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moving baseboard heating

newbie75newbie75 Posts: 2Member
I'm in the process of renovating my house.... I added a section that allows me to go straight into the basement. I need to make a cutout for a door opening ... the problem I have is that the pipe for the basebard heat comes from the upstairs down to the floor.... its on a loop that consists of two baseboards on the same floor.... all I need to do is move the pipe over 24"-30"... can I just cut the pipe at the top and add a 90 degree bend, then extend it over and add another 90 degree bend downward to the floor and then out the baseboard? - I cut the ceiling out in hopes to see the connection , but the pipe goes through two sets of beams and then the floor.... i would have to cut the walls upstairs to get to it from there...

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  • EBEBRATT-EdEBEBRATT-Ed Posts: 5,306Member
    Assuming this is hot water and not steam. If HW you can run the pipe up, down, over or under, water doesn't care. just a few things to watch for.

    Locate pipe so it cannot freeze (stay out of outside walls

    if you go up and back down you may create an air pocket leave a bleed valve or air vent if possible

    If you go down and back up you should have a drain at the low point
  • newbie75newbie75 Posts: 2Member
    i would basically come down into a 90 and over to the right 20" then 90 down to the floor where the baseboard is. i have a hot water system.
  • EBEBRATT-EdEBEBRATT-Ed Posts: 5,306Member
    Sounds ok
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