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Covering cables outside of house

Discussion in 'Alarms, CCTV & Telephones' started by Larry1990, 17 Oct 2021.

  1. Larry1990

    Larry1990

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    Hi Guys,

    Can anyone please give me a bit of advice on what to use to cover some CCTV cables outside of my house.

    I bought this system https://www.toolstation.com/swann-1080p-cctv-system/p17295 and have installed 2X cameras at the front of my house. I've drilled a hole under a first floor window and have ran both cables back into the house through that.

    In the interests of making it look a little better and to make it a little more difficult to cut the cables/weatherproof, what would be the best thing to cover the cables in?

    Is there any kind of flexible rubber/foam type tape I could use?

    Cheers

    Larry
     
  2. Handymanjo

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    Screenshot_20211017-175338_Chrome.jpg You could use self amalagin tape on the connection to prevent water ingress or use water resistant joint boxes.
     
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  4. sparkymarka

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    Put them in 20mm plastic conduit
     
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  5. Harry Bloomfield

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    The best thing, is to take cables in via holes made straight from the rear of the unit, into either the loft or so they emerge between floor and ceiling of the floor. That way, there are no visible cables.
     
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  7. Larry1990

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    Thanks Guys, exactly what I was looking for. I've ordered some flexible conduit.

    Cheers
     
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