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Are Your Liability Limits a Liability?

June 14, 2011

—- Liability Limits —- The line of protection you place between a mistake you may make and the guy you have injured who now thinks he deserves to take everything you own! Your liability limits on your auto insurance look something like this: 15/30/5, or 50/100/25, or 100/300/50.  Sometimes they’re listed like this: LIABILITY LIMITS: […]

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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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Secrets to Safe Driving in The Rain

December 18, 2010

Just Slow Down Have you noticed that especially here in San Diego, people don’t seem to notice that its raining when they’re driving.  People tail-gate just as much if not more (because some people actually slow down to allow for the wet conditions.)  They drive at breakneck speeds seemingly oblivious to the deteriorated visibility and […]

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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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Children and Electrical Outlets

November 23, 2010

Electrical outlets are usually installed at a height at or near a child’s eye level, and a child’s curiosity can draw them to explore, making electrical outlets a source of worry for many parents. The chance of electrocution is small, but the results can be devastating. According to a 1994 estimate of electrocutions released by […]

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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 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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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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