Tips for Coaxial Cable Wiring

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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.

  • Cordless drill

You'll need a cable stapler, a coax cable stripper, a cable crimping tool and a 7/16-in. wrench.

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Quad-shield cable
  • Cable staples
  • Crimp-style compression connectors
  • Low-voltage electrical box