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Old 10-15-07, 08:11 AM
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Attaching phone wire to doorway (with what?)

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I need to run some flat phone wire up the sides and over my doorway and am unsure what to attach it to the frame with. Is there a special type of tape to make this look okay (it's actually in an area that won't be seen easily).
Old 10-15-07, 08:55 AM
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I ran speaker wire around a doorway and I just used a staplegun. The staples are pretty much flush, and they are strong enough to keep the cord tight. You can even pull on the cord to tighten it up without the staples coming out. Just make sure you keep the cord flat while stapling and you'll be fine.
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I have used a hot glue gun with the general purpose hot glue to do this.

You have to put a spot of glue every couple inches as you go, but it is very effective and comes off very easily when you want to remove the cord. I also happen to have a couple glue guns and a box of glue sitting around.
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Use cable staples (sometimes called wire staples) available at home improvement and hardware stores, maybe RadioShack. Nice photo at this link:
http://www.mclendons.com/item.asp?sk...Clips&subcat2=
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Thanks guys... all good ideas. I'll figure out my best option, but this will work great.

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