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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 Hobart

Hot water cylinder element replaced

$250

Cremorne TAS 7024, Australia

6th Nov 2022

Replace element in hot water cylinder - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 8 November 2022

Install my new hot water cylinder

$500

Bridgewater TAS, Australia

29th Aug 2022

I have the brand new hot water cylinder I just need it installed - Due date: Flexible

Connect a instantaneous gas hot water heater

$500

Lewisham TAS 7173, Australia

16th Aug 2022

Outdoor bathroom, just need unit fitted. Plumber will sort copper to outlets - Due date: Before Friday, 9 September 2022

Fixed hot water leakage

$100

Rokeby TAS, Australia

4th Jul 2022

The water tank has been leaking and hot water kept coming out. It has to be fixed because the hot water kept using electricity - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 5 July 2022

I need a new hot water cylinder installed.

$100

Mount Nelson TAS, Australia

25th Jun 2022

I need a new hot water cylinder installed. - Due date: Flexible

Electric Hot water supply replace install

$900

Hobart TAS, Australia

5th Apr 2022

Need my old 165 litre electric hot water supply and install.

Hot water system

$1,400

Glenorchy TAS, Australia

16th Mar 2022

The hot water system is not working. Need to change a new one. 125L 1800W - Due date: Before Friday, 18 March 2022

Hot water heater installation

$400

Warrane TAS, Australia

9th Feb 2022

Looking for a licensed plumber to replace a failure Rinnai 160L electric storage heater with a new Dux 160L one. - Due date: Before Friday, 11th Feb 2022

Move small hot water unit approx 1metre

$150

Hobart TAS, Australia

29th Dec 2021

I need a small hot water unit moved from a corner inside to just outside the wall.

Hot Water Tank keeps automatically cutting of powe

$70

West Moonah TAS 7009, Australia

5th Jul 2021

The water keeps boiling too hot and the power cut off by itself. We have to switch it on manually from the side of the tank and we have to wait for 1 hour to have hot water. It keeps happening all the time. we will attach some photos of the tank so you can see it's model and water system type.

Camper van: install hot water heater and sink, cin

$400

Kingston Beach TAS, Australia

22nd Jun 2021

Add sink and water tap to camper van Add kitchen bench type fixture Mercedes sprinter at Kingston

Replace hot water system electric

$1,250

New Town TAS, Australia

5th May 2021

Replace old 80 l hot water system likely with 160 l rheem system. Connect plumbing and electrical. For one bedroom apartment on the ground in new town Tas. Remove old hot water heater . Cheers :)

Install plug-in electric hot water heater

$300

Sandy Bay TAS, Australia

3rd Aug 2020

I am looking for a licensed plumber to install an electric plug-in hot water heater for the shower in our second bathroom. The hot water heater is to be installed in the same bathroom. The hot water heater is a 50L, 2.4KW unit. There is a power point in the wall of the bathroom. The shower is currently connected to the main electric hot water system. So, I also need a "diverter" to be installed so that I can switch the hot water from either the new unit or from my existing main HWS. I will provide the hot water unit. Please give me a quote for labour and parts (eg copper tubing, diverter switch). Thanks.

Electrical- install lights, oven, and hot water sy

$250

Rokeby, Tasmania, Australia

7th Jun 2020

Installation of: 10 lights- 8 wiring ready, 2 need new wire run. Plus exhaust fan in bathroom. oven/cooker- freestanding. Put in new power point outdoors or hardwire in hot water system. Replace section of wiring where possums have chewed through. 2 new power points to install. Replace a few existing grotty old light switches. Mostly new for old. Easy roof access (standing room). Labour only, parts supplied.

Remove old built in hot water cylinder

$80

Bellerive TAS, Australia

29th May 2020

I have an old hot water cylinder that is built in to a cupboard. It isn't connected (been checked out by plumber and an electrician). But it's such a tight fit in the laundry cupboard that it will need to be cut to remove it - presumably with a grinder....

Fix some leaking taps and leaking hot water valve

$80

Glenorchy TAS, Australia

21st Apr 2020

Our tenant has reported so minor leaks with mixer tap in the shower, the hot water tap in the laundry, and some minor leakage under the valve for the hot water system. Photos attached for reference. I am reasonably flexible with timings to complete this job, but I will need to coordinate with the Tenant.

I need hot water system repair

$200

Clarendon Vale TAS, Australia

11th Feb 2020

Leaking lots of hot water underneath to under-ground storage room, but house is dry.