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Fire Safety Plan For Tenants of Chicago Condominiums

safety plan Fire Safety Plan For Tenants of Chicago Condominiums As a Chicago property owner, you want to know that your tenants are safe and secure at all times. You’ve taken many precautions as far as keeping your fire extinguishers up to date, all of the fire safety systems in place and working, and now you want to ensure even more safety for your tenants. How can you keep them fire safety aware when there are a number of tenants and they change periodically? You can offer them a Chicago fire safety tip sheet as part of the tenant package when they...
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Are Your Fire Extinguishers Ready for Action?

fire extinguisher Are Your Fire Extinguishers Ready for Action? As a Chicago property owner, you must know the fire safety requirements for your building at all times. One of those requirements, in an apartment building, business or condominium association, is to have working fire extinguishers available. There is a lot that goes into making these tools ready for the job should a fire break out in your property. As the owner it is up to you to make sure your extinguishers are compliant and ready for action should the need arise. What are you responsible for? What does it take to make...
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Fire Safety Tips for Tenants of a Condominium

tenant unsplash Fire Safety Tips for Tenants of a Condominium Living in Chicago in a condominium offers easy access to all the city has to offer. It provides a beautiful setting for you to enjoy the perks of the city all while having a place to call your own. One of the many things you should do as a tenant in a Chicago condominium is keep yourself updated on fire safety tips. While your Chicago condominium has a variety of fire safety precautions in place already, you need to know a few tips you can do to help prevent tragedy from breaking...
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Don’t Ignore the Law! Make Sure Your Condo is in Compliance!

close up court courthouse Don’t Ignore the Law! Make Sure Your Condo is in Compliance! Are you a member of a condominium board in Illinois? Do you know and understand the legal ramifications if you do not follow the fire safety regulations in the city? If not, then it’s time you learned! You do not want to risk the danger of not being in compliance and facing the costly ramifications of doing so. It is your responsibility as a board member to ensure that your building remains in compliance with all fire safety regulations at all times. If for any reason you are not,...
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Remember Fire Safety in Your Spring Cleaning!

spring safety Remember Fire Safety in Your Spring Cleaning! While it may not feel like spring in Chicago yet, it officially is. March 20th was the first day of spring and with the new season comes new ideas for cleaning and freshening up your Chicago condominium. It is very important that you remember fire safety in the process of doing your spring cleaning. Whether you’re a Chicago condominium owner or a tenant, here are some tips to remember when you go about your spring cleaning. Check and Change Batteries Your smoke alarm is the first line of defense when a fire breaks...
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