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Is it normal to have central heating pipework in concrete floor

Postby jamesmd » Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:06 am

In the hope of finding the source of a central heating leak we've been chiseling away at our concrete floor. I've found the pipe but its heavily encased in concrete so its going to be a nightmare to investigate further.

Just wondering if this is normal to have pipework installed in this way, or did the person who installed it originally do a bit of a bodge?
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:07 pm

Hi jamesmd
Certainly in the 70’s and before it was accepted practice to bury pipes in concrete floors. It’s a nightmare to trace and correct a leak and bypassing the leaking section of pipe is frequently the only solution.
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