REMINDER: Change Home Smoke Alarm Batteries When Clocks Spring Forward Sunday
March 12, 2021
A reminder to change your household smoke alarm batteries this weekend when Daylight Saving Time begins. Clocks “spring forward” one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 14.
Consider your smoke alarms to be the most important clocks that need to be changed in your home.
Residents should test smoke alarms once a month and change smoke alarm batteries routinely in the spring and fall when clocks are changed. Replacing a smoke alarm that is more than 10 years old is recommended.
To test a home smoke alarm, press and hold down the test button. It can take a few seconds for the siren to begin. If the sound is weak or non-existent, replace the batteries.Go to Top