Additional Information From The Cylinder Guy

New Zealand’s leading hot water cylinder specialist, The Cylinder Guy offers you affordable and excellent service for all things water heating.

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Are you looking to cut your power bill and reduce wasted water? For reasonably priced, superior and efficient services for hot water cylinders, gas water heating, heat pump water heating sales and installation, The Cylinder Guy offers you reliable and quality service when you need it most. Ideal for home owners, property managers, landlords, renovators […]

Three vital things to consider when choosing a new hot water cylinder from industry expert The Cylinder Guy

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Always the first consideration when searching advice and solutions for Water Heating systems is who to call? The Cylinder Guy is the number one expert when it comes to all things hot water. “We offer affordable, superior and efficient services for hot water cylinders, gas water heating, heat pump water heating sales and installation,” says […]

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New Zealand’s Hot Water Cylinder Specialist can provide solutions for any hot water problem

Monday, April 30th, 2018

In an industry that demands expertise and specialisation, The Cylinder Guy offers a decade worth of industry knowledge when it comes to hot water in your home. “It was due to consumer dissatisfaction and general lack of awareness about the options available today that led us to start The Cylinder Guy,” says Managing Director, Chris […]


Chlorine Causing Issues With Pipes And Cylinders

Monday, December 11th, 2017

While corrosion and leaks to water pipes and hot water cylinders can be caused by a number of things, it is widely understood that chlorinated water can contribute to the issue. The compounds in chlorine react with copper, steel and plastic polyethylene pipes in varying degrees potentially causing premature bursts or leakage. The practice of […]

New Legislation For Mandatory Cylinder Trays

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Amendments to the G12 Water Supplies section of the New Zealand Building Code have recently come into effect, among other changes there is now a legislative requirement for all newly installed hot water cylinders to have Safe Trays fitted (See G12/AS1 clause 5.2.3 of the New Zealand Building Code). The concept of hot water cylinder Safe […]

Hot Water Cylinders Explained – How They Work

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

In New Zealand the most common form of hot water heating system is the humble hot water cylinder, low installation costs and proven reliability have made a firm favourite across the country for many many years. Although electricity is historically the most popular, these days hot water cylinders can be powered by gas, solar energy, […]

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A Hot Water Cylinder

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

In New Zealand most hot water cylinders are simply buried somewhere in the back of the cupboard, quietly doing their glorious job of heating our water.  It isn’t until the dreaded cold shower one morning that we fully appreciate the vital task they perform.  Buying a new hot water cylinder can be a daunting task; […]

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Which Hot Water Cylinder Is Right For Me?

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Having hot water on tap is something we tend to take for granted, hot showers every morning or a steaming hot bath at night are just ‘there’ when we need them.  This is all thanks to the humble hot water cylinder, an often under appreciated appliance, but one that certainly would be instantly missed if […]

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How To Choose A New Hot Water System

Monday, September 26th, 2016

When selecting a new hot water heating system for your home it is important to choose a water heater that will not only provide enough hot water for the entire family when they need it, but also one that it will do so in an energy efficient way, ultimately saving you money long term.   […]

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7 Important Things You Need To Know About Water Heating

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

1. I Suddenly Have No Hot Water, What Should I Do? If you find yourself suddenly without hot water – don’t panic! It’s usually one of three things. Firstly, your power company may have switched off power to your hot water cylinder via ripple control switch, so give them a call to rule out this […]

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