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Daylight Savings Time is Here Already

Get ready, get set — time to Spring Forward, Temecula! Change your clocks this weekend — and a few other helpful reminders for Daylight Savings time.

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880081 It is that time again to set your clocks forward an hour. Daylight Savings Time starts at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 9.

Public safety officials recommend making a few other quick changes around your home:

  • Smoke/CO detectors:  Change the batteries for your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Batteries:  Be sure to recycle old batteries by putting them in a plastic bag and setting them on top of your recycling cart on trash day. Better yet, consider using rechargeable batteries.
  • Test and replace:  Test your smoke detectors monthly to make sure they work. According to FEMA, smoke detectors last about eight to 10 years. Check the unit for a purchase date.
  • Timers:  Adjust the automatic timers controlling lights inside and outside your home. If you are not already doing so, consider putting lights on timers so your home looks occupied. A house sitting dark is…

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About Ashley Ludwig

Ashley Ludwig is an Editor for Patch News, Orange County and Los Angeles. She is also an inspirational romantic suspense author.

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