Contact Larry or Debbie or Our Store or ring the store at 972.652.0MOD (0663)

Little House Customs

On Site Services and Products

Our shop in East Texas on Lake Fork (near Quitman) is an option for those wanting to travel to us. We have a nice nearby RV park (Quitman City Park / 903-763-4045). Contact us early to make an appointment. Let us know your arrival date and we’ll take care of the rest.

If you are on the west coast and cannot make it to LHC Texas, check out our Arizona location in Camp Verde, Arizona. Email [email protected] for an appointment.

Have questions?
Check out our Shop FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page.
If that doesn't answer it, give us a shout.


Modifications and Services

ORBITAL MACHINE WORKS PRODUCTS

While Orbital Machine Works handles the mail order directly for you DIYers, we stock for installation both here at the shop and at rallies most of the OMW products including the popular rear receiver hitch (for 13's and 17's only), the Shock Absorber kits, Spare Tire Carrier, Jack Relocation Brackets that relieve tailgate interference and much more.

BAL SCISSOR JACKS

A very popular upgrade is the addition of the BAL scissor jacks. These stabilizers radically improve the stability of your Casita. One significant side benefit is while hitched to your tow vehicle only, they have the capacity to lift a wheel off the ground for changing a flat tire.

JACK ANTENNA

We've broken the code on this complicated project and now install them here in the shop. Sorry, but we cannot do this project at rallies. If you watch TV, this station magnet will bring them in like no other antenna.

DOUBLE STEPS

Once you've added 15" tires and a high lift axle to your Casita the single step is simply not adequate. We can convert it to a double step either here at the shop or even at a rally.

SOLAR INSTALLATIONS

All that is required for the connection of your portable solar rig is the installation of one of our Battery Cut Off Switch Kits.

WHEEL BEARING AND BRAKE SERVICE

We are now servicing wheel bearings and brakes using genuine Dexter parts. Sorry, we can only perform this service at our shop.

VALVECTOMY

This replaces the shower trap and shower valve with a Hepvo check valve for trouble free showering. This modification is not required on 2015's and later as Casita has now made the Hepvo Valve standard equipment.

FAST GRAY MODIFICATION

Co-designed with Gene, the Webmaster of CasitaForum.com, this project will greatly improve the dump speed of your gray tank. It does NOT lower your connection point for the sewer hose. While the project was designed for speed, on many Casitas but not all, it increases your capacity by allowing you to dump previously trapped gray water. This capacity increase is not predictable and ranges from about a tea cup full all the way up to about 8 gallons. While the amount is not predictable, by the time the project is over we know what your gains (if any) are.

VENT MOD

This mod increases capacity! Approximately 8 gallons is the norm. While some folks report an increase in dump speed, many do not. Speed is not the goal with this mod, capacity it what it’s all about. If you only do one plumbing mod, this is the one to do. All the others work better after this one is done.

AUTO A/C

We add the fused relay, standard Honeywell thermostat, switch for furnace and make it work just like the one in your house. Silence is golden!

HARD START CAPACITOR

We install the Supra style hard start capacitor in your A/C to make it easier for the generator to start the unit.
Note: Not required on air conditioner units after 2009.

GET IT OFF THE BODY SPARE MOUNT

We have a slick and fairly inexpensive way of moving your spare to your bumper while keeping it adequately supported and preventing the bumper from carrying all the weight.
Note: Not compatible with the Orbital Machine Works Receiver Hitch.

BATTERY CUTOFF SWITCH

We add a cutoff switch, terminal block, and super flexible wire long enough to set your battery on the ground. This mod gets rid of the stiff wire that is very difficult to manage and prone to breaking. Finally you can manage those parasitic battery loads or prevent overcharging when hooked to shore power. Several variations are available to suit your needs.

BATHROOM REMODEL

We call this the bathroom remodel, because it changes nearly everything except the toilet. We add a shower control valve to the wall complete with a new chrome three function shower head. We trash the old short sink faucet with its now useless diverter valve and replace it with a short 6” bar faucet. It’s just high enough to get your hands or a glass under and the clutter of the shower hose is gone from the sink.
Note: This project can not be done on the new 2013 and later bathroom.

KITCHEN UPGRADE

We can convert your kitchen sink to match the teapot lever handles we use in the Bath Remodel. We can use your existing Hi Rise Spout or we can provide one.
Note: This project cannot be done on the new 2013 and later Liberty and Independence kitchens.

WATER HEATER SERVICE

We drain and flush your water heater and add a spanking new anode or clean and reinstall your old one if it’s still serviceable. Removing anodes installed by the gorilla at the Suburban factory are our specialty!

LIGHTED WATER PUMP AND LIGHTED WATER HEATER SWITCHES

We install both the lighted water pump switches as well as the new lighted water heater switch. The heater switch has an additional green LED that stays lit as long at the heater is turned on. No more down on your knees to see if you left the switch on.

WINDOW AWNINGS

We stock and install the blue full view window awnings by CareFree of Colorado. These window awnings block about 85% of the sun without obstructing the view.
Note: These awnings will not fit Patriots and can only be fit to the side dinette window of 16' Spirit Deluxe and Freedom Deluxe models. They will fit all side windows of 17's.

PRICES AND OTHER PROJECTS

We can offer other services as requested and new services will be added as we go. Send us an email and well talk about what you need. Our prices vary as material cost rise and fall and some project prices vary by year model. Send us a note and we’ll quote what’s current.
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PRODUCTS

We generally carry special parts and kits with us wherever we go. Let us know what you need and we can bring it with us. Here’s a partial list of things we try never to run out of. Check back here often as new products are always in the works. We are a licensed RV dealer and can order most anything you may need.

Thanks for looking!
Larry