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What wire is this?

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Jan 3, 2021
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What wire is this?

Not sure what wire this is (see attached). It is near the closet near the main door. I don’t know where this leads to.
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It can either be the doorbell wire or security system motion detector wire. They typically lead to the breaker panel area.

If it's 4 thin wires inside its alarm wire. If it's 2 thicker wires then its doorbell wire.
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Dec 6, 2020
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Could also be old telephone wire, but given the location alarm or doorbell wire is more likely.
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It’s alarm wires

Builder left it wrapped on a nail
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Jan 3, 2021
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Thank you for the responses. It does appear to be alarm wires. The wire appears similar to the ones found in the windows and doors.

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