I want to run a 1.5" drain pipe along the wall about 2 feet from the floor to a microbrewery setup in the corner of my basement. I have sheets of fiberglass insulation against the walls though, and I don't want to remove them. What kind of hanger/ mount can I use to run it along the wall, but about 4-6 inches off the wall?


They make shelf brackets that have a U shaped hook on the end away from the wall. I've seen them in a variety of sizes, down to about 6" (don't know about 4"). That would be pretty easy, just space some of those out at the height you want, then lay the pipe in the "trough" created by the hooks.

I guess they're called shelf and rod brackets. Here's a link, though it's probably too big for what you want.

This one looks perfect for what you want, but I don't see how to buy it..

Do a google search and a google image search for "rod bracket" "shelf and rod bracket" you'll see ones made for closets, but also others for curtain rods, which tend to project less from the wall. I did a search for '6" rod bracket' and saw many potentials, at a range of price points.

  • could you include a link to what you're talking about? I cannot seem to find anything like that. – Jeremy Holovacs Jan 26 '12 at 12:12
  • @JeremyHolovacs Searching for "curtain rod bracket" at my local HI store turns up lots of results. I'm pretty sure a walk down the hardware isle (where they have screws, hinges, and L-brackets) would also turn up a few results. – BMitch Jan 27 '12 at 13:08

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