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What to Consider Before Installing Telephone Wire [2010-06-29]

Some people are building a new home and a telephone is needed. Since these phones are new or you haven't had any telephones in your home before, You might be wondering get wiring done and how to do this.

At first,you should know which type to use. If there was wiring already there, it's just your best bet to use the wiring that they used. However, if there is no wiring , you'll want to use EIA/TIA T586A. You'll also need to know where to run the wire.Above ground wires go through telephone poles and you might need the help of your local telephone company.

Despite which sort of home you have you will need to install a network interface device. This allows you access to the wiring and all that if you need to fix something. There is a screw that you just screw off. This just attaches to the outside of your home.

So, what are some things to remember as you are wiring?

• The first thing to remember is to install where there is low voltage wiring. If you don't, there could be some interference with your telephone. 
• Use inexpensive wire strippers and when you are placing wire around a screw, make sure to wrap it counter clockwise. 
• For a complete step by step guide go to your local library where you can obtain specific information and detailed drawings to help with your telephone wire installation.