Hooking up water line to a fridge that's far away


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Old 06-15-18, 08:30 AM
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Hooking up water line to a fridge that's far away

Hello everyone. Need some advice and suggestions.

Disclaimer: excuse the mess. Getting ready to paint, and lay down new kitchen tile. Sorry 😉
Let me preface this by saying I wouldnít have the knowledge to do this myself. Just trying to get an idea if this is do-able before I pay someone to come out and look. Iíd really appreciate anyone opinions.

Iím getting ready to buy a new refrigerator for my apartment. Trying to decide whether or not to get a fancy one that has an indoor water & ice dispenser. Iím just not sure if hooking up a waterline is do-able from the layout of the kitchen. Waterline would have to be connected under the kitchen sink and ran to the other side. The washer is connected under the sink obviously.

The new fridge would be where the temp mini fridge is.
Is there a way for this to be done? Wrestling with how they would even conceal the water line? It would have to be routed pass the entryway. I donít know. What do you guys think? Can this be done?

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Old 06-15-18, 10:38 AM
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Unless you have access to the water line below the floor, assuming not if an apartment, then that means you have to pass in front of the doorway?

That is not really feasible!
 
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Old 06-15-18, 12:01 PM
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Without looking really close it's a little hard to tell, but it may be feasible to run a copper line in front of the door under a threshold. But the line would still be exposed on either side of the door. Unless you could take off the baseboard, route out a notch in the back for the water line and re-install the base. Interesting challenge!
 
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Old 06-15-18, 12:43 PM
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Since you're going to tile the floor, it might not take much extra work to open a channel and run copper under the sub-floor.
 
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I’m getting ready to buy a new refrigerator for my apartment.
If you are renting the apartment, it is the landlord's responsibility to get the plumbing done.
 
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Old 06-15-18, 03:38 PM
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Damn I was kind of hoping for different answers. lol Thanks for the opinions. Toying with the idea of just using a flojet 5000 with a accumulator & a 5 gallon water bottle.
 
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Old 06-15-18, 06:35 PM
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Listen to what Wirepuller says. If anything went wrong you would responsible for any and all damages. Even with your idea of the accumulator.
 
 

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