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The Plumbing and Electrical Doctor is an accredited service and warranty agent of Australia’s most trusted brands of hot water systems. Get a fast reliable service for your new hot water system installation, hot water repair and hot water replacement.
Experienced Hot Water Plumber
Our hot water plumbers are specialists in the field. From choosing the right hot water system that works best for your household demand and budget to the disposal of your old hot water tank, you can rest assured that the Plumbing and Electrical Doctor gets it done.
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- Licensed hot water plumbers
- Lifetime Workmanship guarantee
Choosing a Hot Water System
The capacity of your hot water system should be able to meet the demands of your home or property. To do this, estimate how much hot water you need for your household or property during peak hours.
Heating water contributes to about 25% of a home’s energy usage. In Australia, the fuel could come from heat pumps, natural gas, electric, and solar. You have to check what fuel types are available in your area. Is your home connected to the mains gas supply? If it is still not, that would entail additional costs on your hot water installation.
Aside from the cost of the hot water system itself, also consider its maintenance costs and energy efficiency rating including heat loss rates. This will help you evaluate if your chosen hot water unit is really worth it.
Types of Hot Water Installations
This kind of hot water system uses heat from the air or ground to produce hot water. It runs on a compressor. It is a more Earth-friendly alternative to its electric hot water counterparts. Find out if a heat pump hot water system will work for you.
Gas hot water systems can either run on natural gas or LPG. Using natural gas results in fewer greenhouse emissions. Gas hot water systems also have faster gas recovery time. Learn more about gas hot water systems here.
Solar hot water systems utilise solar panels to collect energy from the sun that will be used for water heating. It saves energy and money and effectively takes advantage of Australia’s hot weather. Check out how Solar Hot Water Systems can suit your hot water needs.
How water system service is essential when it comes to showers, dishwashing, and even for the laundry. On average, hot water systems can last up to 10 years. You can prolong the life of your hot water system if you can identify early symptoms of damage that can still be fixed. There are many causes as to why you are not getting enough hot water for your needs. Be aware of the signs so you won’t be caught in a situation bearing with cold showers.
If there are leaks or corrosion to your hot water tank and loud noises, there is a higher chance that your hot water system needs replacement. We have prepared a short Q & A to help you decide if you need a replacement.
Are you experiencing inadequate heating in your home? Do you think that your hot water system does not hold any pressure? The Plumbing and Electrical Doctor is available 24/7 for water system heater service or hot water maintenance problems. Book an experienced hot water specialist near you before it’s too late.
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Every Australian household has at least one hot water system unit in their property. No one likes going without any hot water especially during the