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Old 02-11-2019, 06:38 PM
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When we drain the outside FF water tap and close the inside valve, do we keep the outer valve open or shut during winter? tia
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Originally Posted by ojm View Post
When we drain the outside FF water tap and close the inside valve, do we keep the outer valve open or shut during winter? tia
open. I work at peoples summer homes all the time, and the valves are always left open by plumbers, this goes as well for peoples homes including mine the sprinkler guys leave the valves open as well.

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open. I work at peoples summer homes all the time, and the valves are always left open by plumbers, this goes as well for peoples homes includingTmine the sprinkler guys leave the valves open as well.
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I leave mine open for a week or more to make sure any water left is drained / evaporated. Only because I can't be sure the cheap *** builders didn't install it to drain when off.
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