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Old 10-16-2016, 07:03 PM   #11
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When plugged in, we use two electric heaters, one in the bedroom and one in the living area, and our bathroom is cold unless we keep the door open. I am thinking about installing a louvered door vent or a through wall vent so the the temp will be more equalized. Or, add a heat strip to the roof air unit which would end the hassel of using the two heaters.

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Old 10-18-2016, 05:48 AM   #12
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It wasn't a Forest River product, but in an earlier life, we had to stay in Colorado one winter in our Dutch Star motorhome. It got to minus 18 one night, and didn't get up to zero for seven days. We used a lot of propane and a lot of electricity, but were comfortable in the motorhome. None of our pipes froze, but I kept an electric heater going in the basement. My son's 40 year old house had a pipe freeze and break that had never frozen before. The worst problem was that I had to pull out of the rv park and get more propane and the ice was very bad on the roads. That wasn't any fun, driving a 40' motorhome on rutted ice roads. But we survived.

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Old 10-18-2016, 05:57 AM   #13
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Depends where your pipes and such run.

I have low drain points under the camper that have water in them regardless of tank or city source. They are below the belly cover. They will be the coldest.

Running water won't freeze, so if you let a faucet drip that should help.

Water expands as it freezes - it depends where it freezes whether you will have damage or hot - some ice in a holding tank should be an issue - it can expand upward.

In the flexible pipes I'd imagine it would be OK. In faucets, the pump and a full water heater tank I'm thinking you'd have issues.
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Old 10-18-2016, 08:41 PM   #14
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We've never had a MH where the bathroom stayed warm. Usually just keep the door open. Never had tubes freeze either and one time we were in -19 in Denver for 3 days. Just kept the furnace at 68 and crossed my fingers.

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