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Required Tools for this Project

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

    • Tape measure
    • Corded drill
    • Drill bit set
    • Extension cord
    • Stepladder
    • Wire stripper/cutter

You'll need a special Coax Strip and Crimp tool to connect to the F-connectors. You may also need a fish tape to run wires in finished walls and ceilings.

If you're running the wires in finished walls, you'll also need tools to patch and paint the walls.


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