What is this box on the side of my house?

daveyjpJuly 20, 2012

New house, wondering what this box with conduit is?

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daveyjp

Here is the image...

    Bookmark   July 20, 2012 at 7:59PM
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countryboymo

It is a photocell for something. They turn things on when it gets dark, usually lights. It could be on a switch or constantly powered.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2012 at 8:18PM
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daveyjp

Oh, thanks. It is probably what turns on the light on the post at the end of the driveway.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2012 at 8:30PM
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countryboymo

stick a piece of tape on it in the daytime and watch to see if the light comes on. It might take a few minutes but that should show you what it controls for certain.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2012 at 9:55PM
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yosemitebill

Golly by gosh! Gotta love that dried out duct tape weather proofing - seen more often than not!

    Bookmark   July 20, 2012 at 10:30PM
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brickeyee

The box still gets wet inside, no matter how well you try to gasket and seal it.

Condensation alone enures water is present.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2012 at 11:30AM
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