How to cover up/dress electrical conduit in the ceiling?

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Old 09-05-19, 07:17 PM
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How to cover up/dress electrical conduit in the ceiling?

I use an electrical conduit for my garage heater wire. However, the conduit is just hanging off of the ceiling and it looks quite ugly. What's the proper way of hiding or make it look better where the conduit goes right into the ceiling?
 
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Old 09-05-19, 07:22 PM
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Without a visual..... a mounting method escapes me.
There are one hole straps made for all sizes of conduit.

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Old 09-05-19, 07:37 PM
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I assume you are saying the conduit is vertical coming down from the ceiling to the heater. Normally I will bend the conduit to come down one of the hangers that is supporting the heater. However, if that gets too crazy to bend I will use flex conduit or run MC cable tying it to the same support.

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Here's a picture of the situation.

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It looks like Sealtite flex was used as a mechanical sleeve. I'm guessing the extra was pushed into the ceiling and fell out. Push it back in and use straps to hold it in place like I posted in my first post.
 
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Yes, I can push the wire back into the ceiling. I was hoping for something that will also encase the conduit around the hole.
 
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There is no room to put anything there.
Use two straps in the side wall and a lit bit of silicone around the flex at the ceiling.
It's only a garage.

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Rather than using a true silicone caulking, which is not paintable, I would suggest using a siliconized acrylic caulk which IS paintable.
 
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