We spent 7 months converting our Sprinter van into our new home! Learn about the van building process, see our final conversion costs and products, and read the lessons we have learned since hitting the road.
Van Subfloor + Floor Insulation
Our van build is going a bit slower than we hoped, but we are knocking things off our list! During Kathryn’s most recent trip to Austin she tackled the subfloor and floor insulation with Havelock wool. Just like the rest of the van, we decided to use Havelock wool to insulate the floor. The ...
In our 4th Van Build series video, we share all of the roof elements of our van: our MaxxAir Fan, Renogy Solar Panels , and our Aluminess ladder. Here are all of the links to the products we bought/items we used to install these elements.
As we mention in the video, we did
Van insulation was one of the most confusing decisions we have had to make so far for our van build. There are so many options when it comes to insulation and so many factors to consider, such as toxicity, moisture management, r-value, sound proofing, etc. After researching all of our options, ...
Our second big project for our van conversion was installing windows, which was a daunting task, but turned out pretttyyyy well, minus one issue that we cover in the vlog below. When we decided to build a van to live in, it was important to us to have lots of windows to make it feel less like a
We just purchased a 2019 Mercedes Sprinter to convert into our new home! (If you missed the big announcement, read all about our plans here). The first step in our Sprinter Conversion was to spend hours (and $$$) at The Home Depot, remove the cargo partition (tip: sell this on Craigslist...we ...
Two and a half years ago we were living in Texas, saving money to build or buy a house in the Austin suburbs, spent most of our weekends inside watching TV (which we still love to do from time to time!), and hardly traveled. As we inched closer to our goal of buying a house, we realized that it