If you’ve made up your mind to get a new gas hot water system, here are a few things you should know, from an expert! Are there multiple kinds of Gas Hot Water Systems? The answer is yes, but generally split into just 2 categories. There are gas continuous flow hot water heaters And there […]
Hot Water Cylinder NZ – Experts in Auckland! When you want reliable hot water for your Auckland home, you need to start with a good hot water cylinder. And if your hot water cylinder fails, you need to be able to depend on Auckland’s water heating experts. Whether you’re looking to upgrade to a more […]
Endless Hot Water Systems are what we do! If you’re in the market for a new hot water system, you need to get in touch with Regency Plumbing. A market leader in hot water systems for many years now and will put your mind at ease when it comes to choosing the best hot water […]
Shopping around for a new hot water cylinder can be confusing if this is something you’ve never had to do before. Unfortunately, replacing a hot water cylinder usually only happens every 15 years or so, so it’s not an area that you may know much about.
If you are doing some initial research on hot water cylinders, you’ll read about the difference between a low pressure hot water cylinder and a mains pressure hot water cylinder. The main difference is the pressure of your water. If your house was built before the 1990s, you might still be on low pressure water.
If you use a gas or electric hot water cylinder to supply the hot water to your property, it’s not an appliance in the home that should give you many problems. They’re very durable and long-lasting, particularly if you look after your hot water cylinder with regular maintenance checks.
From time to time, however, you may experience an issue that needs repairing. There are a few common hot water cylinder problems, and what you can do about them:
When we talk to a customer about installing or replacing a hot water cylinder in NZ, we usually find that they come to us after doing a bit of research. Often the factor that helps them decide what model or size of a hot water cylinder to use is the price.
It’s important to consider the upfront cost of the hot water cylinder and the value over its lifetime. If you paid the same price for two different products, but one lasted for a year, and the other lasted for five years, which would you think was more valuable?
Before you worry about the cost of a hot water cylinder, then consider how long they last and how infrequently you need to buy one.
If you’re building a new house, renovating, or simply replacing an old hot water cylinder, it’s important to get the right size of hot water cylinder for your needs.
There is a lot of variety in makes and models, so let’s start first by looking at what size hot water cylinder you might need.
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