The mast has evolved over the years to now use only PVC tubing clipped to the side of your building. However, there are times when the mast can be damaged by heavy wind, the load of a tree branch or by other means.
When that happens it has to be replaced with a new one or repaired if possible. This process involves coordinating disconnecting power from the installation with the owner or occupants of the property where the damaged mast is to be replaced and the local utility.
Once this is done with very simple task