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Do I drain my water feature in the winter?

Question asked by: knowitall

Yes it is worth draining the water feature in the winter in order to stop it freezing and getting damaged.

If you leave it on and the water starts to freeze then it can damage and even break the feature therefore it is definitely worth draining the water feature and switching off as normal.

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Hi When the temperatures are going to get below freezing it\'s certainly worth emptying the water feature - this is to stop the water freezing inside (especially in the pump) which will prevent it breaking and / or cracking. It\'s also worth covering your water feature over winter to protect it from frost damage. I wrote an article on this here: http://www.ukwaterfeatures.com/blog/2008/11/preparing-your-water-feature-for-winter.html Hope this helps a bit. Ewan
By: ewanray

Date of comment: Mon, Dec 22nd 2008

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