Electronics Hints and Tips

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.