View Poll Results: How is your camper kept?
Neaty, not a throw pillow out of place. 13 17.57%
Fairly picked up. Try to keep the stuff out of the floor and put away. 42 56.76%
A little messy, but still not too bad, maybe a towel or two laying around. 12 16.22%
Messy, I camp to relax not clean. We pick it up when we get hoome. 3 4.05%
I have kids... I think there is a couch in my camper... some where! 4 5.41%
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Old 04-29-2015, 12:58 PM   #11
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DW manages this situation. Sometimes I'll put my shoes at the end of the bed in our 5th wheel and she will move them to the side of the bed and near the nightstand cabinet.
Me: "Why did you move my shoes?"
DW: "To get 'em out of sight. If someone comes in, they can see 'em under the end of the bed."
Me: "Who's coming?"
DW: "No one that I know of... but you never know who'll show up."
Me: "Uh... OK."

I marked the B answer.

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Old 04-29-2015, 01:13 PM   #12
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I would like it cleaner than it usually is, but with a very active 4yr old and now a dog, I would consider it "messy". One thing that bothers me is the drying dishes. Our floor plan has the sink in the center island. This pretty much means that we continually have a "drying dish centerpiece" precisely in the middle of our trailer at nearly all times. May start drying them with a towel instead...but who wants more work when camping?

Oh yeah...and unfortunately our trailer doesn't have a good place to store shoes/coats by the entry/exit (closet, etc.). That's one of my few complaints about our model.

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Old 04-29-2015, 01:18 PM   #13
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My answer is - "It depends on who you're talking to, me or the missus."
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Old 04-29-2015, 01:24 PM   #14
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Oh yeah...and unfortunately our trailer doesn't have a good place to store shoes/coats by the entry/exit (closet, etc.). That's one of my few complaints about our model.
Could you cut up one of these and hang it on a wall?
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Old 04-29-2015, 01:36 PM   #15
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B. We have a dog.
Ha! Same....but 3 dogs!!
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Old 04-29-2015, 01:49 PM   #16
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We're a B, because everyone's shoes will be by the door, and a towel to wipe our Basset's paws. The dog's quilt/ bed covers most of the carpeted area. The 5er is depreciating daily. No excuse for not doing what I can to make things last. And I use as much of the info from this forum as I can, so thanks for all the contributions. I might like to add other methods to our routine, which would be a neat thread. What's your routine? An idea. Anyway, adding the red devil vac. has been great.
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Old 04-29-2015, 02:17 PM   #17
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Had to go with B... There just isn't enough room to be really "comfortable" in our A-Frame.
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Old 04-29-2015, 03:13 PM   #18
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I'm really a clean freak so it has to be nearly perfect. I'm claustrophobic and clutter makes me very anxious. It's really easy though. We have a large 40' Cardinal and just for the two of us it's got a lot of storage...way more than we use, actually.
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Does anyone have the "how to" guide to get a teenager to clean/straighten ANYTHING?!
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TOWTA is pretty adamant about keeping the house and trailer neat and picked up. That's why I stay out doors (weather permitting) while camping and in my garage when we're home, besides that, can't smoke in the 5er or the house, so I am relegated to the outside or the garage.

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