5 Tips for Managing All Those Wires


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Label Them
Labels can keep you from unplugging the wrong wire -- and losing important stuff.
Labels can keep you from unplugging the wrong wire -- and losing important stuff.
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If you're dealing with a mess of wires crammed into a power strip, it's helpful to know what appliance they're attached to. You can invest in a color-coded labeling system or simply use file folder labels and wrap them around the cords. Whatever your labeling system of choice, be sure to put the label close to the plug end, so when crawling around in the dark under your desk, you pull the right plug.