There are many things that make our day to day lives easier.
Whether it’s the coffee machine that makes our first drink of the day or the laptop where we get our work done, any problems with these devices could seriously affect how productive you are during the day.
Here are three must-know tips on how to maintain some of the most-used devices in your day-to-day life so you never have to be without them.
If you’ve got a good, working water heater, you probably rarely think about it.
You just turn on your tap expecting it to instantly deliver hot water.
While this is often the case, it’s important that you don’t forget about your water heater until the day it stops working.
Without hot water, you’ll find it hard to do so many things like clean the dishes, your hands and even wash your whole body in the bath or shower.
To make sure your water heater works all year round, there are a number of things you can do to boost the performance of the equipment.
The most important steps include controlling the temperature and checking for leaks.
It’s also important that you regularly check and change any filters and make sure the heater is well insulated.
Many of us rely on our vehicle every day to either get to work, take the children to school or even do a big grocery shop.
While we spend so much time in our car every day, we probably spend less time than we should maintaining our vehicles.
When we jump into our car, we want the engine to fire up as soon as we turn the key in the ignition.
Yet, if you don’t look after your car, you could find that’s not the case.
Every few months make sure the levels of fluid, whether that’s radiator coolant, windscreen wiper fluid or even oil, are at the right level.
If you’re unsure whether the fluids are at the right level, look for the min and max lines on your tank.
Make sure all four tires are the right pressure, as even the smallest reduction of pressure could have a big affect on your car’s suspension.
If you don’t have a car, it’s highly likely that you’re using a bike to get from A to B.
Whilst they might not be as expensive and might not have as many different parts, it’s still important to make sure you look after your bicycle.
As you only have two of them, it’s even more important to look after your bike tyres.
Make sure you regularly clean your bicycle, so dirt doesn’t damage or even prevent the moving parts from spinning.
One of the most essential things to check on your bike is your chain, as this is the part that connects your pedals to the wheels.
Over time it could stretch and start to slip off the bike, preventing your wheels from spinning.
Make sure you monitor any ware and tear on the chain to prevent any serious crashes.