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Old 09-10-2012, 12:37
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First thing you need to do is check your insurance policy for 'winter cover' dates and stipulations.
The temperatures are now beginning to dip, so we are doing mini drain downs each time we leave. But others may not.
Once you know your insurance cover, I guess it's down to personal choice.
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I've stripped two of the bedrooms and washed them down with anti bacterial wipes. I've washed all the bedding but I'm taking it back to the van to store in bin bags until next season as there isn't much room at home. I've also emptied and brought home everything from our food cuboard and washed it out. I've also brought everything home out of our bathroom that isn't essential. I've left one bedroom made-up at the moment until the last week of the season. Oh, and I've put all the ornaments and table lamps etc away in one of the wardrobes until next season. I feel a bit better knowing that I've made a start on the end of season run down.
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Just thought I'd keep this thread current
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Bringing this to the top again, to remind those of us still going to our vans what to do at this time of the year.
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Hi guys, I've just remembered to pack ANTIFREEZE to put back as we leave as per insurance stipulations, so I thought I'd share the thought -

have you got yours?


Here's post one again, there's tips on things to do early and late season like moving furniture away from walls as we leave etc. Mainly for the last weekend, but I'll use it to remind me for early season visits too. (not all of it! Lol)
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what kind of antifreeze do you get? I know mine has it in as the site owner put it in for me but would like to get some to take with be for between early season visits. The stuff in my loo is pink I think
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what kind of antifreeze do you get? I know mine has it in as the site owner put it in for me but would like to get some to take with be for between early season visits. The stuff in my loo is pink I think

As far as I'm aware, there's 'neat' antifreeze, and diluted, we used the neat (more expensive) over winter, OH I noticed has bought diluted for this visit for some reason.
No need to buy special antifreeze as far as I'm aware, many others have said the same. Nothing mentioned in policy about it

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my anti freeze was blue last season..

and i think as we are heading to warmer temps() now the undiluted stuff should be fine..

but i am no expert.....................
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Does anybody pour the used salt, that has served its purpose soaking up the damp, down the loo and plugholes after turning off stopcock and flushing?? Just a thought.
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After a mention in the weather thread, don't forget to read winter cover dates on your insurance policy. You may not be covered if you haven't drained down again - we are due more frosts! My policy states not covered by excess until 15th march when not in residence

Please be careful

I made OH do another draindown before we left, did anyone else?
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