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08 May 2018

The Benefits of Regular Hot Water Heater Maintenance

No one wants to wake up to a cold shower, or even worse, a leaking hot water system that has damaged your walls and floor. However, that’s exactly what you’re risking when you forego regular hot water system maintenance...





01 May 2018

Pool Heating: Solar vs. Heat Pump

Solar pool heating uses free energy from the sun to heat the pool water. This makes solar heating extremely low cost to run, but it is not free. Even though the energy that is used to heat the water is free, a solar pool heating system uses the existing pool pump to circulate the water through the system. However...





11 April 2018

How To Prepare Your Hot Water System For Winter

Hot water systems require special attention in winter because water is supplied to the system from outside, meaning that in the colder months the temperature of water entering the system is lower...





05 April 2018

When To Replace Your Hot Water System

When a hot water system stops working, often all it requires is a repair or service to get it back up and running. However, it’s important to check your hot water system as soon as the first sign of trouble appears. The longer you leave it, the more likely you will have to replace the entire system...





22 March 2018

How To Reduce Your Electricity Bill

Sun City Hot Water & Plumbing have come up with a list of 4 easy ways to reduce your energy usage so you can relax in front of your air conditioner this summer without having to worry about your next power bill...





14 March 2018

No Hot Water: How To Fix Your Hot Water System

The first thing to do when your electric hot water heater isn’t working is to check that the supply of electricity is on. You most likely would have already noticed if the electricity to your entire house is out. So, check that the cord to the hot water heater is plugged in and that the outlet is switched on...





22 January 2017

What Size Hot Water Heater Do I Need?

There are many factors that you will need to consider when determining the right size hot water heating system you will need. These include: household size, number of outlets simultaneously used (Tankless only), maximum water consumption (Storage only), and type of hot water system (Gas, Electric or Solar)...





07 January 2018

What Is The Best Type Of Hot Water System?

With the many different types of hot water systems available today, the choice can be overwhelming. Knowing that choosing the wrong system could lead to years of huge power bills or constantly running out of hot water, this is not a decision to be taken lightly...





02 January 2018

How Does A Hot Water System Work?

Each different type of system and fuel supply comes with its own set of advantages. Instantaneous hot water systems are more energy efficient and storage hot water systems cost less to buy and install. But how do they work?





12 December 2017

Tankless vs. Storage Hot Water Systems

Tankless hot water systems, commonly referred to as instantaneous or on-demand water heaters, are an energy efficient option for hot water. Tankless hot water systems only provide hot water as needed. This means you can avoid the energy loss of maintaining the water temperature...





23 September 2017

Gas vs. Electric Hot Water Systems

Tankless gas hot water systems have a lifespan of up to 20 years whereas electric storage hot water systems will only last up to 10 - 12 years...





12 September 2017

Solar Pool Heating Brisbane & Sunshine Coast

As a family owned and operated business, Sun City has no affiliations with a single manufacturer. This means that we provide quality service and professional advice on heat pump and solar pool heating Brisbane wide...

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