How to Bury Underground Cable

Four options for underground wiring

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
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Corded drill
  • Spade

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Service entrance ell
  • Electric wire with W (waterproof) designation
  • Metal or plastic conduit and fittings