How can I hide my modem?

The general idea is simple: storing modem and router in a woven basket with holes (like this one), then place it somewhere near the internet cable and power outlet. Alternatively, you can place them in a decorative open box (which is even better to prevent blocking the wifi signal!).

How can I hide my modem and router behind my TV?

You can hide your router by:

  1. Hiding it behind your TV.
  2. Placing it behind a photo frame.
  3. Creating a router box cover.
  4. Disguising it on a bookshelf.
  5. Placing it in a woven basket.

What should I put my modem and router on?

Connect an Ethernet cable to the “Ethernet” port on your modem. This port is used to connect other devices to your modem. Connect the other end of the cable to the router. Use the other end of the Ethernet cable to connect to the port labeled “WAN”, “Internet”, or something similar.

Can I put my modem in a cabinet?

Don’t keep your modem in a cupboard or patch panel as the walls can block your modem’s signal.

Where should I place my modem?

Choose a central location in your home, and up off of the floor. This brings your devices closer to your router when trying to connect. Keep your modem router visible and out in the open. Don’t put it inside or behind cabinets or furniture, and make sure the modem router vents are not blocked to prevent overheating.

Should I wall mount my wifi router?

Routers tend to spread signals downward, so it’s best to mount the router as high as possible to maximize coverage. Try placing it high on a bookshelf or mounting it on the wall in an inconspicuous place.

How do you stick a router to the wall without drilling?

Router mounting – without drilling

  1. Clean the intended surface thoroughly.
  2. Measure out with your router where the screws have to go.
  3. Place it on the intended spot.
  4. Squeeze adhesive from the provided tube into the larger hole until you can see the adhesive in the smaller hole.
  5. Wait 12 hours for the adhesive to dry.

Is it OK to put a modem in a cabinet?

Can I put WiFi router in cabinet?

For the best Wi-Fi reception in your home, you should avoid placing your Wi-Fi router inside furniture such as wooden cabinets, cupboards, and closets. Placing your router inside furniture or close to physical objects not only causes signal degradation but also interferes with your router’s cooling.

How far away should I be from my wifi router?

The minimum safe distance as shown in our video, is between 15 to 20 feet. The Austrian Medical Association, The International Institute of Building Biologists, The BioInitiative Report and The FCC all have exposure guidelines.