How to Create a Wired Network at Home

If you want blazing fast speeds and the ability to multitask with all your devices, nothing beats a wired network. This week, Tech Talker explains all the steps you need to set up your own home wired network, from cabling, to design, to the finishing touches.

This week's episode was inspired by Tech Talker listeners Mike and Bill.

In a previous podcast, I talked about switches, routers, hubs, and bridges. In that episode I mentioned why having a wired home network would be extremely useful. Say you wanted to stream movies, home videos, share files, or back up all of your computers to your home network. Well, you can do that.

Mike and Bill both wanted to know more. So that's why today, I'll be covering just how to go about wiring your house with Cat6 internet cabling so that you can have an ultra fast wired home network of your own.

Step #1: Design Your Network
First things first - you'll need to decide how many rooms you want to run your wired internet through. This will determine much of your price, because it will dictate how many feet of cable you'll need to buy.

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