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  1. General DIY Discussions
    Hi, we have 200 foot RG-59 none siamese about 35 to 40 feet of it went bad due to water infiltration so we cut out the last 40 feet of it and ran new Belden 543945 RG59 20 AWG SOL Shielded CCTV Cable...
  2. Home Theater
    Hey all, Finally cut the cord with the cable company and installed an HD antenna. Works great for the most part! I can get 42 channels in my living room, but only 16 in the master bedroom. My setup is the antenna cable goes from the roof, thru the attic, all the way down to the basement...
  3. Electrical
    Hello, I recently purchased a vintage condo and I'm starting to find some interesting construction throughout. Please see the photos I have attached. In the photo titled "living room" you'll see a coax cable which I have split 3 ways with the two white wires going to TV cable boxes and and...
  4. Home Theater
    Hello Everyone, Can someone tell me what kind of compression tool and fittings the TELCOs and cable companies use for COAX, RG6 ? I've purchased two tools and two sets of fittings and the connections are not nearly as tight as what I see on the cable company wires and the factory produced...
  5. General DIY Discussions
    Good Afternoon Everyone! I am new to DIY home repairs and upgrades. I've done searches on the net and on this site. I have cable wires running in my attic to the second floor of my house. I just need to bring one down to the first floor where I want to put my tv. I decided to just run the wire...
  6. Electrical
    I just purchased a 2 story + basement home built in 1971. I have been renovating multiple areas of the house for a few weeks. One of my projects is to add wiring for a gigabit wired network and coax cable outlets to all bedrooms up stairs and living room. I have ran 5 x CAT6 and 5 x COAX cables...
  7. Electrical
    Hi, I need to install an antenna by my garage and have all the supplies. My question is what is the best, cleanest looking way to run the cable through the exterior wall (which is OSB & Hardiplank)? I've seen some people just drill a hole, run the cable and silicone around. This looks...
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