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Old 06-02-2012, 08:01 AM   #15
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Mesh hamper or laundry bag in the shower. We usually depend on campground showers so it is out of the way there.


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Old 06-02-2012, 10:42 AM   #16
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We stow our dirty laundry in one of the lockers above our mid twins.

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Old 06-02-2012, 05:19 PM   #17
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I guess when I finally finish my renovation I will have more room as I can put tools in tool shed instead of trailer. I am living in argosy while renovated and I guess it is always a mess because of this. I dream of the day of completion. So far I have replaced the lights with leds, installed a full size sink in kitchen, removed one single bed to build an office/art studio, repaired water systems, Installed new battery, removed old univolt, repaired wheel wells that had been "patched" rather than repaired, repaired broken door handle, replaced gas lines that were dry rotted, placed on pedestal for easier acesss and made new baffles.....I guess I am doing more than I thought. thanks for listening.
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Old 06-02-2012, 05:30 PM   #18
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Hi, our trailer was built with two large plastic containers under the foot of our queen bed; We use those.

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Old 06-02-2012, 06:03 PM   #19
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I have a collapsable laundry basket similar to post #5 but tall instead of wide while holding dirty clothes. (Lowes or Home Depot has)

I found a huge carbiner clip at Home Depot or Lowes. I put the handle through the carbiner clip and clip over the clothes rod in the shower and fill as we go.

There is likely room for 2 bags to sort the light and dark clothing.

When it is time to take a shower just unclip and then put back in after the shower. THis works very well in my 86 Motorhome.

For washing the "fermented" clothes, add 1/2 cup white vinegar to the water as you begin the was cycle. This will take out the mildew smell and somewhat soften the clothes at the same time so you wont need fabric softener unless you have fleece. For those, I just hang to dry.


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Old 06-02-2012, 06:29 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by blickcd View Post
We have a huge (for an RV) closet across the hallway from our bathroom, and just put a large laundry basket on the floor in there.

The closet floor is a thin lift-up panel and that is where you access the water pump. I've put a wooden brace under there to give extra support to the closet floor since on week long trips that basket can get piled up and heavy.
OUr previous owner added a cabinet door to the face of the cabinet below that, so you don't have to lift the wardrobe floor to access the pump etc.

Love these ideas!
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Old 06-02-2012, 06:45 PM   #21
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I bought tall plastic baskets for a sorter - they proved untenable. I'm back to the foldup bags.

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Old 06-02-2012, 07:46 PM   #22
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Oh, dirty laundry? I usually just air mine.

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Old 06-02-2012, 07:57 PM   #23
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My ’72 Tradewind with the wet bath has a “hamper” behind the toilet.
When you lift the top off the compartment there are snaps around the inner edge. I would assume at one time there was a drawstring bag that snapped into the cabinet.
For now we keep a mesh bag in the hamper. It would be nice to reproduce a bag with snaps that stays open so we could lift the lid and just drop the cloths in.


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