I'm planning a trip..I know this time of year mosquitoes and gnats will be an issue..last year I bought some of those "Miracle Screens" but the magnets didn't always work, I was looking online for insect netting and planned to sew up a pair for the side and rear doors of the DixxeLand Express....so I can sleep with the doors Open and get nice breezes... BUT then it suddenly occurred to me why do all that when I can BUY these:
Sheer Curtains Ready Made!
DUH I mean its bug netting under a different name! Gotta think outside the box. They are the right size, there's a casing already sewn in, and the edges are finished, the mesh is small enough even NO see'ums can't get through I use spring loaded tension rods to hold em in place...I got 3 panels one for the back doors and 2 for the side doors where I go in and out, $5 each! They come in 84" length also! I wanted green but settled on Black...SO simple!
HOT TIP: Another simple fix Idea I had is this...I am a "clip" person...Im always clipping this, that, and the other...so I have almost a drawer full of all these clips, big ones, small ones, medium ones, but many of them are broken!! For a dollar I can get maybe 3 of them then it dawned on me, I can get 50 of these clips shown below for a buck!! And I can hang my socks on the line with em too!! Use these in place of bag clips they work great even better in some cases!
Another thing I got is this...I wish I had some solar power in my van, but I don't YET maybe later when I am free to spend money in that direction...so when I camp I need electricity to run a fan cause if its HOT I can't sleep... as you know electric in camping areas is NOT always available....so I bought this battery operated fan in 5 and 12" sizes! Runs on D-cell batteries! SO no hot nights..And the big one also has a power cord so it can be either/or...got this at Walmart I accidentally photographed the Spanish language side it should say Battery Operated Fan!
And I found this cool gadget for when there is no electric and I really dont want to mess with coffee grounds but I LOVE my morning coffee...its called MYJO. I tested it and yippie it works!!
has nothing to with camping but with sewing!