We have the Arctic package on are trailer the fresh water has a heat pad that we would turn on when it was to get in to the 20 also unhook the fresh water hose. Never had any trouble till I never turn the heat to the fresh water. I ran some fresh water in the tank about 20min it was running good.
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The only time that you would really have to be concerned, would be if the temps dipped WAY....WAY BELOW FREEZING INSIDE OF THE TRAILER for a SUSTAINED PERIOD OF TIME. WITH the trailer sitting outside in the sunlight during the day, that is very unlikely. For piece of mind you could always keep on some lamps in areas that you are concerned about. The warmth from the lightbulbs should be enough to prevent any freezing.
one thing you may want to consider is to put a electric heater in the storage area this is where all you lines connect and heat that area with electric heater. I have a heater in mine and it stayes a 65-70 down there. Extra benifit is the heat comes thru the floor and helps keep the bedroom warm. I run everything on elec. and have only used 25gal of propane in 2.5 months. Nights are getting down to the teens and highs are in the upper 30's. Just a thought.
While in Amarillo Tx about a week ago, it got cold. We were using electric heaters just to save on propane. Most of the time we only ran heater when we got up in the morning. My service man told me to be careful and not let the storage area get below freezing. He said just turn the lights on in the bottom, and the 12 volt lights will keep everything from freezing. Course if it got below 20 I bet the heater would still cycle some.
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If you have enclosed and heated underbelly 5th, then you are good to around 20 in all units. Just unhook and drain your water hose and make sure you use the furnace and not space heaters. Also make sure all outside compartment doors are securely closed.
Some better insulated 5th take you even further, some even to below zero. I cannot imagine the propane bill at that temp! Article on subject in most recent Trailer Life magizine.
Lived in my 2009 Cedar Creek for three straight winters in Michigan and Ohio. My first year in Michigan it got down to -20 when I was down in Texas and my RV lost power, propane, all heat sources. Anywasy when I returned it was -20 in the coach. Everything was frozen. Oranges I had on the table were hard as rocks, tooth paste was solid, I mean everything including my black tank which was about 1/3 full. After nearly two days and lots of heat everything thawed out and the only problem I had was the two cheap-o plastic faucets that they put in the shower and the one in the bathroom sink. They split and were leaking water when you turn them on. I didn't have any water lines break nor my black tank.
That was my first winter, since then I have had the three inch sewer line freeze up a couple more times, not into the tank though, and I have had different sections of my fresh water lines freeze up, usually in the front over hand were it goes up to the washer/dryer. So far I haven't had any issues, knocking on wood. With an enclosed underbelly and the temps in the twenties I wouldn't sweat it.