Vented Hot Water Cylinder Installation

Traditional/Vented Hot Water Cylinder Installations & Replacements

Maybe you are looking to install a completely new vented cylinder system, or it may be that your existing cylinder has started to leak, has stopped working due to scale/sediments or just needs to be changed as it is old. Regardless of your situation, we are here to help!

Vented hot water cylinders when correctly installed can provide good flow rates to multiple hot water outlets simultaneously. They often fail to do this due to poor system design and installation, of which the system types gets blamed when it was the installer at fault.

We can design vented systems to provide good volumes of hot water throughout a property, often without the need for pumps or correct issues with existing systems so that they perform better.

Vented hot water systems can be excellent alternatives to unvented versions. Sometimes the installation of these systems compared to unvented versions can save large sums of money and still perform exceptionally well. It is quite simple; it comes down to using the right people for the job, of which you need to look no further!

So Why Use Us?

  • Our prices are transparent, we are punctual and are highly professional
  • We are both WaterSafe & Gas Safe registered
  • Our engineers are registered heating engineers and plumbers with the CIPHE
  • We are a TrustMark & FairTrades registered company

We offer guarantees of up to 5-years on the equipment we install as part of central heating installations we undertake (terms & conditions apply).

“I would rather have a hot water storage systems, such as a vented cylinder, compared to combi boilers in most situations as they have many more benefits so long there is space to install one. The biggest drawback with a vented hot water system in a typical property is shower pressure and the space required to install one. However, with careful design and the use of pumps where needed, these hot water systems can perform great!”

What We Offer:

  • High-levels of service
  • Exceptional installation quality
  • Long guarantees and warranties on our work
  • Well designed systems


For cylinder replacements and new installations, we provide free fully written quotations and arrange arrival times and dates with the customer in advance of the work taking place.


We install vented hot water systems to all forms of fuel sources (gas, LPG, oil, electric etc).

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Frequently Asked Questions

Without space above for a storage tank, such as a loft, there are few options. One example is to use a Fortic cylinder, although these hot water systems are restricted in their performance, and best only used when other options are not practically possible.

With careful hot water system design and the right sized cylinder, yes this is possible. A pump may be be used in conjunction to provide a high-performance power shower.

You will generally need at least a cupboard and space in the attic/loft for a storage tank. There are other space saving options.