[mythtv-users] OT: Wiring a new construction home for A/V, Ethernet, etc

Preston Crow pc-mythtv08a at crowcastle.net
Wed Dec 3 14:47:57 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-12-03 at 00:11 -0500, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
> One other thing you might consider, whenever you're running wiring in
> open walls (e.g., before any drywall has gone on) is to PHOTOGRAPH the
> completed wall.  You never know when, ten years from now, you're really
> going to want to know exactly where some wire went so you or some other
> contractor knows what to avoid.  And it makes finding studs to hang
> things on so much easier!

My dad did that when building a house in 1978, and twenty years later
saved a huge amount of work finding a leak when a pipe froze.  So
photograph everything, not just the wiring.

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