Whether you spend all or most of your time in an RV or a camper, it is necessary to have an organized vehicle. It is quite natural that you won’t get as much space as you have in your home in your camper. To make the most out of the small space, you need to use space saving devices. You can also store things in a clever way to save as much space as possible.
Here are some tips and storage solutions to organize your RV/camper easily:
- Use Your Shelves
You can use the sides of your shelves to install hooks. These hooks will be helpful to hang your clothes inside your camper.
- Hideaway Hooks
Hideaway hooks can be used on the doors of your camper to keep your outerwear. They can be folded when not in use and hence don’ take up space.
- Don’t Leave the Ceilings
You can even use your camper’s ceilings to store long products and cleaning items. Mount them using brackets to hold them in place.
- Hanging Shelf System
You can make a shelf system for your kitchen and hang it there to store kitchen items.
- Command Hooks
You can use command hooks in the interior of the cabinets in your RV. You can hang kitchen items like spatulas, ladles, whiskers, etc.
- Dish Cradle
Dishes can be placed in a dish cradle to use the vertical space. This will save quite some space. You can buy from here.
- Paper Plate Dispenser
Get a ceiling-mounted paper plate dispenser to save space and store your paper plates. You can also store foam and plastic plates in it.
- Bedside Storage Caddy
Having a bedside storage caddy will help you to keep books, magazines, your phone, reading glasses and even TV remotes. It can also be used as a temporary nightstand. You can purchase it from here.
- Hanging Pantry
You can keep the food items in one place with a hanging pantry. You can either purchase it or make it yourself. Learn how to make one here.
- Tension Rod
You can fix a tension rod under a table to create a paper roll. You can use it to wipe your hands clean, after your meal or use it as a coloring book for your kids. Learn how to make here.
- Storage Headboard
If there is wall space in your camper, you can make a storage headboard and store any item you want.
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- Foldable Spice Rack
You can create a foldable spice rack under a cabinet to keep your spices in a secure way. You will require some hinges, plywood, hardwood and paint. You can also use the same process to create tray storage space.
- Magnetic Stripes
You can buy wall mounted magnet stripes to keep the knives and scissors in place. You can buy it here.
- Hammock for Fruits and Veggies
You can suspend a small hammock to put your fruits or vegetables inside it. This will save a lot of space.
- Suction Cup Holders
You can hang small kitchen items, keys, sunglasses, etc. by using suction cup holders.
Velcro tapes can be very useful in many ways. You can use Velcro to keep the remotes in place. You can also use nylon Velcro tapes to hang coiled hoses from RV doors.
- Broom Holders
You can use broom holders to keep your flashlights in a place where they won’t be damaged.
A pegboard can be used in the RV kitchen to store your kitchen utensils. This will leave space for other items.
- Extra Pull-out Drawer
For added storage space in your table, you can add an additional pull-out drawer under the table. You can buy it from here.
- Portable Grey Storage Outlets
There are many RVs which use different outlets for grey and black water. This will save septic tank space as you can drain the sink water out. You can also use a plastic portable water container for easy disposal.
- Easy-to-Disconnect Hoses
You can use easy-to use connect hoses for your drain and pressure lines. This will keep you away from the hassle of stuck couplings and hunt for pliers. You can get them from any hardware store.
- Steps Turned to Storage
You can turn the steps of your RV into a storage space. You will find ample space under these steps to accommodate many items.
- Cutting Board Storage
Yet another way to save space is to make a storage place for your flat cutting board. Use a flat metal board under the cabinet. Attach magnets to your cutting board and see how easily it can be kept under the cabinet.
- Hanging Shelves
You can use a set of folding canvas hanging shelves to save closet space. The things which might be lying around on your bed can be kept neatly in these shelves.
- PVC Pipe Toothbrush Holders
You can use stick-on hooks and PVC pipes to create toothbrush holders. You can also have them labeled with the initials of the RVers for easy recognition.
These are a few solutions to keep your RV/camper organized. Try them out and have an amazing time camping.
What do you do to save storage space in your RV? Do you have any other solutions? Share them with us in the comments below.