Spring cleaning season is here, and while unit occupants are throwing open the windows, dusting, and organizing, property owners should have their own list of to-dos to tackle. Regular inspection, maintenance, and repairs can not only improve the look and appeal of a complex but regular upkeep is safer for occupants and more efficient for […]
Small and seemingly inconspicuous, candles are typical items in most homes that can cause dramatic damage. According to the National Fire Protection Association, candles were the cause of more than 8600 home fires. They were also to blame for 82 deaths, 800 injuries, and $295 million in direct property damage.
When used properly and […]
Was your resolution for 2018 to form better relationships with the insurance experts that support your association? Well … then add it to the list. Reading up on the experience and advice you have at your disposal is much better than that protein shake you were about to mix up.
Carol has spent 16 years […]
On November 2, 2017, the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall of approximately 38 million Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles or push buttons in the United States and approximately 3 Million in Canada. The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a […]
Fire prevention week just wrapped (October 8-14), so its a great time to remind your associations to check their properties and ensure they are being as diligent as possible about fire prevention and safety. Here are a few simple loss control measures they should have in place:
- Smoke Detectors & Carbon Monoxide Detectors: A properly […]
As we packed up our offices and then unpacked them (okay, truthfully, we’re still unpacking!) we could easily commiserate with our many community association clients who deal with moving stress on a continual basis. Here are some ways we kept calm, organized, and focused on the end goal.
Forget the adage about the lazy, hazy days of summer – smart planning and proper diligence make for the safest and most enjoyable of summers for both you and your insureds. A few simple rules or changes can greatly improve the safety of a location’s outdoor entertainment spaces and help ensure a swimming and grilling […]
Associations are somewhat responsible for the safety and security of their unit owners and guests. Residents within an association community want and expect to feel safe both in their homes and throughout the development’s common areas. Simple steps can help associations improve the safety of their community and provide peace of mind to their members, […]
“All in to Win” is the theme of this year’s CAI National Conference in Las Vegas, May 3-5. Drop by our booth (728) and meet the winning V3 team! We’re ready to answer questions about pricing and coverage. We will also be sharing tips to keep your properties safe this spring and summer.
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