Customizing your RV is an important part of making it truly your home, both on and off of the road. From small customizations installing RV kitchen appliances to completely renovating it, there are a variety of approaches you can take as an RV owner to personalize your vehicle. Some of our favorite ways to customize your RV can be done yourself through a do-it-yourself project! Especially during these current times, projects of this nature are a great way to spend your time and invest in your camper now so that it is ready-to-go when we are all able to get back out traveling and exploring.
The Top 4 Ways You Can Customize Your RV
1. Update Your Appliances Or Get Creative With Appliance Covers
If you have an outdated appliance among an array of newer models, we first recommend updating your appliances with one of these GE Appliances, such as the 12V DC refrigerators or the GE Profile Series OTR Ovens. New appliances will give a clean and modern look to your RV. Not only do new appliances allow you to achieve a custom look and feel, but they also allow for an all-around more enjoyable RV camping experience. If you are looking for a quick and easy fix in the meantime before you’re able to purchase new appliances, covers are a great alternative.
Appliance covers can create the illusion that you have brand new appliances and have invested lots of time and money into the appearance of your camper. They can also keep your appliances from getting dirty and avoiding extra clean up time.
2. Removable Wallpaper and Wall Art
For an inexpensive and easy way to quickly change the interior of your RV, removable wallpaper is a great option! This is an inexpensive way to drastically change the aesthetic of the inside of your camper without undergoing an intense renovation process. You can complete this easy DIY project in a matter of hours with no mess or clean-up.
Another easy way to customize your RV is wall art. There are sticker and peelable wall art options that can be added to the walls of your camper in order to help transform your space without doing any damage. Other fun ways to incorporate art into your space include a themed sign, wall quote, or art piece, which adds more of a personal feel to your RV home.
3. Flooring Options For All
Changing your flooring is no longer a job that the pros need to do! You can easily update, re-do, and customize the floors of your RV with some easy tools and products.
We recommend using laminate or vinyl flooring options if you are wanting to personalize the look of your camper while saving a few bucks along the way. Both laminate and vinyl flooring can be cut with a utility knife or with a vinyl tile cutter (similar to an art teacher’s paper cutter), making it easy to create specific sizes for your RV.
The best part about today’s laminate and vinyl is that they can be installed in anywhere from a day to a few hours by someone with little to no previous experience, making it the perfect project for an RV owner like yourself. There are many flooring patterns and colors that you can choose from to enhance the atmosphere inside of your RV.
4. Reupholstering Your Furniture
For all of our crafty, DIY-ers, we have a final RV customization tip just for you. Re-upholstering your old or worn down furniture is a quick thing you can do to save yourself some money and give your outdated pieces a new look!
In order to successfully re-upholster your RV furniture, follow these 4 easy steps:
- Remove the old fabric
- Measure and buy the appropriate amount of fabric to cover your piece of furniture
- Attach or sew the new pattern onto the piece of furniture
- Enjoy your freshly updated piece!
For a more in-depth tutorial on how to reupholster a piece of furniture, check out this article from Better Homes and Gardens magazine here.
Overall, your RV should be unique to you and have all the comforts of home. In order to give your camper that “homey” feeling, customize your interior and exterior as much as possible! These little touches will allow you to express your style and taste for not only your family to enjoy, but your guests as well while you are on the road!
If you are in need of any RV appliances, accessories, or electronics like RV speakers to spruce up your camper with this spring, shop our online store or contact our team with any specific questions you may have.