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Old 03-09-2014, 09:28 PM   #11
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I'm sure that you have Pex plumbing.That will take a lot of abuse before breaking during a freeze.Love Pex!
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Old 03-09-2014, 09:29 PM   #12
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probably so, but doesn't help the pump, faucets, valves, etc.
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Old 03-09-2014, 09:56 PM   #13
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What the dealer guy told me is to open all the faucets, hot and cold, depressurize the system, then drain the water heater, then open the low point drains. That will pull water away from the faucets, the pex can handle things after that. Personally, I like throwing a little antifreeze in there just to be sure. It's cheap, usually pretty easy.
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Old 03-09-2014, 10:02 PM   #14
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I winterize mine myself each fall. $10 worth of antifreeze is cheap insurance. That's after I blow it out, drain low point drains and water heater and bypass
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Old 03-10-2014, 09:17 AM   #15
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I just don't see the need to dewinterize before heading on a trip. I can do it when I hit my first overnight destination. It takes all of 20 minutes to install the anode back into the water heater, hit all the proper valves, sanitize the fresh tank and run whats left of the pink stuff out of the system. Even if I am not at a full hookup its fine. The only thing I wont do in the first day or two after dewinterizing is use the water from the tap for boiled water. If I need it that day ill get it right off the filter outside.
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Old 03-10-2014, 12:24 PM   #16
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I would rather find out something is wrong at home, not in a campground

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