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Louise Newport, in our house, that would be several trips!
I see your point but we have 5 children 2 adults at a bare minimum. So heavy lifting with stock pots etc, definitely a good idea to add a tap alongside the cooktop for us!
However we put our large double sink with large drainer along the same bench top as the cooktop. So not too far to carry the heavy stuff, with the kettle at the other end. I suppose definitely work to your circumstances and budget. We are a big family in construction so some things are easier to add in without too much added expense.

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The practicality of a pot filler is lost on me. In larger houses the pipe leading to it is all too often filled with stale unused water. Sometimes I see friends with pot fillers emptying multiple vessels of water in their sink before they can get the good water. I would certainly plan the pot filler as a short branch between the main sink and the central supply to ensure continuous flushing of the line.

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Quite a lot of show off factor in these kitchens. They may look gorgeous but really do we really need a separate sink in the kitchen to wash our hands when there are two ginormous sinks already there? Don’t these people have powder rooms or bathrooms for that third person who is unable to wait a couple of minutes? We don’t need bigger sinks we need deeper sinks, as long as your oven rack can fit in to soak that’s the biggest sink you will ever need. Growing up in England we had a large shallow stone sink, washed up in bowls to save water and backs, soaked burnt trays and racks in the actual sink. Now if we had had one of those sprayer taps that would have been perfect. The old laundry tubs deep and wide were practical but are few and far between these days. I want to know who these people are that can find help in the fancy kitchens usually it’s just the hostess! And judging by the perfection there is no way she’s gonna let anyone in to her kitchen!


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