What We Use & What We Don’t

USE ALL THE TIME WE NEVER USE OCCASIONAL USE
Refrigerator bars Fridge braces Water bandit
Cupboard bars Stack-a-plate (Never used, got rid of it) T Level
Outdoor mat (black rubber with teeth that grab dirt before you walk in camper, easily sprayed off Remote control holder (Never used, put them in side drawers) Step brace (Depending on distance from the bottom step to the ground, we’re usually too low or too high to use it even though it’s adjustable by a couple inches)
Travel chairs Knife Safe (Never used, got rid of it) Travel table
110 – 30 amp dogbone Mosquito net Clothesline (Got one of those that is like a bungee cord and has clips that lock in place attached to it.  It doesn’t take up much space and we don’t use it a lot, but it is super handy to have in rainy weather or to dry laundered items on extended trips or when swimming is involved)
50 – 30 amp dogbone Plastic bag dispenser or pop-a-bag hanger Outdoor tablecloth & clamps (Some picnic tables you come across are really gross and these items are helpful in those situations.)
Non-slip shelf liners (the rubbery contact brand works miracles at keeping things in place for the most part.  My shelves are all lined and I use plate-sized squares in between layers of plates and even pots and pans) Adjustable drink holders Scrub brush with long broom handle, long enough to use on camper if needed
Drinking water freshener (Keeps fresh water fresh even though we don’t drink it) Camco 43571 Bamboo Universal Silent Top Cutting Board (Excellent for the right stovetop, but it doesn’t work in ours) Pizza stone (tiny ovens mean really uneven heating and lots of burned food, but a simple pizza stone in the over ensures even heat and has been a real game changer for us)
Leveling Blocks Small furnace intake screen (Supposed to help keep bugs out, but we haven’t had an issue so never purchased one)
Wheel Chocks Surge Protector (haven’t bought one yet, but thinking this will move over to the “use all the time” section when we get one)
Dump Hose
Fresh Water Hose
Extension Cords
Water Filter (Important to many but we don’t use our fresh water tank for drinking or cooking.  We do, however, use it still to remove minerals that will stain or make the water smell)
Water pressure regulator
TST holding tank chemical
Oxygenics shower head (LOVE – forces air through the shower head as well as water so you get high pressure which helps in locations where water pressure is really poor)
Screen door cross bar (This makes closing your screen so much easier and keeps fingers from eventually going through screens)
Spiral anchor tie-out with ring and tie-out cable (Essential if pets are traveling with you)
Bucket (Comes in handy more than you’d think.  I keep ours under the sink and it’s where I store cleaning supplies while we travel)
Trash can (We use a small one and empty it every day – this way it fits easily in cabinets or on the counter)
Propane gas fire pit (We use this so much more than we thought we would.  So many times we come across fire bans or get somewhere and find out we can’t use our wood or that they don’t have any for sale)
Digital Tire Pressure Gauge (You should always be checking all your tires pressure to help avoid blow outs)
TV anchor (Our camper came with one)
Disposable gloves (used for emptying black & gray tanks)
Stinky Slinky Holder (The large slinky looking hose that is used for emptying your black tank is often to referred to as a stinky slinky.  We love the foldable ramp that holds it up so everything drains just right with no problems.)
Jack for Camper (Still don’t have one, but this is one of those things where you don’t need it until you REALLY need it)
Big wrenches (Again with these, still don’t have but in the event of hitch issues we’re going to wish we did)

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