Camper shower curtains: Is there a difference?

camper shower curtain

RV and camper shower curtains are no different than shower curtains in your home.

But one thing I like to pay attention to is the quality of the shower curtain and its ability to prevent mildew, even more compared to my shower curtain in my house. 

Why do you ask? Because this shower curtain will be used less often, have less continuous airflow compared to a home HVAC or heating system which will cause mold and mildew much quicker.

Below I list which shower curtains and other helpful items for your camper or RV to prevent continuous cleaning and mildew which is can be frustrating and time consuming.

This is a great shower curtain that we personally have purchased. Its 100% polyester and most important mold and mildew resistant. All you have to do is keep it open after use to dry it. This curtain also is water repellent so it won’t be all nasty and soaking wet after use. It will help tremendously in the long run.


Why we love it:

  • Very clean look and doesn’t look gross after several weeks which is common with some curtains
  • Never have issues with mildew
  • Water repellent
  • Throw it in the washer to clean with a small amount of bleach to keep it nice and white

This is another pretty option that has a luxury look and feel as if you’re in a fancy hotel  but even better you’re in an RV.

This is a great option if you really want a nice curtain. It’ll be probably the highest quality you can find online. Its nice and thick and people love the waffle design. 

Why we love it:

  • Beautiful design
  • Holds up very well after frequent washing
  • Made with polyester and cotton so its rugged but soft at the same time


RV shower accessories

mDesign Metal Wire Bathroom Tub & Shower Caddy

When in you’re in an RV you know space is always limited, this shower caddy is awesome with all of the things it can hold, I’m looking at your ladies.


No body wants to slip on in the shower, especially while out camping.

When I get in the hot shower after being out all day I want to have a nice cushion under my feet, these always make shower that much better.

How to clean your camper shower curtain

There are a couple great options for cleaning your shower curtains, the first is for machine washing while the second is for hand washing. 

For machine: Wash your shower curtain in warm water with vinegar or gentle laundry detergent. You can also use baking soda or a homemade solution of 1 cup vinegar and 1 tablespoon bleach per gallon of water. Hang the curtain to dry on the shower rod after removing it from the washing machine and shaking or squeezing excess water out of it.

For hand washing: You can easily clean your shower curtain with just a damp cloth and some baking soda. Next, scrub the entire curtain with the cloth. After scrubbing, rinse it off and then try to get any soap scum or hard water stains out of the shower area with a new damp cloth. If you’re still not entirely satisfied with the results, try using a second (clean) cloth to scrub all of the soap scum or hard water stains out one more time.

Here’s a great article to check out for more info. 


We hope you like some of our favorite options in our own RV shower, it sounds trivial but having stuff like this in your shower makes all the difference. 

Besides, who wants to get in a shower with a slipper floor or halfway mildewed shower curtain?

Happy Camping 🙂

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