How to Hide Wiring: Speaker and Low-Voltage Wire

Ways to hide speaker, telephone, thermostat and other types of low-voltage 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.

  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Drywall sander
  • Drill bit set
  • Electrical tape
  • Safety glasses
  • Paintbrush
  • Utility knife
  • Wire stripper/cutter

You might need a fish tape if you're fishing wires through walls.

Your materials will depend on the wiring system you choose for your wires. Plastic raceway parts and speaker wire for the raceway system. Remodeling boxes and speaker wire are needed for in-the-wall wires Flat adhesive-backed wire system is needed for flush wall mounting.