How Much Does Hot Water Heater Installation Cost?

One thing in your home that you don’t pay much attention to is the hot water heater.

As long the hot water heater is available when you need it; doing its job of making your life comfortable, it’s something that you’re not giving much thought to. Unlike your other appliances in the home, such as the fridge, stove, washing machine, dryers, etc. However, remember that your water heater won’t last forever. A time will come when you will need to have a local plumber come to your home to check on it and/or recommend a replacement.

Alderbrook Plumbing are trained and qualified to repair or install a new hot water heater.

One that suits your needs and free syou from the worries of a malfunctioning system. A new hot water installation will also save you money on your energy bills every month.

There are times and issues that will occur with the system or hot water that will tell you it’s time to have your hot water heater system replaced. Number one on the list is; if you have been frequently scheduling repairs because your system breaks down all the time. It may be an indication that you’re better off having it replaced. Purchasing a new unit will not only save you money eventually, but will also give you peace of mind of having access to hot water, whenever you require it.

Hot water heater maintenance

Signs you might need to have a new hot water heater installed in your home:

  1. The age of your hot water heater. Usually, these devices can last for about 10-12 years. But there are a few that can last right up to a maximum of 15 years. You don’t have to wait for your hot water system to break down. You can organise a new hot water installation, as soon as it reaches its 10 years. It will save you from any stress, when it suddenly breaks down; at a time when you’re having a shower, need watering for washing and everyday washing and cleaning.
  2. The water looks muddy or sandy. The is the cause of buildup of sediment in your hot water tank. You may drain the tank content to clear out the sediment, but if the sandy or muddy water issue persists; it may be time to purchase a replacement unit.
  3. There’s no hot water. Can you stand a burst of cold water, while you’re in the middle of a cleaning, using the toilet or a comfortable shower? No, of course not! Especially, when it happens daily; your local plumber like Alderbrook Plumbing will be able to repair the problem. From a financial point of view; it would be best; if you simply have it replaced.

How much does a new hot water heater cost?

In most cases depending on the type of system, the hot water system unit will vary from $1,500 to $2,000 as a budget estimate. You will need a plumber to set it up and the labour cost will be dictated by factors, such as the type and size of your hot water system and the level of difficulty of installation.

If you are looking for a new hot water heater in Keysborough, turn to the professionals at Alderbrook Plumbing. Contact us online at or call us on 0418 313 283.

We cover Dandenong, Springvale, Keysborough, Noble Park, Carrum Downs, Braeside, Bangholme, the surrounding areas, Aspendale Gardens, Dingley Village and surrounding areas.


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