Including Water Dispensers in Your Kitchen Remodel

P9270817During a kitchen remodel, instant hot and filtered water dispensers are a useful add-on to consider. Overall, they add a new level of convenience, with the ability to pour a tall glass of water or quickly make items such as instant coffee, hot tea and oatmeal.

“The hot water dispenser is connected to a tank that delivers water and a higher temperature, eliminating the need to boil or heat water in the microwave,” said Normandy Designer Ashley Noethe.

Filtered water is also a nice feature for kitchens, giving the ability to fill up water bottles or grab a glass of Pearson_Chicago_08water.

“The hot water option seems to be more popular as many refrigerators already have a water dispenser,” added Ashley. “However, if you prefer a refrigerator armoire or a model that does not have a built in dispenser, then it makes sense to add a filtered water dispenser too.”

OAK_045When it comes to selecting a dispenser that is right for you, there are a few items to consider.

Filtration – To improve the quality and taste of the water, the dispenser should have some sort of filtration system in place. However, keep in mind that these filters are typically changed one to two times per year.

Style – There are many different style options. Consider selecting a look that matches your main faucet. There are even some models that are integrated into the faucet so you don’t have an extra fixture on your countertop.

Investment – You’ll want to invest in a good, quality product. Consider the size of the tank, heater and type of filtration system.

Set up a time to meet with Ashley to discuss your kitchen remodel, including what extra amenities will make an immeasurable difference. You can also follow Normandy Remodeling on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for design ideas and information.

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