The criteria of the campervan is to be considered

  • The weight/power ratio (make sure to consider people to carry the luggage and also added holder bicycle accessories, solar panel etc…)
  • Body: aluminum, polyester or polyester molded. The polyester advantage which is two times lighter than aluminum.
  • Ensure that the water line and the reserves are heated and that waste water be frost (some vehicles offer a double floor and offer a much better insulation)
  • Battery life: importance of the water supply, electricity and gas.
  • Size and comfort of the beds (accessibility, storage space available).
  • Bathrooms: ease of use.
  • Habitability: imagine you live aboard, analyze internal circulation, the kitchen functionality, versatility places.
  • Easy access to the mechanisms and maintenance equipment.

Motorway tolls are about 30% more expensive than in a camper car since they are classified in category 2 (against category 1 for automobiles). A motorhome consumes more fuel than a car, it takes between 8 and 12 liters of fuel at a minimum. The price of the camper is a major spending item but do not overlook the prices of essentials. Among these can be included:

  • satellite antenna
  • the generator
  • GPS
  • a solar panel
  • a bicycle rack
  • a store

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Major rules for water hygiene in camper

The cleaning of the tank and preventive measures

In any wastewater and fresh water tank a serious contamination can occur. The following measures make the hygiene in the water tank safely: cleaning, disinfection, water conservation and descaling.

The solution tank should be cleaned in any event twice a year. To do this, solve a detergent in water and fill this one through the filler neck into the empty tank. A cleaning solution you can overnight in fresh water tank and then emptied. Even pressure cleaners are cleaning aids.

Next is the disinfection of the row. Proceed as the detergent and leave the chlorine-containing disinfectants for a few hours in the tank.

Through the use of preservatives to meet at the same time protective measures. They prevent the contamination of fresh water and help prevent a calcification.

In a further step, it sets out to de-scale tanks and pipes in the motorhome. Thus pests such as bacteria extracted from the soil and preserves the hygiene.

In addition to tank cleaning, the use of water filters that prevent and remove dirt which is recommended. Special water filters ensure the hygiene and freedom from pollutants of drinking and cooking water. Used filter cartridges, which usually contain activated carbon to remove organic chemicals such as nitrates.

In winter you should use antifreeze. This preserves the water system against bacterial involvement and frost damage. They also save you the trouble, to completely remove the water from the motorhome.

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