Fix Underground Wiring

Make a splice that will last longer than the wire

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Lineman's pliers
  • Spade
  • Non-contact voltage tester
  • Utility knife
  • Wire stripper/cutter

You'll also need a heat gun for the heat-shrinkable tubing.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • UF cable
  • Heat-shrinkable underground splice kit or Gel-filled wrap-around splice kit
  • Surveyor’s tape