Let's cast our minds back and take a moment to remember the recurring scene: Christmas is around the corner and your trusty box of lights, decorations and all things festive... they're not just messy, they're tangled beyond saving. Now let's try and avoid that next year.
Tangled Christmas lights are right up there, in the frustration stakes, with sticky labels that don’t come all the way off, clamshell packaging and wrapping soft toys. Then, the horror continues when, having spent the best part of an hour untangling your Christmas lights, they don’t work!
Now that the very real consequences of not storing your lights are firmly implanted in your mind, allow us to give you our top tips for storing Christmas lights and other decorations correctly, to avoid any frustration next year.
Click here to see our top storage tips.