Running wires down ceiling

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Old 02-25-19, 02:53 PM
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Running wires down ceiling

I have to run some wires down my ceiling right at the edge of my wall unit. My old stud finder never seems to get it right and I don't want to patch an otherwise beautiful ceiling. I'd like to go to the extreme corner where the ceiling meets the 2 walls but I guess there would be a stud there. In the absence of not being able to do that, I *guess* that I'd have to move the wires a few inches over which will look terrible just hanging there. One wire is an LMR200 antenna wire and the other wire is rg6. What can I use to make it look great?

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Old 02-25-19, 03:04 PM
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What is on the other side of the back and side walls? If a closet or other non-public space you could run the wires down from its ceiling and poke through the wall into or above the unit.
 
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Old 02-25-19, 03:44 PM
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You could use Wiremold to cover and paint to match the wall.
 
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Old 02-25-19, 03:51 PM
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I am thinking wiremold might not work if there are joists at the very edge where I'd like to drill. These walls are outside walls.

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Old 02-26-19, 05:30 PM
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Welcoming more thoughts please. Also, I put in the wrong section. If inclined, could someone please move to the right section for more exposure.
 
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Old 02-26-19, 06:23 PM
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Thread moved to the electrical forum.

These walls are outside walls.
You are severly limited. There will be a nailer where the ceiling meets the wall.
Where are the wires coming from ?

I know what I'd do....... notch the sheetrock on the ceiling and the wall.
Run the wires. Respackle and paint.
 
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Old 02-26-19, 07:25 PM
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Do you have access to the attic above? If yes, then just drill through the framing member and/or fish the wall.
 
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Old 03-03-19, 01:06 PM
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Thanks, wires are coming from the attic.
 
 

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