Depending on the geyser brand and capacity, a new unit will cost between R3100 to R6065. You will also need to pay for geyser installation and the average cost of a geyser installation is from R2000 to R2300.
If your geyser is leaking or not heating the water properly, it’s probably time for a new geyser. Geysers last between 10 and 20 years and come in a range of sizes and brands.
There are various factors that affect the cost of geysers:
The most popular geyser brands in South Africa include:
As one of the most popular geyser brands, Kwikot is trusted by South Africans and has a wide distribution network. They offer a wide range of geysers in various sizes and the price ranges from R3841 to R6065.
The cost of a Duratherm geyser ranges from R3260 to R5208.
Duratherm geysers are well-known for their quality and longevity. Their units are normally very high-tech and Duratherm technicians are widely available in South Africa.
Heat Tech geyser prices range from R3400 to R3500.
Heat Tech geysers have been designed to be environmentally-friendly and very energy-efficient. With their cutting-edge technology, they are a great choice for a hard-working geyer.
Franke geysers cost between R3100 to R5000.
As the first choice amongst many plumbers, Franke has excellent after-sales service and a large presence in South Africa.
Below are the prices of some of the most common geysers in South Africa:
|Kwikot||5yr Superline 400KPA Dual Geyser DSG-100-5||100 litres||R3 841|
|Kwikot||5yr Superline 400KPA Dual Geyser DSG-150-5||150 litres||R3 793|
|Kwikot||5yr Superline 400KPA Dual Geyser DSG-200-5||200 litres||R6 065|
|Duratherm||Dual Geyser Class B Rated||100 litres||R3 260|
|Duratherm||Horizontal Geyser Class B Rated||200 litres||R5 208|
|Heat Tech||Trendline Geyser Class B Rated||100 litres||R3 455|
|Heat Tech||Trendline Geyser Class B Rated||50 litres||R3 436|
|Heat Tech||Trendline Geyser Class B Rated||150 litres||R3 423|
|Franke||CombiSlim||100 litres||R3 100|
The main consideration when choosing a geyser is the capacity as this will determine how much hot water it will provide. A geyser that’s too small won’t supply enough hot water, while one that is too big will waste electricity.
Below is a handy guide to choosing the right capacity geyser for your needs:
|Geyser Capacity||Perfect for|
|50 litres||Studio apartment or granny flat with 1 occupant|
|100 litres||Small townhouse or flat with 2 people|
|150 litres||Small family home with 3 people|
|200 litres||Average-size family house with 4 to 5 people|
|250 litres||Average to large house with 5 or more people|