How To: Snake Wire

To a snake a wire between floors in your home, why not try using this painless technique?

By Bob Vila | Updated Feb 7, 2018 1:04 PM

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Anyone can snake wire in a wall between floors. Here’s how. From a hole in the floor below, push a wire snake with a taped loop on the end up inside the wall to the position you want. Use another wire snake with a hook on the end to catch the loop and pull it through the hole. Now securely tape the wire to be pulled through onto the loop and pull back down.

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