Insulating our campervan – fitting the insulation

We talked in a previous post about how we went about choosing the right insulation for our van. Once the decisions were made it was time to roll up our sleeves and get it fitted!* In this post we'll take you through the process of actually insulating and cladding the van - and what we … Continue reading Insulating our campervan – fitting the insulation

Fitting an underslung LPG tank to our camper conversion

The majority of camper conversions will use gas, to power cooking facilities and possibly also to power things like heating/hot water/fridge. If you're in the UK, in order to reclassify your conversion as a motorhome the DVLA requires (amongst other things) that your self build campervan conversion contain "a permanently fixed cooking facility within the … Continue reading Fitting an underslung LPG tank to our camper conversion

How to fit a marine porthole in your camper conversion

The majority of our windows are Dometic Seitz S4 windows but we were keen to add some character and extra light into our build by also installing a porthole. We looked at a range of portholes ranging from the very cheap (Ā£23.99 polycarbonate porthole from eBay) to proper marine windows. The cheaper options were tempting … Continue reading How to fit a marine porthole in your camper conversion

Installing a Heki Midi rooflight in the back of our Fiat Ducato’s roof

In an earlier blog post we talk through how we installed a MaxxFan in the roof of the van. We had initially intended that this would be the only roof light, but after looking around other vans at Camp Quirky we realised that we should add a second rooflight over the bed, to let more … Continue reading Installing a Heki Midi rooflight in the back of our Fiat Ducato’s roof

Choosing and fitting roof vents in our camper conversion

We have drawn on a few different sources for insight as to how to go about our build and the one that we keep referring back to is Self Build Campervan Conversions - A guide to converting everyday vehicles into campervans & motorhomes by Kenny Biggin. One thing that this book does is give you … Continue reading Choosing and fitting roof vents in our camper conversion