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Campervan conversion

Campervan conversion: how to build a sofa bed

Campervan conversion: how to build a sofa bed

A comfortable bed makes a house a home. Or should we say makes a campervan a home? In our campervan conversion, building the bed was the most important part. Everything else we built and included in our RV was built around our comfortable nest. A […]

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Building a campervan: the struggle is real

Building a campervan: the struggle is real

Living in a campervan, it’s a dream come true. By the end of next week, that dream will finally be fulfilled. Our dream of living the vanlife started in June. Jordy was working on his internship and the end of his master was approaching quickly. […]

Campervan Conversion: 5 things not to save money on when building a campervan

Campervan Conversion: 5 things not to save money on when building a campervan

We’re slowly approaching the end of our build and with it, the start of our vanlife adventure. It’s been quite a journey, trying to turn an old panel van into a cozy home on wheels. Since we bought our van back 6 months ago, we’ve […]

Campervan conversion: paneling the walls and ceiling

Campervan conversion: paneling the walls and ceiling

In a campervan conversion, just like in any other home, the walls and ceiling make up the largest surface area. They play a huge role in the outcome of any build. Have you ever walked into a home improvement store to pick a new color […]

Campervan conversion: how to install solar panels on your campervan

Campervan conversion: how to install solar panels on your campervan

If you wish to be able to live in a campervan off-grid for short periods of time, or even fully off-grid, solar panels are the way to go. When starting out with our campervan conversion project, we did some research into the diversity of possibilities […]

Campervan conversion: What not to do (part 1)

Campervan conversion: What not to do (part 1)

Although we are not finished with our campervan conversion project just yet, mistakes were made. We definitely did learn a lot from our mistakes though. After buying a van, you’re probably overly excited to get started on the conversion as soon as possible. This can […]

Campervan conversion: distribution board

Campervan conversion: distribution board

Figuring out the electrical setup in our van conversion has been quite a challenge. One of the things we have come across during our research was the idea of using a distribution board to center all wires and fuses in one place, just like you […]

Campervan conversion: Solar charge controller

Campervan conversion: Solar charge controller

Although a charge controller is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when designing your solar system for your campervan, it is an essential one. A charge controller basically regulates the power that comes from your solar panels and goes to your leisure […]

Campervan conversion: how to insulate your campervan

Campervan conversion: how to insulate your campervan

Last week, we introduced you to a number of sustainable and natural types of insulation material. Insulation material was actually one of the first things we focused on during our campervan conversion, and we are very content with the choices we have made. Today, we’ll […]

Campervan conversion: sustainable and natural insulation options

Campervan conversion: sustainable and natural insulation options

Insulating your campervan is one of the most important steps during your van conversion. If done properly, it will keep you cool during the hot summer months and keep you warm and cozy during cold winters. Insulation comes however in a wide variety of materials […]