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Old 09-26-2014, 04:00 PM   #1
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Why I Love Storing the RV at Home

Here's another reason why I love storing my RV at home:

We're having one of our bathrooms remodeled. Our contractor is using a jackhammer to tear up the concrete bathroom floor. The noise is intolerable. Since I keep the RV plugged into 50A service next to the house, I flipped on the A/C and sat TV and climbed inside. Here I sit, sipping a beer...jackhammer free!

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Old 09-26-2014, 06:19 PM   #2
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Been there, done that with breakdown of A/C years ago on the S&B. Giving thought to getting out of the HOA and regardless of where we buy, it will be with room to park the RV and trailers.
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Old 09-26-2014, 06:29 PM   #3
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Load up , service , wash..... you name it . All easier when the coach is 40' from the garage door.
Also the driveway , for the coach, took out a section of lawn, that I no longer have to mow.
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Old 09-26-2014, 06:35 PM   #4
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Craig,

And I would BET that the beer you are sipping came form that newly installed Samsung residential fridge that provides COLD beverages at about 38F.

I'm about to get one of my own out of my Samsung.

Enjoy!

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Didn't get out of Dodge in time (Death in family). Then the ice storm cometh. Spent 5 days in the mo ho in the polebarn. Loved it, just like camping.
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Old 09-26-2014, 06:52 PM   #6
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I am so happy that I live where I can park the RV next to the house. I will NEVER live in a house with an HOA again.
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Old 09-26-2014, 06:53 PM   #7
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Our MH is our Emergency Preparedness Vehicle; water, power, fuel, food, etc. Parking at home, Priceless.
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Old 09-26-2014, 07:37 PM   #8
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Our MH is our Emergency Preparedness Vehicle; water, power, fuel, food, etc. Parking at home, Priceless.
X2. Living in earthquake country, I keep my fresh water and fuel tank full when parked at home.




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And I would BET that the beer you are sipping came form that newly installed Samsung residential fridge that provides COLD beverages at about 38F.

I'm about to get one of my own out of my Samsung.

Enjoy!
And you would be absolutely correct Richard! Except I like mine a tad colder at 36F

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Since we just bought our motor home a couple of months ago, all we've done out there is play cards!!

It's fun just being in it even though it's in the driveway!
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Re the earthquakes, we consider it our preparedess kit too. The last series of quakes we had a couple of months ago, the epicenter was about two miles from our house. No damage but it felt like the house was going to collapse. We kept getting aftershocks well into the night(till about 3am). We eventually went to our MH, our closest kids and grandkids came over(they were scared to death), and we slept there all night watching the news on TV ect. We didn't know if the first one was a foreshock and a worse one was coming or not, but we felt safe in the MH and glad it was right out our door..
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We put or last coach in storage for 2 months and couldn't stand it. We took out a section of grass and set up a parking space. It is just so much more enjoyable when loading up for a trip or coming home after a trip, not to mention just checking different systems out when its convenient.

Adds at least 25% more to the whole RV experience.
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We live in 'tornado alley' ,, so it's a guess if anything will survive a bad storm... BUT we also have bad ice storms here,,, so yes I'll agree it's nice having a fueled up place to stay with it's own genny if needed !!! Last year when we were able to build our first ever garage,,, I made it big enough (24x36) to fit our present 'little' class A ... It was the biggest we had room for more or less... Now looking at the future, getting a TT or 5th wheel, we are somewhat limited... that's ok,,, she doesn't want a "big" trailer....
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We keep our MH in a shed about 150' from the house. I am constantly back and forth.
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During the summer our MH stays next to the garage, fully loaded and plugged in to shore power. During the winter, or after we 'put it away' for the winter, the MH gets parked in the car port next to my shop, again plugged in. Being that it is 'winterized' there is nothing in it that will freeze but other wise it is stocked as well as it could be. One never knows when they will need to either get out in a hurry and just need someplace to stay.
The MH's are the perfect item for this!
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