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Old 05-21-2017, 01:36 PM   #1
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Hi All,

We purchased a 213RBSL last summer and love it. We've done a few mods and are now wondering what other 213 owners have done for these two areas:

1) What have you done to that massive storage area in the bathroom (above the outdoor kitchen) to make it more usable. We are thinking of some kind shelving and/or storage boxes of some sort.

2) My wife can't reach the Power Vent switch in the bathroom vent fan. Short of replacing the fan with a remote controlled fan, has anyone had any luck finding a pull chain type switch or other way to control the fan?

We'd love to hear your ideas and/or what you've actually done. Thanks in advance!
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Old 05-22-2017, 03:30 AM   #2
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I had plans to do shelving in the storage space, but have never followed through. It's hard to access most of the space because of the toilet. I just use the front portion as my closet, as you know the closet's next to the bed are tiny.

It really is a wasted space, it's one of the very few problems with the 213, not much accessible storage. Plastic bins seem like a good solution as you could slide them back around the corner.
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We put a laundry basket in the far right of that wasted storage space, throw towels and clothes in as necessary. Use the front part as clean towel and closet space. When we are unpacking, the basket comes right out with all the laundry, straight into the house.
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As for the vents, I married a tall woman. She can get to both vents and the antenna.
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We put a laundry basket in the far right of that wasted storage space, throw towels and clothes in as necessary. Use the front part as clean towel and closet space. When we are unpacking, the basket comes right out with all the laundry, straight into the house.
Good call, we do that as well, except it's a laundry garbage bag.
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Good call, we do that as well, except it's a laundry garbage bag.
Thanks, I will have to take a closer look at the switch and whats available.
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Good call, we do that as well, except it's a laundry garbage bag.
Thanks Dawniewest and GTWags, yes it a nice big storage area that's difficult to get to. We currently use the storage for storing our shower towel holder (when traveling), towels, and a mesh laundry bag for dirty clothes, but that hardly puts a dent in that area. Just trying to think of a way to better use the space. Totes and possibly putting a hanging rod to hang some shirts are all worth checking into further.

Many thanks!
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Old 05-28-2017, 05:27 PM   #9
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Thanks! I picked up a Pull Chain switch at Lowes and put it in this morning
My Wife is a Happy Camper!
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Stiffest pull chain ever!
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