End of DST is time to save your famly

Today at 2 am clocks rolled back one hour to observe daylight savings time, which is also when safety experts recommend you check and change batteries on home smoke and CO detectors.

Taking a few minutes to swap out batteries could save your family’s life.  Most 9 volt batteries, which are the most commonly used in smoke and CO alarms, can last several years, but the minor expenses of about $4 per battery is worth the security and peace of mind of knowing your home is protected.

If your smoke detector is mounted in a place that is hard to reach, or if you don’t like to have to frequently change batteries, consider an alarm with a sealed lithium battery, such as the Kidde Worry-Free combination smoke and CO alarm. The system eliminates the need for up to 20 9-volt batteries, which is not only easier on the user but also saves the environment from the battery waste.<img class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-386″ src=”https://momsnova.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/worry-free-combo-smoke-and-co-with-voice-angle.jpg&#8221; alt=”worry-free-combo-smoke-and-co-with-voice-angle” width=”1000″ height=”1000″ /><a href=”http://www.kidde.com”>Kidde </a>products are sold at national retailers such as Home Depot and Walmart.  Depending on the features, smoke and CO alarms cost around $17 to $55.


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