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How-To Guide

Suggested Tools and Supplies

You won't need all of these tools and supplies - just some, depending on which options you use for running cable and mounting RJ45 jacks. See the NetDay Cable Installation Guide for more information. safety glasses

  • ladder
  • extension cords
  • drill and bits
  • saws: keyhole saw, drywall saw, jigsaw, or reciprocating saw
  • pull string
  • electrical tape
  • tie wraps: regular, adhesive, or "holey"
  • fish tape
  • wire snips
  • wire strippers
  • needle-nose pliers
  • punch tools
  • adjustable pliers
  • utility knife
  • screws
  • screw anchors
  • screwdrivers: slotted and Phillips
  • hammer
  • fine-point permanent ink marker
  • tape-style labeler
  • work gloves
  • dust mask
  • work cap
  • flashlights

Cable installation volunteers should wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants.