In an age when so many of our machines are wireless, it seems that we are still drowning in wires and cables! To top that, each machine and gadget requires a different type of cord than the next so we stash and store away every odd cable we find in our junk drawer just in case we need it later. This is all well and good until you go looking for a specific cable and you’re faced with a huge knotted mess of cables.
There are thousands of products on the market to help you correct the problem of tangled cords. You could spend anywhere from $5 to $100 buying special pouches with ties, zippers, bells and whistles, but why would you do that when all you need is a simple box of rubber bands?
First things first you will need to empty the drawer completely and throw away anything you haven’t used in over a year. Next, put together the similar items. We organized our own junk drawer full of cords and found that our Big Bands™ worked the best. However, a medium sized rubber band would be perfect for any of the cords we encountered. Big Bands™ are made with high-quality rubber and manufactured right here in The USA! They’re also handy to keep around because they can be used for things like: securing trash liners to avoid losing your trash bag into the can, sealing opened food packages to preserve freshness, and bundling paperwork.
If you want to take things a step further, you can color code the items in your junk drawer using the Brites® Pic-Pac. The Pic-Pac is great because it fits right inside your drawer and keeps bands easily accessible for organizing as-you-go. For instance, you could bundle those electronic cords using only the blue bands for your cell phone accessories, or yellow for computer accessories.
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