WILCO Contracting

Hot Water Cylinder Installation & Replacement


Hot Water Cylinder Installation

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!


Gas Hot Water Service & Repairs

With the right hot water plumbing, you save money, increase your property value and help the environment – all at once.

Use our decades of experience to get the best solar solution for your needs. It gives unparalleled energy efficiency and cost-efficiency – and the source is free: our beautiful sunshine.

You can plan to save $100 a month (average household), which gives you $1000 a year towards a family holiday. And you can holiday with a light conscience because you have been saving the planet. With energy prices climbing year on year, it makes it an even more compelling option to install a solar hot water cylinder. So when it’s time for your hot water cylinder replacement or hot water cylinder installation, connect it to a solar-powered source and recoup savings every month.

Solar power is now a mature technology with long-lasting componentry.

It’s a quiet energy source and does require monthly payments or contracts from you. The more efficient panels now use less roof space and come with a 10 -ear warranty.

As there are almost zero moving parts, there is not a lot of wear and tear and can be expanded by clipping on more parts in the future. Installation is fast, and it is a low carbon foot source of energy with nearly zero emissions. The wins are endless.

Designed for New Zealand conditions, you are buying premium quality components and technology that save you tens of thousands of dollars in their lifespan.


Hot water Plumbing Upper Hutt

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

  • Element replacements

  • Valve replacements

  • Swaps, repositions, solar connections, repairs, upgrades and new installations

We cover the Wellington, Porirua & Greater Wellington area.