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How much would it cost to move a hot water cylinder?

Question: How much would it cost to move a hot water cylinder? The cylinder is relatively new with factory-fitted insulation and in good condition (so it doesn’t need replacing). It’s currently in a cupboard in the bathroom, but we would like to move it into another cupboard in the hall (same floor).

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I wouldn’t even quote on this until I’d seen it. In short, the best answer is get a tradesperson in to view and quote. To guess the work involved or rely on a description from an untrained customer who doesn’t know exactly what’s required will only lead to problems down the line, like unaccounted costs and increasing budgets. Is it pressurised? Is it gravity fed? How far is the cupboard away etc. most likely, floorboards will be required to be lifted, put back etc. I’d budget between £600 and £1000 depending on how far it’s moving—the farther the move, the more cost.

If you are still not sure, it’s worth reviewing the actual cost to remove a hot water cylinder to give you an idea of the costs to take it out and review the costs to install a hot water cylinder.

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