Drilling Through Insulation


  #1  
Old 01-31-23, 07:25 AM
W
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 48
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
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 ?
 
  #2  
Old 01-31-23, 09:49 AM
P
Group Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: NC, USA
Posts: 27,499
Received 2,108 Upvotes on 1,887 Posts
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.
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: