Admit it: you are a bit of an obsessive organizer. You like to keep things tidy and in order. Why not do the same with your electrical solutions? Take your personality to the next level with colored cables and power cords.
To help make your life easier, instead of labeling them, you can use colored cords to distinguish equipment. Colored cords feature quick, low-profile identification of equipment, so there’s no need to frantically search for power connections designed to specific devices.
You can even organize devices based on vitality. Use red power cords for critical equipment. When constantly rearranging devices, green or blue may come in handy. Using colored power cords is an efficient way of color coding your electrical system. No more guessing or accidental disconnects due to cord hegemony.
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In the midst of the cool and wet winter, we’re struggling to find ways to keep warm. Thankfully, there are options and we don’t have to break the bank to keep our toes warm. Follow these simple tips to save money on heat and electricity these first few months of 2015, and keep warm with us.
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In the previous parts of this series, we took a close look at how to label your power cords using various DIY methods including file folder labels, duct tape, and plastic bread tags. For our third and final installment, we’ll focus on labeling power cords using more professional style methods: printed labels and thermal printed labels.
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Fact: behind every computer desk lies multiple power cords and connecting peripheral cables. Usually, not all of them are neat, and in fact- most are a complete mess. Some may even pose a shock and fire hazard. In Part 1 of this series, we learned how to make useful labels for power cords out of file folder labels. This form of organization works to de-clutter and minimize your workspace, allowing for clarity and peace of mind. In this next installment, we’ll take a look at how to make power cord labels out of even more readily available household items: plastic bread tags and duct tape.
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For most of us electronic-savvy folk, an excess of loose cables can often get in the way of a clean workspace. When factoring in all the accessories and peripheral devices that each needs their own power cords, we most likely picture an unorganized mess. Thankfully, there are easy ways to organize and simplify your area, some of which utilize everyday household items.
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