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Is It Time To Replace Your Hot Water System?

Usually a service can repair your hot water system and get it functioning perfectly. However eventually, there comes a point in every hot water system’s life where it needs to be replaced.

As a general guide most hot water systems have a healthy lifespan of 8 to 12 years. If your is approaching this age and you are experiencing frequent problems with your hot water supply, then it may be time to consider a replacement.

We have compiled a list of symptoms to look for in your gas, solar or electric hot water system. These signs and symptoms are a great guide that could show that your hot water system might be on its way out. 

A hot water system is usually something we don’t think about—until it breaks down. At Murphy Plumbing, we are here to keep you informed so that you know if your hot water system needed replacing. Take a look at our blog post below to find out more.

Electric Hot Water Systems

Electric hot water systems are generally very durable and long-lasting. However, like everything, they don’t last forever and require periodic maintenance to ensure they operate at optimal performance all year round.

heater has one or more of these issues, get in contact with us today to arrange an on-site inspection.

Gas Hot Water Systems

Like electric how water systems, gas is a dependable and durable system that is a popular choice amongst Australian homeowners. However, it’s important to know when your gas HWS is faulty. The most common symptoms include:

  • Leaking water
  • Producing no water
  • Only producing cold water
  • Making loud noises

If you believe your gas water heater is not working properly, contact our expert plumbers today to take a look at it. We provide affordable repairs and replacements in no time at all.

Solar Hot Water Systems

Solar is the eco-friendly choice of hot water system for homeowners throughout Australia. Yet, like all systems, they can break down over time. The most common signs your solar hot water system is faulty includes:

  • Solar panel is leaking
  • Not enough hot water
  • No hot water is being produced
  • Broken glass on solar panel
  • System itself is making a knocking noise

So Is It Time To Replace Your Hot Water System?

If your solar water heater is displaying one or more of these issues, contact our experienced plumbers today. We’ll come out with all the necessary tools to ensure the system is repaired. If the system is beyond repair, we install new solar hot water systems at an affordable price.  Ensuring your hot water system is properly maintained is the best way to enjoy hot water all year round. For more information, or to book a service, get in touch with us by phone or fill out our enquiry form.