access point vs second network

Discussion created by capri1850 on Dec 31, 2017
Latest reply on Jan 3, 2018 by capri1850

I live in a 3 story house and have varrying low wifi signals in some places through the house.I do currently have a hard wire line running from basement to upstairs floor. Which is the better method or pro/con's or  to having a 3rd party router setup as

A. a second network with ip passthrough enabled on my modem

B. disable DHCP on the 3rd party router and have it run only as an access point


Currently have Hitron modem, has to be located in basement due IP security system.