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The Cargo Trailer Conversion Begins

I’m getting started on our cargo trailer conversion. The trailer won’t be here for another six weeks, which makes this the perfect time to start the conversion. The factory is doing some of it, we’ll be doing most of it. … Continue reading

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The RV Business Is Booming

The RV business is booming right now and that is due to a confluence of economic and technological factors. I would argue that runaway housing costs are still the biggest factor pushing people into van, RV and tiny house living. … Continue reading

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Five Crazy Awesome Gadgets For RV Living

One of my consistent criticisms of RV manufacturers is that they seem constrained by what they know. Changes are evolutionary, revolutions are rare. We get stuck with rubber roofs that leak, cheap carpeting, brown furniture and campers that are way … Continue reading

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When RV Living Goes Bad

Most of the time RV living is a blast and, for the most part, we’ve spent the majority of the time on the positive aspects. That’s completely fair because, the majority of the time, RV living is not only low-cost … Continue reading

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Converting a Cargo Trailer To a Camper

This is an interesting idea, kind of a DIY camper. The idea is to start with an all-metal cargo trailer and build a custom camper out of it. At first I was skeptical but after researching it a bit, I’m … Continue reading

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Are Class C RVs The Worst of Both Worlds?

First, let me say that people live in anything with wheels, including a small but determined group who live in their Toyota Prius. So, yeah, there are people living in Class C campers but I’m going to outline my reasons … Continue reading

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What Vandwellers Are Giving Up

One of the early criticisms about My House Has Wheels is that I didn’t spend enough time on van living and free camping. Over the years I’ve stayed in contact with the vandwelling community and, though I can understand the … Continue reading

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Why Our Housing Options Are So Limited

As most of you know, My House Has Wheels  stemmed as much with frustration with our housing options as it did with a desire to go mobile. Mobility was, in our case, a value added bonus. Our housing market is, … Continue reading

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Mobility Key To An Endless Summer

One of the absolutely best perks of living in an RV, camper or vandwelling is being able to go where the weather is awesome. Imagine an entire year of perfect weather. If it does get stormy or dangerous, you can … Continue reading

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Five Indispensable Outdoor Cooking Tools

My House Has Wheels is about RV living but it’s also about small space living. One of the big changes that will be universal to any small space transition will be outdoor cooking. This is a great time of year … Continue reading

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