Hot Water Systems

At Akins Plumbing, we offer installation and water heater repair for various systems.

 If you’re thinking about making the switch from electric to gas, or find yourself having hot water system issues, give us a call on 07 3891 7480 today to chat with a hot water systems specialist.

Hot Water Systems Brisbane

Looking to add a hot water system to your home or upgrade to a new one?

We sell gas, solar and electric hot water systems from reputable companies such as Rheem, Rinnai, Everhot and more. Contact us today for more advice on the right hot water system or water heater repair by calling us.

Types of Hot Water Systems

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Electric Hot Water

Electric hot water systems are one of the most affordable options to purchase and install and can be placed both inside and outside.

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Gas Hot Water

These types of hot water systems are cheap to run long term and heat up much quicker than other systems. They also require less energy and emit fewer greenhouse gases than electric options.

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Solar Hot Water System

Though a bit more costly, solar hot water systems are eligible for government rebates and can significantly reduce your energy bill.

Hot water installation Brisbane

A hot water installation can take varying amounts of time depending on what system you use, with electric being the quickest and easiest to install. If you have an accessible gas line, a gas hot water installation can be done relatively quickly but more work may be needed if a gas line is out of reach. Solar hot water systems take a little more time, as solar panels and a tank will need to be installed.

We supply, install and repair electric, gas, and solar hot water systems. If you need advice on the right water system for your home or have a problem that needs fixing, give our hot water systems Brisbane plumbers a call today on 07 3891 7480.

Hot Water Repairs Brisbane

What are some common hot water issues?

Slow to heat

Water that’s slow to heat is not only frustrating but can also have a negative impact on your water bill. There are many reasons a water system could be slow to heat, which include the distance between the source and the hot water heater, volume restrictors, faulty hot water systems and sediment build-up, to name a few. If you find this happening, be sure to reach out to a hot water repairs plumber for a proper inspection, so you can get back to having hot showers.

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No hot water

Undoubtedly the most frustrating hot water issue to have, no hot water is a sure sign something’s gone wrong. Depending on the type of hot water system you’re using, this could be caused by a gas leak, malfunctioning thermostat, water leaks or tripped breaker. If you’re having issues with hot water, an emergency hot water heater repair plumber will be able to get your house within hours to fix the problem.

Making noises

Though noises aren’t the worst hot water issue to have, they can hint at a bigger problem. This likely points to a sediment build up, which is usually an accumulation of minerals such as magnesium. Too much sediment can eventually cause a leak, so be sure to get a hot water repairs plumber in before the problem gets worse.

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Low pressure

If you find your hot water pressure getting lower and lower, there are a few things that could be the culprit. At Akins Plumbing, we typically see faulty valves and blocked pipes being the reason, but water leaks and poor installation are also known to cause issues. If you’re tired of low hot water pressure, a hot water repairs plumber can fix or reinstall a new hot water system to get your hot water performing at maximum capacity again.

Are you looking for a hot water heater repair and installation Brisbane wide?

 Akins Plumbing is here to help! For one of the leading plumbing companies Brisbane wide, contact Akins Plumbing on (07) 3891 7480 or get in touch online for quotes and job bookings. We offer 24/7 call-out services, residential and commercial services, gas plumbing and more.

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