Worst Things About Living in an RV



Is RV living sometimes a desire to be static for those committed to the lifestyle? Is there a longing for a stick-and-brick home with a washing machine, a refrigerator, and plenty of hot water? A road trip can be tough for RVers for a number of reasons. Take a look at some of the things RVers dread the most.

1. Laundry Day

All of us have laundry to do. Laundry piles up every day. Tossing a load reduces laundry. Living on the road, “tossing in a load” isn’t so easy! RVs without washers and dryers are more common than Class A motorhomes. How does a family manage laundry when living in an RV? Essentially, there are two options. It is a bucket full of soapy water (which becomes dirty rapidly) and a bucket full of fresh rinse water (which also becomes dirty rapidly) followed by a clothesline. 

So yeah. Living in an RV isn’t easy when it comes to laundry.

2. Constant Maintenance 

Your house fills up with people and elements of your daily life as you drive over hills and dales, across bumpy roads. House parts come loose or fall apart, and vehicle parts wear out faster. Maintenance issues are always present. Inconvenient, inconvenient, and expensive are the characteristics of it. Your vehicle can be repaired comfortably at home if you live in a sticks-and-bricks house. How would it be if your vehicle was also your home? It may take hours or even days for your rig to be on a lift! The repair may take several days or longer, so you’ll need a place to stay.

RV maintenance issues can strike at any time, and they can be a big headache.

3. Campground bathrooms that are small and scary

Ah, the joy of a hot shower. We take this luxury for granted every day. Hot water seems simple, but RV living doesn’t always allow for such pleasures. Boondocking limits your shower time because of tank capacity and power storage. Even with full hookups, RV showers are small! Many campers, including Class B RVs, do not have indoor showers. It might extend into the RV’s central aisle if they do!

Public campground showers are popular among RVers. Occasionally, these showers are clean and perfectly acceptable. Some times, yes, but others, no!

4. Loneliness and Lack of Community 

As social beings, thriving requires a sense of community. Lone travelers, especially those on the road, face challenges in this regard. Families and couples can also benefit from it.

In order to find some sense of community, RVers often work together or join caravans or rallies.

Even introverts can find traveling lonely. You might crave companionship if you’re going through a rough patch or are just plain exhausted.

5. Connectivity issues with the internet

Living today requires internet connectivity. The internet keeps us connected, educated, and updated on news and weather.

Wireless connectivity is essential to the livelihood of those who live in RVs, not only for personal use but also to make a living. A full-time RVer who is not retired often works to support their lifestyle. It is still possible, despite the advancements of technology in recent years, to experience unreliable Internet service while traveling.

To increase their connection, many travelers subscribe to more than one cellular service. Even this does not fix everything, so they rely on boosters, WiFi extenders, and other expensive solutions. RVers face this problem repeatedly.

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