In most cases, the water line can be run from a kitchen faucet water supply line through the kitchen cabinets and over to the refrigerator. If running the line through the cabinets is not feasible, you might need to run it through the floor and up to where the refrigerator is located.
How much does it cost to run a water line to a refrigerator?
A typical water line costs between $65 and $170 to run. The cost to install a basic refrigerator on a first floor kitchen with a water line is about $250. If you need an electrical outlet installed by an electrician, youll need to pay an average of $220-$750 per outlet.
How far can you run fridge water line?
There is no maximum length, you can run the line as long as needed to reach a main water line. You can also use 1/4 O.D. (outside dimension) copper tubing with a flared end, approximately 8 ft coiled into 3 turns that are 10 in diameter.
How deep should waterline be buried?
The classic rule-of-thumb procedure for avoiding cold-weather damage to water pipe is bury it deep. If water lines are located below the lowest level of frost penetration—five to six feet or more in many cold region locales—they should be safe from freezing.