The 9 Worst Cable Disaster Zones and How to Prevent Them!

The 9 Worst Cable Disaster Zones!  (Number 2 is just plain scary!)

When your running monitor, audio, computer, Ethernet and a handful (or more) of additional AV equipment in your work space … your cable situation can get a bit messy, to say the least. But nothing comes close to these cable organization or rather, dis-organization disaster zones, It’s the stuff nightmares are made of! Check them out:



Well, there was a server here somewhere….



Whatever you do, don’t look behind the desk!!!



Orange is the new….well, the color certainly makes it stand out!



Perhaps we should give some credit for the attempt to color coordinate… sorta?



I wouldn’t…






Proof that no room is safe….

bathroom cable mess


This is just plain scary!

messy cables underwater


It’s kinda artsy if you don’t think about it

office cable diaster


Well, it’s good to know there is at least one guy that understand where everything goes…



Here are some tips to keep your cables organized!

  • Shorten Lengthy Cords with DIY Wrappers
  • Tie Them Up with Reusable Cable Ties
  • Hide Cables with Foam Pipe Insulation
  • Label your Plugs/Cords
  • Catch Plugs with a Binder Clip

Feeling wired? Show us your cables!

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