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Guidelines for Installing Telephone Wiring

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Install Telephone Cable Close to Electrical Wiring: Preventing Signal Noise, Spacing Telephone Wire Away from Electrical Cables.

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Electrical Question: How far apart do the telephone wires need to be from the electrical wires?

This electrical question came from: Sky, a Homeowner from Sandpoint, Idaho.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Sky.

Guidelines for Installing Telephone Wires and Cable

Because data and communication wiring is low voltage the installation is not restricted to many of the NEC codes which apply to electrical circuit wiring, however care should be taken during the installation process so the wiring is protected and kept secure. 

How to Install Telephone Cable Close to Electrical Wiring

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3 Responses to “Guidelines for Installing Telephone Wiring”
  1. Justine says:

    Hey I was just wondering what the legal height of a commercial telephone wire is in the state of michigan. Thanks

  2. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Mizo – Please go to this page Telephone Wiring Diagram.
    I think you will find the telephone RJ11 wiring diagrams useful.

  3. mizo says:

    please sir i would be much pleased if you could send me some notes on how to do telephone wirings in RJ 11 socket and RJ 45 socket complete with colour codes.