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Old 12-31-2018, 03:13 PM   #1
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Draining Water Heater

So I'm certainly a newbie here and any help will be very much appreciated. We just returned from our first trip out in our "new" 2005 22ft International CCD. Everything went extremely well. Not a single glitch. My wife and I are hooked. My question is now that we are back should I drain my water heater until needed again?
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Old 12-31-2018, 03:23 PM   #2
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We drain our water heater after every trip, unless we will be leaving again within a week or two. If we think the last water used might have high iron content, we drain it right away even if we will be using it again soon.
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Old 12-31-2018, 03:32 PM   #3
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If you feel it's needed in your area by all means do it.

We don't after each use here in WNY, just for Winter storage.

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We drain ours out of habit. I replaced the plastic plug with a ball valve so the process is fairly simple.
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You might find it handy to replace the drain plug with one with a valve if you frequently go on short trips.
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Thanks for the advice. I see there are different opinions on this (like most other) topic. Think what I will drain it this time and see how much sediment is in the tank and from there decide if I should drain it after each trip.
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