Top 5 Reasons to Switch to a Mains Pressure Hot Water Cylinder

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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.

Common Hot Water Cylinder Problems

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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:

How Much Does It Cost to Replace a Hot Water Cylinder NZ?

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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.

Everything you need to know about your Water Heater

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Why do you run out of hot water? What can go wrong with your water heater? When should you repair or replace your hot water heater? How can you avoid running out of hot water? We have no hot water – what’s wrong? The first sign of trouble with your water heater is usually a […]

What sets the Rinnai hot water heaters apart?

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There are a few ways to heat the water for your home, and several options to consider: Low-pressure hot water cylinder Mains pressure hot water cylinder Electric or Gas (bottled or natural gas) Continuous flow hot water system It can seem a bit complicated, but at Regency Plumbing our job is to step you through […]

Do you need a continuous hot water heater?

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Upgrading Hot Water Heater Looking to update your existing hot water heater? Want to buy a new hot water heater? Overwhelmed with options and not sure where to start? Gas continuous hot water heaters are definitely an option and should be considered. The Rinnai Infinity Gas Hot Water System is one of New Zealand’s leading brands […]

10 Things to consider before installing a continuous hot water heater

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Hot water heating accounts for around 30% of the average household energy bill, so choosing the right system for your needs can make a noticeable difference. Here are some things you need to consider before buying and installing a continuous hot water heater.  Types of hot water heaters  There are several types of water heaters […]