Choices After An Accident

November 2, 2010

Whenever you’ve been in involved in an accident that is NOT your fault, you have the option to run the claim through your own insurance company or through the insurance company of the party at fault for the accident. You might say, “Well, of course I’ll use the other insurance company!  The accident wasn’t my […]

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Higher Deductible Philosophy

October 5, 2010

Adopting an overall higher deductible philosophy can save you tons of money over the years. Spell that $M$O$N$E$Y$ in your pocket! Let me show you how it works.

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Do You Have a Will?

September 22, 2010

According to Financial Planning Magazine, March 2010, nearly two-thirds of Americans don’t have a will. When that occurs, the person dies in a condition that’s called intestate — dying without a valid will.  This leaves it up to a judge and the laws of the state to determine the distribution of their assets and belongings. […]

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School Bus Safety

September 1, 2010

As summer comes to a close and the leaves begin to turn, children across the country are packing up their backpacks and returning to school. And with the beginning of the fall semester, you may start to see that old familiar vehicle—the school bus—cruising the roads and highways again. Here are some tips for drivers […]

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How to Replace Washing Machine Hoses

August 24, 2010

Here’s a quick and easy way to dramatically reduce the possibility of a water loss in your home. Takes only about 5 minutes and $20. Makes for a great little Saturday morning project! Share on Facebook Sincerely,   For a Quote, Go to DennisVolz.com   Dennis Volz Insurance Agency 10791 Jamacha Bl, Suite 1, Spring […]

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How to Change Your Water Supply Line

August 23, 2010

One of the important steps to preventing water damage in your home is to regularly inspect all the angle stops in your home.  And when necessary, replace them. Here’s a great video on how to change out a water supply valve. These are the shut-off valves located either behind your toilet or under your sink […]

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Are You An Aggressive Driver?

August 23, 2010

You Could Be Asking for Trouble Aggressive drivers are becoming the norm, according to a Media and Injury Prevention Program at the University of Southern California. “Aggressive driving is now the most common way of driving,” says co-director Sandra Ball-Rokeach. “It’s not just a few crazies — it’s a subculture of driving.” Stories of aggressive […]

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The Facts About Power Surges and How To Prevent Them

August 18, 2010

What Are Power (Voltage) Surges? A power surge is one form of electrical power disturbance. There are four main types of power disturbances: Voltage dips (also called “sags” or “brownouts”) Electromagnetic interference Radio frequency interference Power surges (also referred to as “voltage surges” or “transient voltages”) Power surges are generally considered to be the most […]

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Prevent Water Damage in Your Home

August 18, 2010

Water Damage How to protect your home The first signs of water damage might seem trivial. But warnings like water stains on the ceilings or a leak under the kitchen sink can lead to real problems, like a weakened roof or rotten floorboards. A burst pipe can even damage your furniture and other personal possessions. […]

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How to Review Your Homeowners Insurance Renewal Statement

February 10, 2010

For most of us, our home is our single largest and most important investment. Many of us have poured thousands of dollars and countless hours into maintaining, improving and (hopefully) paying off our homes. Many people own their homes free of any mortgage. These assets are pure equity. Certainly its worthwhile to invest 15 minutes […]

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