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Tag Archives: Safety

Carbon Monoxide Safety

Protect your family from the ‘silent killer’ https://www.flickr.com/photos/tomo908us/ Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That’s why it’s important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and protect yourself and your family from its effects. In the home, carbon […]

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Fall Home Safety

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Household safety tips change with the season As days get shorter and nights get longer, our habits begin to change. Most of us typically spend more time hunkering down at home and less time frolicking at the beach. That usually means resuming favorite fall pastimes like huddling through York Dragon or Cookeville Cavalier games on Fridays […]

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Securing Fall Trees

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Before the wind blows, secure your trees and shrubsThe seasons are changing, and the colors of autumn abound. Regrettably, fall’s stunning display is often accompanied by some unwelcome weather hazards in the Upper Cumberland – namely, wind – that can cause considerable damage to the very trees that produce those beautiful fall leaves. pretty coloured autumn […]

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After-School Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

Parents, class is back in session in the Upper Cumberland, so you’ve likely already reviewed the basic after-school safety tips for kids who walk or bus to and from school. Those tips, of course, are: Walk with a buddy Stay in well-lit areas Never accept a ride with strangers Once home, lock the door and […]

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Emergency Preparedness Kit

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What You Need in an Emergency Kit You never know when a natural disaster is going to hit the Upper Cumberland — or even just a big storm that knocks out the power for a few days. That’s why having an emergency kit for you and your family is so important. It’s not hard to put one […]

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Avoiding distractions while driving could save your life

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Avoiding distractions while driving could save your life You’ve seen them on the roads; you might even know a few of them. And you could be one yourself. Distracted drivers in come in all shapes, sizes, ages and experience levels. Even if you’re not one today, you could become one at any moment — in […]

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Back to School Safety

The end of summer means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and … the start of football here in the Upper Cumberland! But most important, it means kids are headed back to school. And that means we all should be extra careful on the roads, in school zones and around buses in Cookeville, […]

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Make recycling and reducing routine

“Reduce, reuse, recycle.” Most likely, you’ve heard that catchy phrase connected with information about saving natural resources and even saving your family money. But how many of us really make reducing, reusing and recycling a part of our everyday life? At The Rains Agency, we’re happy to say that we try to do our part […]

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RV Travel Tips

There’s nothing quite like taking a road trip in an RV. Whether you’re headed to somewhere nearby in Tennessee or somewhere across the country this summer, we at The Rains Agency want you to get the most out of your travels. But before we get to travel tips and how to find the best places […]

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Summers mean backyard grilling – safely!

Just like hamburgers and hot dogs, a sizzling grill is a symbol of summer and grilling isn’t just about great food. Backyard barbecue soften create treasured memories with friends and family. Keep in mind, however, that when you grill, you’re literally playing with fire. Thousands of residents each year learn this the hard way, suffering […]

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