Before the drywall can be installed, all the plumbing and wiring in the walls must be run. Everything from electrical and phone lines to cable and speaker wires need to be roughed in and routed to the proper locations.
Adding a new phone jack to your house is not that difficult, but there are a few safety precautions that should be taken when preforming the work yourself. Read on to find out how to wire and add a phone flush to your house.
Sylvia asks, “Is it hard to replace a telephone jack? Does the electricity need to be turned off first?”
To replace a phone jack, transfer the color coded wires from the old jack to the matching terminals on the new one. Telephone lines carry a small electrical current, but it’s usually not enough to cause a serious shock.
More and more tools these days are cordless, but from time to time you still need to plug a tool in. That usually leads to an extension cord strung across the garage or workshop floor which in turn leads to someone inevitably tripping over it.