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Chasing cable from under stairs to stud wall above

Postby rmg47989 » Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:51 pm

Hi all hope you can help!

I am in a new build property and looking to move my virgin router upstairs. instead of chasing cables along the wall i would like to do this cleanly.

The cable is located underneath the stairs, which has a stud wall to the front - directly above this wall is the stud wall in the room where i would like the cable to go.

I have cut into the office stud wall and can see the wood beam to the bottom, would this be as simple as drilling with a flat wood bit through and feeding a wire/rod down to a opening in the bottom stud wall?
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Postby stoneyboy » Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:38 pm

Hi rmg47989
Yes it should be but beware there may be screws or nails to drill through and there may be cables and pipes between the ceiling and floor above.
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