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CVC 04-08-2010 10:04 AM

Locating Water Pipes in House Walls?
 
My house is on solid slab and is 2 story with bathrooms upstairs. I need to locate where 3/4" water supply line(s) are located inside existing downstairs interior house walls, or at least roughly locating, before cutting into wall to specifically locate the line. Reason being that I need to run a new water line from this supply and code won't allow tapping to 1/2" lines. Can't do it from where the only known 3/4" line is at my water heater downstairs. The supply line I'm seeking would definitely be in a downstairs interior wall (not exterior) running upward to baths. Any suggestions on how to approach finding the line?

Thanks!

Just Bill 04-09-2010 06:11 AM

Better stud finders also have metal locating capability, as well as active wiring.

tpolk 04-09-2010 09:20 AM

i always used to find water lines with a nail or screw


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