Tips For Storing Your RV Cables And Cords

From Sewer Hoses to Cables, being an RVer you will need to find space for these items. If you do not store your cables and cords properly, finding one when in need will be a daunting job. So take a look at these smart ways for storing your RV cable and cords.

Stew Olson on Tips For Storing Your RV Cable And Cords

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Do It Yourself RV on Storing the Cables and Cords in your RV safely

  • Step 1: Cut a two-inch section of broom handle with a saw.Drill two 1/4″ holes (or the diameter of your bungee cord) through the wooden section.
  • Step 2: Sand the edges of the broom handle so they’re smooth to your liking.
  • Step 3: Cut a six-inch piece of bungee cord
  • Step 4: Use your lighter to gently melt the ends of the bungee cord so the won’t fray.
  • Step 5: Tie a knot in one end of the bungee cord.
  • Step 6: Lace the bungee cord through one of the holes in the broom handle piece. Insert the other end of the bungee cord section through the other hole.
  • Step 7: With the wooden piece in one hand, and the loop in the other, wrap the bungee cord loop around your coiled extension cord, and over the top of the wooden section.

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Kim Komando shares tips on storing cables and cords smartly

  • TWIST TIES- With a twist tie, you can bundle together several cords that go to the same place. Or you can loop and tie a really long cord that only needs to go a short distance. This keeps it out of the way and untangled.
  • TOILET ROLLS- Simply wind up a cable and slip it into its own toilet roll. Give each cable its own toilet roll and then stack the rolls or set them upright in a box.

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The most important rule to keep in mind when storing your cables and cords is to bundle the cords loosely. An additional way to keep the cables in your RV organized is by color coding each according to its use.

 

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