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Gas hot water can be a never ending supply of hot water because you only run out of hot gas hot water - Bosch instant HWS installed by Whywait Plumbingwater if you run out of gas.  Whywait Plumbing Services have been specialists in installing and servicing all gas hot water systems as your local, reliable and professional Gold Coast Plumber for over 40 years, since 1976.

Above all we understand every aspect of gas hot water and how critical a properly functioning gas hot water system is to your family.

Yes, all gas hot water systems are slightly more expensive to install but are much cheaper to run than an electric hot water system plus they heat the water much faster.

Gas hot water systems using either natural gas or LPG bottle gas come in two variations:

  • Storage Hot Water Systems

Gas storage hot water systems store the hot water in an insulated tank keeping the water at a constant temperature usually by a gas pilot light that burns continuously lighting the main burner under the tank to heat the water as required. These operate similar to electric storage systems but generally heat faster than electric which is why you get instant gas hot water.

  • Instantaneous Continuous Flow Hot Water Units

Gas instantaneous or continuous flow or endless on demand units are all the same type of units but with different descriptions used. Very simply the units only heat the water up when you turn a hot tap on so they are very efficient and best of all have an endless supply of instant gas hot water.

Maintaining Instant Gas Hot Water Systems

Gas like electricity cannot be seen although it can be smelt. Gas like electricity has dangerous consequences if installation and maintenance are not undertaken correctly.

All installation and maintenance work, including gas leak repairs undertaken on gas hot water units, is required under Queensland law to be done so by licensed gasfitters. Quite simply there are no DIY options when it comes to gas hot water systems.

The Features and Benefits of Gas Hot Water Storage Systems are:

  •  Ideally suited for like for like replacement of older 3-star units, reducing installation costs
  • Available as either natural gas or LPG
  • Range of storage tank size units depending on manufacturer – 90L, 130L, 135L, 155L, 160L, 170L, 340L & 390L
  • Mains pressure water supply for hot water delivery from multiple taps at the same time
  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations
  • Available in either 4-star or 5-star energy efficiency models
  • No electric power connection required
  • Manufacturers units installed are from Rheem, Dux, Vulcan, AquaMax, Rinnai
  • Available as either a stainless steel or vitreous enamel lined steel tank
  • Warranty 5-10 years depending on model and manufacturer

The Features and Benefits of Gas Instantaneous Continuous Flow Hot Water Units are:

  •  Ideally suited for homes where space is limited and at a premium
  • Available as either natural gas or LPG
  • Range of hot water delivery flow per minute depending on manufacturer – 10L, 12L, 16L, 18L, 20L, 21L, 24L, 26L, 27L & 32L
  • Guaranteed to never run out of hot water with correctly sized system
  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations
  • Available in either 5-star or 6-star or 7-star energy efficiency models
  • Hot water circulation pumps available that reduce wasted hot water and waiting for hot water to flow from the tap
  • Wireless & wired water temperature controllers available for most models depending on the manufacturer
  • Manufacturers units installed are from Rheem, Dux, Bosch, AquaMax, Rinnai
  • Warranty 3-12 years depending on model and manufacturer

Replacing Your Gas Hot Water System

Perplexed Couple With Tablet researching replacing instant gas hot water service with Whywait PlumbingChoosing from the wide range of gas systems on the market can be challenging in ensuring you have the correctly sized system for your needs.

When replacing like for like storage gas hot water systems or instantaneous gas units in Queensland you are legally required to upgrade all the valves, insulation and overflows to the current standards required by AS/NZS3500.4:2015 and AS/NZS5601.1:2013.

Natural gas units are the most environmentally friendly hot water system available when compared to electric or LPG but remember the higher the star rating the cheaper your gas hot water unit is to run.

Gas Hot Water Systems Installed By Whywait Plumbing

When your gas hot water system fails, it usually goes out with a bang or a flood with little Lauchy James undertaking same day instant gas hot water service replacement by Whywait Plumbingwarning. This is usually due to gas faults, blown valves or holes in the tank.

Whywait Plumbing can install like for like gas hot water systems the same day.

When a Whywait Plumbing Technician is dispatched to replace your hot water system, we will recommend a system suitable for you and your needs, compliant with relevant government policies, and we will give you a range of solutions with guaranteed upfront pricing.

So contact Whywait Plumbing if you are having trouble with your Gas Hot Water System. Call (07) 5580 4311 today