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Old 07-20-2014, 06:24 PM   #1
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Hot water heater

How often do you drain the hot water heater?

I currently drain the heater every time we finish our trip. We normally go several weeks between trips.

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Old 07-20-2014, 06:32 PM   #2
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I drain everything, water heater, fresh water tank and the low points after every trip.
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Old 07-20-2014, 06:39 PM   #3
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2 weeks no,longer maybe the W/H. Youroo!!
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Old 07-20-2014, 06:48 PM   #4
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I drain wh after each trip.
Unless we're going the very next weekend.
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Old 07-20-2014, 08:17 PM   #5
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I don't have a WH, but I am curious as to why drain them after each trip?


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Old 07-20-2014, 08:21 PM   #6
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If water has any impurities in the water it could make the water smell
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Old 07-20-2014, 08:29 PM   #7
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Water will turn stagnant after awhile.
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Old 07-25-2014, 10:27 PM   #8
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My TT, including the WH, get used about 70 days in the summer. The trailer is never sitting unused for more than 2-3 days in the summer. I don't drain it until I winterize it in the fall which is when I flush and clean it out and check the anode.

Just wondering if people drain their home WH when they go away for 2-3 weeks.
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Old 07-26-2014, 10:15 PM   #9
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Once a year when winterizing.

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Old 07-26-2014, 11:34 PM   #10
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Whenever I move. 10 gallons is 80 lbs. U know what shape ur an anode rod is in too.

Helps to clean the tank too. Just have to have a system not to make a mistake and burn up element.


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