Bad Practices, Part 15

Three more bad maintenance practices to avoid.

Bad maintenance practices tend to sneak into the way things get done. Here are three more to guard against:

Bad Practice #38 — Erasing Forensic Evidence.

Whether involved in a rush repair job or noticing something wrong during a crammed routine maintenance schedule, take care to preserve evidence of such things as carbon tracks, loose connections, and moisture damage. Yes, repair these things — but photograph and document them first.

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