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How to Run Wires and Cables Around a Doorway (page 2 of 2)

Hide unsightly wires and cables by concealing them inside the molding of a doorway.
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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Insert Chain

Drop a weighted string or sash chain down through the gap between the jamb and stud on the side of the doorway until it can be seen at the bottom of the trim piece.

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Attach Cable to Chain

Pull the chain back up until the cable is all the way through. Disconnect the cable and pull it taut.

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Conceal Cable

You can now run the cable across the top of the door and feed it down through the void on the other side of the door. Replace the trim and molding.

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