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RV Shopping Part 5

RV SHOPPING  – FINDING THE RIGHT RV

Part 5

KITCHEN SIZE AND FUNCTIONALITY

While a functional kitchen is a given if you enjoy meal preparation, some things may not jump out at you at first.  Everyone will have their own preferences about the type of cooktop they want.  Do you want a propane cooktop and if so how many burners do you prefer?  Most units have two or three.   Some propane cooktops will have a flush mounted cover (similar to most sinks) thereby increasing your workspace for food prep prior to cooking.  Some models don’t have that and the limited counter space can make the cooktop seem to be in the way at times. Continue reading

RV Shopping Part 2

RV SHOPPING  – FINDING THE RIGHT RV

This is the second of five parts of my RV Shopping post.

PART 2

BATHROOM & SHOWER SIZE

Some living areas in various RVs seem spacious at the expense of the bathroom.  Some half baths hardly seem worth the space they take up.  I am not a fan of the pivot doors.  You could say I haven’t missed many meals so when I see the pivot doors, I just say to myself…. “Yeah, right!”  Many motorhomes have a large rear bath.  The mid coach bathrooms seem to have an  efficient use of space, since the hallway becomes extra square footage for the room when you close off the doors on both ends. Continue reading