Made a big rookie mistake

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  1. Apr 16, 2019 #1

    MIKEJ

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    I installed a cellphone booster on my roof near the eavestrough and drilled a hole through the shingles to feed the coax cable. I then ran the cable through the attic to where I needed it in the house. I obviously didn't think it through but think I ****ed up now. I siliconed the crap out of it and plan on putting on roof cement over the are where the cable is once it gets warmer.

    Am I panicking for nothing or did I **** up? What should I do?
     
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    Post a photo of it so we can see what you did. There may be simple fixes you can do but can’t say what you need without first seeing it.
     
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    I'll try getting up there in the next few days and I'll post a picture.
     
  4. Apr 22, 2019 #4

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    Two types of caulk to never use on a roof, silicone and roof cement. Unless the roof cement is protected from UV rays. Look for a caulk that is made to holdup to exterior conditions.
     

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