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Hacks related to the storage or better storage of items.

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How to store loose CDs and other discs without scratching them?

At home I have a load of loose disks that I have either lost the case for or it never had a case in the first place and these usually end up getting scratched up and quickly become unusable, not to ...
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How can I store my Christmas lights so that they don't get tangled?

Every year I attempt to roll up the lights for my Christmas tree in a way that will make them easy to get out the next year, but the next year, inevitably, they're all tangled up and I have to spent ...
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How can I organize Micro SD Cards?

I have several Micro SD Cards for my Raspberry Pi. However, they often get mixed up because they are so small: image source Unlike regular SD Cards and Flash Drives, I cannot label them. How can I ...
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How do I stop my cables from getting tangled inside my box?

I've a box of different cables, but they're always get tangled. Any ideas how to store bunch of cables without getting tangled?
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How do I store frozen sausages, so they are easy to separate?

I generally keep sausages in the freezer, but I buy them in packs of 8 or 12, and they tend to freeze together, which sometimes makes them hard to separate. I usually need to force a knife into the ...
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How to store opened PU sealant cartridges?

I usually have an opened, partially used 300 ml cartridge of polyurethane (PU) sealant around that I slowly use for various repairs. It's the type of cartridges used in a sealant gun. Now PU cures by ...
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How to prevent ice cream from melting without a refrigerator?

There are times when you are at work where you have the best ice cream parlor in town around the corner from your office. But you want to take the ice cream home and enjoy it there. Is there a way to ...
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How can I organize my chest freezer?

I've got a chest freezer that's 20.6 x 37.2 x 33.5 inches. The freezer tends to stay pretty full to the top because I like to stock up when things are on sale and toss them in there. The problem I'm ...
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How can I prevent a receipt from fading?

I have seen a question here about how to restore a receipt that has faded. What I want to know is how to prevent receipts from fading in the first place. I have some receipts from a recent vacation ...
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Keeping books in an organized manner without using a bookshelf

I was looking to buy a bookshelf to store my books until after I saw that my neighbor friend bookshelf was attacked by white ants secretly, where he found almost half of the books were damaged. So, I ...