Check Your Smoke Detectors on Daylight Saving Day

Daylight saving time officially starts this weekend on Sunday, March 8, at 2 a.m. While your phones and computers will automatically “spring forward” one hour earlier, you’ll still have to check your ovens, microwaves, and most importantly, your smoke detectors — at least according to safety experts.

The two times a year we change our clocks also serve as a valuable reminder to change the batteries in our fire alarms. Only 57% of Americans have followed best practice and done so in the past six months, according to a survey of more 1,000 people conducted by ServiceMaster Restore.

When you

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