Home Audio Installation: Install a Whole-House Audio System

Run wire and install speakers and distribution modules so that you can control music by remote control throughout the house.

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
  • Tape measure
  • Stud finder
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Drill bit set
  • Electrical tape
  • Dust mask
  • Drywall saw
  • Stepladder
  • Safety glasses
  • Utility knife
  • Wire stripper/cutter

Punch-down tool, Fish Tape, 3/4-in. auger bit

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • See the Materials List in the Addendum below
  • You'll also need a plywood panel and mounting screws.