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Points to consider when buying a new hot water system - Style

Jun 20, 2017

It used to be standard practice that when you needed a new hot water system you looked for the biggest storage tank system you could find and got the plumber to whack it in just outside the laundry door. Running out of hot water was not something Aussie households could contemplate. For a relatively warm country, we are unusually obsessed with having steaming hot water available at the flick of a tap, 24/7. It was expensive but it was just the way it had to be to avoid running out. However, we've learnt a lot about energy efficiency in the last 20 years with modern hot water systems using significantly less power to achieve the same, or better, results than the old storage models. Read More

Key benefits to converting to natural gas

May 24, 2017

Converting your home from electric heating, cooking and hot water generation to natural gas options can have many great benefits, from supplying instant heat to warm a room to reductions in energy costs. Read More

When do I need to call an emergency plumber?

May 19, 2017

Sometimes it's difficult to work out what constitutes a plumbing emergency and what can wait until the next day for attention. Often things go wrong in the middle of the night and quick decisions have to be made about what to do and who to contact. Read More

Points to consider when buying a new hot water system - Size

May 18, 2017

Getting the right sized hot water system for your home is critical. The perfect size will mean rarely running out of hot water, never wasting money heating water you don't use, as well as potentially saving on the purchase price of your new system. Many factors need to be considered to ensure the water heater you choose is ideal for your home, family and lifestyle. Read More

Points to consider when buying a new hot water system - Power

Apr 20, 2017

Whether you're upgrading an old hot water system or installing a new setup deciding which system to go with can be daunting. Despite the difficulty don't be tempted to just throw in the same model you had before, you could be missing out on significant energy savings. The choice should not be made without examining all possibilities as you're likely to be stuck with your decision for a long time. Read More

5 clear signs it's time to replace your hot water system

Apr 18, 2017

With winter on the way and temperatures dipping closer to woolly socks weather every day the importance of a reliable hot water system becomes more and more apparent. When it's freezing outside you need to know your system will provide steaming hot water every time you turn on the tap. Knowing whether your hot water heater is going to stand up to the pressure through winter can be tricky. Luckily there are some clear signs you can look out for which can indicate a looming breakdown. Read More

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