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Hot Water Cylinder Installations Basingstoke

Hot water cylinders are a feature that can be found in almost every home around the country. Used to send hot water to your shower, bath, sinks and more, this piece of equipment is essential to keeping your utilities functioning correctly. The type of cylinder you need will depend on your current plumbing system. Without the help of experts, you may invest in a cylinder that is ill-suited for your home.

As cylinders age, it is inevitable that they will encounter faults that lessen their efficiency or render them useless. At No1 PHD in Basingstoke, we’re able to replace this essential household utility through our professional plumbing installations. Our skilled and experienced plumbers can provide expert advice to ensure you receive a cylinder that is suitable for your home or business premises.

How Hot Water Cylinders Work

There are two types of hot water cylinders: vented and unvented. The former is fed water using the cold mains pressure and delivers hot water directly to your home facilities. The water within the system is heated through either your central heating system or via solar technology. Vented systems, on the other hand, are gravity-led and rely on a cold-water tank, which feeds the cylinders water that is then heated through an immersion heater.

There are a number of notable benefits to having a hot water cylinder, some of which include that they:

  • Can be easily stored
  • Create the opportunity for an airing cupboard
  • Are a versatile piece of equipment
  • Can cope with a high demand for hot water

Unfortunately, due to their frequent use, issues can occur over time that renders your hot water cylinder unusable. One of the most common problems is a broken coil, which results in the murky brown water from the central heating mixing with the water in your cylinder. This is, of course, an issue that is unhygienic and one that should be dealt with immediately. Without an effective fix, you’ll find that water is not fit to clean with on drink, depending on the utility.

How Our Team Can Help

While broken coil repairs are commonly carried out, they often aren’t possible due to the extent of the damage or the age of the cylinder. It is in these cases where it is necessary to invest in a more modern replacement. Our knowledgeable plumbing team in Basingstoke can advise you on what model would be most suitable for your home so that you can make an informed purchase. Once you’ve settled on the specifics, we’ll arrange a convenient date to visit your property.

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Absolutely blown away by the service we received. Took all the stress out of losing our heating and hot water. Highly recommended!

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Mr Wells

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Couldn’t have asked for a faster resolution to our drainage conundrum. Nothing was too much for these guys who were brilliant throughout.

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Our Cylinder Installation Approach

The fitting of hot water cylinders can be a lengthy process, so our team aim to work with speed and efficiency so as to finish the job as soon as possible. We will tend to your current heating system carefully to ensure that your new cylinder is fully integrated. After it has been installed, we will carry out a series of thorough tests to make sure that the cylinder is functioning correctly.

Long-Term Care

Hot water cylinders are a long-term investment, so it is essential that you have a reliable plumbing and heating contractor on-hand to provide assistance if you encounter issues with your new model. Our team can deliver professional servicing to all those who are having hot water problems, so you can always reach out to our team if you require repairs or replacements.

You can learn more about how our team at No1 PHD in Basingstoke can help with hot water cylinder installations today by getting in touch with our friendly team. You can reach us over the phone now by calling 01425 208031 or email us at for more information.

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After noticing that the house was unusually cold, we found that the heating wasn’t coming on and that our hot water had also failed. We called the team at No 1 PHD who dispatched an engineer to investigate. After discovering that the culprit was a faulty boiler part, they ordered in a new part and got it fitted as quickly as possible. The guys were great, and we couldn’t be happier.

Mr Lincoln

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For days, we’ve noticed a foul smell coming from outside and a gurgling sound coming from one of the drains. Whenever it would rain, the area around it would flood slightly and take ages to drain. We tried buying drain unblockers, but none seemed effective. Eventually, we turned to No 1 PHD and were left wondering why we didn’t do this sooner.

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