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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 […]

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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: 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 […]

Campervan conversion: Electrical wire size calculator

Campervan conversion: Electrical wire size calculator

Calculating the size of electrical cables and wires may not be the most fun part of your campervan conversion, but it is a critical part of your build. If cables are are too thin, heat buildup within the wires can get too high. You can […]

Campervan conversion: Our electrical diagram

Campervan conversion: Our electrical diagram

After a long period of research, it’s finally time for us to order the components of our electrical system and to install them into our campervan. Here, we want to provide a simple general overview of our electrical system and its main components. We will […]

Campervan conversion: installing the floor

Campervan conversion: installing the floor

Since we’ve finalized treating the rust in our van (if you missed this post, you can read all about it here), it’s finally time to install the floor of our campervan! This was such a time-consuming task, but it was definitely worth it in the end. […]

Campervan conversion: how to treat rust

Campervan conversion: how to treat rust

In our previous blog post in which we explained why we bought this van, we also mentioned that Ford Transits are, sadly enough, known for getting some rust. Well, that’s the case with our van as well. When we removed everything from our van, including […]

Campervan conversion: finding the right van

Campervan conversion: finding the right van

When making plans to start your own campervan conversion, one of the first questions to pop up is of course which van you will be using as base vehicle. This is probably one of the most crucial choices you will make. It will massively impact […]