It’s not usually something that crosses your mind - and it shouldn’t, because it’s just warm water running out of your taps right? We’d like to think that way as well but making sure you are choosing the correct Hot Water System for your household is crucial in saving you time, money and headache in the long run.
It’s important to keep in mind that there is a Hot Water System for every household from instantaneous/gas to solar to solar boosted to off beak storage and gas storage, picking the right size and type is crucial to keep the hot water running through your taps seamlessly. Here’s a short guide to help:
Here’s a rough guide for storage tank water heaters:
If your household is between 1 and 2, you’ll need a water tank with at least a 130L capacity.
If your household is between 2 and 3, you’ll need at least a 150L capacity tank.
If your household is between 3 and 4, you’ll need at least a 180-200L capacity tank (electric) or a 150L capacity tank (natural gas or liquid propane).
If your household is 5 or more, you’ll need an 300L tank (electric) or a 180-200L tank (natural gas or liquid propane).
So keep this in mind when replacing or purchasing a Hot Water System. At Hot Water Macarthur, we supply an assortment of systems for any household need so contact us for all your Hot Water needs!