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Running New Wires through Old Walls

With an assortment of tools, a few tricks, and a little luck, you can make electrical cable go where you didn't think it could

Remodeling projects often include moving or adding an electrical circuit, which in turn requires running wires blindly inside walls and between floors. This article gives an overview of the basics of snaking wires, as seen from the viewpoint of several experienced electricians. Highlights of the article include a look at the specialized tools that electricians use to make the work easier, plus tips on safety and techniques.

Running New Wires through Old Walls
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