Tagged With cord management


Moving is a lot easier when you streamline your packing. But many of us just toss our junk in boxes and say we'll figure it out when we get to the new place. On more than one occasion, I've ended up with a box of unidentifiable cords. An easy fix: simply label those cords.


When you've got a lot of cords in one area, it's difficult to tell which ones belong to which appliances—especially behind your peripheral-heavy computer desk. Instead of buying paper or plastic labels, just use the plastic tabs from bread bags.


If you're constantly plugging and unplugging your laptop out of power strips at work and home, you'll eventually grab the wrong cable. Avoid yanking the plug on your desktop computer or charging station with this simple hack.