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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Single phase vs three phase

Different appliances may need a greater supply of current, and some may require three phase power to work. Find out more about the difference between single phase and three phase power.

Climate control
Types of heater

Types of heater

There are a great many different types of heater, all with different merits and shortcomings, and suitable scenarios in which they are the best possible choice.


How to choose bedroom floors

Flooring in bedrooms, similarly to that for living rooms, needs to be comfortable and attractive to make the room feel inviting.