- 1 How do you hide speaker wires in the wall?
- 2 How do you run a cable through an exterior wall?
- 3 Can speaker wires be run together?
- 4 How do you fish a HDMI cable through a wall?
- 5 What is the best fish tape?
- 6 How do you hide wires without cutting a wall?
- 7 How high should wall mounted speakers be?
- 8 What size is speaker wire?
- 9 How do I run an electrical wire outside my house?
- 10 How do you run a wire through a stud?
- 11 How do I run power to my house outside?
How do you hide speaker wires in the wall?
Best Ways to Hide Speaker Wire and Audio Cables
- Use existing room décor.
- Use cable clips with integrated nails to affix speaker cables to the baseboards in the room.
- Take advantage of light strips.
- Route the cables under throw rugs or even the carpet in the room.
- Stick speaker wire to the wall.
How do you run a cable through an exterior wall?
Drilling the hole
- Drill through the wall with the installer bit.
- Remove the bit from the drill (leaving it in the hole).
- Go outside and (or have a helper) connect the cable to the end of the installer bit.
- Back inside, pull the bit and cable back through the hole.
Can speaker wires be run together?
There’s not a safety issue involved, it’s just a matter of keeping the resistance of the wire small relative to the impedance or the speaker for best sound.  Oh, yes nothing wrong with running L & R wires together.
How do you fish a HDMI cable through a wall?
The simplest way is to unhook one of your existing cables and tape a string to the end. When you pull it out, you pull the string in. Then tape the HDMI cable along with the existing cable to the string and pull them both back in through the two horizontal studs.
What is the best fish tape?
- Best Fiberglass Fish Tape: Southwire SIMpull non-conductive fish tape (see the video) $42.95.
- Best Steel Fish Tape: Klein stainless steel fish tape $88.35.
How do you hide wires without cutting a wall?
How to Hide Your TV Wires Without Cutting Into Your Walls
- Use Cord Clips to Hide Your Wires Behind a TV Stand.
- Use Zip Ties to Keep Your Wires from Touching the Floor.
- Use a Cable Management Box.
- Use a Wall Cord Raceway Kit.
- Hide Your TV Wires Inside a Baseboard Raceway.
- Use a Fabric Cord Concealer.
- Use Decor to Hide Your TV Wires.
- Hide Your TV Wires Behind a Panelboard.
How high should wall mounted speakers be?
In-wall/on-wall: Place the speakers about 6 feet off the floor. While wall speakers are a great option for many rooms, they tend to create more “hot spots” (areas where the sound is much louder) than ceiling speakers do.
What size is speaker wire?
Thick wire (12 or 14 gauge) is recommended for long wire runs, high power applications, and low-impedance speakers (4 or 6 ohms). For relatively short runs (less than 50 feet) to 8 ohm speakers, 16 gauge wire will usually do just fine. It’s cost-effective and easy to work with.
How do I run an electrical wire outside my house?
There are two ways to run electrical wiring on the exterior walls of a house or other structure. One method is to run individual wires in a conduit system such as intermediate conduit, rigid conduit or schedule 40 or 80 vinyl conduit. The second method is to run cable.
How do you run a wire through a stud?
Drill into Corners at an Angle
- Angle the bit into tight spots.
- Make sure there’s at least 1-1/4 inches between the back face of the stud and the cable.
- Cover the face of the stud with a metal nail plate to protect the cable where the hole is closer than 1-1/4 inches to the face of the stud.
How do I run power to my house outside?
The quickest way to extend power outdoors is to install a receptacle back-to-back with one inside the house. You also can drill through the wall from a basement or crawlspace and attach a receptacle on the side of a house using an extension ring.