Best Hot Water Dispensers

Review & Comparison, Last Update October 3, 2019
Do you need instant access to hot water and the hot water tap on your sink just isn't cutting it? If so, then what you need is a hot water dispenser. These appliances give you instant access to hot water and come complete with their own tap. Read on for reviews of the top 5 models and find the best hot water dispenser for your home! ...Read more ...Read less
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PROS
CONS
OUR VERDICT
Power
Tank Capacity
Performance
Temp Adjustments
Faucet
Protection
Installation Requirements
Warranty
 
PROS

The supplied mixer has two channels - for hot and cold water. For your convenience, the supply of each type of water is regulated by separate levers, taking away much of the guesswork that happens when trying to get an optimal temperature.

CONS

Directions are a little vague.

OUR VERDICT

The Ready Hot RH-200-F560-CH is designed to quickly and conveniently produce hot water for making hot drinks, soups, etc. The device is designed for repeated use, so that many years of service are guaranteed.

detailed parameters
Power

1300 Watts

Tank Capacity

2.5 quarts

Performance

60 cups/hour

Temp Adjustments

140 °F - 200 °F

Faucet

Chrome Dual Lever Faucet

Protection

Automated heater protection

Installation Requirements

1-1/4 inch to 1-3/8 inch diameter hole

Warranty

3 years

PROS

The nickel faucet is highly reliable and has an optimal length of the spout, which makes it highly suitable for different vessels, and its design goes well with the main kitchen faucets, so it won't look out of place.

CONS

On some systems, you may need to lengthen the water supply line to connect the device.

OUR VERDICT

The InSinkErator H-ViewSN-SS with a stainless steel tank will be a worthy replacement for an electric kettle in every home. Such a device will make it possible at any time to get practically boiling water for making tea, making instant cereals, baby food, and so on.

detailed parameters
Power

750 Watts

Tank Capacity

2.7 quarts

Performance

60 cups/hour

Temp Adjustments

160 °F - 210 °F

Faucet

Satin Nickel Single Lever Faucet

Protection

Dry-start protection

Installation Requirements

1-1/4-inch to 1-1/2-inch diameter hole with a maximum counter thickness of 3 inches

Warranty

3 years limited

PROS

With such a device, you no longer have to languish in anticipation until the water reaches the desired temperature: with the help of a simple rotary knob on the front panel, you can quickly and accurately adjust the water temperature at your discretion.

CONS

It may take time to get used to controlling the pressure of water.

OUR VERDICT

The InSinkErator H-HOT150C-SS will be an excellent alternative source of hot water in the house for your household needs. If necessary, the device can always be understaffed with a filter to get purified water without harmful impurities.

detailed parameters
Power

750 Watts

Tank Capacity

2.7 quarts

Performance

60 cups/hour

Temp Adjustments

160 °F - 210 °F

Faucet

Chrome Single Lever Faucet

Protection

Dry-start protection

Installation Requirements

1-1/4-inch to 1-1/2-inch diameter hole with a maximum counter thickness of 2 inches

Warranty

1 year limited

PROS

The faucet is not only extremely easy to install, but also complemented by an ergonomic swivel vent, with which it is very easy to adjust the water supply. Ideal for filling larger items that won't fit easily underneath most faucets.

CONS

A bit noisy when in use.

OUR VERDICT

The InSinkErator H-CONTOUR-SS is a reliable hot water dispenser for every kitchen, resistant to wear, corrosion and all kinds of deformations. The device can warm drinking water for you day and night so that you can warm up a bottle for a child without problems even at night.

detailed parameters
Power

750 Watts

Tank Capacity

2.7 quarts

Performance

60 cups/hour

Temp Adjustments

160 °F - 210 °F

Faucet

Chrome twist top handle faucet

Protection

Dry-start protection

Installation Requirements

1-1/4 inch to 1-1/2 inch diameter hole

Warranty

3 years limited

PROS

This powerful water heater has impressive performance and is capable of dispensing up to 100 cups of hot water per hour, a rate that most other models simply can't match. Great for those who often require large quantities of hot water.

CONS

Max temperature may not be hot enough for some.

OUR VERDICT

The Waste King H711-U-SN is a practical Hot Water Dispenser at an affordable price, for the installation of which you do not need any special knowledge. It is made of solid materials and helps to significantly save electricity by heating water for tea, coffee, etc.

detailed parameters
Power

1300 Watts

Tank Capacity

2.5 quarts

Performance

100 cups/hour

Temp Adjustments

140 °F - 190 °F

Faucet

Satin Nickel Single Lever Faucet

Protection

Open vented safety system

Installation Requirements

1-1/4 inch to 1-3/8 inch diameter hole

Warranty

1 year replacement warranty

Ready Hot RH-200-F560-CH

Instant Hot Water

Most people have run into the problem of not having enough hot water for their needs. This is especially true when hot water is needed for cooking, which tends to require a lot. Having water that is hot enough for most cooking purposes requires the water to be at or near boiling temperature, which most home faucets are simply unable to provide, which means that water must be heated in a microwave or on a stovetop. This in itself can be a time-consuming process, which makes it inconvenient when you need access to hot water quickly. Most homes would really benefit from having access to hot water at such high temperatures instantly.

With the Ready Hot RH-200-F560-CH Stainless Steel Hot Water Dispenser System, you can have access to plenty of hot water in no time at all. The Ready Hot RH-200-F560-CH is designed to quickly and conveniently produce hot water for a variety of purposes, including making hot drinks, soups, etc, highly adding to the convenience and detracting from the time it takes to typically make such things. Whatever your needs for hot water are, this hot water dispenser system is certain to meet them. The device is also designed for repeated use, so that many years of service are guaranteed.

Review of Ready Hot RH-200-F560-CH Stainless Steel Hot Water Dispenser System

Always Hot

One of the problems that tends to be encountered with a typical home water heating system is that it can often be hard to get the exact temperature of water that you need, whether it be hot or cold. This is due to a variety of issues, but one of the main causes of this is the faucet. Many faucets are simply not designed well enough to let you adequately mix the supply of hot and cold water for coming up with a desired result. Thankfully, this is not the case with the Ready Hot RH-200-F560-CH. The supplied mixer that comes in the kit has two channels - for hot and cold water. For your convenience, the supply of each type of water is regulated by separate levers, taking away much of the guesswork that happens when trying to get an optimal temperature, no matter how warm or cold you want the water to be. Plus, the stainless steel faucet has a convenient design that makes filling any containers quite easy.

The system itself has a good range for the maintained heated water temperature, letting you store hot water at up to 190 degrees. The 1300 Watts of power that this system uses is good enough for heating up to 60 cups of water at 190 degrees per hour, meaning that you won't have to wait long for water to heat up should you use up the stored supply. The system is also easy to install and to maintain, which means you should have your hot water needs easily met for years to come.

Ready Hot RH-200-F560-CH Stainless Steel Hot Water Dispenser System in the use

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InSinkErator H-ViewSN-SS

Get Rid of Your Kettle

Whenever someone needs really hot water in the kitchen, there is one primary source: the kettle. Whether you have an electric or stove top kettle, this is almost always what people use in order to prepare hot water. This is fine for most use cases, but sometimes you want hot water immediately, and the hot water from your kitchen faucet usually isn't hot enough for what you need. In cases like this, even an electric kettle can take a few minutes to heat up thoroughly, so this leaves people with few options for having instant access to hot water.

Thankfully, there is an option that means that you can get rid of your kettle. The InSinkErator H-ViewSN-SS with a stainless steel tank will be a worthy replacement for an electric or stove top kettle in every home. Such a device will make it possible at any time to get practically boiling water for making tea, making instant cereals, baby food, and so on. With this hot water dispenser, you will no longer have to wait minutes for something so simple as near boiling water. Furthermore, you also won't be limited to having only the small amount that most kettles can hold, giving you much more flexibility in what you can do with hot water, whether it be making hot tea or coffee, or even making oatmeal.

Review of InSinkErator H-ViewSN-SS Instant Hot Water Dispenser System

Reliable Faucet

Not only does this hot water dispenser promise you instant access to hot water, it can also promise a long lifespan without needing much in the way of maintenance. The nickel faucet is highly reliable and has an optimal length of the spout, which makes it highly suitable for different vessels, and its design goes well with the main kitchen faucets, so it won't look out of place. The gooseneck design of the faucet makes it easy to put any kind of liquid container underneath without having to guess where the opening clings with the mouth of the faucet. The faucet also contains a hot lever that features an instant shutoff, ensuring that you never overflow the sink or a container while not in use.

Plenty of other features are included in this hot water dispenser. The temperature gauge lets you set the water temperature between 160 to 210 degrees F, letting you set the hot water to your desired temp. In addition, the large tank capacity of 2.7 quarts gives you plenty of hot water to utilize at once, and even if it gets used up, the 60 cups per hour heating performance of the unit means you won't have to wait very long to have access to more hot water. Overall, this under sink hot water dispenser will prove itself to be a reliable kitchen appliance that you are sure to love.

InSinkErator H-ViewSN-SS Instant Hot Water Dispenser System in the use

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InSinkErator H-HOT150C-SS

Adjust To Your Needs

One of the issues that people encounter with getting hot water from their faucet is the fact that it is always difficult to get water at the exact temperature that you need. First of all, most home boilers, even if they have temperature settings for the hot water, often are unable to deliver the water at that exact temperature. That is because hot water flowing through pipes and hoses tends to lose a lot of heat by the time it reaches the faucet. That, coupled with environmental concerns such as the temperature of the home, means that hot water from the tap usually isn't as hot as you would like. And that says nothing of how long many home boilers tend to take to actually heat the water to the desired temperature.

The InSinkErator H-HOT150C-SS Instant Hot Water Dispenser is the answer to the question of how to get hot water at the desired temperature. With such a device, you no longer have to languish in anticipation until the water reaches the desired temperature: with the help of a simple rotary knob on the front panel, you can quickly and accurately adjust the water temperature at your discretion. Furthermore, since the heater is located very close to the faucet, the temperature of the water you get will be exactly the same as what is set on the unit.

Review of InSinkErator H-HOT150C-SS Instant Hot Water Dispenser

Excellent Hot Water Source

The InSinkErator H-HOT150C-SS will be an excellent alternative source of hot water in the house for your household needs. If necessary, the device can always be understaffed with a filter to get purified water without harmful impurities, meaning that any water you get from the unit will be safe for cooking and for consumption. The water is delivered from a stylish chrome faucet that is included with the unit, which should prove itself to be quite durable and reliable. The faucet uses a safe lever for dispensing the water, which automatically closes whenever it isn't being pushed, providing maximum safety.

The 2/3 gallon tank capacity of this unit should prove itself to be plenty for most people's needs, with the fast heating action of the unit meaning that you won't have to wait long for water to heat up should you use up the full capacity of the tank. The system is very easy to install, meaning that even novices should be able to install it themselves should they so desire. The only downside is that the high water pressure when coming from the faucet may take some getting used to, but anyone who is careful shouldn't find this to be a problem. In the end, this instant hot water system will be a great affordable option for always having instant access to hot water.

InSinkErator H-HOT150C-SS Instant Hot Water Dispenser in the use

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InSinkErator H-CONTOUR-SS

Indispensable Kitchen Appliance

Kitchen appliances all have their own set of characteristics that set them apart from other appliances in the home. On top of that, these characteristics also lend themselves to setting people's expectations for them too. Above and beyond anything else, they need to be reliable, do their jobs effortlessly, and require very little in the way of maintenance. Kitchen appliances are things that people tend to rely on once they start using them, to the point where it is hard to imagine living without such an appliance. This even applies to a hot water dispenser, which can add a level of convenience to many kitchen tasks that people won't want to live without once they've experienced it.

The InSinkErator H-CONTOUR-SS is a reliable hot water dispenser that will prove itself useful for every kitchen, resistant to wear, corrosion and all kinds of deformations. The device can warm drinking water for you day and night so that you can warm up a bottle for a child without problems even at night. Among other conveniences that it provides, this kitchen appliance will prove itself quite easily to be something that you won't want to live without once you see how much convenience it adds to your kitchen.

Review of InSinkErator H-CONTOUR-SS Instant Hot Water Dispenser System with Stainless Steel Tank

Easy to Install and Use

One of the hangups that many people may have about getting a hot water dispenser for their kitchen is about how easy they are to install. While some units may be a bit complicated to install, especially for a novice, this unit is quite the opposite. Installation of this unit should take no more than a few minutes thanks to its simple design and clear instructions. The faucet that comes with this unit is also not only extremely easy to install, but also complemented by an ergonomic swivel vent, with which it is very easy to adjust the water supply. Its simple but elegant design makes it ideal for filling larger items that won't fit easily underneath most faucets.

Once the unit is setup, getting it up and running is extremely simple, provided you have it plugged into a nearby electrical outlet. All you need to do is set the dial to heat the water to the desired temperature, and soon you will have access to hot water that is exactly at the temperature that you want. One thing to note is that this unit does tend to be a bit noisy while it is in operation, but the same can be said of many other kitchen appliances, so this is doubtful to be a bother to most people. All that said, this simple and affordable hot water dispenser will add a great level of convenience to your kitchen.

InSinkErator H-CONTOUR-SS Instant Hot Water Dispenser System with Stainless Steel Tank in the use

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Waste King H711-U-SN

Extremely Powerful Water Heater

Most hot water heaters on the market seem to carry a very similar design, and with that, they also tend to share many of the same characteristics. This means that comparing one unit to another can be quite difficult, as many of these devices operate at a similar power level (usually around 1000 Watts), have a similar water tank capacity (around 2/3 of a gallon), and also have very similar faucets and other characteristics that can limit where exactly you can put them. Telling one unit apart from another can be quite difficult, making the process of choosing a hot water dispenser for your home no easy task.

The Waste King H711-U-SN Water Dispenser Faucet & Tank aims to make this task much easier. This extremely powerful water heater has impressive performance that surpasses that of most other models thanks to its 1300 Watts of power, and is capable of heating up to 100 cups of hot water per hour, a rate that most other models simply can't match. That makes this unit a great choice for those who often require large quantities of hot water and don't have loads of time to wait for it to heat up to the desired temperature. Furthermore, the design of this unit makes it quite versatile in where you can install it, making it the perfect choice for those who want it somewhere other than in their kitchen.

Review of Waste King H711-U-SN Water Dispenser Faucet & Tank

Industrial Design

At first glance, this hot water dispenser has a much plainer and simpler look to it than most other hot water dispensers. The solid beige metal body of the unit won't win any design awards in regard to its appearance, but don't let that fool you. This unit is made for operating at peak efficiency and power rather than being designed to look nice, a feature that is often wasted with hot water dispensers that are meant to fit underneath a sink. The rather simple look of this unit hides the powerful performance that it features, which will easily prove itself once you start using this unit regularly. After all, performance is what matters, and the unit's looks won't matter just as long as it delivers in that regard.

With all of that said, the Waste King H711-U-SN is a practical Hot Water Dispenser that comes at a very affordable price, and the installation of which you won't need any special knowledge, making it simple for even a novice to install. It is made of solid materials and helps to significantly save electricity by heating water for tea, coffee, etc. while giving you the best performance in comparison to contemporary models. Anyone who springs for this model will find it to be the hot water dispenser that they both need and want.

Waste King H711-U-SN Water Dispenser Faucet & Tank in the use

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What Is a Hot Water Dispenser?

Most people already have hot water heaters in their homes. However, since a hot water heater usually heats the water supply of the entire house, this often makes it not work as optimally as it should. Those who use too much hot water tend to run out quickly, and it can take a long time to heat up more. Additionally, many hot water heaters just don't heat up water to very high temperatures, or the water that is heated tends to lose much of the heat by the time it reaches the faucet. For those who use hot water a lot, especially in the kitchen, they often have to rely on using a kettle or a microwave to get hot water, which prolongs the amount of time taken to get it.

The perfect solution to this problem is by having a hot water dispenser. These are essentially mini-boilers that can be placed in the kitchen or in another room while connected to the home's water supply, which can then provide instantaneous hot water at near-boiling temperatures. They work separately from the home's main boiler, so there is no need to worry about those in other rooms using up the entire supply of hot water. In fact, many of these come with their own faucets, letting you use them in conjunction with an already existing sink.

Some people may prefer a more natural way of heating water. If you are one of these people, then check out our reviews for the top solar water heaters.

What Features to Compare

Most people probably don't have a hot water dispenser in their homes, so it is only natural that they wouldn't know the main characteristics to look for in a model. Although they work in a somewhat similar manner to any kind of water heater, there are a few key characteristics that any buyer will want to keep an eye on in regard to any model they want to purchase. Below are these main characteristics that anyone should look for in order to find the best hot water dispenser for their home.

Power

Probably the first thing that anyone will want to look at is the power of any hot water heater. This is an important characteristic as it can determine not only how fast the water can be heated to the maximum temperature, but also how much water can be heated quickly. Most hot water dispensers are made to heat water as quickly as possible, but the power rating of each model can vary greatly. In general, those who are buying one with a larger capacity will want to make sure that they are getting the most powerful one possible.

Tank Capacity

Speaking of which, the tank capacity is another extremely important characteristic of any hot water dispenser. Each unit will have its own water tank that will keep hot water in it, so those who tend to use a lot of hot water at a time will want one with a large capacity. Exceeding the tank's capacity in use will end up resulting in having less hot water available to you, so being aware of how much hot water it can hold at any one time is important for any owner of these appliances.

Performance

The performance of a hot water dispenser shows how quickly hot water can be heated by the unit. This measurement is usually done with using the number of cups per hour that can be heated. Units with a higher number of cups per hour will generally heat larger volumes of water faster, making this a key indicator of the overall performance of any unit.

Temp Adjustments

As with any hot water heater, the temp adjustments will be important to consider, as this will show the temperature range that hot water can be held and delivered at. You will want to make sure that any hot water dispenser you purchase can heat water to the temperature that you desire.

Faucet

All of the hot water dispensers in this review come with their own faucet, which is by itself a very important consideration, as this shows how you will dispense the hot water heated by the unit. For whichever model you choose, you will want to make sure that it comes with a faucet that is to your liking, or that will meet your needs in regard to where you plan on installing the unit.

Installation Requirements

One last thing to pay attention to is the installation requirements for the hot water dispenser, as this will dictate what exactly you need in regard to where you are going to install the unit. You will want to make sure that your home meets these requirements before purchasing the unit.

6 Tips for Installing a Hot Water Dispenser

It is easy to think that installing something like a hot water dispenser is difficult, especially if you are a novice when it comes to home repair. After all, such devices are usually not installed by the owners, but by service people paid to do the job for you. You might be surprised to learn, however, that it really isn't that difficult to install on yourself. All you need are the right tools along with a good space to install it that has access to your home's water supply. If you have just purchased a hot water dispenser and wish to save a little extra money by installing it yourself, then read these tips for installing one, and you should be well on your way to doing it in no time at all.

1. Read the Instructions

Before you get started with installing your brand new hot water dispenser, you will want to read the installation instructions that came with it. These instructions should contain an inventory of all of the parts that are included in the kit, as well as a detailed step-by-step guide on how to install all of the separate components. It should also tell you what tools you will need to complete the installation. This guide should be your best friend during the installation process, and we highly recommend following each step down to the smallest detail.

2. Turn Off Water Supply

Before installing any kind of equipment to your home's water supply, you will need to turn off the supply at its base. This is to prevent water from shooting out from any pipes or hoses that you are connecting to it, which can cause quite a mess. Once the water supply is turned off, you will want to connect the tubing that came with your hot water dispenser. Make sure that this tubing will fit with your home's water system tubing. If it doesn't, then you will either need to find a tubing adapter or contact the manufacturer of the device for the parts that you need.

3. Mounting Point for Faucet

Wherever you install the hot water dispenser, you will need a mounting point for the faucet nearby. Most people usually install these devices underneath an existing sink, using that same sink for the faucet. If you don't wish to replace the existing faucet in that sink with the one for your hot water dispenser, you will need to drill a hole that is of the exact size needed for the faucet that came with the kit. The instructions that came with the hot water dispenser should tell you exactly what you need.

4. Mounting Point for Heater

As equally important as where you will mount the faucet is where you will mount the heater. The heater will need to be mounted in an area that is close enough both to an electrical outlet and to the faucet, while providing you with easy access to it after installation. We highly recommend figuring this out before you start with the installation procedure in order to save your time and patience.

5. Inspect Tubing

Making a close inspection of the tubing that came with your hot water dispenser is vitally important in order to ensure that you don't encounter any leaks. Before installing it, it might be a good idea to try running some water through the tubing to see if any water leaks out. Making a close visual inspection of the tubing is a good idea also, as any damaged tubing will need to be replaced, even if it doesn't immediately present any leaks. Any damage to the tubing will eventually present the risk of leaks, so replacing damaged tubing before installing the system will be quite important.

6. Have a Friend Help You

You have probably heard the phrase "four eyes are better than two" before, and this phrase definitely applies to installing any appliance of this kind. Having a friend help you with the installation process is always a good idea, as having an extra set of eyes on any problem can always help prevent issues from going unnoticed.

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Publish Date: 2019-10-03 11:57:53