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9 Clocks You Still Need to Adjust Manually For The Time Change

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9 Clocks You Still Need to Adjust Manually For The Time Change

On Sunday, November 3rd at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time will end in most areas of the U.S., so we will “fall back” to Standard Time (EST, CST, MST or PST, depending on where you live). As much as we complain about it, the majority of us have no choice but to set our clocks back 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 clock
  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.

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1 Littletyk { 10.30.19 at 2:08 pm }

My dog gets fed a 6:pm and goes to bed at 11:pm. When the time changes she gets confused and can’t understand why she gets fed and goes to bed earlier. I have to adjust her schedule 10 minutes a day to get her back on the right times for eating and sleeping just like a human. Crazy as it seems animals react to the time change too.

2 Denise { 03.10.19 at 4:23 am }

Wind up clocks such as chiming mantel clocks

3 Bev { 03.09.19 at 3:30 pm }

Our water softener unit.

4 Chester { 03.09.19 at 2:49 pm }

My cats’ ‘feed-me’ clock

5 tess { 03.09.19 at 2:04 pm }


6 bea forsythe { 11.05.18 at 6:09 am }

house phones- or landlines

7 Marci { 11.04.18 at 8:45 pm }

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

8 James Waters { 11.04.18 at 11:10 am }

Body clock.

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