Latest Discussions : Plumbing

Marnie

06:46PM | 03/10/03
Member Since: 03/09/03
21 lifetime posts
We just bought a home that has been winterized and was wondering how easy it is to de-winterize it and how safe it is... I know that there is anti freeze in the pipes. Can someone tell me what the process of de-winterizing is?

bobp

02:58AM | 03/11/03
Member Since: 01/13/03
50 lifetime posts
Normally, you just need to open all the spigots, shower controls, etc and flush the lines.
Bob

Marnie

04:55AM | 03/11/03
Member Since: 03/09/03
21 lifetime posts
Is it really that simple? There is no danger with the anti-freeze?
Thanks so much for your reply

joed

03:55AM | 03/12/03
Member Since: 09/17/02
524 lifetime posts
If they used the proper antifreeze there is no danger. Even if they used the wrong stuff just let the water run for a long time (10-15 minutes). I would let the hot much longer before turning on the power/gas to the tank.

Marnie

03:30PM | 03/12/03
Member Since: 03/09/03
21 lifetime posts
THANKS!!!


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