The Easiest Way to Color-Code Your Keys

It seems the older I get, the more keys I carry around. Between the car, house, shed and garage, I have a whole pocket full of keys.

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Identify Your Keys at a Glance By Adding Color

“It seems the older I get, the more keys I carry around. Between the car, house, shed and garage, I have a whole pocket full of keys. To make it easier to quickly find my most used keys, I paint both sides of the key head with brightly colored nail polish. I use a different color for each key. The nail polish is extremely durable and you’ll be surprised how much longer it lasts than spray paint.” —Joseph Grayson

Color coding to match a key’s intended use can make for quick access vs simply looking closely at a ring of keys all of the same color. Nail polish is designed to be durable and long-lasting which makes it a great cheap way to add a little organization to your life.

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Ever wonder what that mysterious feature in your old home was once used for? Find out now:
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