Woman Uses Genius Hack To Stop Christmas Lights From Tangling

Could this be the best Christmas hack yet? One woman has revealed that she uses a Pringles tube to stop her Christmas lights from tangling.

Now that the New Years' celebrations are over and done with, many people will be starting to think about the dreaded task of taking down the Christmas decorations.

While many enjoy the thoughts of a fresh clean slate for the New Year, taking down and storing Christmas decorations is something a lot of people do not look forward to. Between delicate, fragile baubles and easily-tangled Christmas lights, it's certainly not hard to see why.

Every year, a myriad of "genius storage hacks" are posted online with varying degrees of success, and most of the time they are definitely not as straight forward as they appear.

One woman, however, may have just found a super easy storage solution to stop Christmas lights from tangling that actually works - and it also allows you to use up any empty Pringles cans you have left over from the Christmas period.

Woman Uses Genius Hack To Stop Christmas Lights From Tangling
Image credit: The Daily Star

According to the Daily Star, the hack was posted in the Facebook group, 'Extreme Couponing and Bargains Group UK', and it got a strong response from fellow group members who faced the same issue.

She wrote in the post, "discovered a bargain way to keep your lights untangled" and went on to describe how she simply taped the lights to one end of a Pringles tube, wrapped the lights around the tube as she took them down off of the tree, taped the end of the lights to the other end of the tube and voila - detangled Christmas lights.

So simple, yet it makes perfect sense.

At the time of writing, the post had garnered over 2000 likes, with many people agreeing that this is one Christmas decoration storage hack that really works.

Will you be storing your Christmas lights like this?

Sophie Gavin

Sophie is the Junior Content Executive at Family Friendly HQ.

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