Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Be Prepared: Helpful Hints to be Ready for Home Emergencies

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Mar 7, 2017

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Last month some good friends nearly lost their home. They live in a duplex with one shared wall, and late one evening, their shared-wall neighbor rang the doorbell three times in quick succession; they knew something was wrong.

What do you do when you have an apartment emergency on your hands and your on-site maintenance crew has packed up their tool boxes for the holiday? Or let’s say you have a plumbing or electrical issue and you live in a complex that doesn’t HAVE ready access to a superintendent or maintenance crew? Here […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Jul 31, 2015

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An essential step in practicing apartment safety is preparation for natural disasters. If you live in an area that is susceptible to earthquakes, have a disaster plan ready so you can spring into action in the event of a quake. Part of that disaster plan should be to stock up on an earthquake emergency kit, […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 9, 2010

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Having a disaster plan ready in case of emergency can save your life. Although you may wish to never have to deal with an apartment fire, for example, you should know what to do if your apartment or complex starts on fire. Have a Fireproof Safe and/or Backups Hopefully you’ll never have to put your […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 28, 2010

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It’s essential that you have a disaster plan in place so you know how to respond to an emergency like a tornado. Planning ahead can save your life, so pay attention to these tornado safety tips: Have a Disaster Kit The cornerstone of any disaster plan is to have a disaster kit on hand. You’ll […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 23, 2010

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