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Old 22-02-2018, 16:09
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Will be heading down to my van tomorrow to start getting it sorted for the season, working abroad from Monday so prob won't stay over until the St. Patrick's weekend 15th March.
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We went when the site opened at the beginning of February and again last weekend, it was warm enough in the daytime with c/h and electric fire on and electric blanket in the bed. Freezing at night with no heating. I put the heating on about 6 am.

Each time there has been snow!
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Old 01-03-2018, 07:47
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We went when the site opened at the beginning of February and again last weekend, it was warm enough in the daytime with c/h and electric fire on and electric blanket in the bed. Freezing at night with no heating. I put the heating on about 6 am.

Each time there has been snow!
We have the heating on a night when we at van,wireless thermostat taken into bedroom.
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Old 01-03-2018, 10:22
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The leccie blanket usually does for us but i set the minimum temperatures on our stat to15
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Old 01-03-2018, 11:18
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We use our van from the middle of September until the beginning of May and it's fine. If you use the central heating and electric fire and possibly an oil filled radiators back up, it should be OK.

An electric blanket would be a good investment.
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Old 01-03-2018, 15:12
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We have the heating on a night when we at van,wireless thermostat taken into bedroom.
We were warm enough in bed with electric blanket - I meant the room was cold when you got out
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Old 01-03-2018, 18:50
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One guy we know used to switch off his CH during the night with no other heating, but he has been struggling this winter because he is bald: his head has been freezing, so he has taken to wearing a bobble hat in bed to keep his head warm.
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Old 01-03-2018, 19:11
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We had been looking forward to our first visit of the season starting tomorrow, but the “beast from the east” has put paid to that as temperatures set to fall to -10 !So going to leave everything fully drained down for another couple of weeks!

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we were due to take possession of our new van yesterday but the site rang and said don't come down . the water pipes are frozen. We were iffy about going anyway but looking at the traffic cams it was a good move.

Awaiting a call today to see if it happens?
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Old 02-03-2018, 15:56
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we were due to take possession of our new van yesterday but the site rang and said don't come down . the water pipes are frozen. We were iffy about going anyway but looking at the traffic cams it was a good move.

Awaiting a call today to see if it happens?
Seems like a very good call from here. There’s been some improvement today and hopefully more over the weekend with the temperature raising above zero and some thawing happening. So maybe from Sunday onwards we might all be getting the chance to go and enjoy our home from homes.
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