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What you have there is a set of telephone lines installed all nice and pretty by the electrician, then the security guy came in and junked it all up by splicing in the telephone monitoring in using the crimp connectors. Security panels are usually wired in to the telephone wiring so that if the panel needs to make a phone call, it can disconnect the house ...


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CAT5e wiring is now commonly used for voice lines, since it's basically the same price and you can run multiple lines over the same cable if you want. All the wiring you've shown is only for voice, not data. If you want to repurpose the cables for data you will need to cut and re-patch the cables to RJ-45 connectors on both ends (in the closet and in rooms). ...


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It depends what you mean by "cables". As long as it is a data cord (not power) and the opening is fire sealed, it is fine. What I do is use a cutoff saw (hack saw is fine) to cut a length of PVC pipe. Use a hole saw to cut through the drywall. Then, caulk the PVC pipe to the dry wall. It makes a perfectly clean tunnel through the wall. You can feed data ...


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If you're within the city limits (or the donut) there are some NEC rules that will apply and you should probably consult a certified electrician as the NEC is vast and fairly dense. If you're just "in the area" of Bozeman but not within its jurisdiction, you're subject to rural code... which is no code at all. In this case use good common sense, spray foam ...



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