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Old 09-21-2006, 04:33 PM   #16
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Travishume,
I suspect the installer used a strong magnet. If you can attach a short piece of thin steel wire to the supply line, You might be able to slowly drag it underneath the floor boards. You will need a very strong magnet and some imagination in connecting the steel wire to the line so that the wire moves freely on the supply line. This will allow the attraction of the magnetic effect to pull the wire up againt the floor boards as you slowly lower the line into the hole. Sometimes beaded chain may be better then wire. Good Luck.

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Oh. Interesting idea. Didn't even consider something like that.
Thanks for the idea.
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Old 09-21-2006, 06:39 PM   #18
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Put a loop or hook on the end of the wire so that you can use another wire to grab it.
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Cut bigger holes, tie the pipe to a gerbil.
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My answer stands, without access to under that floor it's not going to happen.

Here is an idea to think about, tap into the source from another place, like water heater location, run the line through the attic, over to the fridge wall, and down the back side from above, two small hole in the ceiling, now take a molding strip thicker then the 1/4" tubing and a router, route out the middle and use it to cover up the pipe comming down the wall. Problem solved, this is only if you have attic space.
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I have the exact same problem. I was wondering if you could run the water line up to the attic and down the other side? If I did hire a plumber, does anyone have any idea how much it would cost?
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If it's easy to access the attic, a couple of hours time, say around $199.99 and you only neeed to run 1/4" copper line.
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Thanks Ron!
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Old 09-26-2006, 07:51 AM   #24
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My answer stands, without access to under that floor it's not going to happen.

Here is an idea to think about, tap into the source from another place, like water heater location, run the line through the attic, over to the fridge wall, and down the back side from above, two small hole in the ceiling, now take a molding strip thicker then the 1/4" tubing and a router, route out the middle and use it to cover up the pipe comming down the wall. Problem solved, this is only if you have attic space.

One of the first things I suggested was to tap another source. Apparently the poster says there are no other water sources on that side of the house at all

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