motorhome accessory for campervan travellers. In this blog, we look at some of the basics of using gas in your motorhome, how long it should last, and tips on campervan gas bottle storage safety.

Top 10 tips for driving a motorhome in winter

Top 10 tips for driving a motorhome in winter

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 25th November 2022

As the weather cools down, many travellers like to hibernate until the days start to warm up again. But for most motorhomers, the winter season is time to embrace the cooler days and take advantage of lower campsite prices, fewer travellers on the roads, and a welcome change of scenery!

Guide to bed and lounge conversions in your RV

Guide to bed and lounge conversions in your RV

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 22nd November 2022

When it comes to buying a motorhome or outfitting a campervan conversion, the size of the vehicle and engine capacity is often the first priority. But following close behind is the floor plan or internal layout. After all, this is where you will spend most of your time while on holiday. It can put a real dampener on your holidays if you discover that the layout of your new campervan isn’t quite right!

Winterising your RV

Winterising your RV

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 20th September 2022

The arrival of cooler weather and shorter days heralds the time of year when many motorhomers consider winterising their motorhome.

 

How To Dispose Of RV Waste Responsibly

How To Dispose Of RV Waste Responsibly

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 15th September 2022

Travelling by motorhome is all about freedom, flexibility, and enjoying the beauty of Australia’s unique environment. But with great freedom comes great responsibility! That means taking care to properly dispose of all waste from your motorhome. This includes black water from your toilet, grey water from your sinks and shower, and general rubbish that goes in your bin.

How To Clean And Maintain Your RV Awning

How To Clean And Maintain Your RV Awning

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 14th September 2022

For most motorhome and caravan owners, a good RV awning is a must-have accessory. Not only do they provide much-needed shelter and shade, but they also extend your motorhome or caravan’s living space.

A Guide To Motorhome Tare Weight, GVM and Payload in Australia

A Guide To Motorhome Tare Weight, GVM and Payload in Australia

Author: KEA Team

Date Posted: 14th August 2022

Motorhome jargon sometimes can feel like a whole new language for a new motorhome owner. While researching motorhomes, you may have come across terms like ‘tare weight’, ‘GVM’ and so on. But what exactly do these terms mean, and why are they important?