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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 Conversion Updates

Van Conversion Updates

Adam took another trip to Austin to work on the van conversion and got quite a bit done! We now have our heater installed, our back windows, and some of the cabinet faces. How to install Sprinter windows: https://adventuresofaplusk.com/blog/how-to-install-sprinter-windows Heater ...
Building our Sprinter Van Cabinets

Building our Sprinter Van Cabinets

And we have cabinets!!! Well...mostly! The next big task of our Sprinter van conversion was to build all of the kitchen cabinets, dresser, and benches. While we still have a little bit to go before they are complete, we are feeling super good about the progress we are making. 🙂
Building our Sprinter Van Bathroom + Shower

Building our Sprinter Van Bathroom + Shower

Adam has spent this week in Austin crushin' our van build! In the last few days he has built the bathroom/shower walls, installed some plumbing and the shower pan, and started our closet build. We are not done with the bathroom and shower install, but things are coming along really well and we ...
Van Subfloor + Floor Insulation

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 ...
Van Conversion Fan, Solar, & Ladder

Van Conversion Fan, Solar, & Ladder

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. MAXXAIR FAN As we mention in the video, we ...
Van Insulation with Havelock Wool

Van Insulation with Havelock Wool

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, ...

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