Choosing the Right Boiling Water Tap

The Water People on 10 July 2019

Instant clean, filtered boiling water on tap is an essential for many commercial businesses, workplaces, and homes. Different taps and styles will suit different environments, so it's important to know exactly what kind of boiling water taps are on the market.

For more information about boiling water solutions, contact The Water People. Our expert team can advise you on what tap will work best in your setting.

The best boiling water tap for you

A top-of-the-range boiling water tap can dispense boiling, chilled and sparkling water, as well as hot and cold mains water, at rates high enough to supply the busiest setting.

Finding the best solution for you all boils down to understanding your needs, and then matching you to the right brand and model. To help get you started, here are some questions you should ask yourself:

  • Do I want a tap installed over a sink, mounted on a bench or on the wall, or free standing?
  • Do I need a separate mixer tap for mains water?
  • Would I prefer an integrated tap that dispenses both boiling and mains water?
  • Do I want my boiling water tap to dispense chilled or sparkling water as well?
  • How many people will be using my tap?

Answers to these questions will help you decide on the best boiling water tap for your setting. To learn more about the different kinds of boiling water taps, read on.

Under bench systems

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When it comes to boiling water taps, many choose to have them installed over a sink, with a unit contained under the bench.

If you're after market-leading solutions with plenty of style, The Water People supply and install Billi and Zip brand boiling water taps in several different choices of finish and colour. To better understand the pros and cons of these brands, read our comparison of Zip vs Billi taps.

If you are looking for a simple and cost-effective boiling water taps, you should look no further than our Hydromix range. Hydromix boiling water taps are available in a range of capacities and operate from mains water pressure. All Hydromix taps feature exceptional functionality and low-maintenance design.

Wall mounted boiling water taps

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All of the above brands also produce wall mounted boiler systems, which come in a range of boiling capacities and with a choice of stainless steel or powder-coated finishes.

On wall boilers range from simple, low-maintenance and low-cost systems to more advanced touchscreen and high-tech systems that can be programmed with times, temperatures and usage requirements.

Other options

At The Water People, we also stock a range of Waterlux and Bibo bench-mounted and freestanding water coolers that dispense boiling water as well.

Safety first

If you worry about small children and the elderly scalding themselves with an instant boiling water tap, then you can select a model with an integrated safety feature. This means that you will need to activate both a safety switch and the tap at the same time to dispense boiling water. This feature can be enabled or disabled at any time.

Installation and maintenance

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No matter what boiling water tap you choose, it’s important to have it properly installed and to keep it well maintained.

Our team of expert technicians have years of experience in the installation, servicing and maintenance of drinking water systems in hospitals, homes, schools and offices, and will ensure your boiling water tap is correctly fitted and kept in top working order.

As a general rule, filters on boiling water systems in a commercial setting should be changed every three to six months. We make this easy for you by keeping a record of when your cartridges are due to be changed. We then give you the option of either replacing them yourself, or choosing a visit from our professional team.

There's no need to remember when your boiling water tap is due to for servicing, as we can handle the scheduling for you.

Contact The Water People

The Water People are your boiling water tap experts. We supply and install over 120 different models including under-bench and bench-top systems, wall-mounted boilers and floor-standing units.

All our products are designed and manufactured by industry-leading brands. Tell us your requirements and we’ll help you find the right solution, whether it’s in the office, showroom, or a busy commercial setting.

We provide independent and unbiased advice, and we don't just recommend the same brand for everyone.

Contact us and let us help you choose the best boiling water tap for you.