The Area’s Leader in Kitchen Renovation Services
Serving the regions of Evansville IN, Bloomington IN, Owensboro KY and Henderson KY with Expert Kitchen Renovation Services
Over 50 Years of Experience
At Altstadt Hoffman Plumbing, we have over 50 years of experience with kitchen remodeling in the Evansville tri-state area.
Kitchen renovations to your home often involve significant changes to the space’s layout, appliances, and aesthetics. Plumbing is crucial to these renovations, as the kitchen relies heavily on water supply and drainage for various tasks. Here are aspects of kitchen renovations that involve plumbing:
Planning and Design
Appliance Placement: Consider the placement of sinks, dishwashers, refrigerators with water/ice dispensers, and other water-dependent appliances.
Supply Lines: New lines may need to be installed to accommodate changes in appliance locations.
Hot Water System: Adding a new sink or dish washer? Make sure your current hot water system can handle the increased demand.
Drainage and Waste Management
Drain Lines: Proper drainage is critical. A renovation may require new drain lines or reconfiguration of existing ones.
Dishwasher Drain: Be sure to connect a new or relocated dishwasher to the kitchen’s drain system. This creates a proper high-loop or air gap to prevent wastewater backflow into the dishwasher.
Garbage Disposal: A garbage disposal will require a dedicated drain line connected to the sink’s drain.
Sink Type: The plumbing configuration can vary depending on sink type (single bowl, double bowl, etc.). Sealing and securing the sink properly will help prevent leaks and ensure stability.
Faucet Installation: Installing a new faucet may involve connecting water supply lines and possibly extending or adjusting existing lines to accommodate the new fixture.
Gas Lines (if applicable)
Gas Appliances: If your kitchen includes gas appliances such as stoves or ovens, the renovation might involve adjusting or extending gas lines to accommodate their placement.
Plumber Consultation: Consult with us — a licensed plumber — before and during your kitchen renovation. We can assess your plans, offer insights into plumbing feasibility, and provide guidance on code compliance.
Kitchen renovations can greatly enhance the functionality and appeal of your home, but the plumbing aspects should be carefully considered to avoid issues down the line. Collaborating with us and planning ahead will help ensure a successful and smooth plumbing integration within your kitchen design.