Re: opening constricted galvanized pipe
Posted by jon on March 14, 2004 at 08:45:44:
In response to Re: opening constricted galvanized pipe
: : This old house has a 10ft piece of 1 1/2" galvanized buried in the cieling and just short of tearing out the drywall is there anything I can try pouring down the drain to open it up.If not is it safe to run a cutting blade thru it and if so what size is best..thanks

: If this is a drainage line, have it snaked with a power auger. Do NOT use chemicals like Drano. They do not work, they are dangerous to all living things and can cause damage to snaking equipment.
: Deb
: The Pipewench

Thanks For the record this is the upstairs bath sink that had 2 sinks and one was taken out and a washer was installedI know its supposto be a 2 " line but not untill the job was all done.Now Im trying to avoid replacing the 1 1/2 " line.This old house also is wet that right?one vent for the whole house and it comes off the upstairs sink drainage out to the roof

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