Posts tagged van build
5 Tips For Planning Your Van Layout

Planning the layout for your van build can be overwhelming. There are so many factors to consider decisions to make and not that much space to work with!

Here are our top 5 tips to help you in planning your Van Layout.

1. Make A List of Your Top Priorities

You won’t be able to fit EVERYTHING into your van that you want so it’s important to understand what are your top priorities, especially if you’re going to be living in a van with your partner.

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HOW MUCH DOES A VAN CONVERSION COST | What Our Custom Van Builds Cost For Materials & Labor

Hands down, the #1 question we get is:

How much does a van conversion cost?

This is such a hard question to answer because it varies based on so many factors - what components are involved, what materials are used, what size van, etc.

However, we wanted to give you a range of cost based on our experience professionally building vans. We do not skimp when it comes to materials, quality and the overall finish of our vans so you may be surprised at the total cost of a van conversion… we know we were when we first started researching van life!

Each van we build is completely custom - that means nothing is prefabbed and we don’t cut any corners.

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4x4 SPRINTER VAN TOUR | 170" Extended Sprinter Van Conversion for Family of Four

Wow, we are both SO excited to share this Sprinter Van conversion for a family of four!

When Cal and Cindy came to us with the challenge of incorporating in another bed for their two kids to sleep, we knew we had to get creative.

They loved the convertible bed/table area that we incorporate into our builds as well as the full bathroom with a toilet and shower. Since we had to install a bench seat for the kids to ride in while driving, we knew that this van build was all about maximum storage and functionality!

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OUR VAN BUILD WORK | Mercedes Sprinter Van Conversion with Bathroom & Mini Garage

Another van build is complete! We are so happy with the way Ethan’s 2016 170” Mercedes Sprinter Van conversion turned out.

Here are a few features of his van build with the “Outdoorsman” layout:

  • Mini Garage for bike storage

  • Convertible table/bed area allows for a place to work and eat

  • Full bathroom with shower and toilet

  • Ample storage in custom built cabinetry

  • Fully powered by 300 watts of solar, a 300ah lithium ion battery bank and 3000 watt inverter

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VAN TOUR: Ultimate DIY Off-Grid Van Conversion with Bathroom | Comes with A View

Come in for a van tour of Scott's (aka Comes with a View) 2016 170” Sprinter Van Conversion with a bathroom.

One of the things we love most about #vanlife is connect with other people who live in a van! Scott was one of our first van life friends, and we finally got around to filming a tour of his DIY van conversion. It took him 6 months to complete this off-grid camper van into his home on wheels.

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Van Conversion Kitchen Details

Looking for details on a van conversion kitchen? Look no further! Get all the details for our converted Sprinter Van kitchen, including a farmhouse sink. We share our tips for converting your own van, living in a van, and more on this van life blog.

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