Hot Water Systems Newcastle

Is your hot water system playing up? Contact Murphy Plumbing and we’ll be around to fix it immediately anywhere in the Newcastle and Hunter Valley regions.

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Hot Water System Installation Experts

Our licensed plumbers are all qualified gasfitters and have experience working on all types of hot water heaters. From servicing and repairs to all new installations, our team works quickly and efficiently. Our mobile units are equipped with spare parts and tools so we can get the job done on the spot. If, your system is beyond repair, or it would be more cost-effective to replace it, we can organise to have a new one installed immediately.

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24/7 Emergency Response

We also offer a 24-hour emergency service, so if your hot water system is not working or you require an after-hours visit, we can provide you with priority servicing. Fully insured, all our qualified plumbers are also licensed gasfitters, allowing us to provide a comprehensive service to the Hunter Valley region, including Newcastle, Central Coast, Gosford, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens and everywhere in-between. We offer same day service and arrive on time.
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Hot Water System Repairs

Our plumbers can install any hot water system, even if you have sourced the heater yourself. Simply let us know at the time of booking what brand and model you have purchased, and we will make sure we bring everything we need to complete the installation for you. Alternatively, we can recommend a hot water system to suit your requirements.

Our Brands

We supply and install a large range of hot water systems including major brands such as Rheem, Billy, Reece and Plumbers Co-op. Ask our knowledgeable plumbers for their advice—we are more than happy to assist in your selection and offer competitive pricing.

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Types of Hot Water Systems

There are several hot water systems to choose from when replacing an old system or building a new house. Knowing the differences is important to picking the right option for your home. Here at Murphy Plumbing, we are the experts in all kinds of hot water systems in Newcastle and can help you choose which one works best for your needs. We can then install it and maintain it for you. Here are the most common types of systems.


Heat Pump Hot Water System

Instead of using coils or natural gas to heat your water, this kind of system pulls heat from the ground or the air. It’s an electric system that works well in warm climates, but not as well in cooler locations. This model is much more energy efficient than many other options, but sometimes requires more space than other kinds of hot water systems.


Solar Hot Water System

By using the energy from the sun, this kind of hot water system absorbs the heat and transfers it to the coils inside the system so it can heat your water. It’s ideal in sunny places and can save you a lot of money on your energy bills, especially in the summertime. This system is more expensive than others and may not work well if it’s not sunny outside.


Gas Hot Water System

A gas water heater is a water heating system where the main fuel used is gas. There are two main types of gas water heaters: gas continuous flow and gas hot water storage tanks.


Electric Hot Water Systems

This is the most common kind of hot water system and consists of a tank that is insulated and that stores your hot water. You can then use it from the faucets in your house when you need it. This kind of hot water system requires regular maintenance and is one of the lowest cost options out there. A tankless hot water system is great because it heats water on demand, using water filled coils. This system usually costs more up front but is more energy efficient and can save you money in the long run. This system is ideal for large families but should be serviced once a year for optimal performance.