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I have two telephone lines in my home. Why, when I’m on the phone and the other phone line is in use, do I hear the other conversation in the background?

    This is commonly called Bleed over and usually results from one of three conditions.

    • Excessively long runs of wire within the home of non-twisted pairs.
    • Loop wiring from phone station to phone station.
    • A nick in the phone wire somewhere within your residence causing a weak interconnect between phone lines.

    Phone wiring installation today should be done as a home run system, each phone station being a dedicated run back to a common terminal block.

    Please remember if you have a problem with your phone wiring within your home today, it is the responsibility of the electrician rather than the phone company as in the past.

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