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Old 11-12-2011, 08:42 AM   #1
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I have never winterized my Rockwood 8312ss. Can I just blow out the lines or is the anti-freeze necessary? Any instructional help would be great. thanks

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Old 11-12-2011, 08:57 AM   #2
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Personal choice. Some just blow out the lines, some just use anti-freeze and some do both.
When done properly any of those methods will do the job.


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Old 11-12-2011, 08:57 AM   #3
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Lots of opinions on winterizing. I will try to be brief and at the same time put forth an opinion on BOTH sides of the dry winterizing / wet winterizing process.

You can just blow out the lines with air.
Do not forget to open the "low point" drains.
Do not forget the "P" traps. You still need to pour a little RV antifreeze into those (sinks, shower/tub, toilet) or somehow make sure they have no water resting in them.
Do not forget to drain the fresh water tank.
Do not forget to drain the water heater (remove the plug and lift the pressure relief bail).
Some people use RV antifreeze and then blow out the lines (double sure).

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