Cleaning Fresh Water Tank

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  1. Petros

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    Is it acceptable to use a "Milton" type product to clean the cold water tank on its annual clean out?
     
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    I bought a packet of Aquatabs when we bought our first van in 2006 and still have some left. Even out of date they work OK. I put a couple in for the first fill of the year then flush it through the system until when I sip the water it tastes just like it has come out of the house tap. For the rest of the year the system takes care of itself.
     
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    A reply I copied from faceache
    We flush system through with sterilising solution . Worked well for us so far . We use bottled water for drinking /cooking though.
    And yes, it was a woman
     
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    A definite NO according to Truma as it damages the hot water boiler.
    There are preparatory fresh water tank cleaners that are safe for Motorhomes and Truma boilers
     
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    just use chlorinated tap water it does the job for free .
    if you have used dirty water . fill tank with good tap water and flush out . fill up and away you go.
     
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    Milton aledgedly leaves a residue if left for a while in the pipe work. Plenty of other stuff out there.(y)
     
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    Thanks to all, very good advice. I did not realise that Milton could potential damage boilers!
     
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    Hi thanks I will not use Milton
     
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