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Old 11-02-2015, 07:16 PM   #1
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leave valve open after winterize

I've done winterizing already. I was wondering if I should leave the grey/black tank valve open while at outdoor storage over the winter.
Will opening the tank valves allow for the tank to be cozy winter home for mouse or other critter ?
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Old 11-02-2015, 08:00 PM   #2
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I leave mine closed. I'll let some of the RV anti-freeze collect in the tanks and leave it in there. I do keep the plug out of the water heater tho.?
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Old 11-02-2015, 08:09 PM   #3
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Leave it closed and dump some antifreeze in the tanks. If you leave it open, the valve seals could dry out.
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Leave it closed and dump some antifreeze in the tanks. If you leave it open, the valve seals could dry out.

Or a critter could crawl up their and get stuck ! Ouch
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I leave the valves closed and add antifreeze down the drains as well as into the black tank.
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I leave mine closed. I'll let some of the RV anti-freeze collect in the tanks and leave it in there. I do keep the plug out of the water heater tho.?
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