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Drilled through water pipe in wall

Postby Syd » Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:11 am

Drilled 8mm wide hole into brick wall and hit copper water pipe 3cm deep! How can i fix leak?! Can I plug it? HELP!?
Am I able to plug the hole? Was thinking some type of concrete plug, bonded in somehow. Or could I just concrete up with a plastic or metal bond to stop concrete entering water pipe. The pipe is only approx 2.5cm wide and I've only pierced it. Will the pressure cause problems over time. Hoping there would be an easy fix
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Postby bobplum » Wed Dec 03, 2008 7:57 pm

hi sid
doubt it very much start removing brick and replace section of piping to make sure it doesnt leak
(go on you know you want to do it?)
you can buy a clamp repair kit to go over the pipe to save removing large sections of pipe the big orange diy shop do them
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Postby jenniferhoops » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:36 am

Fix it with concrete or you can fill it with some other fixing material. I know you can do it yourself.
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