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September 12, 2023

How we built a stunning custom kitchen for a Karori client

Our plumber Fadi recently completed a Kitchen renovation in Karori and talks about some of the challenges faced and the overall experience

Challenges Faced:

The kitchen renovation in Karori had its fair share of challenges. Firstly, the existing plumbing setup was outdated and needed a complete overhaul to meet modern standards. Additionally, the limited space in the kitchen posed difficulties for rerouting pipes and installing new fixtures. The client also wanted a new dishwasher and a larger sink, which required careful planning to ensure proper connections.

Overcoming Challenges:

To address the outdated plumbing, I had to carefully remove old pipes and fixtures while minimizing disruption to the rest of the household. Rerouting pipes was a meticulous task, especially given the confined space. I used a combination of compact fittings and creative pipe routing to make the best use of the available area. Installing the dishwasher and larger sink required adjustments to the water supply and drainage systems. I ensured that all connections were secure and leak-free, conducting thorough tests before finalizing the installations.

Client Interactions:

The client was actively involved in the decision-making process, expressing their preferences and concerns clearly. We discussed the challenges posed by the limited space and explored various options to optimize the plumbing layout. Throughout the project, I maintained regular communication with the client, keeping them updated on the progress and any unexpected developments. They appreciated the transparency and felt confident in the solutions I proposed.

Overall Experience:

Completing this kitchen renovation was a rewarding experience. Overcoming the challenges required a mix of technical expertise and problem-solving skills. The client's collaboration and open communication played a significant role in the project's success. Seeing the newly renovated kitchen, with its updated plumbing and modern fixtures, was satisfying. This project reinforced the importance of adaptability and effective communication in delivering successful plumbing solutions.

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Whether it's a kitchen renovation project or the creation of an entirely new kitchen space that piques your interest, our dedicated team at LB White possesses the expertise to envision and execute the design, managing every aspect of the project.

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