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9 Clever Home Office Organizing Ideas

May 25, 2015
Papers, cords, printers, shredders: Your home office can easily become a clutter collector. Get your workspace in order with these easy tips.
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Use a Labeler for Everything!

Are those the bills you paid? Or the ones you were going to pay? And why did you save those seemingly random pamphlets? A label maker like the top-rated Epson can ID your folders, inboxes and everything else so you know what’s what. 

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… Especially Those Cords.

You get inspired to move the furniture, one thing leads to another, and suddenly, you have a mess of unplugged cables and no memory of what went where. Or maybe you just want to unplug the modem and not the printer, and all the cords look alike. Labeling your cords solves the problem (and keeps you organized when you put things away). 

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Purge Paper.

A desktop scanner can sweep those stacks off your desk and into safe digital storage. Some models don’t require a computer to run and use batteries, so you can take them to whatever corner a pile lurks in.

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Drill a Grommet Hole.

Cables don’t need to drape down the back of your cabinets or desk. A cheap drill bit and an equally inexpensive grommet can create a professional-looking portal for your cords to drop in, making surfaces look tidier.  

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