Posts Tagged "safety"

Shut Up, Pipe Down!

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018 in Property Management | 0 comments

Shut Up, Pipe Down!

So you are ready to take charge of your home, roll up your sleeves and get to work.  Awesome! Before you start pulling out your tool box and conquering those projects, I have some advice for you; Shut up and pipe down!  Wait, what?? Many homeowners and tenants do not know how to shut off the water to their residence or an individual fixture to prevent major leaks and property damage in an emergency.  When you purchase or move into a new home, you should make yourself familiar with the shut off valves and practice opening and closing them so you’re prepared for an emergency.  And...

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Keep Warm And Safe This Winter

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Property Management | 0 comments

Keep Warm And Safe This Winter

December, January and February are the deadliest months for home fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). And, heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires and home fire deaths. That’s why it’s important for you and your loved ones to take extra precautions during the winter. Thinking of buying a space heater? The NFPA recommends that you make sure it carries the mark of an independent testing laboratory. Install it according to the manufacturer’s instructions or have it professionally installed. If you have an electric-powered space heater,...

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Condominium Collaboration in Hurricane Season

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Property Management | 0 comments

Condominium Collaboration in Hurricane Season

The condominium board members, homeowners and tenants of the island’s many condominium developments are aware of the unique elements of condominium living. Even hurricane preparedness takes on a different meaning at condominium developments as the entire condominium community must partner together to ensure success. “Emergency preparedness is a team sport”, according to Eric Whitaker, a public health and emergency preparedness expert. In the interest of helping your condominium community during hurricane season here are some preparation tips for your team members: Board Members and/or...

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The High Price of Ignoring Home Repairs

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 in Property Management | 0 comments

The High Price of Ignoring Home Repairs

Home maintenance seems expensive – unless you’ve considered the astronomical costs involved with ignoring it. HomeInsurance.com and Redbeacon (a subsidiary of Home Depot) have teamed up to deliver this infographic, which examines some common home maintenance projects and the shocking costs that can result when they go neglected. Whilst the dollar figures are based on US costs, you still might just think twice before underestimating that leaky sink or faulty electrical outlet. Courtesy of: HomeInsurance.com and...

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How To Baby-Proof Your Home

Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 in Property Management | 0 comments

How To Baby-Proof Your Home

We think of our home as safe and secure – but if you have a toddler, you need to take a fresh look. As soon as they can crawl, toddlers want to explore every nook and cranny. They want to push and pull anything they can get hold of. And their preferred method of finding out how things work is to bite, suck or chew them. That means your house is chock full of threats and dangers, which is why we thought we would share this infographic from MoneySupermarket.com. They even have advice regarding the revision of your insurance contract. In short, everything you need to know to protect your...

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