Tips for Today's Homeowner Sign up for the Tips for Today's Homeowner newsletter and stay updated on how to improve your home! Should you have to mate the old bell cable to the system above, this is how it should look—. This adds to the confusion, but it's really quite simple. I am asking you if this is what I would need to do? Not on any sides of my house, or even in my basment. I was about to give up when I found this website and saw your color code chart. Connect each wire to the correct section of the jack, marked by color; there will be a spot for the red, green, yellow, and black wires.
Untwist the Individual Cable Wires.
How to Wire a Telephone Jack
We need a working phone line to order movies from the DISH. Electrical Maintenance. Strip the insulation from the tips of the new wires, too. Before getting started, map out where in the house the phone jack should be. Help if you can!!! Choose a spot for the new phone jack. I have a room with a blank plate.