It is always good to spring forward this time of year. It means spring is on the way.

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But with that good news comes some work on your part. Be sure and check your smoke and fire alarms. If the batteries are run down or it has been a while since you changed them, then it is time to take action. Get new batteries and put them in. That is all you need to do to make your home safe. Pretty simple but many people do not heed the warnings and injury or death could happen.

Please take the time to make your home a safe place to live. You will sleep better for it.