Easy Wire Management

  • Wire management is always a dilemma for interior designers, and always a sign that planning for it was not an after-thought. But in the event it was overlooked, here are some really cool ideas for wire management throughout the house that won’t break the bank.

    Every house has a few extra of these all the time. Make it pretty with some wrapping paper or paint.

    Every house has a few extra of these all the time. Why not make them pretty with some wrapping paper or paint!


    Be sure and label those cords on the plug end.  If you do not have a labeling machine, just use a piece of paper, write the component name, then cover with tape.

    Be sure and label those cords on the plug end. If you do not have a labeling machine, just use a piece of paper, write the component name, then cover with tape.


    Why not find a pretty box and put that power strip in it.  Just cut some holes for the wires and store the excess wires in there too.

    Why not find a pretty box and put that power strip in it. Just cut some holes for the wires and store the excess wires in there too.


    Bunch those cables together.  Use cable ties or all plastic garbage ties. But wire twisty ties are not a good idea.

    Bunch those cables together. Use cable ties or all plastic garbage ties. But wire twisty ties are not a good idea.


    This is my favorite.  when you are plugging things in all by yourself, it would be helpful to have an extra set of hands.  These paper clips work great to hold the wire in place while you reposition to grab it and plug it in.

    This is my favorite. when you are plugging things in all by yourself, it would be helpful to have an extra set of hands. These paper clips work great to hold the wire in place while you reposition to grab it and plug it in.

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