Then we notice that we have no hot water. Checked the switch/fuse box and the hot water switch is on. I guess we will need to get a plumber in this morning but would welcome any comments or advice on all this.
is it likely that we will need a new element in our cylinder (in fact, can that even be done?) or a whole new cylinder? Could something failing in the cylinder have caused a spike that tripped all the clocks, or could a system spike have caused the problem with our hot water cylinder?
Don't know much about all this and keen to hear thoughts or ideas. Thanks.