Don't Forget! Fall Back Tonight as Daylight Saving Time Ends

Jonathan Belles
Published: November 2, 2019

It's that time of the year again! Sunday, November 3rd, we "fall back" to standard time in a large portion of the country.

This means we'll have to move our clocks back an hour at 2:00 AM or before we head to bed. 

There are a few additional things that we can do during this time warp that might actually save your life and a little money: 

  • Change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Replace the filters in air conditioning and heating units to save energy
  • Check your emergency and storm/hurricane kits to replace anything that you may have used during the year
  • Reverse your ceiling fans to the clockwise direction to force warm air toward the floor 
  • Have your chimney swept and cleaned of potential fire hazards. 

If you've got a battery-powered weather radio, go ahead and change the batteries on that too. 

Remember that Hawaii and portions of Arizona do not observe daylight saving time. 

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