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9 Clocks You Still Need to Adjust Manually For DST

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9 Clocks You Still Need to Adjust Manually For DST

On Sunday, March 10th at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time will begin in most areas of the U.S., so we will “spring forward” to Daylight Time (EDT, CDT, MDT or PDT, depending on where you live). As much as we complain about it, the majority of us have no choice but to set our clocks ahead one hour before we hit the hay on Saturday night. See why we change the clocks here.

While we’ve all been pretty spoiled with our computers, tablets, and smartphones adjusting the time automatically for us, gadgets without a network connection have to be updated manually on Sunday.  Here are 9 clocks you’re going to need to adjust manually:

9 Clocks You Still Need to Adjust Manually For DST

  1. Kitchen Oven/Stove
  2. Clock radio/alarm
  3. Car
  4. Coffeemaker
  5. Microwave
  6. Wall clocks
  7. Watches
  8. Medical equipment
  9. Security/Alarm System

So don’t forget to change the time on these important items. And now is a great time to replace the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors as well.

Did we leave anything off the list? Tell us in the comments, below.

7 comments

1 Denise { 03.10.19 at 4:23 am }

Wind up clocks such as chiming mantel clocks

2 Bev { 03.09.19 at 3:30 pm }

Our water softener unit.

3 Chester { 03.09.19 at 2:49 pm }

My cats’ ‘feed-me’ clock

4 tess { 03.09.19 at 2:04 pm }

thermostats

5 bea forsythe { 11.05.18 at 6:09 am }

house phones- or landlines

6 Marci { 11.04.18 at 8:45 pm }

The clock on the milk tank that records the milk temperature 🙂

7 James Waters { 11.04.18 at 11:10 am }

Body clock.

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