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Hot water running cold? Need heat pump repairs?

Jim’s Plumbing is here for all of your heat pump solutions, including repairs, installation and general maintenance. We'll keep your hot water flowing 24/7 with no additional after hours fees!
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Hot water running cold? Need heat pump repairs?

Jim’s Plumbing is here for all of your heat pump solutions, including repairs, installation and general maintenance. We'll keep your hot water flowing 24/7 with no additional after hours fees!

Expert Heat Pump Repairs

Heat pump hot water systems are known for their energy efficiency, making them a great alternative to solar hot water heating.

Heat pumps also work well in cold climates, operating in temperatures as low as -5°C. That makes it the perfect water heater for Australian conditions. You can even avoid the need for solar panels while still calling on renewable energy to provide warm water!

You'll save on energy consumption and lower your carbon emissions with minimal effort and no loss of steaming showers or bubble baths.

Jim's Plumbing is ready to charge in with the cavalry when your heat pump goes cold or springs a leak. You can count on us for speedy heat pump repairs any day of the year.

There are no additional fees for an after hours visit on a public holiday or the weekend. We also strive to be at your door within an hour* of your call. Jim's will not leave you waiting for hot water.

Our quick and easy repairs are long term solutions which will not leave you picking up the phone again in a few weeks. Customers can rest assured they have a healthy hot water system which will last for years without a major breakdown.

Call us now to book in your local plumber or to learn more about how Jim's Plumbing can help you.

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How Does a Heat Pump Work?

Never heard of a heat pump hot water system before? Don’t worry, we can help you understand them!

Heat pumps work by transferring heat from one element into another, usually in the form of air to water. These systems produce a gas by passing a liquid refrigerant through an evaporator. As this process takes place, the refrigerant also extracts heat energy from the air.

To help it absorb even more heat, the gas is then compressed. This heat is then transferred to your water supply, which heats the water whilst also cooling the gas. Following this, the now cool gas is moved onto an expansion valve and once again condensed into a liquid form. The process then begins again when needed.

The effectiveness of a heat pump hot water system ultimately relies on the difference between your storage tank’s water temperature and its ambient temperature. Some components of the system require electricity, hence why this unit sometimes is referred to as an electric heat pump.

But with increased savings - both of the greenhouse gas and energy cost kind - the heat pump performs far better than an electric hot water system.

The hot water heat pump also gives similar efficiency to a solar hot water system, without the need for panels, so it is a strong all rounder.

Types of Heat Pump Water Heaters

With a wide range of exciting heat pumps on the market, you'll never run out of options. Leading manufacturers include:

Plus more! The versatility of each brand means there is likely a heat pump hot water system which is perfectly suited to your needs.

For example, Chromagen models include a 170 litre and 280 litre storage tank, while the Rheem HDi-310 comes in at 310 litres. Stiebel Eltron and Rinnai's Enviroflo heat pump also come in at 300L+ for the perfect companion to a busy household.

The highly efficient unit is perfect as a replacement for an outdated electric hot water system, while it can be paired with solar panels. While you cannot directly purchase a solar heat pump, if you have existing panels than hot water heat pumps will basically run off-grid thanks to solar power.

Energy efficient performance will also see you save up to 75 per cent on hot water energy usage (compared to electric) and around 60 per cent on greenhouse gas emissions.

It's a reliable source of hot water for homes of all sizes and in all climates.

Heat Pump Hot Water System Prices

Jim’s Plumbing strives to make the payment process as easy as possible for our valued customers. That’s why we offer a range of $0 deposit, interest free payment plans** to make life a lot easier. You’ll have the option of making repayments in either weekly or fortnightly doses, so you aren’t stuck with an unplanned upfront cost.

It's a handy way to get a brand new heat pump hot water system, or to secure reliable repairs to an existing unit!

Applying for these payments also couldn't be simpler. All of our customers will typically be approved within a few minutes, and your plumbing expert can sign you up directly on site.

These plans are just another reason to contact Jim’s Plumbing today. We're here for all of your heat pump repairs, installation and general maintenance.

Heat Pump Hot Water Service Areas

We service all metropolitan areas of Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Geelong, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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What people are saying about us

Thank you for my dishwasher

Trent installed my new dishwasher here in Bundoora. He did an excellent job and even started my new dishwasher so it is ready to use. He was polite, neat and tidy. Thank you.
Irene, VIC 5 stars rating

So quick!

Jayden was sent to fix my washing machine taps. He was polite and friendly, and explained what needed to be done. It was a bit more expensive than I expected, but from my call for service to the job being completed was only two hours. I would definitely recommend!
Laura M., VIC 5 stars rating

Laurence did a super efficient job

Laurence came out and replaced my damaged section of drain. He was very quick and efficient, did a great job. Informed us about what we need to know about our drain. Cleaned up after himself. Highly recommend Laurence to anyone that needs plumbing done, would definitely use again.
Jennifer, SA 5 stars rating
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    Backed by innovative plumbing technology, a Thermann hot water system is an efficient and environmentally-friendly choice.

  • vulcan general

    Vulcan hot water systems are built strong to withstand varying water and heating cycle pressures of the Australian climate.

  • wilson genral

    Australian owned and operated, the Wilson water heater range covers electric, solar and gas, and Jim's can service, install and repair them all!

  • saxon general

    We service and repair all Sax hot water systems, including their electric storage. solar hot water and heat pump range.

  • stiebel general

    With a rich heritage in developing reliable hot water, Stiebel hot water offers a variety of units to suit your family's home.

  • rinnai general

    Keeping your showers hot, we install, service and repair all of Rinnai electric, gas and solar hot water solutions.

  • rheem general

    Rheem hot water systems have provided Aussies with a reliable source of hot water for over 80 years. Gas, electric, solar—they do it all!

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    Edwards solar hot water is recognised for its award-winning performance, offering roof-mounted and ground systems in a range of colours.

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    No matter how big or small the water heating needs of your household may be, Everhot hot water systems can do the job!

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    Whether you need a Dux Sunpro service, or you'd like a new Dux Prodigy installation, we service, repair and install all Dux water heaters.

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    Chromagen solar water is a major international player in the latest thermal solar technology, whilst also offering gas hot water and heat pumps.

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    Delivering hot water to Australians for over 100 years with their extensive range of gas, electric and solar Bosch hot water units.

  • Jim's Plumbing Aquamax Hotwater

    AquaMax hot water have been a popular choice for water heating since 1988 with their high-efficiency electric storage and 5-star energy ratings.

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