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Old 01-05-2007, 12:26 PM   #1
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Just a heads up

When's the last time you changed your batteries in your home thermostat (for the ones that run on batteries). I got home yesterday to find the house very cool. After checking the fuse box I went to the thermostat to find the battery light on. I'm glad it happened now as we are leaving on a trip next week and I wouldn't want to come home to a 30 degree house.

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Old 01-05-2007, 01:30 PM   #2
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Thanks for the reminder. I know that will have some of us going to check our thermostat batteries right now. And while you're at it folks, check your smoke detectors and CO detectors too.
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Old 01-05-2007, 02:52 PM   #3
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I didn't know that thermostats had batteries! Guess i'd better go check mine. Thanks.
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Old 01-05-2007, 03:09 PM   #4
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Let me emphasize what Alix said...Check your batteries in smoke detectors....I used to be in a Volunteer Fire Dept....it is so sad to see bodies coming out of houses that a $2.00 9 Volt would have made the difference.
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Old 01-05-2007, 04:02 PM   #5
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It was strange to see your post. We just changed ours the other day. I never gave it a thought when my dh said that the clock on ours was running slow and sure enough it was low batteries.
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