Tip: Check those smoke alarms
OK, so maybe this is more of a reminder than a tip, but I still think it bears repeating. With yesterday's time change we may all still be feeling a bit sluggish, but checking your smoke detectors is a really good habit to get into when you're changing your clocks.
So, yesterday morning, armed with a wooden spoon - it's the perfect length to reach those high up alarms and I wasn't dragging out the ladder unless I needed to actually change the batteries! - I hit all of my test buttons.
One was very loud. The other two, however, needed their batteries replaced, so it was well worth giving up 10 minutes of my time for peace of mind until we "fall back" in the autumn.
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