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None of the answers given will make that fixture sit flush. It’s your house correct mount the mounting bracket right to the wall use the fixture housings as your box caulk around and have a nice day. It will be fine for 50 yrs make good connections tape them up use a 9watt LED build and have a nice day. Sometimes the code goes a little to far the fixture ...


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If you run conduit as a sleeve between the cable and the box, the conduit need not connect to the box; the cable however should enter the back of the box on the outside with a clamp / box connector. If you run conduit as a raceway, connected to the box on the outside, then the simplest thing to do is put another box on the other side of the wall, also ...


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The outdoor recep does not need to be a "GFCI Receptacle". It can be a plain recep that is GFCI protected from a GFCI device in the nice dry indoors where it'll last a lot longer. If able, I would stick another junction box on the interior. Now, they make conduit nuts, and chances are the outside box (if it's watertight) has a threaded hole. It ...


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Yes, the gap is improper, and the conduit is not anchored, Further it may need to be a different type of conduit if it is subject to physical damage at that location (it didn't pull itself out). For instance, replacing the sharp elbow with a LB conduit body for schedule 80 PVC would be a step in the right direction. The white cable we can see in the conduit ...


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The best way would be a total do-over. Penetrate the roof with conduit rather than liquidtight and use two boots for two pipes. The conduit is optional - the boot will work better cinched to a conduit that doesn't flex or move than it will with liquidtight. But using two boots really isn't optional. If I really had to try to make it work as is I'd try ...


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Typically when I set an exterior door that is on a slab, I mix up a bit of modified thinset, the type used for setting tile in showers. I will set the door in place, as you may have already done, shim the threshold level, mark the shims so if they get disturbed they can be set back in place. Place thin set all over the area the threshold was, governing how ...


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Builders filler (or any of the similar 2 part polyester resin putties) Just use a stick to pack it in there and let it set. Or get one of the caulking tube versions of the same stuff and squirt it in there.


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You need to have it redone and buried. Though it is unsightly, the real problem is not appearance but the exposure, not only to the elements but to human influence. It needs to be trenched and placed below freeze level.


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