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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-02-2013, 05:04 PM
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Posted By jvc714
CallMeVilla, I ended up re-routing the pipe like...

CallMeVilla, I ended up re-routing the pipe like in your last picture. It went well. Thank you for the suggestion. I am going to leave the wall and floor open for a few months to make sure it will...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-20-2013, 04:23 PM
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Posted By jvc714
Nealtw, I would love to but that would require me...

Nealtw, I would love to but that would require me to dig up the slab in the bathroom too. I plan on re-routing it around the curve this weekend.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-19-2013, 04:47 AM
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Posted By jvc714
It took some guessing since there were several...

It took some guessing since there were several pipes of the same color going through the slab but I was able to isolate it.

I ended up cutting the pipe and putting in a plug to stop the leak so...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-15-2013, 01:27 AM
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Posted By jvc714
CallMeVilla, I think I will install a valve on...

CallMeVilla, I think I will install a valve on both hot water pipes going into the slab this weekend to help isolate which pipe it is. If that is successful, I will re-route it like in your last...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-14-2013, 11:25 AM
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Posted By jvc714
Bud16415, it was suppose to be a permanent fix...

Bud16415, it was suppose to be a permanent fix that included everything. The supervisor said he could not find the leak after making multiple small digs. At the end, the supervisor pointed it out...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-14-2013, 03:45 AM
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Posted By jvc714
Based on what I know, I can speculate that it is...

Based on what I know, I can speculate that it is coming from the water heater going to the downstairs bathroom. I do not know for sure or how it is connected to the water heater. Hopefully, I can...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-13-2013, 03:42 PM
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Posted By jvc714
CallMeVilla, you are right. Thank you for the...

CallMeVilla, you are right. Thank you for the suggestion.

Bud16415, I don't like pipes under the slab either but I do not know where else they can run the pipe easily. The thing I object to is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-12-2013, 10:16 PM
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Posted By jvc714
Thank you Nealtw for the suggestion for the tool....

Thank you Nealtw for the suggestion for the tool. I looked at it and it is just too expensive for me to buy it for one time use.

Thank you CallMeVilla for the suggestion. Do you by chance know...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-11-2013, 11:33 PM
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Posted By jvc714
Nealtw, I think it is a pinhole leak in the...

Nealtw,

I think it is a pinhole leak in the copper pipe. The copper pipe is under a wall that I can only get to by digging a small trench under the foundation through a 8x12 inch hole in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-11-2013, 11:31 PM
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Posted By jvc714
I think it is a pinhole leak in the copper pipe. ...

I think it is a pinhole leak in the copper pipe. The copper pipe is under a wall that I can only get to by digging a small trench under the foundation through a 8x12 inch hole in the foundation in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-11-2013, 04:13 PM
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Posted By jvc714
I normally would. The problem is that it is the...

I normally would. The problem is that it is the pipe is under a concrete slab under the house. I can only cut what I can see and I can only see the bend.

Thanks for the suggestion though.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-11-2013, 01:45 PM
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Posted By jvc714
Leaky Curved Copper Pipe

I was wondering if anybody has any ideas on how to fix a leak in a curved copper pipe? I considered cutting the leak out and using a Sharkbite slip coupler but I cannot slide the slip coupler over...
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