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Old 07-16-2012, 03:51 PM   #1
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water lines in walls ?


hello , we have water lines that had to be replaced a while
back. they couldn't run the lines under the house because
of our concrete foundation there is now space under the
house . so instead they put them through the walls next to
the ceiling were there seen running through the house .

do to a recent renovation we have the drywall took down
and it is possibly for us to run them inside the walls. but
i think ive heard this is a bad idea because if they were to leak
the walls will be ruined .

is this true should they never be ran on the inside of the walls ?

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Plumbings ran through walls all the time. I would suggest not runing them through outside walls or the attic if you live in an area where it ever freezes.
If it's new lines your trying to run then the best way is to use Pex tubing, that way you can make up to 100' runs with no joints behind the walls.

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thx for the quick response , we would need a couple joints they will be cold and hot lines to
the sink an shower . would we have to run the joints outside the wall then back in to the shower ?

srry for the noob question this is a new area for us.
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I think your going to have to call in a real plumber on this one judging by your questions.
Not trying to be mean.
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no prob , lol thx anyway .
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I challenge your question with a question : If the water line is outside of the wall, and it leaks, what do you suppose will happen?



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