Ever since we moved in, the modem for our internet connection has been installed right at the garage door. There is a closet built in there now and although the electricians installed an extra outlet for the equipment, it did not seem to be the best place for house-wide access to wifi signal.
I have been planning to move it for several months. Now with trying to get the wiring chase to the point we can close it in, I finally bought an extension for the coax cable into the house and moved the modem to the center of the house in the living room.
I had a few coax fittings around from disassembly in the attic. Actually there were many more cables and fittings but I’m not sure where they got to. I installed the splitter under the ceiling in the closet so that if the connection is troubled in the future the connection will be exposed not hidden in the ceiling.
The living room shelf now has an outlet and a coax wall plate to connect the modem. I added another outlet above the existing outlet on the post I bought a several sized electric surge protector to accommodate the multiple transformers needed for the various monitoring hubs I am using that are direct connected to the modem.
The exposed modem and equipment is not the most attractive for the living room area, but it should function much better for us back in the rear bedroom. I’ll figure how to gussy it up later.