Quite often we get contacted and asked to do a quote for an installation of a hot water system, we are regularly told that a company that sells hot water systems is advertising the cost of an installation of a hot water system in Cairns at a price from $, leading people to believe that everything is included for a small fee.
When you see these advertisements you need to check the terms and conditions that are attached, as is often the case, the devil is in the detail.
When a Hot Water System is changed over your plumber has requirements that must be followed to meet Australian Standards. The QBCC has found that 40% of hot water system installations have failed to meet Australian Standards. This brings me back to the original question:
How do you compare apples if you aren't sure what an apple should be?
The QBCC requirements of a hot water system changeover to consider when comparing quotes are as below: