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Hot Water System Installation Brisbane

Liqwyd Solutions are a qualified residential plumber Brisbane team that provide hot water system installation in Brisbane. We install, service and repair all types of electric water heaters to keep your day flowing smoothly.

Our hot water installation services are a simple way to replace or upgrade an existing system, and we also perform installations for new builds. As part of our service, we’ll remove your old water heater and take it away, leaving a brand new unit in its place.

We supply hot water systems from some of Australia’s leading manufacturers. As experts in the industry, we always recommend systems that offer the best performance, efficiency and longevity. That means you can trust our hot water system installations to keep your family comfortable for years to come.

Types of Hot Water Systems We Service

Electric Hot Water System Installation

Electric Hot Water Systems

The electric hot water systems used in Brisbane are affordable, effective, and low maintenance.

Gas Hot Water System Installation

Gas Hot Water Systems

Gas-powered hot water systems are an efficient way to provide hot water for your family.

Instant Gas Hot Water System

Gas Instant Hot Water Systems

Gas instantaneous hot water systems are compact, energy efficient, and can last for decades.

Liqwyd Solutions, the emergency plumber in Brisbane wide, has installed a water heater in front of a building.

Common Problems With Hot Water Systems

Electric hot water systems use simple technology to heat and store water, ready whenever you need it. The simplicity of these systems mean they rarely fail. With proper care, your hot water system is likely to last 10+ years.

However, hot water systems are subject to normal wear and tear, and they need plumbing maintenance services from time to time. Contact Liqwyd Solutions for hot water system repairs if you experience these common problems with your hot water system:

  • No hot water
  • Water coming out too hot or too cold
  • Rust coloured hot water
  • Signs of leaking around the tank
  • Signs of rust and corrosion on the tank and fittings
  • Strange sounds or smells coming from the tank
  • Error messages and warnings

These symptoms are early warning signs that something is going wrong with your system. You should speak to our Brisbane plumbers as soon as possible. In most cases, we can repair the issue and get you back up and running, saving you the cost of a replacement water heater.

What Size Hot Water System Do I Need?

Undergoing hot water system installation and implementing new system is an investment. There are hundreds of models available, and professional advice can help you select the best product for your family. As a rule of thumb, we recommend choosing an electric water heater with the following tank sizes:



1 - 3 PEOPLE


2 - 4 PEOPLE


3 - 6 PEOPLE


5 - 8 PEOPLE


Remember that your system needs to provide enough hot water for peak times throughout the day. If your family all take a shower in the morning, you’ll need to choose a model that can store enough water to meet that demand. Talk to our plumbers for personalised advice. Once we know how you use your hot water, we can recommend a system that meets your needs.

The ideal hot water system installation balances the size of the tank against the energy consumption. Since electric tank-type water heaters may consume lots of energy, it’s best to speak to your plumber before purchasing a system. An experienced hot water plumber can recommend a unit that suits your needs and budget.

Hot Water System Servicing and Repairs

Hot water systems are some of the hardest working appliances in your home. They’re always on, and that means they need regular maintenance.

The amount of maintenance you need depends on the type of water heater, the manufacturer and the age of the system. We recommend the following:

  • For electric and gas hot water systems – A minor service every 6 months, and a major service every 5 years. 

  • For gas instantaneous hot water systems – A general service every 12 months.

You can perform a minor service yourself by inspecting the system for signs of leaks, corrosion and damage. Major services should always be performed by a licensed hot water plumber.

Liqwyd Solutions provides new hot water system installation, repair, servicing and maintenance services across Brisbane. If your water heater is starting to show its age, our plumbers can come to you and repair any problems you’re experiencing.

We provide hot water repairs for all major brands. Our team has extensive experience in fixing issues such as leaks, corrosion, damaged valves and more. That allows us to provide a solution for any problem, so you’re never stuck without hot water.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the common faults with hot water systems?

Failing hot water systems usually show these common faults:

  • No hot water available

  • Inconsistent water temperatures

  • Water too hot or too cold

  • Rust-coloured hot water

  • Strange noises coming from the water heater

  • Leaks around the tank, pipes and fittings

  • Corrosion on the system

  • Error messages displayed on the screen

Keep an eye out for any of the problems listed above. These are the first signs that your hot water system is failing. If you act quickly, it’s usually possible to repair the unit and avoid the need for a replacement.

Which hot water system should I buy?

You should buy a hot water system based on the size of your family, how you use hot water, and your budget. Ask yourself the following questions:

  • How large is my family?

  • How many bathrooms are in my home?

  • How much hot water do I currently use?

  • What is the climate like in my area?

  • Do I want a tank-type or instantaneous water heater?

  • How many appliances will use hot water at the same time?

These questions will tell us which system is right for your home. Electric tank-type water heaters are the most common choice because they offer good performance for the price. Instantaneous water heaters cost more upfront, but they’re energy-efficient and cheap to run, making them a popular option.

Choosing the wrong water heater may mean that you don’t have enough hot water for the whole family. It can also shorten the lifespan of the system and increase maintenance requirements.

With a hot water system installation from Liqwyd Solutions, our plumbers will assess your household and provide options that suit your family and budget. Give us a call if you’d like to book a quote for hot water installation Brisbane wide.

How long do hot water systems typically last?

Hot water systems typically last between 8-20 years, depending on the type of system and whether it’s well-maintained. Here is the estimated lifespan for each type of water heater:

  • Gas hot water systems last 8-12 years

  • Electric hot water systems last 10-15 years

  • Instantaneous gas hot water systems last 10-20 years

  • Instantaneous electric hot water systems last 20+ years

Installing a new hot water system is an investment in the comfort of your family. Our licensed plumbers will work with you to select the best system for your budget. That ensures your water heater will last for years to come.

Storage vs instantaneous hot water system – which one is best?

There is no simple answer to this question. Tank-type hot water systems are affordable and suitable for most households, but they have higher running costs. Instantaneous hot water systems have much lower running costs, but they cost more upfront.

The choice between storage and instantaneous hot water systems generally depends on how you use your hot water. For instance, if you have a large family with multiple people who shower at the same time in the morning, an instantaneous water heater may not be able to keep up.

As part of our hot water system installation services in Brisbane, Liqwyd Solutions will assess your needs and recommend a solution based on your household, family and budget. We have access to water heaters from dozens of brands, so we can find the perfect system for your home.

How often should I have my hot water system serviced?

For electric and gas tank-type water heaters, we recommend having a minor service every 6 months, and a major service every 5 years. For instantaneous water heaters, we recommend having the unit serviced once per year.

During a minor service, our plumbers will inspect the unit for signs of leaks, corrosion and damage. We’ll also release the pressure from the system to ensure it holds pressure and that the relief valve is working properly.

At major service appointments, we’ll perform a visual inspection, test the pressurisation, flush the tank and inspect or replace the anode rod. Having a major service every 5 years can add decades of life to your hot water system.

Hot Water Brands We Partner With

We install, repair and service hot water systems from Australia’s favourite brands. We work with units from Everhot, Rheem, Thermann, Vulcan, Aquamax, Rinnai, Dux, Stiebel Eltron, Zip and more.


Years Combined Experience


5 Star Reviews


Satisfied Customers

why work with Liqwyd Solutions?

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Same Day Service

Even the smallest plumbing issue can turn into a major inconvenience. Our emergency plumber Brisbane team is committed to providing services that keep your day moving, so our team is always nearby, and our Same Day Service ensures you’ll be up and running sooner.

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Latest Equipment & Techniques

Liqwyd Solutions is always looking for ways we can improve our offerings. We ensure we’re providing the best solutions possible through continuous training and investment in new techniques and state of the art plumbing equipment.

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Fully Stocked Fleet

Wherever you are in South Brisbane, our fleet of service vehicles can come to you. We deliver on our Same Day promise by making sure our plumber Redland Bay work vans are fully stocked with the equipment and spare parts we need to tackle just about anything.

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Friendly & Reliable

We take pride in delivering outstanding customer service on every plumber Redland Bay job. When you make a booking with Liqwyd, you can be sure that our friendly and professional team will arrive on time, and we’ll make sure we clean up when the work is complete.

What our Clients Have to Say

Liz Egan

Dave replaced our old hot water system at short notice when it died. Fixed some dodgy taps and drains while he was at it as well. Great communication, good price and nice guy! Thanks Dave

Liz Egan

Gabby Pearce

Dave always does the best job. His communication is great, he responds in good time, he rings before he turns up, he does a fantastic job every time, he's efficient & tidies up after. He's also very helpful with his advice too. The best plumber I've ever come across! Thanks Dave.

Gabby Pearce

Helen Maree Hough

Legendary service! Late afternoon found serious problem, panicked, found Liqwyd in local paper (Capalaba) came super quick, fixed obvious problem then checked for any further issues! absolute gentlemen 6 star rating!

Helen Maree Hough

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Liqwyd Solutions is your expert hot water system installation Brisbane Team. 

Liqwyd Solutions provide hot water system installation, repairs and maintenance across Brisbane. Our hot water system installation Brisbane team is on call, so we can service your water heater during the day or night. Whether you need regular maintenance, replacement parts or hot water system installation, we can help. Fill out the form to book an appointment. Call us on 0423 659 163 if you need emergency plumbing.

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