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Would you consider this a proper drip loop?


Robert Jones
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The idea of a drip loop is that rain water hitting the wire will follow along that wire to where it goes. So you first route the wire down, then back up into where it is going. Then the water will flow down and away from the opening the wire is going into.

The following picture is probably easier to understand. Here the water will flow down and away from the hole going into the house...

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Then here is a drip look on an electrical service doing the same thing. The water flows away from the opening the wire goes into...

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