Keep the Tip: How to Keep Your RV Fresh Water Hose from Freezing

Winter is almost upon us and if you and your traveling crew are planning on roughing it in cold weather, I’m talking places that can get near to below freezing, then protecting your water source should be a high priority.  My wife and I have spent the last two winters work camping in Wichita, Kansas and will be completing one more winter stent there.  Are we worried about the freezing temperatures?  Not in the least!

In my latest “Keep the Tip” series,  I share suggestions and options with my father as he and my mother will be braving the early part of the cold season in South Dakota.  As always, please include your preventative measures for securing your water supply during the bone-chilling days of winter in the comments below!

If you are a DIY kind-of-RVer, then you’ll want to purchase the following supplies used to create you own insulated fresh water hose:

If you prefer the all-in-one system, avoiding the fuss, then you may prefer this item:

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3 thoughts on “Keep the Tip: How to Keep Your RV Fresh Water Hose from Freezing

  • October 24, 2017 at 7:53 PM

    Levi, great demonstration you and your Dad put on. I like the equipment list as well as the steps to put together and the tip regarding the sensor placed in a strip of insulation is very helpful.

    • October 24, 2017 at 7:57 PM

      Very glad this helped!! Thank you for the inquiry!!!

  • October 24, 2017 at 7:29 PM



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