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An Electrical Tool Kit

A professional electrician shares the tools and materials he relies on for the most common wiring tasks

When you're working on a remodeling project in your home, chances are that sooner or later, you will encounter wiring work. Electrician Brian Walo says that most common electrical tasks can be managed with a collection of basic tools and supplies. He recommends three electrical testers, a variety of drivers (Phillips head, flathead, nut driver, and Robertson drivers), pliers (side-cutting, crimpers, strippers, end cut, and needle nose), and materials (electrical tape, wire nuts, crimping sleeves, bonding screws, cable clamps, staples, and screws).

An Electrical Tool Kit

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