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How to Create a Fire Safety Plan

planning How to Create a Fire Safety Plan Whether you have children or not, it’s important to have a fire safety plan in place at all times. Living in a Chicago condominium can give you a few obstacles that a single-family home would not. That is why it is very important to keep your fire safety knowledge in Chicago up to date and a plan in place at all times. Here are a few ways to keep you safe and sound from a fire breaking out and what to do if it ever does. What is a Fire Safety Plan? This...
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Reasons Your Fire Extinguisher Could Fail and How to Prevent It

extinguisher Reasons Your Fire Extinguisher Could Fail and How to Prevent It A portable fire extinguisher is a first line of defense when a fire breaks out in your property. If it is a smaller fire such as a grease fire on the stove or a grill fire, these can mean the difference between a massive amount of damage and a small amount contained to the one area. As a property owner, you should know there are several things to do to your fire extinguisher to make sure your fire safety in Chicago is taken care of. Blockage in Hose If...
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Summer Fire Safety Checklist

review Summer Fire Safety Checklist With summer in full swing, you’re most likely either on vacation or planning one really soon. Before you head out on a vacation with your family, make sure to go over your summer fire safety checklist. This will help you to be Chicago fire safe when you’re in your apartment and when you’re away. Make sure to have these items listed below checked off on a regular basis. If you notice something throughout your monthly check, be sure to address it with your HOA or management company. Do not leave fire safety in Chicago till later....
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Benefits of a Fire Safety Management Team

arrow Benefits of a Fire Safety Management Team As a Chicago building owner or HOA, you need to have your building in compliance with all of the fire safety regulations. Doing that can be an entire job in itself. There are a variety of items that must be taken care of including fire extinguishers being inspected, sprinklers and lighting working at all times, and maintenance documents kept on file. How can you make sure that everything you need to cover is done while you’re also taking care of the everyday needs of your residents? There’s an easier way to make sure...
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What is a Fire Safety Inventory Report and Why Do You Need One?

report What is a Fire Safety Inventory Report and Why Do You Need One? When it comes to fire safety of your Chicago property, you want to know that everything is under control. As a property investor or as a homeowner’s association board member, one tool at your disposal is an inventory report. This report can assist you in making sure you keep track of all prior work done, the safety equipment installed at your property, and what needs to be done before the fire inspection takes place. What is an Inventory Report? This report is a tool utilized by the...
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