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.