Conventional Hot Water System Repairs & Service in Perth
Advantages of conventional hot water storage tank system
Why choose Rowson's Plumbing Services For Hot Water Repairs & Service
FAQs about conventional hot water storage tank system
According to our calculations, the water in your tank should remain hot for a day or two. This depends on the quality of your tank and the type of insulation you have installed to keep your water hot. The larger the size of your tank, the greater the amount of heat loss will be.
A hot water tank system should run for about three hours a day on average. The thermostat would usually tell the system to turn off when the ideal amount and hot water temperature is reached, and turn on and start heating water when the hot water level gets low or the temperature falls. If your water heater is continually on, there is likely a problem. Here are a few possible issues that your house or company might be experiencing.
- A leak in your water heater could be the source of your problem. When a leak occurs, the hot water supply in the tank is constantly depleted. The hot water tank would have to run more frequently to compensate for the loss of hot water and keep a constant level of hot water.
- Your water heater may not be adequately insulated. If the water heater is not correctly insulated, it will be difficult to sustain the desired hot water temperature for long periods. A properly insulated tank will run efficiently and potentially cut down on your energy bill.
- Your water heater may be clogged with sediment. Sediment accumulates on the floor of your water heater over time. If you haven’t drained the tank in a long time, sediment may be accumulating and causing your tank to operate inefficiently.
- Your tank may be old: Of course, your water heater problems could be caused by an old tank that must be replaced. Older tank systems will have to run more frequently in order to maintain a consistent water temperature.
It is highly discouraged to attempt any DIY on your plumbing. In most cases, an untrained individual would cause more harm than good to the existing pipes and hot water systems. It is more cost-effective to call professional plumbers for hot water repairs, hot water system installation, and hot water unit servicing.
Hot water systems are an integral part of any building, and it is not advised to handle these hot water systems yourself. Partly for safety issues and compliance with plumbing codes, it is best to leave any hot water plumbing issues to hot water experts and experienced plumbers.
Suppose you are planning to replace or install a new hot water storage tank system. In that case, it is best to consult a licensed plumber for advice on energy efficiency and proper installation. The other time you should call a plumber is when you are having any issues with your hot water tank or hot water system as a whole. Leaks, low pressure on the hot water tap (but adequate pressure with cold water), discoloured water or poor water quality, insufficient hot water, prolonged recovery time, and other hot water issues should be taken as a sign to call a plumber for hot water system repairs right away. And finally, you should call hot water plumbers as soon as possible to schedule regular maintenance and servicing of your hot water units and tank systems to avoid surprise cold showers and emergency repair visits.