Solar Hot Water Tank Replacement

Solar Hot Water Tank Replacement

Is your solar water heater not working? Has the water pressure in your shower reduced significantly? You might need a solar hot water tank replacement. Even though most storage tanks are made with materials made to last for years, they can still be damaged. Whether you have a roof-mounted system or a split system, a tank is bound to be exposed to the erratic Melbourne weather and hence is prone to a certain amount of damage. You may have a gas storage tank or electric storage tank, our licensed plumbers can easily fix it. The plumbers at 24Hour Melbourne Plumbers are the best you’ll find in all of Melbourne. So, simply give us a call and get your storage tank replaced by one of our experts.

Storage Tanks - Repairs and Replacement

Rusting, corrosion and leaks are some of the most common problems that may arise in your storage tanks. They can also get damaged for being used regularly over long periods of time. Regular maintenance of your solar water heater can ensure that all possible damages can be prevented before they create any trouble. However, if your system still gets damaged, it’s best to get it repaired right away. If a problem in the storage tank is left unattended for too long, then you’ll need a solar hot water tank replacement.

If you have an electric storage tank that needs to be replaced, it is slightly expensive. However, they are very efficient and long-lasting as well. Most electric storage tanks come with a 7-10 year warranty. So, if the system malfunctions in the given time, then you can easily get it replaced. This means if your storage tank has been damaged in the warranty period, all you need to worry about is get one of our plumbers to your location. Once you get the tank replacement delivered to you, our solar hot water plumber can replace it as quickly as possible.

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On the other hand, gas storage tanks, are cheaper and last much longer than their electric counterpart. The warranty period for this can last from 5, 7 to 12 years. Keep in mind, that the warranty will only last if you get it installed by a licensed gas-fitter. These storage tanks usually come in a range of 4-5 star energy ratings, which means you end up saving a lot more energy with gas storage. This also means you end spending less money on your bills. Get in touch with the team at 24Hour Melbourne Plumbers. We are a team of certified gas plumbers and can fix your storage tanks.

Is Your Storage Tank Protected?

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All storage tanks for your hot water systems are placed outside the house and are constantly exposed to Melbourne weather. There is bound to be some kind of damage to your tanks because of the wear and tear. However, most storage tanks come with in-built protection, which prevents them from getting damaged easily due to weather conditions.


The Vitreous enamel tank is lined with porcelain and has a sacrificial anode. This is the perfect system for areas with bad water quality. Stainless steel can easily be affected by harsh water and as a result, can cause leaks. Vitreous enamel helps protect the tanks against the impurities within the water. The other protection is referred to as the Glycol-based system. This tank provides freeze protection which is perfect for colder areas.

Professional Solar Hot Water Tank Replacement

24Hour Melbourne Plumbers believe in providing quality and efficient service to all our customers. Replacing a solar hot water tank can take some time as it is usually placed on the roof. This requires extra attention on our part for we need to make sure that the replacement tank is not too heavy for your roof and sits well with the solar collectors as well. But don’t worry, we won’t take up your entire day. Although, it would be better if you call our team on a day you are relatively free. We are a team of licensed professionals who have been in the business for several years and are familiar with standard rules and regulations for the industry. So, the moment you feel like your shower has reduced water pressure when turned towards hot water; if there are unexplained hollow sounds coming from your roof, call the experts. We are your one-stop-shop for all hot water system woes. Call us today!