Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Electrical

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-18-2010, 05:59 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 129
Rewards Points: 75
Default

sealing compound?!


putting an outside light fixture (under a car port). Purchased a waterproof junction box - it says to put sealing compound on the threads of the stoppers i'm sealing up. What is sealing compound? Is this the same as the white cream used in plumbing? is teflon tape ok for this?

thanks!
-Matt

mmhendrie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2010, 06:51 PM   #2
Electrical Contractor
 
jbfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Newnan GA
Posts: 5,860
Rewards Points: 2,116
Default

sealing compound?!


I just use caulk, but if it is under a roof I don't think it will get wet.

__________________
Yes I am a Pirate, 200 years too late. "Jimmy Buffett"
jbfan is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Joint Compound shaggy0125 Painting 8 01-12-2010 02:55 AM
Will joint compound stick to Zinsser 1-2-3? Lovegasoline Building & Construction 13 09-28-2009 10:55 AM
Joint compound to smooth old paint layers. gmhut Painting 1 05-03-2009 05:50 PM
Sealing windows with vinyl siding bighoneydolist Building & Construction 8 03-08-2009 06:36 PM
How to deal with setting drywall compound? KUIPORNG Remodeling 11 01-11-2007 08:22 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.