Going on a road trip in your RV is exciting, however maintaining your vehicle is essential. Taking care of the 'stinky slinky' isn’t the most glamorous subject but storing the sewer hose is important to avoid unpleasant accidents.
Everyone wants to show off their RVs, but practical items such as the sewer hose need to be kept out of sight, and you don’t want it taking up valuable space in your RV on something so unsightly. Dumping the grey and black tank is unglamorous for every RV owner, however storing your waste hose should be convenient and hygienic during your trip.
If you are wondering where to hide your RV sewer hose secretly, Feet Do Travel provide some creative ideas on the best way to store an RV sewer hose like a pro.
Storing an additional water hose and other items in your RV or motorhome is easy, however things are slightly different when you need to keep an extra stinky 20-feet sewer hose in your vehicle.
An RV sewer hose is a vital piece equipment which needs to be secured and stored.
RVs can accommodate one hose in a compartment underneath the vehicle’s floor, or in the bumper storage which is specifically for a sewer hose. Some RV’s have separate storage in the vehicle’s back which is ideal for the primary hose. Secret rooms allow you to be creative by building your storage underneath your RV.
Most RV sewer hose fittings are placed into a storage kit close to your RV dump valves. These kits come with an extra hose which you might need, secured in the case.
Finding another placement for a secondary hose can be a challenge as many RVs have limited storage.
A secondary sewer hose may seem unimportant, but most RVers understand that it's a vital necessity. Even though you have a primary hose, an extension or extra hose is essential due to several reasons:
● It acts as your instant replacement on-hand in case of accidental breakage with the direct sewer hose.
● It enables you to deal with issues of smell or leakage.
● A lengthy hose provides convenience to reach the dumping outlets easily.
● You'll have peace of mind to park your recreational vehicle anywhere in the campground when you have a longer sewer hose.
RV sewer hose compartment tube enables you to be creative with a few equipment types like using a PVC case, bucket, or hidden compartment. The PVC case is relatively convenient to create while the bucket storage affordability and quick fixing option.
For people who want to fix everything in their RVs, you can customize your sewer hose storage kit by building a tube using PVC, a fence post, or a tube hose in a square carrier. This will ensure your RV hose is secured and safe whenever you need it.
If you plan to build a customized sewer hose storage kit, here's what you will need;
- 2 end caps
- PVC pipe
- 5x5 synthetic fence posts
- Anything that will secure your tube into the RV.
When you have all these materials, you can start working on your sewer hose storage. Drill holes on the gutter and fence posts to help you with draining, then put end caps into your chosen PVC pipe and secure it with a screw into the gutter on both lids.
Once you have done this, attach fence posts into the drain and join into the RV's intended part.
The best place to store your waste hose is in a compartment kit near your RV dump valves, either underneath or at the bottom of your recreational vehicle. This secures the hose perfectly and ensures that you have an additional hose piece should there be an unexpected leak or breakage.
You can customize a storage kit for both your waste hose and the additional sewer hose at the bottom of your RV.
The bottom part of your RV serves as a secret hiding place for the nasty waste hose. That way, you can travel with style knowing that 'those stinky slinky hose' are well-kept, away from the public or anyone's attention.