Running pex under floor?

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    harborremodel

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    I'm going to be remodeling a kitchen in a few months. I need to relocate some feed lines and drain lines from the middle of the kitchen to a wall about 8 feet away. I DON'T want to have to rip up the nice wood floor to run the lines. I was thinking about running pex from the current lines under floor over to the wall and then up to their terminus. I could rip into the ceiling drywall downstairs to access the lines but was wondering if there any issues with running pex about 8 feet without having it supported against a stud.
     
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    nealtw

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    Why not leave the drywall and cut a couple holes to tie the pex up.
     
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    harborremodel

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    What do you mean cut a few holes? Cut some small holes in the ceiling below the kitchen where i'm running the pex?
     
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    nealtw

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    Yes, just big enough to attach the pex to a joist. Patching a few holes is easier than replacing.:)
     

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