Putting a torn apart (anything) is not as easy as one thinks because memories fade of how it all went together 6 weeks prior. What can you do to help facilitate an easy transition? Keep notes and take photos.
The most difficult thing for me, which required 3 different purchases, was the bathroom door knob replacement. Why did it need to be replaced? Well, I kinda didn't tape around it when I painted, thinking ~ oh, I'll scrape that paint off at the end. It wasn't that easy, I wanted the project done (you know at the end, you just want it done!) So Karen says to Karen, stop by the big box store, pick up a new door knob, badda-bing, you're done! NOPE> the door knobs are SIZED for travel trailers. DUH~everything is smaller in a small travel trailer: plumbing, sinks, refrigerators, hot water heaters. ALL OF IT> research or reading blogs is one way to figure that out. I ended up ordering one from Ebay. Remember I was very CV sensitive and tried very hard to stay out of public places.
I put in small steel plates in cut outs between my cabinets for use with magnetic spice holders. I replaced the front of the refrigerator with one as well. I sprayed them with a heavy duty paint to get the color-tone I wanted.
Here is a list of what was replaced or added:
*2 New 12 V Deep cycle batteries (love spending $ on things that are functional said no one ever, except when you can go off grid for a few days and not worry)
*5 new tires RV tires go by 'date' not by mileage, since many sit for months at a time
*Hot water anode, with a through cleaning out of the tank
*Propane tank (s) tubing
*New bedroom lay out with under bed storage area
*New dining room configuration; dining table and chair set up
*Storage containers above bed, in kitchen area, bathroom area
*2 coats of primer on ceiling, walls, cabinets
*2-3 coats of paint on white areas
* 2 coats of paint on cabinets
*Faux wood look on countertops
*Through inspection of plumbing in kitchen and bathroom sinks
*Storage under bed was adjusted and maximized
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