From the suggestion of a close buddy, we bought a 25 ft. Freeze Ban heated hose from Camping World. Additionally they are available in 12 ft. and 50 ft. lengths, but weвЂ™ve found that 25 ft. is great generally in most instances. CAMCO, the maker, states so it shall drive back freezing down seriously to 20 degrees below zero.
This hose plugs as a 120 volt socket. It comes down with a male/female hose adapter in order to attach the finish because of the electrical cable and thermostat either to your hydrant, or even to the camper. On our web web site, we connect that final end into the hydrant and plug it to the siteвЂ™s near-by electric package. The hoseвЂ™s thermostat must certanly be subjected to outside atmosphere in purchase to show regarding the heating element as required (whenever heat gets right down to around 37 levels).
During the camper, the hose runs up in to a compartment containing the rigвЂ™s fresh water connector.
The compartment is heated therefore, we connect the water filter and a pressure regulator/gauge on that end too as you can see in the picture.
One evening, after some duration ago, the temperature had been predicted to obtain on to ab muscles low teenagers, or digits that are possibly single. Become regarding the side that is safe we hung an antique fall light (work light), by having a 60 watt incandescent light light light bulb, into the water compartment of y our RV. Continue reading The Heated Hose & Hookup to your Camper. Phone me personally a skeptic, but if it ever gets that cool, we may very well unhook!