Fish the new cable from the switch box hole
down and out through the existing hole below it (Photo 5).
Mounts in existing NAVSEA junction box hole
Nest box hole
size is an important consideration in that smaller openings will generally exclude gray squirrels.
Shove one end of the cable through the hole up toward the box hole
Draw the second remodeling box hole
and cut out both openings with a drywall saw.
If that's not where you want it located, move it straight up or down (staying in the same stud cavity) and mark the position of the box hole
on the siding.
Feed the cable down through the soffit hole and out the remodeling box hole
, then run the cable to each soffit light location, stapling it every 2 ft.
Go back to the room below, reach through the switch box hole
and pull out about 2 ft.
These pesky rodents sometimes chew around the box holes
. They make the holes big enough so they can get inside to build a nest there.