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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
    • Stud finder
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Drill/driver, cordless
    • Level
    • Electrical tape
    • Drywall saw
    • Pliers
    • Spade bit, 3/4-in
    • Wrench set

You'll need the special wiring tools listed in "What Should I Buy." You'll also need a 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.

    • PVC conduit male adapters, 1-1/2 and 2-in.
    • PVC conduit, 2-in.
    • PVC cement
    • Low-voltage remodeling boxes
    • Cable staples

Also see "What Should I Buy" for a list of materials.


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