Thursday, November 14, 2013

Energizer Change Your Clock Change Your Batteries Program Review and Giveaway #sponsored




Now that time has "Fall Back" we need to be reminded that we need to change the batteries in the smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in our homes. I sometimes forget on the day time changes as I am busy changing clocks all over the house and car. I wanted to post this as a reminder to everyone that has not yet changed the batteries in your detectors and for you to remind loved ones that may have forgotten as well. Have you changed yours?

I know many times in the past I have taken batteries out of a smoke detector from my learning curve for cooking lol I always try remember to put the batteries back. Now would be the perfect time to go check all your detectors and make sure new batteries are in them. Something so simple as a new battery in a smoke alarm can save lives. 

Since working with Energizer last year for the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery program I have it in my mind that time changes and so do batteries. I remind people I know about changing detector batteries when they remind me of the time change. So be safe and go change those smoke and carbon monoxide detector batteries if you have not since the time change. 
 



The Change Your Clock Change Your Battery program has been dedicated to sharing the important reminder to replace the batteries in your home’s smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when you change your clocks for daylight saving time. Together, Energizer and the IAFC are working to combat some alarming statistics:

·         Thirty-eight percent of fatal fire injuries occur in homes without working smoke alarms.*

·         Twenty-four percent occur in homes in which at least one smoke alarm is present but fails to operate, frequently due to dead or missing batteries.*


“All too often firefighters see firsthand the devastating effects on families whose homes don’t have working smoke detectors,” said Chief William Metcalf, President and Chairman of the Board of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. “Thanks to Energizer, more than 5 million batteries have been donated in communities across the country through this program. This not only helps provide  families with critical early warning time to escape a home fire, but it also helps protect our firefighters by reducing the likelihood they’ll have to enter a burning building to rescue someone still in the home.”

Families are encouraged to use the extra hour “gained” from the end of daylight saving time to review their home fire safety plans and remind their friends, family and neighbors of the life-saving habit of changing and testing smoke alarm batteries.

“Twenty-six years ago, we realized the crucial role that a working battery in a smoke alarm plays in helping to give families the critical extra time to escape a home fire. We felt a responsibility to do our part in helping to keep families safe,” said Alan Hoskins, President & CEO with Energizer. “Today, it’s inspiring to look back on the millions of batteries donated and the lives that Energizer has helped to save as a result of the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery program – as we like to say, that’s positivenergy!”

To help give more families those critical seconds, Energizer is donating 250,000 batteries this fall to fire departments across the country to distribute to families in their communities.




GIVEAWAY

Win an Energizer Family Safety Kit complete with a reusable grocery tote containing:

-One 16-pack Energizer® MAX® AA Batteries years

-One 1-pack of Energizer® MAX® 9 volt batteries

-One Energizer® Weatheready® LED Safety Light flashlight – Waterproof flashlight powered by AA, AAA or C cell batteries

-One Kidde Battery-Operated Combination Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Alarm

The total value of the Family Safety Kit is approximately $60.



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*Limited to US residents 18 years old and above. Giveaway starts Nov. 14 2013 and ends on Dec. 5, 2013 at midnight EST. Winner will be emailed and has 72 hours to respond before another winner is selected. I was not paid for this giveaway or post. The opinions on this item are 100% mine and may vary from others. The sponsor is responsible for providing the prize. I was sent products from Energizer for my review.


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39 comments

Tiffany Christie said...

I need to change out the batteries but I keep forgetting. Will have my hubby do it.

Anonymous said...

We haven't changed our batteries, but I need to remind Scott to.

betty baez said...

i need to remind my sister.

karenmed409 said...

I changed mine last month and reminded and helped our elderly neighbor to change his batteries

Debbie Jackson said...

We changed them with the time change.

latanya t said...

no, I have not changed them yet

Jennifer Young said...

We still need to change ours!

Remus said...

We change ours every year at the end of August.

Naomi C. said...

We just checked ours a couple weeks ago - probably should remind family members though, its so easy to forget!

[Whatever U are, be a good one!] said...

No, I haven't changed them yet!
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Angela snoozy said...

We change our twice a year at the time change so that way we never forget. The time change is our reminder!

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AMY said...

We change ours every New Year.

Julie said...

when the time changes, we change the batteries automatically

Dawn Monroe said...

We were late changing them but we did it.

Rachel Griesmer said...

We changed the batteries in our smoke detectors the first of November.

Julie D. said...

We changed the batteries just a few days ago.
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Braxs Mommy said...

I have not changed mine in about 6 months, I guess I need to check em out~! thanks for the reminder!!

Harmony Burmeister said...

My husband is in charge of changing the batteries, but of course I have to remind him

1froglegs said...

We just moved into a new home and one of the first things we did was to change the batteries in the smoke detectors.

Sky Sparkle said...

We change ours once a year.

Jenny Pizana said...

We just moved and replaced. Need to.go help my grandms do hers

Tammy Woodall said...

I haven't changed them out yet. but will do so in January.

Pam Halligan said...

I rely on my husband to change them. We change them around Daylight Savings Time - usually. However, I don't think he's changed them yet. I promise to nag him a little.

~The Bargain Babe from *Zucchini Summer Blog* said...

Welll, when I cook it sets off the alarm so we know they work. ;)

Ashley Fryer said...

I have changed mine!

pmj said...

I need to check out my dad's to make sure his are working.

Helen said...

I have changed ours

Holly S. said...

I haven't in years! I really need to do that.

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Amanda Rauch said...

We just had one of the batteries die so I really need to replace them all now!

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kmcgrew213 said...

yes i have checked them!

amanda whitley said...

i just changed mine in september

brandy davis said...

We changed ours on Thanksgiving day.

eclairre said...

No, I haven't changed them yet!

Darlene said...

We usually change our batteries once a year.

Diana said...

It is definitely time to change ours!
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Karen Propes said...

We change ours yearly on Jan 2. We do have to call and remind my sister...
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kdrae said...

My husband changes them regularly!

Crystal Rose said...

I haven't changed ours yet but plan to.

lmurley2000 said...

I change my batteries when the time changes

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