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Kitchen sink

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by tthomass, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Posts: 3,496

    Do you normally run both hot and cold water or just cold/tap? Water that goes down the sink, where is it plumbed to?
     
  2. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,325

    are you asking about a outdoor kitchen sink? may wana clear that up.
     
  3. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Posts: 3,496

    haha, yes...........I do exterior landscapes/hardscapes, not interior
     
  4. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,325

    hey man, at first i thought maybe you were plumbing your new house and needed some help.
     
  5. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Posts: 3,496

    Nah, just trying to get some things sorted out on a design. Thanks though.
     
  6. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,325

    sounds like its gona be a nice one based on the threads you just started. Assuming both pertain to the design.
     
  7. oakhillslandscaping

    oakhillslandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 643

    i have only done one and we ran just cold water, what we did is had a plumber install a second irrigation spigot and ran an hose like under ground to the faucet we made it so it could be blown out with the irrigation in the fall. this was back in 2005 i havent been to see if it still works hahaha prolly not the best way to install it but it was a learning curve for the company i was with and myself
     
  8. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,366

    We normally run hot and cold, unless they specify only cold. We shoot out the basement with rigid copper interior, and flex exterior with insulation wrapping.We do shutoff valves inside with blowouts inline outside. We use 50gal drywells for the drain with a vent under the sink so it doesn't gargle on you. hope that helped.
     
  9. SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES

    SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 763

    we only put cold water taps in. we connect in the craw space and run in conduit to the sink. as far as the drainage goes, most times we run sch40 4" pipe to daylight and let that be it. we just tell the customer that all they can use the water for is filling things up or washing dishes they can not wash food down the drain etc. if it is suitable with propper drop, we will connect to the drains in the house. most times though, you can't get propper drop to do this. you could burry a sistern to catch it, but what do you do when that gets clogged up with grease or something.
     
  10. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,181

    Usually clients choice but it is sometimes easier to install a 5 gallon heater out there and insulate it. We dont have the freeze problems you northern boys have so blow outs just dont happen down here.
     

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