Awesome! Now what?
You’re starting a journey with more research to do and decisions to make than you ever thought possible!
It can quickly turn into overwhelm with everyone telling you different things and YouTube videos offering contradicting advice.
We believe vanlife is for all, and we help regular people build their own vans, with whatever space they have available and often with limited tools and knowledge.
This ebook serves as the first step to planning the entire van conversion process you are starting.
Discover crucial insights that will save you time and money, like what electrics you need (or don’t need), what makes up a campervan gas system, and the best order to build everything in so you can avoid making a load of common mistakes!
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The planning and building process is long and involved. How do you keep that initial idea alive, whilst staying flexible and seeing it through to the end?
Working out your spec first helps dictate all the other planning steps including choosing a van. But how do you narrow down everything you want to include?!
Everyone is different with different priorities. Know what options are out there and what all the sizes are helps you make that big decision.
Designing your perfect layout and style is exciting but it’s easy spend too long on this stage. How to hash out a layout based on your spec and move forwards.
Electrics is one of those things you can spend as much as you like on. But how do you know what all the bits are, what they do, and how much you need?
Gas and water in a build can be massively overwhelming. What are all the parts that make up the systems and how do you choose gas alternatives?
Building in the right order is hands-down the best way to steer clear of common blunders, saving you time, money, and a ton of headaches.
Building a van is tough. It’s easy to overlook this when you’re dazzled by the beautifully converted vans all over the internet. This is the motivational speech you didn’t know you needed.
I founded Bear Hug Campers, a campervan conversion workshop nestled on the outskirts of the breathtaking South Downs National Park in the UK.
We’ve become renowned for our light, airy and spacious-feeling conversions with exceptional quality finishes, impeccable attention to detail and thoughtfully designed interiors.
But what really sets Bear Hug Campers apart is not only our dedication to collaborating with our customers to bring dream van ideas to life, but how we pour our hearts and souls into each project including working with self-builders like you, treating each van as if it were our own.
I’m excited to share this guide with you to help kickstart your van conversion journey in the best way possible.
We get lots of questions like “what’s a campervan electrics system” and “what’s the best campervan layout”, so we’re building a bunch of resources, training and guides to help everyone out, whatever stage you’re at.
So, if you’re ready to embark on your own van conversion adventure to create your one-of-a-kind tiny home on wheels, join us..
Founder – Bear Hug Campers
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