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Old 09-07-2014, 10:31 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by BuckeyeChuck View Post
I have not drained the tank this year. I will try draining and flushing the water heater then do the bleach sanitizing step.
A "normal" sanitization treatment may not do it if you already have a bacteria problem. You may need a heavy dose of bleach (double the normal amount) to kill everything for sure. (Like shocking a pool).

Here are some tips for using bleach and one for using "DChlor" pool shock.

I also included my winterizing checklist.
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File Type: pdf Chlorinating the Fresh Water Plumbing Systems.pdf (123.4 KB, 29 views)
File Type: pdf DClor - The way I Sanitize My RV.pdf (284.5 KB, 24 views)
File Type: pdf Winterizing our 5th wheel.pdf (31.5 KB, 15 views)


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