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Easy to co-ordinate, got the job done without any issues. Happy with the service.

Replace an Existing Hot Water Service


Great guy, awesome work ethic- thanks for solving our issues !

Replace Hot Water Faulty Circuit Breaker


Very prompt and professional. Pleasure to deal with.

Install hot water system


Craig did outstanding job. Great value. Thanks Craig.

Fix leaking gas hot water pipe / valve.


Great service. Arrived punctually and replaced the ceramic tap valve quickly and efficiently. Very friendly and overall job well done. Would hire again if required. Thanks Ben

Replace a 1/4 turn hot water ceramic disk tap valv


Punctual, friendly, communicated well. Did a good job. All up, a very good experience. Would definitely recommend to others.

Relocate hot water unit


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Why hire a hot water system technician through Airtasker?

When you don’t have hot water flowing through your taps, showers, or tubs, hiring a hot water system specialist via Airtasker is the answer. You no longer have to rely on word-of-mouth to find a reliable water heater installation service near you. Whether it involves unvented cylinders or vented cylinders, Taskers can take care of all your heating system needs.

Put up a task on our platform, provide your address, cylinder specifications, and how soon you want hot water running through your taps. Nearby Taskers will ask about the installation job and give you a free quote. Note that you can choose a Tasker based on their rate, but this doesn’t have to be the only criteria. You can check out reviews and ratings so that you can decide based on their experience and skills.

Once you've accepted an offer, your chosen Tasker will have your unvented or vented hot water system installed in no time. Getting hot water to flow throughout your home is easy and convenient on Airtasker.

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Top Hot Water System Installation & Repair related questions

No, there’s no need to provide any tools or equipment for this service. You only need to provide the components and materials of your electric water heater or gas water heater installation. The specialist you hire already has the necessary tools and equipment, apart from the requisite skills and years of experience for doing the job. You can expect them to arrive fully-equipped and ready to install your hot water system.  

Hot water system installations usually take one to three days. This estimate can include inspecting your home’s current hot water system or the area where you plan to install a new system. The actual time can vary, depending on the complexity of the installation. If the materials and hot water system are ready and the installation is a simple one, it shouldn’t take more than a day’s work. 

Yes! If you offer this service yourself and have more jobs than you can handle, you can certainly book a Tasker to fill in. Just be sure to describe the job, the skill and experience level you require of your Tasker, and our platform matches you with the most suitable candidates. They’ll give you a free quote then you can coordinate from there. 

No, we don’t recommend installing a hot water system yourself, whether it’s a new or replacement system. This requires compliance with many state rules, regulations, and building codes, and you must have a licence. 

Apart from the permits and licences, a working knowledge about heating, temperature, ventilation, plumbing, carpentry, and electricals are essential for safe and proper installation. Instead of doing this yourself, we advise that you secure a permit first then book a licenced professional via Airtasker. 

The right size for your hot water system depends on the number of occupants in your home and their needs. A good rule to go by is to allow 30 to 40 litres of hot water per person for a gas-operated system, and 55 to 60 litres for an electric system. You should also consider how much and how often you need hot water for washing and bathing. Consult an expert to determine the perfect size. 

Should your electricity go out, it’s possible to still have a hot shower or enjoy a hot tub while having hot water run through your tap, but not for long. In a power outage, the hot water in your home can stay hot for another one to two hours. This can be shortened if several taps, showers, or tubs’ hot water functions are used simultaneously. This can be further shortened in freezing weather.

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

Replace & Install Hot Water System Embleton


Embleton WA 6062, Australia

27th Nov 2023

Replace old Rheem hot water gas storage system and replace with a new Bosch Hydropower 10H instantaneous unit at same location side of home( supplied by owner and new in box) Old system can be left at site and disposed of by owner. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 26 December 2023

Hot water system replace


Epping VIC, Australia

27th Nov 2023

Need gas hot water system supply and replace - Due date: Before Wednesday, 29 November, 2023

Run 2 power points and 3 lights to a New Pergola.


Yandoit VIC 3461, Australia

27th Nov 2023

Run 2 power points from the swichboard to the back of the house to connect a the hotwater system and water pump to,and 3 lights to a new Pergola I recently build.

Hot water system repair


Werribee VIC, Australia

27th Nov 2023

Hot water system not working can provide more photos - Due date: by today

Clean garage walls, bricks, floor and hot water system


Kippa-Ring QLD, Australia

26th Nov 2023

Hi, I would like my garage cleaned, it has previously had cockroach nests so walls, bricks and hot water system especially have cockroach droppings that are quite hard to scrub off. Would like all walls including brick wall cleaned, floor cleaned and hot water system cleaned. It’s quite old and dusty, will be painted after but just want to get it as clean as possible first. I’ll move all items out of garage prior to clean. Thank you for reading 😊 - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Electric hot water heater leaks


Wiley Park NSW, Australia

26th Nov 2023

Hot water dripping from the pipe joint on top of the green button ( see photos ). It just needs a washer or plumber tape. - Due date: Flexible

Thanks mate, very punctual and efficient

Hot Water System Replacement


Goodna QLD, Australia

26th Nov 2023

I need a HWS replaced with a new/second hand one. Current one is a 50L. Price is for supply and install. Ideally asap. Thank you. - Due date: Flexible

Supply and install hot water Heat Pump before Dec 4


Elanora QLD 4221, Australia

26th Nov 2023

Supply & install hot water heat pump before Dec 4. Replacing existing electric pump. Elanora,QLD - Due date: Before Monday, 4 December 2023

Toilet water leaking, hot water not working


Beaconsfield NSW, Australia

25th Nov 2023

Water leaking in toilets. Hot water not working. Terrace house. - Due date: Flexible

Good to work with ! Perfect

Change PTR vale for hot water system


Ringwood VIC, Australia

22nd Nov 2023

Need a replacement of PTR vale for my hot water system - Due date: Before Friday, 24 November 2023

Great job completed by Mark

Hot water circuit breaker installation


Woodford NSW, Australia

22nd Nov 2023

Hot water circuit breaker installation - Due date: Flexible

Very professional. Great communication. Quick & efficient. Highly recommended.

Regulate hot water in shower / secure tap fitting


South Melbourne VIC, Australia

21st Nov 2023

2 things need resolving; 1. Hot water for shower needs regulating (goes cold when you bake small adjustment) 2. Kitchen tap is all loose and needs securing - Due date: Flexible

Brendan was great ! Really informative about what he was doing to get things sorted

Help move a large hot water tank


Whittlesea VIC, Australia

20th Nov 2023

Assist removal of old hot water tank and moving new one into position. 9am start, 1/2 hour job. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 21 November 2023

Bailey was excellent, on time, motivated and did a great job.

Plumber to fix tap, hot water issue


Cromer NSW 2099, Australia

19th Nov 2023

Tap keeps spurting hot water when turned off. - Due date: Flexible

Jake was on time and professional. Nice person in general

Water heater - not getting hot water


Hoppers Crossing VIC, Australia

17th Nov 2023

Hot water issue. Not able to receive hot water for shower - Due date: Before Sunday, 19 November 2023

Prompt service and prompt response! Thanks

Hot water heater anti tip & ptr drain extension


Niddrie VIC, Australia

16th Nov 2023

I need some works to has appliances completed by a gas fitter: 1. Restraint (anti tip) for gas water heater and ptr drain extended 2. Restraint (anti tip) for upright stove - Due date: Before Wednesday, 22 November 2023

Friendly, professional and thorough. Michael arrived on time and completed the job quickly and efficiently. I would recommend and hire again.

Solar hot water — broken tiles and leaking roof


Maroubra NSW, Australia

16th Nov 2023

I have a water leak inside my house from broken tiles underneath the solar hot water system. My guess is the solar hot water system needs to be disconnected and lifted to replace the tiles. I’m not too familiar with this, but happy to get guidance from someone else who is. - Due date: Flexible

He was awesome. Thank you

Electrical hot water timer fix


Acacia Ridge QLD 4110, Australia

14th Nov 2023

Hot Water timer in distribution switchboard needs to be fixed. It keeps going out of sync with real time. Suspect the power wiring to timer is from controlled load circuit, needs to be checked. - Due date: Flexible

Awesome work. Came on time and done top notch job

Fix leaking laundry hot water tap


Caulfield VIC, Australia

13th Nov 2023

Hi, seeking a skilled tasker to fix a leaking hot water tap - as per video below - mostly likely washer and or plumbers tape will fix - please advise what day / time you can do the task - thank you - Due date: Flexible

Couldn’t have been more helpful

Fix hot water


North Melbourne VIC, Australia

12th Nov 2023

My hot water randomly stopped working yesterday - not sure why - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 12 November 2023

Lovely guy, way to deal with