Daylight savings is a good time to change your smoke detectors and CO alarms

It’s that time of year again. The clocks go forward, the days get longer and families get an extra precious hour of daylight. Daylight Savings is also a great time to check your smoke alarms. Here’s why:

Check your smoke alarm batteries

One Saturday afternoon last month, I was lying on my couch watching a thought-provoking, sophisticated film – OK, it was "The Notebook" – when I decided I wanted some popcorn.