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Old 05-20-2012, 12:22 PM  
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How hard is it run a phone line from the basement to the first floor for the computer



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Old 05-20-2012, 08:30 PM  
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Not hard at all. Locate the area where you want the phone line to come up from the basement, drill a hole and run the phone wire up through the hole. Install the phone block and your done.



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If you have wireless Internet, you can connect an Internet phone pretty easily. All you need is a phone adapter, a router, and a good service provider.

Best part - it should only run you about $10 a month (or less) for the whole phone system! Try using a provider like Vocalocity, I hope those reviews help out.

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If you have wireless Internet, you can connect an Internet phone pretty easily. All you need is a phone adapter, a router, and a good service provider.

Best part - it should only run you about $10 a month (or less) for the whole phone system! Try using a provider like Vocalocity, I hope those reviews help out.
Since he wants a phone line to run a computer, a computer phone answer dosn't seem to apply here, it's a chicken and egg question.
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Whoops! looks like I didn't read carefully enough...

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Whoops! looks like I didn't read carefully enough...
Welcome to the site anyway.
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If you have an unfinished basement, this is very easy. What you should do is drill down from the place upstairs where you want the wire to go. Then thread a wire down - any old wire so you may easily see where the hole is from your basement. Drill the hole just big enough for the wire - 3/16" or so. If this is suitable for your phone line, drill out the hole big enough for your phone wire. Fasten the wire on ceiling/floor joists in your basement with small wire clips like the ones shown at http://www.wickes.co.uk/content/ebiz/wickes/invt/710350/Bell-Wire-Clips_large.jpg

If you have a finished basement, you may have to remove some ceiling tiles.

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dont tell me your installing dial-up!



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