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Topic # 113966 3-Feb-2013 11:50 Send private message

I had an install a couple of years ago and the cable was clipped down the side of my house. This has now been chewed by the dogs. Who pays for the cable to be replaced me cos my dogs ate it or sky cos there installer did a lazy job by clipping it and not using conduit? also the cable can quite easily of been run down  the inside of the wall as is 70's brick with a massive gap.

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Reply # 755012 3-Feb-2013 12:00 Send private message

I think you should make the owner of the dog pay for it

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  Reply # 755018 3-Feb-2013 12:14 Send private message

Installing TV coax in conduit isn't standard practice, neither is running it internally as you've described.





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  Reply # 755026 3-Feb-2013 12:18 Send private message

Your dog, your problem. Sounds like the install was pretty typical, and as it has performed (I assume) for the last 2 years without any problems, you can hardly blame Sky for it.





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  Reply # 755057 3-Feb-2013 13:35 Send private message

scuwp: Your dog, your problem. Sounds like the install was pretty typical, and as it has performed (I assume) for the last 2 years without any problems, you can hardly blame Sky for it.


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Never heard of dogs eating co-ax before but rats and mice do.

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  Reply # 755066 3-Feb-2013 14:07 Send private message

You probably should have told him to run it internally. Our neighbours house is a classic example of sh!tty install/planning by electrician. It s a million dollar house only 7 years old and there is black coax cable going everywhere on the roof.







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  Reply # 755069 3-Feb-2013 14:18 Send private message

yea i'll just fix myself sky wont do it without charging me an for an install again its only 5 m of cable anyway as th dish is above the tv

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  Reply # 755270 3-Feb-2013 22:49 Send private message

+1. Sky pay their Installers to do a standard "external cable-run" installation.

If the customer wants something over and above a standard installation (internal cable run, etc) then the customer pays the Installer privately to do the work. 




Never heard of dogs eating co-ax before but rats and mice do.



I've attended dozens of these jobs, so it's actually quite common. Especially if you've got a bored dog and a cable running down the wall at "nose height"! There is some paste you can buy to lather all over the cable which seems to stop them.

Cheers,   WildBill.

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