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Kitchen design help for converted detached garage

Any help would be greatly appreciative. We have a detached garage that we bought that has been converted and looking to make it a little bit more functional and cozy. When you walk in the front door it is our laundry room/kitchen. Small space. Right now on the left wall we have a stackable washer and dryer and about a 35 inch gap between the washer and dryer and the hot water heater. We really need to add a kitchen sink and don't know really where to start. Do we just find a 35 inch kitchen cabinet base that allows a sink and then find a sink and then a countertop? If we get a 35 inch cabinet can be get a 20 inch sink and just have a small leftover countertop? Sorry for the silly questiOns. Any help and design ideas or links to products would help. Thank you!
 
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Is this a garage that has been converted into an apartment?
Before you get started you need to figure out both the drain and water supply.
pics could be helpful - http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...-pictures.html
 
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If you want to purchase a cabinet and not build it, the sink base cabinets are available in 36W and 33W (among others). The 36 is too wide, so you need to go with a 33.
Base cabinets are generally built 34-1/2 high.

Note that the most typical kitchen sink is 33" wide. You might or might not be able to fit a 33" sink in a 33" cabinet without cutting the cabinet sides.
 
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Kitchen help for converted detached garage

Any help would be greatly appreciative. We have a detached garage that we bought that has been converted and looking to make it a little bit more functional and cozy. When you walk in the front door it is our laundry room/kitchen. Small space. Right now on the left wall we have a stackable washer and dryer and about a 35 inch gap between the washer and dryer and the hot water heater. We really need to add a kitchen sink and don't know really where to start. Do we just find a 35 inch kitchen cabinet base that allows a sink and then find a sink and then a countertop? If we get a 35 inch cabinet can be get a 20 inch sink and just have a small leftover countertop? Sorry for the silly questiOns. Any help and design ideas or links to products would help. Thank you!

Attaching 2 pics. So I am looking to fill the space between the washer/dryer and the hot water heater. The refrigerator will be moved.
 
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I have merged your two similar threads. To avoid confusion please don't start new threads on the same topic.
 
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sorry about the confusion.. I did not realize I created 2 threads...
 
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Besides reconfiguring the plumbing you'll need to get rid of or move the outlet the fridge and microwave are plugged into. I'm not an electrician but there are rules as to how close an outlet can be to a sink, using a ground fault receptacle allows closer but I don't know how close.
 
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is it a huge undertaking to move the outlet or a huge expense?
what do you guys think about the all in one kitchenette units like this one:

https://www.appliancesconnection.com...FcMbgQodVeILnA

or do you think they are a waste of money and should just piece together the items seperately
 
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A lot depends on where the wires come from [how long they are] whether or not it would be a big deal to relocate that receptacle. That all in one unit might be ok but you still have to run the plumbing along with 240 volt for the stove.
 
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Old 07-08-16, 01:22 PM
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Actually no distance requirement from a sink but it should be GFCI. In fact if the inspector considers this a kitchen you need at least two dedicated GFCI protected receptacle circuits. There can be no lights or fixed in place appliances on those two circuits.
 
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