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Rerouting cable through wall

Hey, seen a few variations on this question but nothing that quite answers it for me.

My cable takes a pretty convoluted route, up and over the garage, through holes drilled in the wooden frame of the garage back door, then into the house through a wall shared by the garage and house.

I'm getting rid of the wooden door frame and getting uPVC door in it's place. So I think I want to route the cable into the garage through its wall instead.

Getting to the point - is it as simple as drilling a hole through the mortar and feeding the cable through that? Would you seal up around the cable afterwards?

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Re: Rerouting cable through wall

Do you mean the coax cable?

You can re-route it yes, but you can't make any modifications to it like shortening it etc.

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Re: Rerouting cable through wall

I did yeah - just checking it's as simple as it sounds and whether I need conduit perhaps.

Thanks for your reply.

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Re: Rerouting cable through wall

A simple conduit is a sound idea whenever going through walls, whether that's coax, ethernet or power cables.  For data or coax any short section of plastic pipe that the lead (and plug if relevant) will fit through is suitable, then seal as appropriate, but in a manner that would permit easy cable replacement in future.

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Re: Rerouting cable through wall

Hi @mz0086,

Thank you for your posts and welcome to our community forums. We're here to help.

If you need for us to re-route the cabling then an engineer visit can be arranged to perform the work, but there would be a £99 charge in order to do so. You can find out more about this via our Price Guide.

If you'd like to proceed with that, please let me know and I can then send you a private message to discuss and arrange.

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