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RV BathTub Storage: Turn a Spare Shower Rod into Modular Storage

Rarely do we see a RV bathtub where you could say “wow, look at all that space”. Unless you live alone in your RV that means you must share this space. For those traveling with families RV bathtub storage is perhaps one of the bigger challenges in the bathroom.


Everyone has their shampoo, sponges, face wash, razors, and countless other knick knacks in which to practice good hygiene. Keeping all those items from crowding the your RV shower or tub becomes a chore that people fix with all kinds of ideas. We have one of those ideas to show you today. This concept is simple and cost effective, our favorite type of DIY RV project.

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Take a spring loaded shower rod that will fit from wall to wall on the inside of your RV bathtub or shower.  Attach a few shower hooks over the bar, then grab a few hanging wire baskets to fit the amount of “stuff” you need to keep out of the way.


One of the best aspects of this RV bathtub storage mod is that it is mobile. It can be moved down for kids, then moved higher out of the way if necessary for others. In some cases you just may need to get it out of the way of your elbows!

Items Needed for this RV Bathtub Storage Mod


Installing the RV bathtub storage mod is very simple which you can see from the picture above. In theory you could have a series of these in your bathroom. It doesn’t necessary need to be in the bathtub. We can see them even being used in closets for additional storage space or inside the cabinets.

What ideas do you use in the bathroom to keep things organized and everyone happy? Tell us using the comments section below!

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