|Never record a greeting, on your telephone answering machine, that tells callers you are not at home or are away for few days. Such messages can lead you inviting burglars. Be general, like, " Hi, I can't take your call right now, please leave you name and number, I'll get back to you as soon as possible."
|Periodically have your camcorder cleaned by a professional. The small, quick turning mechanisms within the cameras, especially in smaller models, are easily damaged by the dirt.
|Always check the battery of your camera before you take it to any important event. Carry a spare battery and film to avoid missing any life-time photograph.
|Protect your remote controls from grease or dust by sealing it in a plastic zipper bag or wrapping it tightly in plastic wrap. Change the cover every week or 15 days.
|Cover your sound systems when they are not in use and vacuum the speaker grilles periodically to avoid dust, which can cause the system to overheat.
|Clean your telephone by rubbing alcohol or cleaning liquid on a cloth, but keep the moisture from getting into the holes in the mouthpiece.
|Always leave space between tour TV set and the wall or furniture. Air must circulate around the vents at the back to keep the set from overheating.
|Before cleaning your TV set, for Safety purpose remove the plug and the allow your television to cool before cleaning the screen.
|Increase the life of batteries by keeping them in the refrigerator and put them in sun for a day to power boost their energy.