Quality with a K: Best Phone Wiring Job Ever

Network interface box marked AT&T. The cable in from the street OK. They run the 25 pair indoor cable direct from the box, along the roof, lift up one shingle, drill a hole and run the wire in. The ground wire heads out the other way, through a operable (though presently rotted) exterior window to reach a bathroom cold water tap. Oh yes, the 25 pair cable is, as far as I can tell, an indoor cable.

Hey, it’s an old building. Who cares if it leaks?



Here’s another one from the same little shop of horrors building:

Persistent drainage pipe leak pooled water here. Solution? Drill a dozen holes in the hardwood floor to drain water to basement. Classy solution eh? Ironically it worked rather well. Twenty one years later the floor is mostly intact: