Posts Tagged "Setting up"

Vango Awning furniture

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017 in Featured, Reviews | 0 comments

Vango Awning furniture

Its always nice to have a sneaky peak into someone else’s caravan. Just to see what accessories are in use, how the caravan is laid out and how the space is utilised. The awning is one such area where given a blank canvas many have different needs and requirements for this use of space. Broadly speaking everyone has a similar set of requirements from an awning. A place to store things, an intermediate “shoes off” zone and quite common is an extra room for relaxing, eating and perhaps sleeping. Personal choice and lifestyle really dictates what an awning should or could be used for. Our set...

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Lock ‘n’ Level

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Featured, Reviews | 1 comment

Lock ‘n’ Level

Some time ago I created a video showing the basics of levelling a caravan. It was, and still is well received. It did raise some questions from those who struggle with manoeuvring a caravan and those who have an ALKO Secure wheel lock. The idea of the wheel lock is that the alloy wheel on the caravan needs to be perfectly aligned to allow the ALKO secure plate to be positioned and locked in place. This is a challenge when on flat, level ground but, when attempting to level a caravan its almost impossible. This is where Lock ‘n’ Level really does work out well. The system can be...

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Levelling a caravan

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016 in Featured, Technical | 6 comments

Levelling a caravan

When we first started caravanning we didn’t have a clue on the best way of levelling a caravan. It was only after watching others and asking questions we worked out that we roughly had the method right, but it could be improved. Levelling a caravan is possibly the most important job to complete when you set the caravan up. If the caravan isn’t very level, the chances are the fridge won’t work correctly, the water won’t drain away properly and the living conditions will be on the slope. I know first hand sleeping in a caravan that is not level is an unpleasant affair, usually...

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