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Plumbing washing machine and Fridge freezer to same tap

Postby Andyp1978 » Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:25 pm

Moving into new house. Bought new fridge with water supply. 1 cold water tap under the sink as normal. Can I, with the correct fittings, connect both the washing machine & the fridge water supply to this tap? Will there be any issue with drinking water sharing the same tap as the washing machine? I believe it would be fine but the Mrs is freaking out??
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Cold water tap, can fridge water and washing machine both be connected to this with the correct fittings?
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Apr 19, 2020 9:19 pm

Hi andyp1978,
No reason why you should not do as you suggest apart from the issue of isolating two appliances with one valve.
Probably easier to replace the valve with a T and have two separate isolating valves (one reused and one new).
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