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AC Not Cooling? DIY Repair Guide

AC Not Cooling? DIY Repair Guide

Most people do not indulge in DIY repair projects in their homes. Part of it is because they don’t have the right skills or tool for it. However, some appliances, devices, and systems can be repaired easily. This is, of course, true only of smaller malfunctions. Here...
How to Choose Multimeter Test Leads and Accessories

How to Choose Multimeter Test Leads and Accessories

Test lead probes are often taken for granted, which is unwise – they are, actually, among the most important parts of a multimeter as the first line of defense when it comes to dangerous high currents. For that matter, it is of crucial importance to select...
Live Wire Voltage Testing – Safety Tips

Live Wire Voltage Testing – Safety Tips

Determining if one of your household’s circuits is live, powered, and hot can be either very simple or very complicated. Methods for doing this range from those that are free and easy (such as the “working lamp”) to those are expensive and complicated (like...
How to Fix Your Christmas Lights Using a Multimeter

How to Fix Your Christmas Lights Using a Multimeter

How often did you have to deal with broken festive fairy lights? You plug in the whole string of them only to discover that they’re not working at all, which immediately kills the festive mood and the spirit of Christmas. And, as you already know, this beautiful...
Things You Should Never Use Your Multimeter On

Things You Should Never Use Your Multimeter On

Unfortunately, the digital multimeters (DMMs) can blow up and cause not only equipment damage but also serious personal injuries. And when the electrical powers become a hazard, a man’s knowledge becomes his most important tool for the survival. Even though...
The Best Way to Use a Multimeter – Beginner’s Guide

The Best Way to Use a Multimeter – Beginner’s Guide

Multimeters are, without a doubt, among the most versatile tools that money can buy. They are primarily used for checking current and voltage, as well as many other things, depending on the model. If you’ve bought one for yourself but don’t know how to use...