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Old 10-01-2010, 01:47 PM
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More commonly, installers just get lazy, and don't go the extra mile to protect the connections. I twist the wires together, twist on a wire nut of the appropriate size, then wrap the connection in electrical tape, starting just below the cap (so the wires have a hard time separating), and up onto the cap (so the wires stay inside the cap). This, along with the protective box, should keep the connections safe from all but the worst floods.
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