OT: UTP Residential Cabling Cost
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Mon Jul 21 19:52:32 UTC 2008
Ansar Mohammed wrote:
> Is it safe to pass wire through the cold air return?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-tlug-lxSQFCZeNF4 at public.gmane.org [mailto:owner-tlug-lxSQFCZeNF4 at public.gmane.org] On Behalf Of Richard
>> Sent: July 21, 2008 3:35 PM
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>> Subject: Re: [TLUG]: OT: UTP Residential Cabling Cost
>> On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 18:30 +0000, Robert Brockway wrote:
>>> On Mon, 21 Jul 2008, Ansar Mohammed wrote:
>>>> Hello All,
>>>> How much should I pay per drop for someone to run cables in my
>>> Back in the old country (which has a similar economy and currency
>>> the figure $150/outlet was a general rule for cat5e but it would rise
>>> there was any significant obsticles. I haven't had to drop cable in
>>> Canada yet.
>> I was in this business many moons ago. Results and skills vary as
>> widely as the details of the job. Wiring while the house is under
>> construction is hugely preferable. If the house is already complete,
>> these are some of the things that the estimators would consider when
>> pricing a job.
>> Construction materials and age of the house: drywall and wooden studs,
>> or plaster and lathe?
>> Is the basement ceiling finished?
>> Is access to the attic practical?
>> Which rooms?
>> Which walls in those rooms?
>> Is the wall painted or papered?
>> Is the floor carpeted?
>> Can any pre-existing cabling be used to help?
>> Where is the destination for each cable run?
>> How long is each run?
>> And finally multiplier of 50% to 200% based on the expectations of the
>> client for how unnoticeable the finished results should be.
>> This isn't a bad place to start if you want to try it yourself.
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I would say that may violate fire by-laws, but not sure, I simply run
the cables along the lower part of the wall and tuck them in carefully
to make it look decent.
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