Cleverly designed boxes can get you out of trouble quickly during rough-ins and retrofits.
Adding a new electrical outlet, switch, cable-TV jack, or computer-network wiring is pretty simple in single-story homes. You have attack points from the basement and/or the attic to route wires…
Installing switches and receptacles in walls that are finished doesn't mean drilling lots of holes.
Structured wiring can link the phones, computers and TVs in your house right now, and who knows what else in the future.
I use semitransparent fiberglass-reinforced packing tape to make labels for electrical circuits, phone lines, computer cables and other items that need to be identified during the course of construction. As…
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