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The Average Salary of a Meter Reader

Meter readers record information from various types of utility meters, including water, electric, gas and steam. These jobs usually require a high school diploma, and new meter readers typically learn the necessary skills on the job by helping experienced workers. Although the salaries of meter readers vary widely, annual pay averaged approximately $39,000 as of […]



How to Read Lab Tests in Dehydration

Dehydration is a complex and challenging syndrome to diagnose. It can be particularly debilitating even at mild levels if it is not caught in time. Some medication such as water pills can cause fluid and electrolyte imbalances that are dangerous to the patient. Reading lab work to determine if a patient is dehydrated takes some […]



How to Read a Lowrance Fishfinder

Lowrance fishfinders provide fishermen, pleasure boaters and anyone else with an interest in learning more about what is beneath their boat the ability to do so. In some cases, having a fishfinder is a necessity, since they can help boaters avoid stumps, rocks and other objects that could damage their boats. But many people use […]



How to Read a Turbo Boost Gauge

Turbo-charged engines are becoming more popular as smaller engine packages are utilizing external components to increase the power output that an engine can produce. A turbocharged engine is equipped with a rotating compressor that uses exhaust gases to generate huge amounts of compressed air for the engine to burn during combustion. Because a turbo takes […]



How to Read Aura Photography

The aura is believed to be an electromagnetic field that surrounds living things. The aura used to be perceived only by those who were “gifted.” This changed with the advent of aura photography in 1891. The first aura photograph was taken by Nicola Tesla. The Russians expanded on the work of Tesla through the development […]



How to Read the Copyright Page of a Book

The copyright page of a book is full of pertinent information about what the book is, who wrote it, where and when it was published and how you can obtain additional copies of the publication. The concept of the legal copyright began in the year 1710 in Great Britain. Since then, publishers of books have […]



How do I Read Metal Fabrication Blueprints?

Large buildings contain steel skeletons. Every “bone” or piece of steel carries a piecemark, or label, to differentiate it from the others. Each piece of steel started as a single blueprint, or detail drawing, before becoming part of the whole. A detailer labored over that drawing, providing hole sizes, dimensions, and carefully labelling each and […]



How to Read Illegible Handwriting

Transcribing notes from meetings, making corrections to reports and returning phone calls at work are tasks that take enough time without having to decipher a co-worker’s illegible handwriting on top of it. Use these strategies to help read the words even when the person isn’t around to help you translate them. Find words through out […]



How to Read & Interpret a Multimeter

A multimeter is an electronic device for testing electrical circuits for proper performance. Multimeters are equipped with a settings control to test voltage, amp output and ohms, which is a measure of current resistance. Two probes wired to the multimeter attach to the positive and negative terminals on the circuit. The measurements display on a […]



How to Read R22 Gauges

Central air conditioning units have a built-in gauge that monitors their pressure and the amount of refrigerants in the unit. The R22 gauge is a compound gauge that can measure the pressure of the system, expressed in pounds per square inch, or psi, as well as the temperatures of the R12, R22 and R502 compounds […]



How to Make a Living by Reading Books

If you are one of those people who can sit and read for hours on end, you should consider finding a job that pays you to read. Reading books is a good job for the elderly, stay-at-home parents, disabled people or others who just want to work at home. Advertise proofreading. Brush up on or […]



How to Read OBD2 Codes

Since 1996, every car manufactured has been required to have an Onboard Diagnostic system by law. This system monitors a car’s performance and will alert the driver when it detects any problems. The codes can be downloaded and read with an OBD2 code reader or recorded with the help of the “Check Engine” light on […]



How to Make a Web Page Flip Like Reading a Book

To make a page or post on your website display a book image with pages that flip, install WordPress. After installing WordPress, add a free plug-in that allows the selected areas of your website to appear as a virtual book. Several such plug-ins are available that will add this feature to your site. This process […]



How to Read a Road Map

While technology is increasing at such a fast pace that many new cars now have installed GPS units–which tell you how to get from point A to point B–many travelers, either through preference or necessity, still rely on road maps to navigate a trip. It is not difficult to read a road map, nor will […]



How to Read Unpublished Books for a Living

Most people dream of being able to do what they love for a living. Making a living reading unpublished books seems too good to be true, but it is possible. Publishing companies hire freelance readers to read unpublished books to give opinions and summarize the book’s material. The pay rate is usually $25-$100 for each […]



Normal Blood Pressure Reading for Men

Blood pressure is an important fixture of health diagnosis for men as they get older. If levels are high, a number of health risks can show up, so it is important to know what a normal blood pressure reading is and how to work to maintain low blood pressure through exercise and diet. What Is […]



How to Read Data Packets

Reading ethernet packets on a network is an advanced technique that allows administrators to analyze traffic. If hacker attempts are made, the administrator can read the packets and determine the source. It’s also a way for programmers to write network applications. The ethernet data packet has four parts to understand its source and destination. Evaluate […]



How to Read the Body Language of Customers

Body language may be categorized into two types: positive signals and negative signals. Positive body language includes smiling, nodding and making good eye contact. Negative body language includes yawning, frowning, making no eye contact and displaying a lack of attention. Facial expressions (apart from gestures and body movements) are the keys to finding out what […]