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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
your telephone by rubbing alcohol or cleaning liquid on a cloth, but keep the
moisture from getting into the holes in the mouthpiece.
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.
cleaning your TV set, for Safety purpose remove the plug and the allow your
television to cool before cleaning the screen.
the life of batteries by keeping them in the refrigerator and put them in sun
for a day to power boost their energy.