Did you know your Hot Water System Valves have an expiry date?
For Storage Hot Water Systems, manufacturers recommend the Hot Water Relief Valve and Cold Water Expansion Control Valve be replaced at intervals not exceeding 5 years. Failure to follow these instructions can result in your warranty being void! It is critical to check these valves are functioning properly every 3 months. To assist you, we have made a quick video with some simple instructions on how to do this.
Click on the Brisbane Plumbing and Gas Logo below to watch a short video. This video explains how to carry out a Hot Water System valve safety check.
If you would like to be added to our Hot Water System Check reminder list, please let us know. Once added, we will remind you every 3-months to check your Hot Water System valves.
We’d be happy to help!
If this valve checking process sounds tricky, we’d be happy to assist further. The most important first step is to check the date of manufacture of your System. This will be listed on your Hot Water tank as demonstrated in our video.
From there, we can establish some key pieces of information. We will know how old your existing valves are, and when they are due for replacement. We can also then identify exactly when you should carry out your valve checks. And the best thing is, you can do these checks easily yourself from the comfort of your own home!
Looking after your Hot Water System has never been so easy. By carrying out these checks, you are also contributing to a longer life for your Hot Water System.
If any issues arise while you are trying to do this, please just call us on 1300 668 770 or 0400 053 263 and we will talk you through the process!