Wednesday, April 6, 2016

RV Storage Organization Hacks

When camping, whether in a motor home or trailer, RV storage hacks are a must for organized camping. You cannot enjoy camping if you can't find your camping gear or are tripping over all or your supplies so we're sharing a few of our camping trailer set up ideas cause the best RV hacks are worth reading about.

plastic bag holder, best RV hacks

There are so many cheap and easy ways to organize your RV.
The area of the RV that is probably the most challenging for space is the RV kitchen. Pots, pans, plates and food all have to be stored in one small our area. In our trailer I have one cabinet above the sink, a tiny pantry and one cupboard below the sink. The key is to get everything down to a minimum and then store it smartly. Here are some ideas from my trailer.

Organizing the RV Kitchen

1. For measuring cups and spoons I bought inexpensive hooks at the dollar store and hung them on the door. You want to use every available space. This is a great camping kitchen hack.

2. Hang a wire tiered basket for fruit and other light items. My husband put a hook up for my metal hanging baskets and we keep fruit or other items we don't want smashed in these.

hanging wire basket

3. Stick on plastic bag holders are great for holding all those plastic grocery bags until you need them. Again using the space on the inside of the door. Any RV kitchen mounted organizers save valuable counter space.

4. Adding wire shelves to the RV kitchen cupboard allows you to store items on two levels without having to stack everything on top of each other.

5. Another cheap dollar store camping hack is using a plastic magazine file holder to store my foil and plastic wrap vertically in a narrow space. Just stand the boxes upright.

6. Plastic hooks are an RV'ers best friend. Clean the spot you want to hang your stick on hooks with rubbing alcohol first and they will hold great. These hooks have been hanging in our trailer for years.
We use them to hold our keys, flash lights, shower bags and towels about the RV bathtub.

7. Over the door hooks are great too. We have two hanging side by side on our trailer's bathroom door. I hang my purse here, dog leashes and our jackets. Easy and durable. We have had our's for about ten years.

trailer hooks for keystrailer bathroom hooks

ou can find more of my RV tips that show how we set up our campsite and organize our trailer.

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  1. I can just see your six member family RVing! You'll all fit because Mom Elaine is so organized!

  2. I'm making a note of these... the hooks are something I'm incorporating for sure! I hope this is the year we finally get to go camping!
    I'm going to check out the products in your amazon shop too.

  3. Loved this post! And all of your camping posts! I have a list a mile long of things to get for the new trailer. You have yours set up perfectly!
    xo Kris

  4. James yes you are so right. When you are having to create storage in tight places, using your vertical space is vital.