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April 22, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #CondoLifeIsGrand #Educational #Maintenance

Spring Fever…Let it Start NOW!

It’s April! With the first warm rays of spring about to caress our faces our thoughts turn to the warm days of summer and once again enjoying the outdoors!

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April 15, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational #Maintenance

Waterproofing: Protecting Parking Garages

Parking garages are continually exposed to corrosive environments leading to deterioration, resulting in the need for engineering evaluations, localized repairs, and/or wholesale rehabilitation.

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April 8, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational #Maintenance

Condos Beware – Wood Prices Rising – Sticker Shock this Summer

Are you planning a wood project this year? Do you need to replace fences? Do you need to replace decks? Watch out! Sticker Shock!

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April 1, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational #Maintenance

The Ants Come Marching In

Spring is a greatly anticipated time around condominiums: landscape work is starting, outdoor clean-up from the winter is underway, and we are all happy to finally be outside. But so are some unwelcome guests. This article will help you prepare for the inevitable awakening of ants at your property.

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March 25, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #BoardofDirectors #CondoLifeIsGrand #Educational

6 Must-Read Conflict Resolution Books

No matter how much I anticipate or prepare for conflict, I find it difficult to maintain a calm composure. I perform worse than normal simply because I am feeding off my clients’ emotions and don’t want to disappoint them.

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March 18, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational #Maintenance

Surviving the Cold – Winter Construction: Flat Roofing

It’s that time of year again, the days are shorter, the temperature is cooler, and construction season is finally over. Wait a minute – contractors are still working? There’s no way they should be installing the roof in this cold, right?

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March 11, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #COVID-19 #Educational #Security

COVID Crime – Personal Security and Protecting Property

I recently had coffee with Bill Merrylees. Bill is the President of RDI Investigative Consulting Inc. His company focuses on Corporate Investigations, Risk Assessments and Training for Residential and Commercial Properties.

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March 4, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #BoardofDirectors #Educational #IndustryNews

Crime & Fidelity Insurance: Is Your Money Safe?

Overwhelming evidence shows that when it comes to fraudulent financial activity, the perpetrators are more often than not board members and rogue property managers either acting alone or in collusion.

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February 25, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational #EnergyEfficiency #Maintenance

Vented Townhouse Attics: A Basic Guide

Attics: the last frontier. This unexplored area of the house tends to go about unnoticed by most homeowners. Generally hidden, attics can largely impact the roof and living space below, with hidden problems causing discomfort and costing you money.

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February 18, 2021 - Educational
Tag(s): #Educational

Condo Manager Burnout

Some board members are concerned that Condo Managers are now working from home. So are some Condo Managers. It adds stress to an already difficult job.

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