Murphy Bed Frame

Watch all my videos on YouTube! The Murphy Bed is the single most needed component of this conversion. The installation begins with creating some attachment points to the van. The plywood floor is an ideal base for the bed and cabinets, yet the metal ceiling and upper wall need some additional bracing. I prepared a… Continue reading Murphy Bed Frame

Spray Foam Floor Insulation

Laying a sub-floor in an RV consists of many individual steps. After removing the tie-downs, insulating the wheel wells, creating plywood templates, cutting and gluing the strips of Poly-Iso to the floor, I’m now completing the insulation by filling the voids with a spray foam application. Although it is a closed-cell, waterproof foam, after cutting… Continue reading Spray Foam Floor Insulation

Keeping Your RV Cool With A Hidden Floor Vent

Temperature, ventilation and condensation are some of the issues that complicates RV living. But keeping the vehicle cool and free from humidity and condensation may be addressed by installing a floor vent. A floor vent in combination with a standard roof vent, should produce enough natural convection, that the airflow could sustain itself. By placing… Continue reading Keeping Your RV Cool With A Hidden Floor Vent

Insulate Your RV Floor – Part Two

Paper Plywood Templates After having done the preparation by removing the tie-downs and by applying sound insulation to the wheel wells, I’m preparing to cut the plywood sheets to fit around the wheel wells and pillars. You can read in greater detail about this part of the project at Insulated Floor – Paper Templates. Making… Continue reading Insulate Your RV Floor – Part Two