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    Default A first for me...

    Anyone see this regularly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Arnold View Post
    Anyone see this regularly?
    No, I don't see them often, but do see them.

    ' correct a wise man and you gain a friend... correct a fool and he'll bloody your nose'.

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    Default Re: A first for me...

    Yep, it is a pot filler. More common with larger gas stoves like Viking, Wolf, etc...

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    Default Re: A first for me...

    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Patterson View Post
    Yep, it is a pot filler. More common with larger gas stoves like Viking, Wolf, etc...
    Getting to be very common in new construction. I guess it's the newest "cheap to install" kitchen fad.

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    Default Re: A first for me...

    On an electric stove no less. Cheap seats High Society. I know them


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    Yes I see them mostly in the upper end homes or what I think start as an upper end home of a half mil or more . I never see them on the less expensive homes.


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    Default Re: A first for me...

    I guess that it saves you from having to carry a heavy pot of water from the sink to the stove, but you would still have to carry it back to drain it. Unless you just boil it dry or wait for it to evaporate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Arnold View Post
    Anyone see this regularly?
    Do you mean a pot filler, or just one cut off?

    I see pot fillers all the time, but this the first one I have ever seen with only one handle/valve.
    Two valves help prevent accidentally turning the water on if you bump into the handle.


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    Default Re: A first for me...

    Any code provisions that may apply with a water faucet over a electric range?


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    Default Re: A first for me...

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris McIntyre View Post
    Do you mean a pot filler, or just one cut off?

    Two valves help prevent accidentally turning the water on if you bump into the handle.
    I can't imagine how that helps... most of the range top pot fillers I see have just one handle, but I'm sure that they're many types.

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    Default Re: A first for me...

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris McIntyre View Post
    Two valves help prevent accidentally turning the water on if you bump into the handle.
    Quote Originally Posted by Dom D'Agostino View Post
    I can't imagine how that helps... most of the range top pot fillers I see have just one handle, but I'm sure that they're many types.

    Dom.
    Really?

    Most (actually all) I see have two handles, most you see have one...fair enough. But how can you not see the advantage of two handles?


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    Speaking of two handles.
    There should be two.
    I think there is a Code that requires a shutoff valve for every faucet except the tub.

    Look to see if there is a shutoff for the faucet.

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    Default Re: A first for me...

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris McIntyre View Post
    Really?

    Most (actually all) I see have two handles, most you see have one...fair enough. But how can you not see the advantage of two handles?
    What you call an advantage could be a burden if your hands are full. I guess it could go either way. I don't own one, so I have no first hand knowledge of how convenient it would be. I bet they're as useful as hydro-massage tubs -- everyone wants one, nobody uses them.


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    Default Re: A first for me...

    Quote Originally Posted by Rick Cantrell View Post
    Speaking of two handles.
    There should be two.
    I think there is a Code that requires a shutoff valve for every faucet except the tub.

    Look to see if there is a shutoff for the faucet.
    I had to look it up

    From the 2006 IRC
    P2903.9.3 Fixture valves and access. Valves serving individual
    fixtures, appliances, risers and branches shall be provided
    with access. An individual shutoff valve shall be
    required on the fixture supply pipe to each plumbing fixture
    other than bathtubs and showers.

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    Default Re: A first for me...

    First time i've seen this as well. Just looks plain stupid to me.


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