Posted on 11/1/2018 8:59 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
The clocks will turn back at 2 a.m. on November 4th, to mark the end of Daylight Saving Time. Aside from the extra hour of sleep, here are a few things you should remember about Daylight Saving Time:
Although most of our smartphones will automatically adjust, remember to manually turn back the clocks in your home including those found on stoves, microwaves and other appliances, as most of them won't reset themselves.
It will begin to get dark an hour earlier in the evenings. If you have any outside lights on a timer, do not forget to reprogram them to adjust to the new time.
Daylight Saving Time also serves as a great opportunity to test the smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home and change their batteries if necessary.
Standard time will be used through March 10th, 2019, then the clocks will "spring" forward one hour for the start Daylight Saving Time.
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Posted on 3/11/2017 3:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
On March 12th, 2017 at 2am, the clocks will spring forward 1 hour, marking the beginning of Daylight Saving Time. For some, the thought of losing an hour of sleep in the spring is more difficult than adjusting to the extra hour we get in the Fall. Here are some tips to help you quickly adjust this year:
Sunrise and sunset will be an hour later than the day before. Remember to set your alarms, since your body clock may be a bit off.
Avoid taking a nap in order to fall asleep earlier, helping you wake up the next day. By taking a nap, you are providing your body with extra energy which will only keep you awake longer at bedtime.
Be alert. Give yourself an extra push to get out the door on Monday. Pay extra attention on the road, as you may not be the only tired driver on the road.
By eating meals at your normal scheduled times, it will help your body adjust to the time change much faster. Try to keep your schedule as regular as possible.
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Posted on 3/11/2016 11:57 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
Our clocks will once again "spring forward" for Daylight Saving Time (DST) on March 13.
Posted on 10/31/2015 1:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
Daylight Saving Time officially ends on November 1st at 2:00 am.