Caravan Storage

Maintenance Tips For Storing a Caravan, Camper Trailer or RV

You’ve arrived home sweet home from your trip, relaxed and full of stories from your adventures. But before you stow away your caravan and download to your mates, there are a few things you need to take care of. We’re not just talking about the dirty pile of laundry. Storing your caravan comes with a few important tasks like covering your van. Tick these off now and your vehicle will ...

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How to Prepare Your Home and Family for Bushfire Season

Temperatures are rising and the cooler wetter winter days are a distant memory. While for many of us this means trips to the beach and barbecues with mates; for others it has other more serious implications. Bushfires. After the devastating bushfires in Australia in 2020 it has never been more important to prepare for bushfire season! In many parts of Australia, bushfires go hand-in-hand with the summer months. Yet every year we ...

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Best 200Ah Lithium Battery: What Your Trip Needs

Lithium batteries are becoming the go-to power source for caravans in Australia. Especially a 200Ah lithium battery. It’s easy to see why! Lithium batteries are not only lightweight. They also boast a high performance and have an incredible life cycle compared to other battery types. Enerdrive ePOWER B-TEC 200Ah Lithium Battery - What Is A Lithium Battery? A lithium battery might look similar to a lead acid AGM battery. But the way they work ...

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Enerdrive Canopy Systems: Ultimate 4×4 Canopy Setup

Every serious 4WD camper needs a brilliant canopy setup. We’re excited to announce that Enerdrive has come to the party with a market leading 4WD canopy setup. - Who Is Enerdrive? Enerdrive started life as a company called Advance Trident Limited, which mostly served the marine industry. However, in 2008, the company changed leadership, name and direction. Now, it is not only a leading supplier of independent power products, but also designs ...

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What Is An Inverter Generator?

Inverter generators are used to power everything from campsites to offices, coffee vans and home appliances during blackouts. But what exactly is an inverter generator? Here we explain what they are, how they work, and the pros and cons. - What is an Inverter Generator? In a nutshell, it is a generator that can safely power sensitive electronic gadgets and smart devices. They produce clean and stable energy in comparison to traditional generators. ...

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The Battle of Caravan Air Cons: Dometic Ibis 4 vs Harrier Plus

Dometic is the brand to beat when it comes to caravan air conditioners. They make reliable, high-performing and forward-thinking products, like the Ibis 4, that Australian caravan owners know they can trust. The biggest challenge you face now is deciding which model is for you. The Dometic Ibis 4 was only released in Australia in early 2019, so it hasn’t been around for long. But it builds on everything Aussies loved about ...

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Caravan Toilet

Our Guide to Caravan Toilets

A caravan toilet might not be the most glamorous item on your shopping list, but they are essential for a comfortable road trip. But buying a caravan toilet isn’t as simple as you think. With so many technologies, designs and features to choose from, how do you work out the best caravan toilet for your rig? Here’s our guide to caravan toilets: - Types of Toilets: There are three main types of caravan toilet: ...

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What Size Battery Charger Do I Need For My Off-Grid Setup?

If you want to live or travel off-grid, you need to get one thing right first: the right size battery charger. So, how do you know which size charger you need? Work out your charger size based on the following factors: - 1. Battery Type For lead acid deep cycle batteries (AGM or Gel), ideally you want a charger with an Amp output of 10-20% of the total battery bank. So, for a 100Ah ...

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Caravan Battery Review: AGM vs Lithium

AGM or lithium? If you’re buying a caravan battery, this is one of the first decisions you need to make. Back when the only choice was lead acid AGM batteries, the answer was simple. AGM batteries provided everything you could want in a deep cycle and starter battery. Then along came lithium and everything changed. Lithium batteries promise higher efficiency, better life cycles and lightweight package – just for a much ...

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Dometic Review: Are They The Best Caravan Appliances, Or Not?

Millions of people around the world use Dometic products. But does that automatically make them the best caravan appliances on the market? Grab a cool drink, sit back and let our Dometic review to reveal all. Who is Dometic? - Dometic has been in the caravan game since the 1960s. It was originally set up as an arm of Electrolux, which started to make inroads into the leisure market in the post-war period. Now a ...

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