Tip & How-To about Cell Phones

Save you Phone When it Takes a Swim.

You know the old saying Opposites attract well its true. Take cellphones for example, they love to take a dip in the pool, the toilet, or anything el's that can hold water. So what do you do when this happens? First, don't panic and try to keep you eyes on the phone. Second, don't pull it out of the water. Yes you read that right don't pull it out, yet. First remove the battery while in the water, if you can. Water conducts electricity. The phone shorts out in most cases after its out of the pool while water is running out of it. The water shorts across one or 2 of the components and fries the phone. While the phone is in the water the electricity goes everywhere which keeps it from shorting out as bad. So take the battery out while in the water. Third dry it with a towel go home and throw it in a bole of rice, yes the kind you eat. we all know rice absorbs water so leave it in the bole of dry rice for as long as it takes to dry it out, good way to tell is shake the phone and listen and look for water. Once the phone is dry put the battery back in and try it out. Not always a guaranteed fix, but when you pay $200 to $800 for a phone you will try anything.

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how does positives and negative static charges react to each other?


They are attracted to each other. Like charges - two positives (protrons) OR two negatives (electrons) repel each other. Opposites attract - and like repel.

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I am searching for an answer for removing phospourous in waste water physisists say phospourous is a negetive atom I want to positivley charge sand to seperate it from effluent. How do you positily charge sand?


Add any kind of Polymer, natural or synthetic.
Most Pool Clarifiers are "Positively" charged. So as we know opposites attract, you can create a Chain of these Phosphorous particulate, and then get them out of where you don't want them.

Salt too is an old fashioned product used back to early egypt and china!!! It acts as a coagulant, or agglomerator, which will put these into clumps of stuff to separate from your effluent.
The chemical of Natural Salt is "Aluminum Sulfate" or commonly in the pool business we call it "Alum".
This will work as a flocculant or coagulant to remove anything Negatively charged.

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We are an info Center for a community. The pool company came out yesterday & cleaned the pool using most of the water pressure. since they left the toilet will not flush. is there an easy fix to this issue? The sink seems to be fine.


Believe it when I say the pool is not connected to the toilet.

You are not clear as to what actually happened, I presume the pool company came in and attached a hi-pressure cleaning device to your water supply. As such, they were definitely using your fresh water supply which should not have made much difference on the pressure. You say it did, ok. When the pressure went down in your water line, there is that possibility that the toilet would not fill as fast as when full pressure is available but that should only be a matter of minutes not hours, particularly if your toilet is a tank type.

You say you are in a community center, I must presume you have at least a one inch water line into your building and probably much larger, you may have a tankless toilet with a meter valve ("Sloan") on it - meaning you have enough water in your water system to support a direct flush and do not require a tank.

It could be that scale inside your pipes was disturbed by the high flow of water and the scale found its way to your "Sloan" valve, blocking the flow of water. To check this, turn off the water supply to the toilet, remove the top of the valve and clean it. Reassemble and turn the water back on.

I hope this works for you ... thanks for your quesiton @ FixYa.com

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