No motor home is really complete without adding some extras. Searching motor home accessories and parts may prove to be a tedious task especially if you don’t know where to search. There are so many dealers and manufacturers that offer automotive supplies and various types of automotive accessories. And most of them have web sites which you can conveniently search online.
By shopping online you are going to be amazed by the many categories and brands that are available. You can buy audio and video systems, electrical, electronic, exterior, exhaust, suspension, steering parts, and other accessories. You may also find some special tool items for your motor home needs, such as pressure washers, air compressors, tire gauges, and even repair kits for damaged fan belts. The interior accessories are usually what most motor home owners purchase, and the online possibilities are virtually endless. Shopping online is more economical since most online dealers offer affordable prices compared to those offered by local auto parts dealers.
Among the benefits of online shopping is the fact that some online automotive dealers that provide customers with free catalogs that are simply emailed to you or placed as inserts on their free newsletter mailings. Online shopping has made purchasing an easy and convenient endeavor.
Here are ten great online motor-home shopping aids:
There are actually three types of add-a-room accessories which motor home owners may choose from, and these are as follows: standard add-a-room, add-a-room LTD, and the designer add-a-room. The standard add-a-room is an economically priced, one-piece lightweight vinyl room which allows you to enjoy the outdoors without the bugs. It also outperforms all other rooms on the market, and boasts completely reversible, sewn-in privacy panels that can be held down during windy or rainy days with Velcro fasteners. The add-a-room LTD is considered to be the premier room on the market today. Enjoying the outdoors with the comforts of home is great, coupled with the fact that it can turn your awning into a spacious private room. You may also roll the privacy panels for fresh air or roll them down for complete privacy. Equipped with plenty of storage space, the designer add-a-room is perfect for matching your patio awning and RV. It provides cool bug-free comfort for entertaining, sleeping or just enjoying the scenery.
2. Interior Sun Control
There are four types of interior sun control to suit various needs. The first ones are the smart visor and power smart visor which are ideal for large windshields. The second one is the slide visor and power slide visor which is best for large side windows. The third one is the vent shade, which is perfect for blocking out the blinding rays of the sun and the fourth one is the skylight shade which is used to block out the light.
3. RV Window Covers
RV window covers are consists of three types: the windshield cover, window cover, and sunshades. The windshield cover protects the coach while giving you the pleasure of having a full view of the outdoors. It also blocks 94% of the sun’s heat and glare. You can enjoy a shaded, cool, more comfortable environment and run your air conditioner much less. The window covers cool down the temperature inside your stored RV and protect the interior from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. This equipment is also perfect for covering large windows of your RV. The sunshades are used to beat the heat and are usually placed on rear windows to prevent the interior of the RV from heating up like an oven.
4. Thin-lite awning roller light
It’s a 12volt, bright bug-free awning light. The 32″ light fixture is shatter-proof and also water resistant and is designed to provide a minimum of 3000 hours of light.
5. Undercover storage skirt
To maximise space away from the elements and prying eyes why not install an undercover storage skirt in the area under your bunks. It attaches to the bottom of your folding camping trailer’s bunk area and when you’re ready to go, packs away into a small storage bag.
6. RV activated taillights and safety cables
These are black aluminum, light weight and easy to stow. These are manually operated screw jacks aid leveling of RV and provide stability.
8. Tow bars
Towing your car behind your motorhome gives you the most freedom when touring as you can park up and then use your car as a runaround. The most popular way to tow your car is via a tow bar, which allows all four wheels of the car to remain on the ground. The main reason for choosing a tow bar is convenience. Once you unhook your car, the tow bar remains on the motorhome or detaches with your car. It saves the hassle of finding somewhere to park a towing trailer.
9. Connector Protector
A protector for your trailer cable is a great way to keep out the dirt, rain and to save it from damage from accidental impacts. They are inexpensive and really easy to use and has the added bonus of allowing you to hang the electrical cable from your trailer up and out of harms way.
10. Gas Detector
A gas detector is usually 12 volts and draws 46 mA. Very simple to operate, a gas detectors is an essential piece of safety kit for your motorhome. They sit there, looking harmless but should you have a gas leak they can save your family’s life. Try the LP Gas Detector Safe-T-Alert.