Condo Safety

condo safety

7 Innovative Ways Your Condo Board Can Greatly Improve the Safety of Your Condo

Crime in condo towers tends to occur in common areas, including garages, elevators, hallways, and stairwells. These areas are visually isolated, making them more vulnerable. Here we look at seven ways your condo board can greatly improve condo safety. 1. Install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) CCTV is the best way to monitor visually isolated areas…
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How To Mitigate Risk For Condo Water Damage

Water leaks originating from an owner’s unit can be catastrophic. Leaks can affect multiple units, as well as common areas. Although condo management provides plumbing maintenance and repairs, unit owners share the responsibility to mitigate risk in their own units. Here we look at how collaboration between owners and management can help mitigate risk for…
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Condo Crime: Why Condo Boards Need to Keep Their Eyes on Local Crime

Although condo crime  – as in apartment break-ins  – is 60% less common than townhouse complexes, condo common areas are easy targets. Thieves can access vehicles, lockers, bikes, and more all under one roof. Therefore, board members should keep their eyes on local crime to understand how to keep the building secure. What Types of…
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