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Old 03-25-2015, 12:03 PM   #11
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We just returned from 9 weeks out in Arizona and California. We are back in Wisconsin where the night time temps will drop into the teens. We did not use the water tank while out west. We only connected to city water. We opened the taps before we left. Should we re-winterize for a few cold nights here?
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Old 03-25-2015, 12:34 PM   #12
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We just returned from 9 weeks out in Arizona and California. We are back in Wisconsin where the night time temps will drop into the teens. We did not use the water tank while out west. We only connected to city water. We opened the taps before we left. Should we re-winterize for a few cold nights here?
Yes...standing water in the plumbing will freeze and expand and crack...it can even crack metal. (I had a copper water manifold on my sprinkler system that cracked from water freezing inside it.)
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I don't de-winterize until about a week before a planned trip. Why have fresh water just sit in your Rv and slowly turn to stale water?
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Old 04-01-2015, 02:50 PM   #14
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We just returned from 9 weeks out in Arizona and California. We are back in Wisconsin where the night time temps will drop into the teens. We did not use the water tank while out west. We only connected to city water. We opened the taps before we left. Should we re-winterize for a few cold nights here?
If you are having Temps in the teens, i would definitely run antifreeze. It's cheap and easy compared to fixing/finding a broken line.

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