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Myths About Winter Fire Safety

virtual reality Myths About Winter Fire Safety When it comes to Chicago fire safety, it is important to learn all the facts and dispel myths. During the winter season, many homeowners have the wrong idea about fire safety and end up paying the price, be it injury and even death. Learning more about common myths involving fire safety and the winter season will help keep you and your family safe. Check out a few myths below and inform your family about fire safety for the upcoming season. You Have Five Minutes to Get Out during a House Fire This is not true....
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Are You Protected In the Event of a Fire?

armor Are You Protected In the Event of a Fire? When it comes to keeping your family safe, you want to know that they are prepared should a fire break out in your Chicago condo. As an investment property owner, you also want to ensure fire safety in Chicago is a prime focus for your tenants. Sharing fire safety tips with your tenants and board on a regular basis helps to keep everyone aware of tips and tricks to prevent a tragedy. As a tenant, you have certain responsibilities to ensure the safety of your home and the condo building you...
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Have You Checked Your Emergency Lighting Lately?

exit light Have You Checked Your Emergency Lighting Lately? As a member of the board of a condo in Chicago, you must understand all that position entails. While some members may be under the influence it is just a social gathering to maintain quality of the building, there is more at stake than you may know. Being a member of the board means that you’re responsible for a variety of items, including fire safety in Chicago. One key aspect of keeping all building residents safe is emergency lighting. Learning what you need to have in place, what is part of your inspection,...
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Why is a Fire Safety Company Necessary?

question marks trees Why is a Fire Safety Company Necessary? Fire safety in Chicago is a huge part of being a part of a homeowner’s board or condo association. Many members are surprised to find out that if they do not maintain proper fire safety precautions in place, they can personally be found liable for any issues that arise from fires breaking out. For example, if a fire breaks out in your Chicago condo, you can be personally sued if someone is hurt or fatally wounded. This is just the first of many reasons that fire safety is important. Why should you consider...
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6 Fire Safety Tips in Chicago

looking up 6 Fire Safety Tips in Chicago Every homeowner or renter needs to fully understand the risk of fire. A fire can break out at any time and without the proper knowledge or safeguards, your home, family, and friends might be at risk. Learning more about fire safety in Chicago can easily increase the level of safety in your home and lower the potential for injury or death if a fire were to occur. Learn more about fire safety by reviewing the tips below. #1. Protect Your Home with Quality Smoke Alarms One of the simplest ways to practice fire safety...
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