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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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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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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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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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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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Homeowners Insurance – HOW TO CLOSE YOUR ESCROW — How to buy it, How much to get, and HOW TO SAVE MONEY

January 28, 2009

The informed purchase of your homeowners insurance can be the most important minutes you invest into the purchase of a home. So, you’ve purchased your new home, navigated the rigors of escrow including home inspections, termite tenting, title searches, legal wrangling, paper work, signatures, delays, changes, lost documents, unreachable loan officers, and the dog ate […]

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I’ve had a FIRE! What do I do now?

May 8, 2008

Fire can be one of the most traumatic and devastating losses anyone can experience. If you’ve had a fire and there were injuries or a death, my sincere condolences. If you’ve experienced only loss to property, please take a moment to be thankful that there were no injuries or death. You’re probably still in shock […]

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