Hot water cylinders are a crucial part of every household, providing hot water for daily needs such as showering, washing dishes, and laundry. However, like any household appliance, hot water cylinders can wear out over time and require replacement. In this article, we will explore the importance of hot water cylinder replacement and what factors to consider when choosing a new electric hot water cylinder for your home.
One of the main reasons to replace a hot water cylinder is to ensure that you have enough hot water to meet your household’s needs. An older or worn out cylinder may struggle to keep up with demand, particularly during peak usage times. A newer, more efficient cylinder will ensure that you have a steady supply of hot water.
Another important factor to consider when replacing a hot water cylinder is the size of the cylinder. Your current cylinder may not be able to meet the hot water demands of your household, especially if your family has grown or if you have added new appliances that require hot water. A larger cylinder will ensure that you have enough hot water to meet your needs.
In addition to the size of the cylinder, it’s also important to consider the quality and reputation of the manufacturer. There are a number of reputable brands that produce high-quality electric hot water cylinders, so it’s important to do your research and choose a cylinder from a reputable manufacturer with a good warranty.
When it comes to installation, it’s important to choose a qualified and licensed professional. Wilco Contracting are fully qualified and licensed professional plumbers who are able to carry out the work safely and efficiently.
Finally, it’s worth noting that replacing your hot water cylinder may also require upgrading other components of your plumbing system, such as pipes and valves. Wilco Contracting will be able to advise you on any additional upgrades that may be necessary.
In conclusion, hot water cylinder replacement is an important aspect of maintaining a functional and efficient household. By considering factors such as the size, the manufacturer, and the professional installer, you can ensure that you have a safe and efficient hot water supply for years to come. Additionally, it’s important to remember that it may also require upgrading other components of your plumbing system. If you’re considering a hot water cylinder replacement, don’t hesitate to contact Wilco Contracting for advice and assistance. Call us today to schedule your consultation!
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When it is time for a hot water cylinder replacement or installation, we can do a simple swap of a 180L mains hot water cylinder cost-effectively. This installation will include a valve pack and the work to install the valve, a seismic restraining kit and the safety catchment tray with connection to the emergency overflow. See our price list here.
We also do low-pressure hot water cylinder replacements and installations or upgrades. An upgrade will involve a low-pressure water cylinder replacement by a mains pressure hot water cylinder installation and the valve etc. See our price list here.
See our price list for simple jobs, such as;
Hot water cylinders replacements (Stainless steel, copper or glass lining)
Hot water cylinder installations
Low pressure or mains pressure
Swaps, repositions, solar connections, repairs, upgrades and new installations
We cover the Wellington, Porirua & Greater Wellington area.