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September 2014 Issue

PS’s Top Picks for Winterizing

Maximize protection and savings with a -100-degree product.

Protecting marine water systems from freeze damage is a deceptively simple goal. The terminology and various product claims can be confusing, and what seems like a good common-sense decision can lead to trouble. We tend to think that all water systems are the same; that boats as well as RVs can be protected by the same pink antifreeze without any further thought. However, many of the problems we associate with age, or normal wear and tear—stiff impellers, cracked pipes, ruined joker valves, and foul-tasting tap water—can often be attributed to errors during winterization.

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