Drilling Through Insulation

Old 01-31-23, 07:25 AM
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Drilling Through Insulation

I have to pass a 3/4" conduit through a 2x6 wall that contains pink fibreglass insulation. In the past I recall my typical drill bit snagging the insulation as it passes though.

Is there a technique or method to drill through the insulation ?.....or is it just better to open up a space by wiggling a screwdriver or rod side to side ?
Old 01-31-23, 09:49 AM
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Wiggle and stick is what I usually do. I also feel it allows the insulation to seal around the pipe or conduit better than if you'd cut and removed insulation.

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