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Posted: 01/04/19 07:04am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

TXiceman wrote:

We lived in northeast Oklahoma and I never put pink stuff in the pipes. I drained the water heater, drained all low point drains, and used air to blow out all of the lines, toilet flush valve and water pump. Then I put pink stuff in the traps. Never had any issues with this procedure.

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I do the same basic steps and only winterize the waterlines with air. We us ours all months of the year, but being it’s stored deal with making sure it doesn’t freeze. We get some freezing temps but usually not for long periods. The same steps as you do worked one winter when we had aboutn10 days of single digit temps.

I’ll also leave the low point drains open as well as all faucets once the lines are blown out.


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I just realized that I've been forgetting to purge and fill with antifreeze my washer connections in the bedroom. We don't have a washer installed, and I kinda forgot about these.

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I'm in South Louisiana, so all I do is drain the FW tank, open the low point drains. When we get a freeze I turn on the Grey and black tank heaters and set the inside furnace to 40 degrees. If you don't have tank heaters, the inside furnace heated them enough.


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