The refrigerator is one of the hardest working appliances around the home, so when one breaks suffers a leak, the experience can have consequences. This Cary home experienced a refrigerator water supply line break flooding the kitchen and basement while the homeowner was at work.
When the line is damaged and needs replacement there are a few things to keep in mind. For instance, one of the factors at this point would be to choose a line material that will offer durability and long lasting utility.
Plastic water lines
In terms of materials, plastic lines are the most cost effective. The biggest threat lies in these lines cracking.
Copper water lines
Another option is to go with copper water lines that yield superior sturdiness but are also more prone to kinkiness.