Treating Your Van Like An Oil Rig

... bridge, or a large container ship. Well, sort of. If your van has any amount of rust that needs to be treated there is an excellent marine product called 'Aquasteel' that converts rust (Ferrous oxide) into an inert organic ferrous compound that is claimed to be environmentally safe. It's very reasonably priced at around £18/L direct … Continue reading Treating Your Van Like An Oil Rig


Osmo Polyx Oil

If you have (/plan to have) any amount of exposed wood in your van you may want to consider this excellent German product. I even went as far as using it to waterproof my shower cubicle which is entirely wood (8mm Spruce tongue and groove) with the exception of the 'tray' which is fibreglass with … Continue reading Osmo Polyx Oil

Fibreglass Shower Tray

With space in a van being at a premium at the best of times, the decision to build a shower/toilet cubicle can render spacing critical. It can also be a challenge to find a pre-formed shower tray with the right dimensions to fit your build plan and with a drain that is located over a … Continue reading Fibreglass Shower Tray

That Sinking Feeling

Like me, you probably have every intention of fitting a sink in the kitchen work-top and then most likely considering fitting a removable board over it to reclaim the precious work-space lost to it. Having acquired a rather nice piece of Lebanese Cedar for my work-top and duly ordered a sink unit, I began having misgivings … Continue reading That Sinking Feeling