The start of daylight saving time is a good occasion to replace batteries
The Forsyth County Fire Department reminds citizens to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when we spring forward an hour this Sunday, March 13.
Batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms should be changed every six to twelve months, making the start and end of daylight saving time a helpful twice-yearly reminder. After replacing batteries, the Forsyth County Fire Department suggests testing alarms at least once a month.
Residents should review the recommendations of the unit manufacturer regarding battery replacement. The units themselves ...