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We are experts in the supply, installation and repair of Solahart solar hot water systems. Emergency service. All Sydney suburbs.

FAQs about Solahart Hot Water Systems

Solahart has a relentless pursuit of innovation and the experienced team here at Cheapa Hot Water are authorised Solahart suppliers, installers and repairers.

Solahart’s research capabilities and solar testing laboratory are recognised internationally as Australia’s finest when it comes to solar hot water. They have developed a ‘Centre of Excellence’ approach for advanced technologies with an enviable Research & Development team across their manufacturing locations committed to developing the next generation of solar water heaters and assessing the latest solar energy technologies.

In Australia, with our temperate climate and sunny weather, it makes sense to utilise what Mother Nature provides free of charge to heat your hot water. By using solar energy, you pay less than a conventional electric or gas hot water system. Not only is that more money in your pocket, but significantly reduces your global impact and greenhouse emissions.  It’s a win-win on all accounts!

At Cheapa Hot Water, we are authorised solar hot water system installers for the major brands including Solahart.  Our solar systems are competitively priced because we purchase large quantities direct from the manufacturers – a saving we can pass on to our customers.

Does a Solahart water heater take long to install?

If your current hot water system breaks down, we can have you back in hot water within 24 hours.  We can even install a temporary system while you wait for your installation, to take away the inconvenience of cold showers.  Call us on 0410 693 532 for expert advice or complete our online enquiry form.

What Solahart water system is right for us?

The best Solahart unit for your needs will depend on the following key factors:

  • The amount of available sun
  • Is the area prone to frost?
  • The water chemistry in your area
  • How many people in the home and their typical hot water usage

We will assist you with choosing the right solar hot water system for your family size and hot water requirements. Call us on 0410 693 532 for expert advice or complete our online enquiry form.

What are the environmental benefits of installing a Solahart water heater?

Did you know that water heating accounts for around 25% of the average household’s energy usage. Getting your hot water free from the sun not only saves energy, it also saves the greenhouse gas emissions that would have been produced in the generation of that energy. By replacing an electric storage water heater with a Solahart solar hot water system you can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 1.9 to 3.6 tonnes a year! That’s equivalent to taking one small car off the road.

Solar hot water heaters are so good for the environment that you may be eligible to claim STC’s (Small-scale Technology Certificates – formerly Renewable Energy Certificates) and other government incentives to make it easier to switch to solar hot water. Call us on 0410 693 532 for more information and to discuss eligibility.

Potentially how much will a Solahart water heater save me?

This will vary depending on which part of Australia you live in, your current hot water system and hot water consumption. The choice of Solahart model, orientation and inclination of the system’s collectors and of course your fuel tariff. Maximum financial savings off your hot water bill are achievable when replacing an electric water heater on continuous tariff.

How much roof space will I need for a solar power system?

Solahart’s smallest system requires a roof area of around 11 square metres.  This will generate around 30% of the average family’s energy needs each year.  Solahart hot water system sizes go up to approximately 5kW.  The more powerful the system, the more solar modules and roof space are needed.

Is there an alternative to putting the solar water tank on the roof?

Yes!  Solahart’s range of streamline split system solar water heaters allows you to enjoy all the benefits of Solahart’s advanced solar technology but without the tank on the roof. The Solahart Streamline system locates the low profile collectors on your roof, with the tank installed at ground level. Alternatively you can choose a Solahart Heat Pump which uses heat pump technology to extract heat from the surrounding air, without solar collectors at all.

How long does a solar hot water system take to pay for itself?

Financial payback will vary depending on your individual circumstances.  With the available incentives, plus the ongoing energy savings, you can begin to recoup your additional investment straight away when you remain connected to the same fuel tariff. After you recover your initial investment, the savings are yours to spend on yourself and your family, year after year. Call us on 0410 693 532 for expert advice or complete our online enquiry form.

What are solar water heater boosters and why do they have them?

All solar water heaters include electric or gas boosters to ensure you have hot water even during the colder, darker days of winter and on those rainy days we have from time to time. By selecting the right Solahart model that is suited to your area and your family’s hot water usage requirements, you can ensure you minimise the need to use the booster.

Will my solar power system store energy for later use?

A grid connected solar power system does not store energy.  When you generate more power that you need, you supply the extra power into the grid.  At times when you need more energy than you are producing, you draw the extra you need from the grid.  Whereas a solar water heater stores it’s energy for later use in a storage tank.

Will I still need mains electricity?

Yes, because the inverter will only produce power when it is connected to the grid supply.

What happens at night, on cloudy days, or in the case of a blackout?

Solar power systems only produce electricity when they are exposed to sunlight.  They do not produce electricity at night.  At night you will not generate electricity from your solar modules – you will use electricity from the electricity grid.  The performance of the solar power system is affected by cloud.  When there is not enough light to produce electricity, you will use electricity from the grid, as you do now.  In the event of a blackout, your solar power system will stop producing electricity.  This safety measure is mandatory and has been put in place to protect anyone working on the blacked-out grid system.  As soon as the grid is back online, your solar system will restart automatically.

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Solahart Hot Water System Repairs

We are the experts when it comes to repairing Solahart solar hot water heaters. We can repair your existing hot water tank and provide you with a replacement product today.

Smaller companies just can’t offer the same level of service as our experienced service technicians. Our trucks are fully stocked with solar hot water system spare parts so you won’t have to wait days for replacement parts to arrive. Our qualified service technicians can offer fast, repair of your hot water system today. Our customers don’t suffer the indignity of cold showers.

Don’t waste time and money employing multiple trades

Did you know that employing a specialist hot water company like Cheapa Hot Water for your water heater installation actually saves you money!

The installation and repair of a hot water system often requires the experience and qualifications of both a licensed plumber AND a licensed electrician. At Cheapa Hot Water Sydney, we are licensed and qualified to undertake any plumbing electrical work required to complete the installation or repair of your hot water system quickly, and within budget. Plumbers who do not specialise in the installation of hot water heaters may need to outsource the electrical work required to another tradesperson, thereby holding up the installation or repair of your hot water system and also adding extra expense due to additional call out fees charged by employing two tradespeople.


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Solahart Hot Water System Replacement + Installation

Our Fast, emergency hot water system replacement service is your guarantee that you’ll be back enjoying hot showers again today! You’ll never run out of hot water again!

Do you regularly run out of hot water? Want to upgrade to a more energy-efficient hot water system? Switch from electric to gas or solar hot water? We’re here to help.

Choice means the right product and a better price!  If your existing Solahart hot water heater can’t be repaired and needs replacing, we can deliver and install a new gas, electric or solar HWS today.

Buying a new hot water system is an investment in your future. It’s an expensive appliance so you don’t want to make the wrong decision. With so many options, it’s easy to be swayed by a lower price and lose sight of what matters most when replacing your existing hot water system. To get the best value for money on this long term investment, your decision should be based on quality, efficiency and reliability.

At Cheapa Hot Water Sydney, we go to great measures to ensure your new hot water system ticks these three boxes so you can be sure of trouble-free hot water for many years to come. Hot water is our business and you can rely on us for advice you can trust.


Solahart Hot Water System Price

Save money on the purchase of a new  Solahart solar hot water system by taking advantage of our buying power and the discounts we are able to pass onto our customers.

We offer free delivery to all Sydney suburbs and we’ll even take away, and recycle, your old tank. Best of all, we’ll beat any genuine quote today!

Choice means you get the best product for your needs.  We discuss the latest HWS product information plus any Government rebates that may be available if you upgrade to a more energy-efficient hot water system. Ask us about the advantages of switching to solar hot water or from electric to gas.


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Cheapa Hot Water Sydney

Hot water is our business! We are a specialist hot water repair and installation company, it is not a sideline to our plumbing business.

The benefits of utilising our hot water repair expertise include:

  • Each year we install thousands of hot water systems in homes and businesses across all Sydney suburbs.
  • As one of Sydney’s largest hot water system suppliers, our enormous buying powers and ability to buy direct from the manufacturer means we can pass attractive savings on to our customers.
  • Our fully qualified, licensed hot water heater installers have over 25 years experience each.
  • We are accredited service agents for all the hot water heater brands including RheemDux, Rinnai, Aquamax, Bosch, Conergy, HockingApricusVulcanEdwards SolarSolahart, Everhot and more – don’t risk voiding your warranty by installing your hot water heater yourself or employing unskilled tradespeople.
  • Cheapa Hot Water Sydney is a local Australian family-owned business offering reliable, old fashioned service.
  • We pride ourselves on fast service for all electricgas and solar hot water systems.
  • Free delivery of your new hot water system and complimentary disposal, and recycling, of your old hot water system.
  • 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.