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Easy RV Updates for Summer

June 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Written by Carlo Badalamenti

Going on a road trip this summer with your RV? An RV is a great way for the entire family to come together and enjoy the open road. Unlike a regular vehicle, an RV provides a comfortable place for the family to cook, eat, sleep, and even play games while on a long road trip. But even a spacious, comfortable RV gets worn out and used over the years. To ensure that your RV is comfortable during the entire vacation, here are a few tips on how to update your RV in time for summer.

Replace Seat Cushions

A comfortable seat is perhaps the most important feature in an RV. Everyone from the driver to young children need a soft cushion on which they can sit, relax, and enjoy the ride. If your RV cushions are old and worn out, it’s time to replace them before the next vacation.

To replace RV cushions, simply purchase new foam for every type of seat in the RV. RV seats include standard vehicle seats, benches, dining seats, and any back rests or pillows you might have. The good news is that you don’t have to throw away the covers. Replacing old RV seats is a relatively easy DIY project that requires the right cushion foam and a few tools. Plus, replacement foam is cheaper than having to replace the entire cushion.

Purchase New RV Mattresses

In addition to sitting, the rest of your time spent in an RV involves sleeping. If the beds in your RV are as old and worn out as the seat cushions, it’s time to replace them as well. Most RV beds can be replaced with quality mattress foam. High-quality mattress foam can be cut to fit nearly any size bed in an RV. Mattress foam is also cheaper than buying a whole new bed. It’s easy to purchase the right size and type of foam you need by visiting an online foam retailer. Replacing old mattresses with new mattress foam will ensure that everyone gets a good night’s sleep and is refreshed to face the long days ahead. If you don’t want to replace the entire mattress, you can also purchase a mattress topper.

Add Comfort and Support Products

An easy and affordable way to make the RV ride more comfortable is to purchase a variety of comfort and support products. Some ideas of comfort and support products include upper body pillows, middle body cushions, lower body cushions, round bolsters, and full body pillows. Adding these products throughout the RV will ensure that everyone is comfortable while on the road.
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Carlo Badalmenti is a staff member of The Foam Factory, a leading online retailer of foam, including sofa foam and cushion foam.

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