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Can I Get Fresh Hot Water From My Coffee Maker?

Posted by on May 20th 2022 in Hot Water Dispensers

Though a tea-loving nation, there are still plenty of us who enjoy several cups of freshly brewed coffee to perk us up through the day. But can your home or office coffee maker also provide you with steaming hot water? It may be possible but there might also be some limitations or issues to deal with.

How hot does hot water need to be?

Water boils at 100ºC (212ºF) which is around the perfect temperature for making a cup of tea. By reaching temperatures of over 95ºC, hot water mixes with the tea to release the fullest flavour for maximum enjoyment. But...

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Is Hot Water At Work A Legal Requirement For Employers?

Posted by on May 9th 2022 in Hot Water Dispensers

While we all go to work to do our job and get paid for it, all employers have an obligation to provide certain things for employees by law. Collective legislation covering health, safety, and welfare issues gives all staff a legal right to expect certain facilities in the workplace. And one of the most searched questions by people is whether providing hot water at work is a legal requirement. Let’s find out…

Hot water really is an employer requirement

As with most things in life, if something is required by law to be provided to people and it isn’t – whether to...

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Should I Turn My Water Dispenser Off At Night To Save Electricity?

Posted by on March 18th 2022 in Environment , Helpful Advice , Hot Water Dispensers

Having a convenient source of pure-filtered water around the office or home is a great way to help people stay productive and hydrated. But whether you like an ice-cold thirst quencher to keep you refreshed or need easy access to hot water on demand for tea and coffee rounds, you’ll be using energy. So should you be turning your water dispenser off at night to save electricity?

Turn off to save money

Thirsty Work has put together an environmental policy that sees us taking big steps towards being as progressively green as possible in everything we do. And we put the same...

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How Can You Clean And Descale Your Hot Water Dispenser?

Posted by on February 7th 2022 in Hot Water Dispensers

When you live in a hard water area like London and surrounding south-east areas, limescale can be a real problem. With a build-up of the natural minerals from your mains water supply, it can affect water flow in taps or showerheads. But it also clings to the elements inside your kettle or hot water dispenser, building up to cause damage and affect performance. So how can you clean and descale to prevent it?

Why descale your hot water dispenser?

While limescale isn’t bad for us and does us no harm when it’s in our drinking water – it’s a natural mineral after...

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Where's The Best Place To Put My Hot Water Dispenser?

Posted by on January 4th 2022 in Hot Water Dispensers

With the installation of a hot water dispenser in your office, workplace, or even your home, you can look forward to instant, near-boiling water at the pull of a tap or press of a button. But with all the cost-effective and practical benefits that a hot water dispenser can give you, one question that springs to mind for many people is, where’s the best place for it to go? And the answer might surprise you.

Efficient hot water all day, every day

Saving you time, money, and energy, every hot water dispenser is built for convenience, whether it’s for you at home,...

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How Long Should An Instant Hot Water Dispenser Last In Your Office Kitchen?

Posted by on December 27th 2021 in Hot Water Dispensers

When you get on board with the idea of having a hot water dispenser in your office kitchen for your team, you know you’re onto a cost-effective, energy-efficient, and time-saving winner. But you also know it will come in for a lot of use every day. But with more use comes more wear and tear, surely? So, just how long should an instant hot water dispenser last in your office kitchen?

Quality made to last

If your staff are using a standard kettle to make their daily brews, you might have already noticed the extended time it takes to make those all-important...

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Is Drinking Hot Water A Good Source Of Hydration?

Posted by on December 8th 2021 in Hot Water Dispensers

Hands down, water is the best way to keep yourself hydrated. Whether it’s ice-cold or ambient room temperature, it’s great for both mind and body. Its health benefits are undeniable and we always encourage you to drink more, but is drinking hot water a good source of hydration as well? After all, we drink hot tea or coffee, so can hot water increase hydration or give us any unexpected, extra benefits?

Hot water hydration and health benefits

Before we get started, we should clarify that when we say ‘hot water’, it should be hot enough to drink comfortably without scolding you. Drinking...

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5 Steaming Good Reasons Why You Should Invest In A Hot Water Dispenser

Posted by on October 12th 2021 in Hot Water Dispensers

Giving you instant hot water at the push of a button or pull of a tap, a hot water dispenser is the most sensible way forward for both home and office kettle users. With today’s eco-conscious way of living, an efficient and energy-saving hot water dispenser might see the humble kettle getting unplugged permanently – at home and in the office. Together with an unlimited supply of hot water, here are five more steaming good reasons why one of our Thirsty Work hot water dispensers could be the new kid on the block in every kitchen.

1. Steaming hot water

With each...

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Do Hot Water Dispensers Have Filters For London Water?

Posted by on September 10th 2021 in Hot Water Dispensers

It’s a well-known fact that UK mains water supplies can taste different from region to region. With plenty of people in London rejecting the ‘chemically’ taste of their mains water, they’re turning to the natural taste of fully-filtered water from a cooler. But what about hot water dispensers? Do they have filters to improve the taste of London water or do they serve another purpose as well?

Kettles vs hot water dispensers

For any London office or workplace with multiple employees, the number of kettles being boiled over the course of a working day can very quickly mount up. And if overnight...

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Do Hot Water Dispensers Save Money?

Posted by on February 10th 2021 in Hot Water Dispensers

If your team are big tea or coffee drinkers in the office, plenty of working hours across the year can go missing as they wait for that kettle to boil. But with a mains fed hot water dispenser in place, you can reclaim those hours, saving energy and money in the process, as well as having steaming hot water, literally, on tap.

Instant hot water

According to npower, one of the UK’s leading energy companies, and their FAQs, they say that “the average kettle holds 1.5 litres of water and uses about 0.1 kWh of electricity to boil for 3 minutes. That’s...

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