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Electrical Outlet Safety

February 18, 2011

Electrical receptacle outlets in walls and floors may present shock and electrical fire hazards to consumers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 3,900 injuries associated with electrical receptacle outlets are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year. Approximately a third of these injuries occur when young children insert metal objects, such as hair […]

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How To Clean Granite Countertops

January 24, 2011

To keep your granite countertops clean, use a microfiber cloth to dust off countertop surfaces. Wipe down the granite countertops daily and as needed using water. Once a week wipe down with a damp cloth and a stone cleaner formulated with a neutral pH. Never use harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners. They can scratch, pit, […]

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How to Inspect Your Roof

November 29, 2010

With the coming of the “rain season” here in San Diego, now might be a good time to take a look at your roof. Here’s a few tips on what to look for and I’ve included a video at the end to give you a visual for some of these. What To Look For Just […]

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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 FacebookSincerely,   For a Quote, Go to DennisVolz.com   Dennis Volz Insurance Agency 10791 Jamacha Bl, Suite 1, Spring Valley, […]

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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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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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