Fold out trash can cabinet in an RV
Fold out trash can cabinet in an RV
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How to Build an RV Trash Can Cabinet

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Are you struggling with finding a good place to put your RV trash can? The struggle of tying a garbage bag to the handle or traipsing in and out to the trash is over! Check out this RV trash can idea.

It turns out most RVs have a void of space below the sink – the perfect area to add a trash can enclosure. This unused space is ideal for hiding that ugly and smelly trash can and be very functional. Learn how to build an RV trash can cabinet by following these easy step-by-step instructions.

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Yay! Now you don’t have to look at the trash bag hanging on your cabinet or trip over a garbage can in the middle of the floor. Creating a hidden RV trash can cabinet is a DIY-friendly project that makes a big impact whether you’re a weekend warrior, full-time RVer, or renting out your camper.

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After installing this under-the-cabinet garbage can in your RV, you might be tempted to start another upgrade project. Lucky for you – The Happy Glamper Co. is an expert in all things DIY RV and has many guides to help you with your next project.

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