Emergency Hot Water Plumber Adelaide

Why Us?

Well a 24 Hour Emergency Plumber Adelaide specialises in hot water plumbing services and are always on call to help. Their hot water plumbing service is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Even on holidays and weekends, you can easily reach us when you need help with your hot water system, no matter what. Once we receive your call, our Plumbers will arrive on time to get your hot water restored quickly.

With more than 25 years of experience in hot water plumbing, Adelaide Emergency Plumbing has the equipment and skills necessary to identify the causes of hot water heater problems. Before they go to work, they’ll provide you with a complete quote – all at fixed rates so that there are no surprises. In the event that a new hot water system is necessary, you can rely on them to explain all of the options available on the market and help you make the best possible decision.

We have your hot water heater specialists, able to repair and replace your hot water unit 24 hours, 7 days a week. If your hot water heater is leaking, or you have no hot water, we can have a Plumber to you within the hour. The large fleet of vans operate 24/7 and are able to get you back into hot water ASAP. Each of the vans carry an extensive range of hot water heater replacement parts. This will mean they are not having to leave site to source the required parts in a repair situation, thus saving you time and money. If you have a burst hot water heater, they are able to replace immediately. This includes weekends and public holidays.

We have hot water specialists, which means they’re able to repair, service, or supply and install water heater systems and hot water heaters of all major brands. This includes gas hot water systems, electric hot water systems, continuous hot water systems, instantaneous hot water systems, heat pumps and solar hot water systems.

Our Plumbers are highly qualified, experienced and are equipped with all of the tools and parts needed to beat any plumbing problem you may have, no matter how big or small! They always find the most economical solution which is tailor made for your job and they provide an up front honest quote on the spot. Furthermore they charge by the job, not by the hour, so you know exactly how much your job will cost with no hidden surprises: the price you are quoted is the final price you pay!

They are fully licensed, qualified and experienced – every one of our Plumbers has had years of training and experience in plumbing repairs, maintenance and installations, and weekly training program ensures that they have the up to the minute skills and knowledge to fix your problem there and then.

They use technician tracking so we’re always on time – being able to pinpoint our vehicles in real time means that we are always able to find the nearest technician and dispatch them right away, so we can guarantee on time service.

They charge by the job, not by the hour and provide on the spot quotes – when they arrive, they give you a fixed quote on the spot and the price they quote then is the price you will pay, so you won’t have to worry about any nasty surprises when your final bill arrives.

We have Plumbers ready to rescue you 24 hours a day 365 days a year – no matter what time of the night or day, we always have local Plumbers ready to respond to your call.

We keep you informed from start to finish – your Plumber will explain the problem, what has caused it and gives you some options on the most efficient ways to solve it.

They always ensure that you are kept up to date with the progress of your job and your invoice will detail exactly what plumbing services have been completed and backed by their lifetime workmanship guarantee.


They recommend the following brands, but they don’t just recommend them, they provide full support for them including: supply, installation, repair, maintenance, service, replacement.

  • AquaMAX
  • Bosch
  • Dux
  • Rheem
  • Rinnai
  • Saxon
  • Vulcan

Where to Buy:

  • Directly from us @24HourEmergencyPlumberAdelaide
  • Reece Plumbing
  • Rheem Hot Water System
  • Bosch Hot Water & Heating
  • Rinnai
  • Aquamax
  • Bunnings

We understand that you don’t shop for a hot water system everyday and that you need professional advice to help you select the best system for your needs.

That’s why they’ll work with you to help you decide which type of hot water system is ideal for the size of your home and your needs. By taking the time to explain all of the options available to you, they’ll make sure that you’re comfortable with your purchase and that the water heater you select will be the best one for your home and your budget.

The most important things to consider when replacing your next hot water system.


Choosing the correct capacity hot water system for the home. What may be suitable today, may not be suitable in the future as hot water demands increase or decrease.

They determine the ideal sized hot water system for every premises, this depends on numerous factors such as number of bathrooms, number of householders etc.


Like many products in the marketplace, hot water systems that were available eight to twelve years ago were generally less efficient with higher running costs compared to the hot water systems available today.

The installation of a less than efficient hot water system may add thousands of dollars to the homeowners electrical or gas bills over the running life of the hot water system.

But there are also other considerations that they take into account:

  • What type of energy can you use (gas, solar, electric etc)
  • Space considerations for indoors and outdoors – this will help you determine where your system should be installed around your home or office.
  • Features required such as temperature controls, warranty etc


Tired of running out of hot water before you’ve finished your shower? Does it take too long for your water to become hot when you turn on the tap?

Are you building or remodelling and want to ensure that you have an adequate supply of hot water to make your home as comfortable as possible?

They can help you select and install the right hot water system for your Adelaide home.

They specialise in hot water system installation for large storage tanks and hot water systems for Strata managers, large commercial clients and can advise you on the best solution for your needs.

They offer the widest range of hot water repair services. Here are just a few examples of what our hot water experts can help you with:

  • Broken Hot Water Thermostats.
  • Broken Heating Element.
  • Hot Water Leak.
  • Hot Water Service.
  • Broken Hot Water Tempering Valve.
  • No Hot Water Or Inadequate Hot Water.
  • Leaking Hot Water Cylinders.
  • Water Leaking From The Pressure Release Valves.
  • Pilot Lights Out.
  • Broken Gas Systems.
  • Broken Electric Hot Water Heaters.
  • Broken Fuse Or Circuit Breaker or RCD.
  • Rust Coloured Water.
  • Broken Hot Water Valve.
  • Broken Hot Water Tank.

After servicing your hot water heater, our Plumber will conduct a free inspection of your home.

They provide this service to help homeowners identify potential plumbing problems that could lead to future emergencies.

It’s all part of their dedication to ensuring that the plumbing in homes throughout Adelaide remains in perfect working order.


They handle all parts of the installation process of a new hot water system for you. They advise, supply, deliver and install your new hot water system. In an emergency they can do this as you wait! They also take care of removal of the old hardware at no extra cost.

There are many brands and types of hot water systems currently available on the market, and it’s their business to stay abreast of all the developments to pass the optimal technology on to you. See above for all the brands and below for all the types.

Want a system that’s not listed, no problem, let us know what you’re after and they can import and install that too.


Hot Water Not Working?

Most Plumbers will try and up sell you to a new hot water system, convincing you that your existing system is irreparable. Not our Plumbers. They are not here to rip you off.

If they can repair your existing hot water system at a reasonable cost then they will, saving you money, and reducing waste. Most Plumbers are set up to replace hot water systems not repair. But they can handle all hot water repairs.

They repair before they replace, that’s their guarantee and that’s why they are the most trusted team of plumbers in Adelaide.


The maintenance of a hot water system is often completely forgotten… until it’s too late.

The regular maintenance of a hot water system is vital for prolonging the life and maintaining the peak efficiency of a hot water system.

They are an authorised installer of all the major Australian hot water brands.

They take into consideration the home, location, available energy supplier utilities and the daily household hot water demands to come up with the perfect hot water system for every household.

Your hot water heater is like a car: in order to work properly and safely it needs regular maintenance by a licensed professional or small problems turn into big ones pretty fast!

However, many homeowners forget about their hot water tank until it stops working.

By then it could be too late and you have to fork out on costly repairs (or even a replacement) which could have been avoided if the problem had been detected earlier with regular maintenance.

Hot Water Systems

There are many types of hot water heaters on the market, which include:



  • Easy to install.
  • Comparatively easy change over from an electric storage water heater.
  • Significantly reduces electrical consumption.
  • Quiet.
  • Renewable Energy Certificate approved product.
  • Full mains pressure delivery.
  • No solar panel needed!

What is an electric hot water system?

An electric hot water system is a hot water system that uses electricity to heat the hot water for your home of office.

Electric hot water systems have an electric element that is sparked when a hot water tap is turned on.

This electricity warms the water within the system – whether it be a storage system or instantaneous/continuous.

In addition to standard electric hot water systems, some solar hot water systems have an electric booster element to increase the reliability of consistent hot water.

Why choose an electric hot water system?

Some homes or offices do not have gas connections. In this case, it may be more practical to select an electric hot water system to suit your needs – or contact your local council to have a gas meter installed.

The upfront costs of purchasing an electric hot water system tend to be less expensive than other systems, which is why some people choose electric hot water systems.

What types of electric hot water systems are available?



  • Storage Tanks.
  • Easy to install.
  • Comparatively easy change over from an electric storage water heater.
  • Significantly reduces electrical consumption.
  • Quiet.
  • Renewable Energy Certificate approved product.
  • Full mains pressure delivery.
  • No solar panel needed!

What is a gas hot water system?

A gas hot water system is a standard hot water system that uses gas to heat the hot water. Gas hot water systems have a pilot light, whereas electric hot water systems do not.

Quite simply, gas water heaters heat the water within the hot water system by burning the gas (either LPG or Natural gas, depending on the system type) in a covered burner which is at the base of the hot water system. The heater exhausts the produced heat into the dwelling space and thus provides you with hot water.

A gas hot water system is available as a storage unit, or as an instantaneous unit – you can even boost your solar hot water system with gas to provide added support.

Why choose a gas hot water system?

Gas hot water systems are becoming more and more popular for a number of reasons.

When compared with electric hot water systems, there is a less environmental effect when using a gas system. In addition to this, the cost to run a gas hot water system over time is much less expensive than the cost of running an electric system.

Gas hot water systems also tend to heat water faster than an electric system, which is another reason why they are increasing in popularity.

Instantaneous / Continuous Flow

Instantaneous Hot Water systems are also known by two other names Continuous Flow and Tankless.

With continuous flow hot water systems you are only using energy when you turn the tap on. Continuous flow hot water systems are extremely energy efficient as the water is only heated when required, lowering running costs and greenhouse gas emissions substantially.

Add to this the convenience of precise water and temperature control with the installation of water controllers and their compact size, allowing them to be installed almost anywhere and you have the most technologically advanced hot water system available today!

With a continuous hot water system you receive:

  • Low running costs.
  • Continuous flow hot water that never runs out.
  • Highly efficient – 5+ star energy ratings.
  • Wide range of capacities – 16, 20, 26 & 32 litre models.
  • Ability to install up to 4 Water Controllers.
  • Antifrost standard on all external units.
  • 3 Star (AAA) shower compatible.

What is a Continuous/Instantaneous hot water system?

A traditional storage hot water system stores a limited amount of hot water within the tank. As this hot water is used, cold water then enters the storage tank to replace it.

Reheating continues after the flow of hot water has ended. Storage systems take time to re-heat water, and can result in periods of cold water if you are using a large amount of hot water at a time (depending on the size of the storage tank).

Often storage systems can be less expensive than an instantaneous hot water system, which is why some people choose to use these.

In contrast an instantaneous hot water system is designed to heat water only at the time it is being used, rather than storing water for later use. When hot water is turned on, for example when a tap is turned on in the home, and an instantaneous hot water system is in use, the water flow activates a valve or switch that causes gas or electricity (depending on the type of system installed) to flow to heat water as it passes through the instantaneous system. When a hot water tap is turned off, the flow of water ceases.

As a result, hot water is continuous – so you have a more reliable hot water system for your home or office.

Why choose an Instantaneous hot water system?

Nowadays we are seeing a shift away from traditional storage hot water systems towards instantaneous, or continuous, systems – also sometimes referred to as a tankless hot water heater.

There are several reasons why an instantaneous hot water system might be the better choice for your home or office, instead of a storage hot water system.

Firstly, the system is a continuous flow of hot water, so your system will be more reliable – and you can have hot water for longer. In addition to this, instantaneous systems will take up less room – whether installed internally or externally to your home or office.

Storage systems tend to take up much more space as they require more room to store more hot water. Instantaneous systems are much more compact – and some brands such as Bosch and Vulcan even have a special range of instantaneous systems for even smaller spaces – their compact ranges.

Smartstart Water Saver

Smartstart Water Saver Hot water system:

  • Help save our precious natural resource – water! Install a Smartstart Water Saver Hot water system.
  • Allows you to pre-heat the water in the pipes before you turn on the hot tap.
  • Simply activated by the ‘preheat’ button on any Water Controller.
  • Takes a minute or two to warm up depending on the size of your home
    Saves literally tens of thousands of litres of water over the life of your hot water system.
  • Plumbing is designed as a ‘ring-main’ or loop around the house.

Heat Pump

What is a Heat Pump Hot Water System?

Heat pumps are the latest technology in hot water systems. They use similar technology to your household refrigerator – but instead of producing cold energy, heat pumps produce warm water for your home or office.

Heat pump systems utilise the air around it to produce hot water. Refrigerant vapour compression allows the pump to intensify heat, used to produce the hot water. Warm air enters the system, and cooler air is pushed out of the system.

Cool water then enters from the tank, and heat is transferred to the water in the heat pump module. Heated water then returns to the tank and is passed on to you for use in your home or office.

When power is available, the heat pump heating cycle will continue until the tank is full of hot water – which is stored within the system (the amount of water depends on the size of your system).

Why Choose a Heat Pump Hot Water System?

Heat pumps save equivalent amounts of energy and green house gas emissions to electric boosted solar hot water systems. They are relatively low in cost to install and purchase – plus government rebates are currently available for heat pump hot water systems.

Heat pumps are seen as a safe alternative as temperature is electronically controlled in most cases. Unlike solar hot water systems, heat pumps do not require solar panels on your roof, increasing the aesthetic.

Heat pump systems also use the same connection types as electric hot water systems, making upgrading from your existing electric hot water system very simple. Back up elements ensure you receive hot water all year round – another great reason to choose a heat pump system.


What is a solar hot water system?

A solar hot water system is a hot water system connected to solar panels. These solar panels absorb the sun’s rays and convert these rays and convert into electrical energy that warms the hot water in your home or office.

Often, the solar panels are installed on the roof of the premises, as this is where the sun’s rays are brightest and the maximum amount of energy can be absorbed.

Solar hot water systems are commonly boosted by electricity to ensure that water is always warm even when the sun is not shining, but some hot water systems can be gas boosted to provide the same effect at lower running costs.

Why choose a solar hot water system?

Solar water heating has a number of benefits. Not only do you reduce your household or business energy costs by harnessing a natural and renewable energy source to power your hot water system, but you also reduce green house gas emissions.

Choosing a solar hot water system is a great idea if you wish to do something positive for the environment, all while saving money.

Plus, at the moment there are government rebates available when you install solar hot water systems in your home – so you save even more!

Gas Boosted Solar

Gas Boosted Solar Hot Water Systems. What is a Gas-Boosted Solar Hot Water System?

To ensure that your hot water system provides you with warm water all year round, some companies install a gas-boosted solar hot water system.

This is a solar hot water system that is backed up by a gas hot water system – providing you with continuous hot water even when the sun is not shining.

Why choose a gas boosted solar hot water system?

As an alternative to electric-boosted solar hot water systems, gas-boosted systems have a lower ongoing running cost and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Solar water heating has a number of overall benefits. Not only do you reduce your household or business energy costs by harnessing a natural and renewable energy source to power your hot water system, but you also reduce green house gas emissions in comparison to traditional gas or electric hot water systems.

Choosing a solar hot water system is a great idea if you wish to do something positive for the environment, all while saving money.

Plus, at the moment there are government rebates available when you install solar hot water systems in your home – so you save even more!


Commercial hot water systems also available on enquiry.

Sacrificial Anode

Your hot water tank should contain a little pice of metal call a Sacrificial Anode. As you may have guessed, this little metal rod is replaceable and exists simply to direct all of the rust and erosion that occurs in your water tank away from your expensive water heater, and concentrates it towards the Sacrificial Anode.

If your hot water heater’s Sacrificial Anode has worn out, your tank immediately starts to corrode and rust. This corrosion critically weakens the structural integrity of the tank and significantly reduces the life-span of your hot water system.

Having your Sacrificial Anode checked by an authorised technician will ensure the safe operation of your hot water system and significantly extend the life of your heater.

TPR Valves

It is an Australian Safety Standard requirement that all hot water tanks are fitted with a safety device called a Temperature Pressure Relief Valve (TPR Valve).

The TPR Valve is designed to release the pressure that builds up in your hot water tank before it reaches a dangerous level. However the valve can often seize closed.

If your TPR valve were to seize, the pressure inside the tank can build up and build up until it explodes. So call us today to make sure your TPR valve is protecting your home the way it should.