Hot Water Systems

An expensive item to replace it is recommended that you service your hot water system regularly during its life. Doing so can extend its service to you by years.

A home isn’t a happy place without hot water. As one of the busiest appliances in the home your hot water system takes all the heat.

If your hot water system is not performing as it used to, don’t delay and have it looked it may just save you a lot of money.

Morley Plumbing can come and diagnose any problem for you, and if your system has reached the end of its life, source a new system and replace it for you. Mike can provide you with all your options and give advice on what would suit your home and lifestyle best.

Hot Water Systems – service or replace

About Hot Water Systems

There are two basic types of hot water units - storage and instant. With 3 power sources, gas electric and solar

Storage. Water is stored in a cylinder and heated slowly for later use, saving power.

Advantages:

  • High flow rates

  • Low Power Consumption

  • Service Life 7-12 Years

  • More service if anodes are replaced every 2-3 years

Disadvantage

  • Water can run out depending on size of unit. With a variance of 5-20 minutes.

A home isn’t a happy place without hot water. As one of the busiest appliances in the home your hot water system takes all the heat.  If your hot water system is not performing as it used to, don’t delay and have it looked it may just save you a lot of money.  ​  Morley Plumbing can come and diagnose any problem for you, and if your system has reached the end of its life, source a new system and replace it for you. Mike can provide you with all your options and give advice on what would suit your home and lifestyle best.  ​  Hot Water Systems – service or replace  ​  About Hot Water Systems  There are two basic types of hot water units - storage and instant. With 3 power sources, gas electric and solar  Storage. Water is stored in a cylinder and heated slowly for later use, saving power.  ​  Advantages:  High flow rates  Low Power Consumption  Service Life 7-12 Years  More service if anodes are replaced every 2-3 years  ​  Disadvantage  Water can run out depending on size of unit. With

Sample Installations - Gas Hot Water System

Gas Hot Water System Installation - showing termination of relief drain

Sample Installations - Electric Hot Water System  Gas Hot Water System Installation - showing termination of relief drain
Sample Installations - Electric Hot Water System  Gas Hot Water System Installation - showing termination of relief drain

Sample Installations - Electric Hot Water System

Gas Hot Water System Installation - showing termination of relief drain

A home isn’t a happy place without hot water. As one of the busiest appliances in the home your hot water system takes all the heat.  If your hot water system is not performing as it used to, don’t delay and have it looked it may just save you a lot of money.  ​  Morley Plumbing can come and diagnose any problem for you, and if your system has reached the end of its life, source a new system and replace it for you. Mike can provide you with all your options and give advice on what would suit your home and lifestyle best.  ​  Hot Water Systems – service or replace  ​  About Hot Water Systems  There are two basic types of hot water units - storage and instant. With 3 power sources, gas electric and solar  Storage. Water is stored in a cylinder and heated slowly for later use, saving power.  ​  Advantages:  High flow rates  Low Power Consumption  Service Life 7-12 Years  More service if anodes are replaced every 2-3 years  ​  Disadvantage  Water can run out depending on size of unit. With
Sample Installations - Gas Hot Water System  Gas Hot Water System Installation - showing termination of relief drain
Electric System

Electric System

Note: Bylaws have changed in recent years, requiring drains on the overflows and also other changes that Morley Plumbing can install which comply with all current Bylaws.  ​  Instant  Heated on demand. (i.e when tap is opened)  ​  Advantages:  Never runs out of hot water  Only uses power when tap is turned on  ​  Disadvantage  High power consumption  Possibly requiring larger gas pipes/electric mains

Gas System

Note: Bylaws have changed in recent years, requiring drains on the overflows and also other changes that Morley Plumbing can install which comply with all current Bylaws.

Instant

Heated on demand. (i.e when tap is opened)

Advantages:

  • Never runs out of hot water

  • Only uses power when tap is turned on

Disadvantage

  • High power consumption

  • Possibly requiring larger gas pipes/electric mains