Fishing Electrical Wire Through Walls

Run electrical cable through walls and across ceilings without tearing them apart

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Cordless drill
  • Stud finder
  • Bumper balls
  • Glow rod
  • Electrical tape
  • Drywall saw
  • Reciprocating saw
  • Flex bit
  • Inspection mirror
  • Wood chisel

Fish tape

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Electrical cable
  • Nail guard (wire protector)
  • Mud ring
  • Low-voltage wire
  • Metal conduit