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Change Your Clocks – Check Your Alarms on March 11
As you change your clocks one hour ahead to Daylight Savings time on March 11, take a few extra minutes to check both your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.
- Check Age – replace alarms every 10 years
- Check Battery – Press the TEST button
- Check Locations – smoke alarms should be installed in all bedrooms, in the hallway outside bedrooms and one on each floor of your home. One CO alarm should be installed on each floor of your home.
More about smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.
Did you Know?
- You can sign up for a station tour. Great for small groups.
- You should replace the batteries in your smoke alarms twice a year.
- Creating a defensible space with regards to wildfires could just save your home or property.
- We have Friends & Family CPR classes every month.
- Julie Happy