Remove solar hot water heater from roof

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Do you want a rooftop solar hot water system removed or moved to another location?

With a growing number of Sydney homes and businesses installing solar panels, many are finding that an existing rooftop solar hot water system (or an old broken one) is in the way of the new solar panels.

Removing or moving the solar hot water heater to another location – either to another place on the roof or down onto the ground – can increase the number of panels that can be installed, increasing the amount of solar electricity generated.

** Scroll down to watch a video of us removing a solar hot water system from a customer’s roof. 

** Important **

Moving or removing a solar hot water heater from a roof requires specialist expertise and equipment to ensure it is done correctly and safely.  We do not recommend you try to do this yourself. Contact us immediately for safe solar hot water system removal on 0410 693 532.

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Above: We recently removed an old Edwards solar hot water system from a customer’s roof in Ryde. A plumber had left it in situ and the customer was concerned it had started moving. We safely removed it and took it away for recycling.

We can safely remove an old or broken solar hot water system from your roof.

Sometimes, when people upgrade to a new hot water system the plumber leaves the broken water heater on the roof.  We do not advise this.

Rooftop solar hot water heaters are heavy. If not checked and maintained correctly, the equipment holding it securely in place can break down.  If this happens, the whole system becomes unstable and is at risk of sliding off the roof. Additionally, in strong winds, parts can become dislodged and fly around.

We do not recommend leaving an old solar hot water system installed on your roof.  Because it is not being used, it’s unlikely to be checked – it becomes a case of out of sight, out of mind. This is dangerous.

If you have a broken rooftop solar hot water system that needs to be removed, contact us immediately for safe disconnection and disposal.

Further reading : Removal of old rooftop solar hot water system in Ryde »

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Above: This Drummoyne customer had a relatively new Rheem solar hot water system installed on their roof. They wanted it moved to another location so they could install the maximum number of solar panels on their roof. We moved the Rheem solar hot water heater a few metres down so it still benefited from the all-day Northern sunshine but freed up enough space for the PV panels.

Moving an existing solar hot water system to another location.

If your existing rooftop solar hot water system is in good working order, we can move it to another location on your roof to make more space for new solar panels.

Did you know?

If your old solar hot water system is getting old, or you would like to upgrade to a bigger storage tank or switch to electric hot water, we can remove your old hot water system and install a new one.

Ask us about the generous Government rebates available in your area when you switch or upgrade to an energy-efficient hot water system.

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Above : Rooftop solar panels installed on a roof at Mona Vale on the Northern Beaches.

Are you a solar panel installer?

We work closely with several Sydney rooftop solar panel installers who employ us to safely remove or move solar hot water systems from their customer’s roofs.

For more information, contact John directly on 0410 693 532.

Solar hot water system removal

If you need advise on safe solar hot water system removal, contact our solar specialists for advice. We have the expertise and equipment to complete the process safely.  We service all Sydney suburbs.


Video: Have you ever wondered how roof top solar tank heaters are removed or installed? Our custom lift system gives us safe and easy access to install and remove solar hot water systems from most roofs.


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Why we’re the Sydney solar hot water specialists

Hot water is our business and that’s why, when you deal with our highly-skilled, solar hot water specialists, you’re assured of service and expertise that is second to none.

  • Hot water is our business and we are Sydney’s leading solar hot water specialists.
  • Our fully qualified, licensed hot water heater repair specialists each have over 25+ years experience.
  • We are accredited service agents for all solar hot water brands including Rheem, Apricus, QuantumEdwards SolarSolahart and more.
  • We are a local, Australian-owned, family-run business offering reliable, old fashioned service.
  • If your current solar hot water heater is beyond repair we offer free delivery of a new system and complimentary disposal (and recycling) of your old water heater.
  • We are qualified to undertake all the plumbing and electrical work required to install a new hot water system. There is no need to waste money employing multiple trades.
  • We have all the equipment needed to install your hot water system today. We don’t have to hire or wait for other trades to arrive with the required equipment.
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