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File this under something you didn’t know you needed, but do. The MOS Cable Organizer system is pretty cool.
I’ve talked about cable clutter before. I hate cables, and I hate looking at them. When I did my own office redesign, I solved this problem for myself with a series of 3M Command Hooks mounted on the far side of the desk you’ll never see.
This is a far better solution than the usual…none, which leaves cables ratted up on the desk and the floor.
But then I received this:
The MOS (Magnetic Organization System) keeps cable clutter off the floor and in easy reach using magnetism. It is in fact the only cable organizer that Apple will sell in their stores in North America. If you’ve ever had problems with cable clutter on the floor or if you’ve had to reach behind furniture to get your smartphone’s charge cable then you are familiar with the problem that this solves. You can see it here: http://mosorganizer.com/
This organizer was designed to be in plain sight and keep your cables off the floor. It sits on the desk or attaches to the wall with the included 3M Sticker. (Looks like they are onto me.)
According to MOS, it will not damage electronic devices. If you put the MOS directly on top of or underneath an electronic device, such as a laptop or hard drive, this could potentially be damaging to the device. However, if you set the MOS right next to an electronic device it will not harm the device in any way. Check out the following link for more information about using magnets alongside electronic devices. http://sewelldirect.com/articles/Magnets-and-Computers.aspx
The MOS combines innovation and elegance into a useful and easy to use device, which is why it is the only cable organizer that Apple sells in its stores. A lot more detailed information on the MOS is available at our website at mosorganizer.com.
Even more than the office, I think the MOS MENOS might just be essential equipment for the car. In April, they will officially be launching the MOS Menos, a smaller version of the MOS ideally suited for using it in your car. Gone will be the days of having to fumble after your charger cords while driving. You will be able to stay organized in your car as well as in your home or office.
I really like the sleek, Apple-esque design of the MOS, but lucky for you, I already have my handy 3M Command Hooks within reach, so I am giving away my sample.
WIN your own MOS
Just leave a comment on this post, tell me where you would use this, and I’ll randomly select a winner on May 12 (subject to my site policies and disclosures).
So leave your comment to win your own MOS. Where would you use this?
Also, we have a couple of other giveaways going on right now, so be sure to check these out, too.
Thompson’s Outdoor Fabric Seal
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“This post was made possible through the support of Goodwill. All opinions are my own.”
It’s April, and we’re organizing garages again. Need some inspiration? It doesn’t have to take all day. We spent 4 hours with only 2 people, and did this.
Want some DIY Garage Organizing tips?
2. We’re looking into this solution for those evil little razor scooters. But for now, we’re stashing them in the party tub. It’s not perfect, but it gives something for the kids to shoot for.
3. What’s the last step in our how to organize SPACE formula? Say it with me. Establish a maintenance plan. In this case, label the heck out of it. We used self-stick card stock to labels both the gear bins and the shelves they go on. Putting away should be a snap.
Very little got thrown out in this garage, but what did go will get donated. Not feeling the organizing mojo yet? Here’s a great excuse to get on it: Your donation of used clothing or household goods to Goodwill helps create jobs directly in your community. You get a tax deduction, and the community gets services. Calculate your donation impact. (https://donate.goodwill.org/) The results might surprise you.
That’s right: Donate Stuff. Create Jobs. Your donations support people who are seeking to earn jobs and build careers. See how it works in this video.
The weekend’s coming. I hear it’s going to be biking weather soon. Give me a shout out when you organize your garage. I’d love to see your finished project!
Last fall I found a product that I absolutely wanted to share with for your spring projects…Thompson’s WaterSeal Fabric Seal.
We have a patio that we don’t use nearly as much as we’d like to because it isn’t covered, and the chair cushions get wet. We mostly bring the cushions inside, and drag them out only when we dine picnic-style. But that’s a chore, and who wants one more chore, right?
When I was at Haven conference last summer, I saw their demo and stopped dead in my tracks. Then I kind of badgered the Thompson’s rep until they sent me some to try.
- Prevents Water Damage
- Resists Color Fading (with UV protection)
- Repels Spills and Stains
The directions say to do a water test first. If water soaks into your cushions and leaves a dark mark, then they need treatment. If water beads up, then you are probably ok for now. I checked two sets of my cushions.
After two applications on both sets…WE HAVE BEADING!
It only took two cans to completely cover both sets of cushions. I may have done 3 coats, just to use up what was left in the can.
So this summer we can leave the cushions outside. Where they belong. Which is good because Bob, the neighborhood cat, has decided he likes the chairs better with the cushions.
You might be on the verge of investing in new patio cushions yourself. Thanks to the generosity of the Thompson’s folks, I have a couple of cans left over, and I want them to go to a good home.You might have trouble finding this is in stores this early (although I hear it is now at Lowes and on Amazon Thompsons Fabric Seal), but you can get yours here. If you could use this awesome idea over at your place, just enter the Rafflecopter below. a Rafflecopter giveaway
And I’ve got plenty more giveaway goodness going on. Be sure to enter: