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
- Non-contact voltage tester
- Utility knife
- Wire stripper/cutter
You'll also need a heat gun for the heat-shrinkable tubing.
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