Drilling through stucco, maintaining water tightness

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Drilling through stucco, maintaining water tightness

I'm going to be installing some security cameras on my home. to do so, i will be having to drill some holes through the exterior stucco on my house. any thing I can do to make sure those drill holes don't allow water in?

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Old 11-05-18, 12:09 PM
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I always carry a tube of clear silicone when doing my camera installations.
It works just about everywhere since it's clear.

A small bit in the hole for the wire as well as a small bit around the camera mount or dome to keep water from sneaking in the back of that. I usually try to bring the wire out directly behind the camera for a neater installation.
 
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Squirt a little caulk in the hole just before you install the screw.
 
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