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Recent Hot Water System Installation & Repair reviews in Canberra

Very professional

I need a solare hot water system removed

$200

Punctual and very fast. Thank you Max

Fix leaking hot water - kitchen sink

$50

Very fast …. efficient and tidy ….. knew exactly what he had to do …. Thank you Alex

Raise temperature of hot water to bathroom.

$100

Excellent, very happy. Christian up exactly when he said he would, diagnosed the problem and sorted it very quickly, all on the same day. Friendly approach, with plenty of explanations to let me know what he was doing and why. Thank you!

Hot water help

$200

Awesome,thank you

Hot water tank leaking

$80

Friendly and prompt, fixed my issues very quickly :) will likely hire again for further works.

No hot water!

$160

What's the average cost of a hot water system installer in Canberra

$50 - $300

low

$50

median

$180

high

$300

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Average reviews for Hot Water System Installation & Repair Services in Canberra

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What do hot water system installation services include?

Hot water system installation services include all the activities necessary to put a reliable, safe hot water system in your home. This involves installing an unvented hot water system, inspecting the installation area, preparing materials, installing the cylinder or tank, then making the needed connections. After the installation, your plumber can test the system for flaws and address them as needed.

Inspecting installation area

Your water heater installation begins with a thorough inspection of the spot that will house the tank and its components. Your plumber makes sure that the floor is robust enough to support the cylinder's weight and complies with established building codes and safety rules and regulations. If the allotted space is deemed insufficient for the cylinder, your plumber can help you look for an alternative spot for the unvented cylinder service. 

Preparing for installation 

Your plumber makes the necessary preparations for the hot water cylinder installation. If necessary, some plumbers may offer to make an improvised platform of sturdy materials to support the tank's weight. Otherwise, you can hire a Tasker to handle all your carpentry needs.

When appropriate, your hired plumber shuts off the power, gas, and water supply before starting the job. They can take all the necessary measurements to determine the right amount of materials, then cuts and bends wires and pipes to the appropriate lengths and widths. Your plumber may also cut holes into walls or floors as needed to allow pipes or wires to run through.

Installing the cylinder

Once the cylinder's space is ready, your plumber can proceed with the unvented hot water cylinder installation. They can place the cylinder or tank onto its designated space and position. Your plumber takes care not to damage any of the components of the vented hot water cylinder or other pipes and wires in its surroundings.

Installing components and pipes

After the cylinder is in position, your specialist proceeds with attaching the appropriate pipes, wires and components like the Temperature and Pressure Release valve, expansion vessel, immersion heater, and any other pipes and valves. As with all other stages of the unvented cylinder installation, they use appropriate materials and techniques that are compliant with state safety and building regulations and industry best practices. 

Testing the system

Your hired plumber tests the system after completing the installation. They check that each tap and shower head provides hot water on demand and flows with consistent pressure. Should variations in temperature or pressure arise, your plumber can troubleshoot the system and do the appropriate fixes. 

They repeat this process until the hot water system works without any issues. And now that your home has hot water running through your taps, tubs, and showers, why not ensure greater warmth and comfort in every room of your home? On Airtasker, you can also hire an insulation installer who can help you cut down on bills and achieve year-round comfort.

Recent Hot Water System Installation & Repair tasks in Canberra

Fix gas hot water system

$200

Ngunnawal ACT 2913, Australia

9th Apr 2024

Hi, I've turned off the gas hot water system before going on a holiday and now it won't turn on, pilot light stays on untill depressed , and as soon as the pilot knob is released the light will go out. I have changed the thermocouple as well but didnt help.

Kyle was on time and efficient on his work, recommending anyone who requires a plumbing job.

Hot water heat pump

$200

Lawson ACT, Australia

7th Apr 2024

Hot water heat pump made loud noises for a while and now stopped working and no hot water in house. Seeking quote for fix

Hot water system is draining water constantly

$5

Banks ACT 2906, Australia

26th Mar 2024

The relieve valve looks loose, might need replacement. Please provide a quote for the job.

Install electric hot water system (plumbing only)

$300

Taylor ACT 2914, Australia

21st Mar 2024

Install an electric hot water system. (plumbing only).

Fix hot water system (electrical) in Giralang ACT

$250

Giralang ACT, Australia

17th Mar 2024

Electrical hot water system has stopped working. It's not leaking and I've checked the power switch. You can see the model in the photo.

Need plumber to plumb in outdoor shower from nearby hot water system

$400

Chifley ACT, Australia

16th Mar 2024

After a quote and book date asap (from tomorrow 17/3) for install of 2 x OUTDOOR shower rose (hot and cold spindle set up). - Mounted off the brick wall within 1.5m of the hot water system. -Would need you to supply & Install all the pipework and plugs in the tapware and at the shower head. We will supply the shower head and tapware. The position is easy to access and adjacent to exisiting hot water. Cold water tap is also alongside existing system.

Reuben was great in every way. Will definitely have him back for some other jobs and can’t recommend highly enough. Thanks Reuben!

Investigate shower with tepid/no hot water

$200

Gungahlin ACT, Australia

15th Mar 2024

On behalf of my son who works full time. I am just putting $200 into the budget as I am not sure on a cost. Electric water heater in third floor flat (no lift). All three sinks in flat receive instant hot water but the shower only heats up if a tap is run and then shower water flows warm only for a short time. No handyman or unregistered trade please, Plumber or heating engineer with warrantied work only. Thank you kindly. :)

Came the next day, fixed the issue, great job! Thank you.

Plumber with Rheem hot water experience

$180

Curtin ACT, Australia

1st Mar 2024

Our Rheem gas hot water unit (wall unit/no water tank) seems to flash the number 50 when hot water is turned on, and you can hear the pilot flame inside trying to be lit but it doesn’t seem to light and maintain it. The number 50 continues to flash several times and then the number 12 begins to flash constantly. Hot water doesn’t work at all throughout the house. We’re getting lukewarm water temperatures at best. Happy to share videos of the Rheem wall unit while this is occurring. Thanks

Reuben helped us out in very quick time with great communication along the way. Thanks again!

Replace continuous hot water system

$250

Harrison ACT, Australia

26th Jan 2024

Need to replace existing Rheem 26 liter hot water system. - Due date: Flexible

Hot water replacement

$200

Canberra Central ACT, Australia

6th Jan 2024

Require a swap of a 3.6kw 25 Litre hot water system. System supplied (see photos) Suburb - Manuka 2603 - Due date: Flexible

I would use Dan again. He was prompt, great communication and cleaned up after himself. Thankyou

replace hot water tape in bathroom & laundry & garden. total 3 tapes

$40

Charnwood ACT, Australia

25th Dec 2023

to replace hot water tape in bathroom, to replace hot water tape I laundry and tape in garden

Fix leak in hot water tank outlet pipe

$150

Watson ACT, Australia

10th Dec 2023

There is a single leak in the pipe, please see area highlighted in red in the photo. Price is negotiable depending on compexity etc. - Due date: Before Saturday, 16 December 2023

Quick, efficient and friendly.

Plumber - hot water not working

$100

MacGregor ACT, Australia

28th Nov 2023

Hot water not working, need someone to check - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 28 November 2023

Gas hot water replacement

$200

Ngunnawal ACT, Australia

11th Oct 2023

Need to replace hot water system and dump the old one. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 12 October 2023

Connect hot water to washing machine

$50

Ainslie ACT, Australia

11th Oct 2023

I need to connect the hot water tap to our washing machine. The hot water pipe has a cap on it which needs to be removed. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 11 October 2023

Easy to book and quickly fixed connection on my washing machine. I’d hire again.

Replace 2 hot water tanks we have & clear a pipe

$350

Tharwa ACT 2620, Australia

12th Sep 2023

Replace 2 hot water systems with 2 replacement tanks and we already have both & clear a blocked connector pipe as well. - Due date: Flexible

Need to check hot water system.

$5

Higgins ACT, Australia

31st Aug 2023

Loud noise after turning hot water on - Due date: Flexible

Hot water system

$150

Nicholls ACT, Australia

23rd Aug 2023

I believe the hot water system has failed. Only warm water came out from the outlet and I did not used up the hot water during the day. - Due date: Flexible

Replace a thermostat in a hot water system

$100

Booth ACT, Australia

6th Aug 2023

Replace a thermostat in a hot water system and clean a connector. - Due date: Flexible

Supply and install heating element for electric hot water system

$200

New South Wales 2620, Australia

23rd Jul 2023

Supply and install heating element for electric hot water system. Location Queanbeyan. - Due date: Before Saturday, 22 July 2023