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Do You Really Need a Carbon Monoxide Detector?

burner flame Do You Really Need a Carbon Monoxide Detector? As a Chicago resident, you may be curious if CO detectors are actually necessary in your unit. Do you really need to have one or do you only need it if natural gas is used? Whether you’re a property manager, a unit owner or a tenant, there are some things you need to know about carbon monoxide detectors and whether they are truly needed in your property. Take a look at when they are needed, if your HOA needs to request them, or if you even have to be concerned with this...
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Is Your Apartment Safe in a Fire?

exit sign Is Your Apartment Safe in a Fire? Apartments are a great place to live in the big city of Chicago. You can easily access work, play, and shopping from your home right in the center of the city. There are many properties to choose from. However, you need to know that your building is fire safe and that the emergency lights that are required are in place. Whether you’re a property manager seeking compliance or an apartment tenant, here are the things you need to know when it comes to fire safety in Chicago. Requirements of NFPA for Exit Signs...
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Are You Being Fire Safe in Your Condominium?

Prepared Are You Being Fire Safe in Your Condominium? As a resident of a Chicago condominium, you probably have certain safety measures in place. You most likely keep your doors locked, make sure you’re safe when heading out and you’re always making sure the windows are shut before you leave. But what about fire safety? Have you checked to make sure that your unit, and you, are ready should a fire break out? What about preventing fires? There are many tips you can utilize to fireproof your condo and make sure that you and your family are safe. You want to...
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Fire Prevention: Cooking Safety Tips for Your Tenants

cooking Fire Prevention: Cooking Safety Tips for Your Tenants Owning a Chicago condominium is a great way to get into the real estate investment game. However, as an HOA manager or as the owner of the building, it’s important that your tenants know how to keep themselves safe, and your building. Sharing prevention tips and safety tips at your regular monthly meetings of the HOA would be a great way to start sharing fire safety in Chicago. If you do not have regularly scheduled meetings, consider setting them up so that your tenants are aware of tips and tricks to keep...
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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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