Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Concrete, Stone & Masonry

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-07-2012, 04:25 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 2
Share |
Default

Exterior ventilation hole


Hi,
need contact info to have exterior hole cut on the brick to the interior of a kitchen in order to install an exhaust fan. Need some one who is able to cu t 5 or 6 inch hole without breaking the brick .

DMCNERNEY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2012, 04:28 PM   #2
DIY staff
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kane county,Illinois
Posts: 21,273
Default

Exterior ventilation hole


What country are you from?

__________________
New members: Adding your location to your profile helps in many ways.--M--
oh'mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2012, 04:32 PM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 2
Default

Exterior ventilation hole


CAnada
DMCNERNEY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2012, 04:57 PM   #4
DIY staff
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kane county,Illinois
Posts: 21,273
Default

Exterior ventilation hole


What you will want to do is find a 'core drilling' company---

Look under 'concrete cutting' or 'core drilling' in the local yellow pages,

Also--any concrete contractor will know of a good one as concrete companies use this service frequently--along with many plumbers.

The machines are expensive .

If you don't need a perfect diamond cut hole----the brick could be drilled with a series of holes using an ordinary masonry bit in a hammer drill---and the center chipped out with a chisel.
__________________
New members: Adding your location to your profile helps in many ways.--M--
oh'mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2012, 03:54 PM   #5
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Va Beach, VA
Posts: 237
Default

Exterior ventilation hole


Drill many holes and chisel out. Easy Easy job. The exhaust vent will have a face cover which will hide the rough edge brick hole. You could also use a grinder with a diamond blade to cut the brick. Drawl your circle, drill the perimeter all the way around. Grind a "X" inside the circle hammer-n-chisel to liking. Voila. (No need for core drilling.)

Or

You can rent a core drill and a 6" bit for around $200 1/2 day.

GL
TRUEPRO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2012, 08:54 PM   #6
DIY staff
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kane county,Illinois
Posts: 21,273
Default

Exterior ventilation hole


Quote:
Originally Posted by TRUEPRO View Post

You can rent a core drill and a 6" bit for around $200 1/2 day.

GL
Those drills are heavy---we used to hang them off a fork lift or use a hoist to suspend them for horizontal coring---Might be a challenge---
__________________
New members: Adding your location to your profile helps in many ways.--M--
oh'mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2012, 07:19 PM   #7
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Va Beach, VA
Posts: 237
Default

Exterior ventilation hole


I believe it...didnt really take that in to consideration a DIYer might have a challenge!!

TRUEPRO is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Repair Small Hole in Vinyl Siding Silkcityflorida General DIY Discussions 12 04-08-2013 03:34 PM
Cutting Hole for Bathroom exhaust jburchill Kitchen & Bath Remodeling 14 04-16-2012 11:55 AM
patching hole in 8" concrete block BlueBSH Building & Construction 5 08-09-2011 06:55 PM
Need to enlarge hole in wood top plate: or use flex with minimum OD. mysterylectric Electrical 3 08-09-2011 02:52 PM
How to patch hole in duct work and drill new one? Studly HVAC 10 03-03-2009 09:26 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.