- Don’t forget. Change your smoke alarm batteries when you set your clocks back on November 3.
- Stand by your pan. Never leave food, grease or oils cooking on the stovetop unattended. Source: mass.gov
- Plan ahead. A 20-pound frozen turkey can take up to five days to thaw in a refrigerator. Once thawed, it should be cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
- Tip of the month. Consider insulating your hot water pipes to reduce heat loss. It allows you to lower the temperature and saves 3-4 percent per year on water. Source: energy.gov