Hot water systems may vary more than you think. There is the method of generation to think about when purchasing and installing a new hot water system for your home or learning about the one you already have. Knowing what kind of hot water system you are working with and how it works is a great piece of knowledge to have in the case that you need repairs or a new system.
- Hot Water Storage Systems
- Continuous Hot Water Systems
- What Heating Methods Are Available for My Home?
Hot Water Storage Systems
Many hot water systems come with an insulated tank that store the heated water in so that it is ready to be used when needed. Hot water systems with storage systems are very commonly used and are a popular choice for homes.
Continuous Hot Water Systems
Continuous hot water systems are also referred to as ‘tankless water heaters’ because they do not possess a storage system. They will only heat the water needed at the time, which can save you energy costs in the long run. Tankless water heaters will take up much less space as well – if you have a smaller home and property and are looking at your options, this may be a better choice.
What Heating Methods Are Available for My Home?
While you have two choices in whether your hot water is stored or not, there are plenty of different kinds of ways to heat up the water. Solar is becoming more popular, but you can also have gas, electric, heat pumps, and other choices. Some will work better with continuous hot water systems and some will be more suited for storage systems, but you can ask your local hot water installation expert what is best for your property.
Mainline Plumbing and Cheap Hot Water and Gas are the ‘trusted name in the plumbing industry’ for hot water system repairs and replacements in Bunbury and the South West.
If you are installing a brand new hot water system for your home or property, the installation should only be done by a professional like our team at Mainline Plumbing and Cheap Hot Water and Gas. Our Mainline Plumbing team have the knowledge and experience in all areas of plumbing and pride themselves on provide fast, effective and honest workmanship.
For a FREE quote on your plumbing needs, call the team on 9791 1608 in Bunbury. We are available 24/7 in plumbing emergencies.