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Can I Plug In Two Or Three RVs Into My Home Electric?

by Shino Enriquez
(Arizona, USA)

I read about how to connect an RV to a home. Is it possible to connect multiple RVs to a home? I will have guests at home for a reunion. They are traveling from a long distance so they will have to park for five days on my property. Is it possible to connect these to the electric current to the house?

ANSWER: Greetings Shino thanks for submitting your question on our Ask An RV Question Page.

I have to say that your question has to rank as one of the more unique ones I have ever received. The answer to your question is yes it can be done, but it may not be very practical to do it.

That being said I will give you some tips on how to do it. First you need to thoroughly understand the limitations I outline in my answer to Can I Plug My Fleetwood RV Into Home Electric?

The first thing you need to know is that you will not be able plug in more than 1 RV into an individual electric circuit in your home. So each RV must be plugged into its own separate electric circuit in your house otherwise you will keep blowing circuit breakers.

Even if you plug each RV into its own electrical circuit you may still end up overloading that circuit depending what household electrical appliances you already have connected to that circuit.

Now we run into the next obstacle, you may end up having to use extension cords to reach the individual electrical plugs. I will tell you up front for safety reasons it is not advisable to use extension cords on RV electrical connections.

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If in spite of my warning you decide that you are going to use extension cords to make the connections, you cannot just use any extension cord. Depending on the length of the run you must have one extension cord for each RV. You must
use at least a 12 Gauge Extension Cord.

Even if you go to all this trouble you still may end up popping circuit breakers right and left, as well as taking a pretty good hit on your home electric bill.

Depending on where you live and the local ordinances, you might be able get away with having your friends run their RV's Generators (if equipped).

If your friends do not have generators on their RVs; you could check into renting a larger portable generator that has enough juice to allow all three RVs to connect to it. There are generators in this category that run fairly quiet. But again all of this depends on your local ordinances and how rural your property is.

I hope this information helps and I hope you have an excellent reunion.

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by: Anonymous

We have friends who regularly have RVers (including us) staying with them. Admittedly just one at a time but what we did was hire an electrician to install one 30amp RV plug outside for our friends. The coat was $110, and that is about three nights in the local campground so well worth the expense. Plus this way it was all correctly installed to support the drain by the RV and it stopped the whole blowing circuit issue.

Now having an electrician in to install three plugs is probably not going to be much more than doing one plug and maybe if you are going to make a habit of it, it will be worth the expense and your friends can throw in one stay at a campground to help defray costs.

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