Posts by Steve Brambley

Keeping a workspace neat and efficient is not just about aesthetics; it’s about productivity and safety. One key aspect of this is cable management. After all, when you’re super busy from the moment you step into the office until it’s time to go, it’s totally understandable that cables become neglected. Trouble is, over time, you’ll end up with a bird’s nest of unidentifiable cables! Then, when you really need to change some equipment or identify an issue quickly, you’ll struggle to know which cable goes where. So, let’s dive into some practical tips for mastering cable management.

Start With a Cable Management Plan

First things first, you need a plan. So, before diving into reorganising your cables, take a moment to assess your space. Moreover, identify all the devices that need connection and consider their best locations. In other words, now is a good time to consider moving your desktop space around to suit you and how you work.

Use Color Coding

Colour coding your cables is a simple yet effective way to keep track of what connects where. It saves time and reduces frustration, especially when you’re troubleshooting issues or rearranging your setup. You can use coloured tapes or buy cables in different colours. This way, you’ll easily spot which cable belongs to which device.

Invest in Cable Ties and Clips

Clips and cable trunking help keep cables together, so you can sensibly route them. Moreover, clips can secure cables to desks or walls, keeping them out of your way and reducing the risk of tripping or accidentally unplugging something important (Oops!). Also, consider other excellent cable management products such as cable socks, flexible cable trunking, spiral cable spines, and cable trays. Desk grommets allow for the clean and neat passage of cable through the desktop.

Embrace Under-Desk Cable Management Solutions

There are several under-desk solutions available, such as wired trays and raceways, designed to neatly house and conceal cables.

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