Antifreeze will lower the freezing point of a liquid.
Antifreeze is put in a car's radiator to act as a coolant.
Antifreeze has a sweet smell and is toxic if swallowed.
Propylene glycol is used as an antifreeze in cars and trucks.
If it isn't, remove the inlet hose from the pump and attach a piece of spare hose from the inlet valve and into the antifreeze bottle.
Keep checking the antifreeze bottle and replace it quickly before it runs dry - you don't want an air pocket in the system.
Items such as windshield washer fluid, antifreeze, and pesticides are poisonous and should be placed where children cannot reach them.
Filling the lines with antifreeze insures that even if there are trace amounts of water left in your freshwater system, it will not freeze and your plumbing will be safe and free of damage in the spring.
White smoke from the tailpipe can indicate water or antifreeze in the engine cylinder, meaning you have a failed head gasket.
The final step of taking care of your water system for the winter includes filling it with antifreeze, just like you would do when you winterize a house that doesn't have any heating system.