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Maintenance

How to maintain your hot water system

Proper routine hot water system maintenance isn't difficult if you know what you're doing - and it can double or triple the life of your hot water system. Find out what you can do to keep your hot water going.

Hot water maintenance

Hot water maintenance

A bit of routine maintenance and care can easily double or triple the lifespan of your hot water system. Find out how.

Gas hot water system

When to turn your hot water on and off

Running your hot water system can be expensive, especially when you're not there - but turning it off can be dangerous. Find out when you should turn your hot water off.

Solar collectors

How to clean hot water solar panels

Solar panels are relatively expensive, and because they're on your roof they're constantly exposed to the elements. Find out how to safely clean your solar panels.

Hot water emergencies

6 hot water emergencies - and how to deal with them

No hot water? Hot water tank leaking? Don't panic! Depending on what's wrong, there are a few basic steps you can follow to assess and control the situation.

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Bathroom
Cistern (xray view)

Cisterns

The cistern is the top part of the toilet. They come in a range of capacities, and dictate how much water is flushed.

Hot water
Fuel types for hot water systems

Fuel types for hot water systems

The type of fuel your hot water heater uses can mean the difference between huge bills and no bills at all. Find out what types of fuel are right for your hot water system.

Cooling
How to cool different sized areas

How to cool different sized areas

The size of the area you're cooling will have a dramatic effect on how you're able to cool it. Likewise, the way a room is cooled also depends on how it's shaped.

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