Winterizing Travel Trailer

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Hi, I am new to the north georgia area and have no experience in winterizing my travel trailer. Do I even need to in this region (near Atlanta). What should I do other than drain all water from the tanks, water heater, etc? At what temperature ranges is winterizing necessary? Thanks
 
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Winterizing Travel Trailer

Hi robsouth,
If you scroll down through the previous posts here, you will probably find all the answers you need.
The short answer is: if the temperature is going to stay below freezing for a long period, I would put nontoxic antifreeze in the plumbing system. If all the water is out, you should not need it, but "if" is the biggest 2-letter word I know of.
The easiest way to get the antifreeze in there is to bypass the waterheater (a permanent bypass kit with valves makes this a 30 second job), pour antifreeze into the fresh water tank, turn on the pump and open each faucet until it runs red. In the spring, flush with plenty of clean water.
 
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