Listen to 300+ podcasts by best-selling authors, published Wednesday, 4pm EST!

Using a Sewer Jetter in Below Freezing Temperatures

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Drain Cleaning and other Pressure Washers topics.

How should I protect my sewer jetter during the winter?

Using a Sewer Jetter in Below Freezing Temperatures

When it's could outside, keep your sewer jetter drain cleaner in a heated area. When the temperature drops below freezing, unprotected pump heads, hoses, and other parts of your drain cleaner can be permanently damaged. If you don't have heated storage for your drain cleaning equipment, cut a two-foot long piece of garden hose with a connector on one end. Attach it to the hose fitting on the sewer jetter. Hold the hose upward and use a funnel to pour in a mixture of half water and half antifreeze. Cycle the motor until antifreeze comes out of the water outlet. If you store your gear in an unheated area, it's best to repeat this process after every drain cleaning job done in the cold weather season. Your drain cleaning machines will survive the winter intact.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Pressure Washers Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Jolyn Wells-Moran