Retrofitting an RV Awning

A motorhome without awning is somehow incomplete. Your upgrade is possible – with the right tips from professionals you can manage it easily.

A small black sleeve of polyamide makes the difference. Dirk Fiedler, Managing Director of the motorhome owner Schafhäutle in Kirchheim am Neckar, has equal let a whole bunch of hand turning, otherwise the costs would explode. The property has 140 vehicles on one of the major fleets in Germany. “As we assemble lots of awnings and have abundant experience.” The one also needs it because as easy as formulaic is: measuring, drilling, brackets and back plates mount austarieren awning – and ready.

“As is described in detail much wrong”, whereas white champion Jürgen Hellmann. The worst practice is, for example, when the screws are so “attached bangs” that pulls together the sandwich wall. “This keeps the first place to look cruel and as a portal of entry for leaks.” Therefore, the sleeves, in which the stainless steel screws are led. You have the exact wall thickness and are completely glued together with brackets and back plates with Sikaflex.

To attach a 3.5-meter-long wall awning from Prostor has to serve. Meanwhile, the awnings are available under the brand name Domestic Perfect Wall. But that does not change the assembly steps that are similar for all awnings. The shade is attached with three corners on the test car.

First, the pre-drilling or milling for the sleeves on the program. That hurts: the beautiful sandwich wall! It is important in any case first to do the careful checking whether there are any lines in the way or the mounting points are reachable from the inside for later fitting. Under certain circumstances, an edge or bead on building running unfavorable, so that the optimum mounting position of the awning is to be found on the wall with a long straight edge. The professional uses for a self-made template. Jürgen Hellmann: “It works for 90 percent of cases.”

Finding the Right Insurance For Your RV

With a good protection for the motorhome and the occupant is to be reassured on the road. To find the perfect fare for your car, we have placed special attention on the broker this time.

By November 30, approaching the deadline for all who want to switch their insurance for the new year out. Too often, you have to find the ideal tariff through a jungle to fight the fine print. Some does not open up right away, therefore the most important questions are answered about the motorhome insurance. We have placed this time on the broker who specializes in motorhome insurance now gets the private customer better terms than the insurance company directly.

Where can I insure my motor home?

Besides the classic insurance companies abound on the market direct insurers, brokers and intermediaries, those who like to take things into their own hands, asks for the companies to a tariff for the vehicle. There are better conditions but usually obtained at a firm specializing in motorhomes insurance broker or intermediary. These usually work with an insurance company: Accura, Campkuranz and ESV Schwengersbauer with the HDI, Horbach with Helvetia, RMV with Kravag and Jahn & Partner Nuremberg and Helvetia. The insurance agency Raab and the broker Andrew Black have several companies at hand.

What discounts can I get and with which agent?

Anyone who owns a mobile home with GRP roof, has good cards: A 20-percent discount on the insurance is the rule at specialized agents. In addition, owners of vans can hope for this reduction. Members of RV clubs contact ESV Schwengersbauer ten percent discount, Accura and Campkuranz grant this discount members. Reductions for owners of certain motorhome brands are also available. Thus, for at Accura and Campkuranz about the owner of a vehicle from Concorde, Morelo or Phoenix a discount of ten percent, at ESV Schwengersbauer for Mobile Adria and Carthago. Whoever still provides an application for insurance Accura, Campkuranz or ESV Schwengersbauer until November 30, benefites from the fall discount of 20 percent to the liability insurance.