Residential Electrical Wiring Tools

Basic Electrical Wiring Tools required for small Home Wiring Projects

By Mark J. Donovan

Mark Donovan, of reviews the basic residential electrical wiring tools required for small home wiring projects.

Before you start a home wiring project make sure you first have the right tools. This video includes discussions on screwdriver types, pliers, wire cutters, a multimeter and other tools necessary for performing small residential electrical wiring projects.

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